Speakers

Keynote speakers at Take Part 2016:

Alice Bah Kuhnke.photo

Alice Bah Kuhnke, Minister for Culture and Democracy

“More culture for more people throughout the country and a democracy policy that enables more people to participate in society. This is at the heart of my political priorities.”

Alice Bah Kuhnke
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HRH Prince Carl Philip

HRH Swedish Prince Carl Philip is the Patron of the Dyslexia Association of Sweden.

HRH Prince Carl Philip
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David Lagercrantz, Author

David Lagercrantz is the author of The Girl in the Spider´s Web and I am Zlatan Ibrahimović, immensely successful books that have encouraged unaccustomed readers to read a book. He is also one of the keynote speakers at ‪Take Part 2016.‬‬‬‬

David Lagercrantz
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Patricia A Moore, President MooreDesign Associates

Patricia Moore is an internationally renowned gerontologist, designer, and a leading authority on consumer lifespan behaviors and requirements.

Patricia A Moore
George Kerscher.photo

George Kerscher, DAISY/IDPF

Chief Innovation Officer DAISY Consortium, Senior Officer, Accessible Technology Learning Ally, President IDPF.

George Kerscher
Michael Wright.photo

Michael Wright, Director NOTA

Director General at NOTA - the Danish Library and Expertise Center for people with print disabilities.

Michael Wright
Yong-Sang Cho.photo

Yong-Sang Cho, Principal researcher

Dr. Yong-Sang Cho is a principal researcher at Korea Education & Research Information Service (KERIS) and former National Standards Coordinator for Smart Media in Korea.

Yong-Sang Cho
Micah May.photo

Micah May, New York Public Library

Director of Business Development at The New York Public Library.

Micah May
Victoria Owen.photo

Victoria Owen, IFLA

Victoria Owen is the Head Librarian at the University of Toronto Scarborough. Her research focus is the policy space occupied by libraries and the representation of the public interest in copyright.

Victoria Owen
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Tzviya Siegman

Tzviya Siegman is Digital Book Standards and Capabilities Lead at John Wiley & Sons. Tzviya wrote and maintained ebook specifications and stylesheets and serves as liaison to publishing industry groups.

Tzviya Siegman
Andrew Furlong.photo

Andrew Furlong, Technology Support Manager, Vision Australia

Andrew is manager of the Technology Support department within the Accessible Information Service at Vision Australia.

Andrew Furlong, Technology Support Manager, Vision Australia
Rick Johnson.photo

Rick Johnson, Vice President of Product Strategy and Founder, VitalSource Technologies, Inc.

Rick Johnson is the Vice President of Product Strategy, and one of the founders of VitalSource Technologies, Inc, a division of the Ingram Content Group. VitalSource is the maker of Bookshelf®.

Rick Johnson
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