The Library #ideadrop house will return this year again to connect the energy of the library community with the enthusiasm and entrepreneurial spirit pervasive in Austin for salon-style conversations in our library living room on March 7-11, 2014. Vist in person or on the live stream here. All times listed are local Austin time/ Central time.

E-Resources and Libraries (ER&L), ProQuest and the Digital Library Federation (DLF) are joined in Austin by an awesome group of orgs representing libraries, archives and museums. Meet them all.

Address: 1706 Garden St, Austin, TX 78702        Email: erl.sponsor@gmail.com
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Jason Jones-Hall

Five10Twelve Limited
Director of Digital Strategy & Partnerships

Co-creator, producer and presenter of xHumed at London’s FutureFest and at the stunning new £193m Library of Birmingham, Jason Jones-Hall has a long and varied career working on major European projects in digital media and the creative industries.

Having managed a major £10m Digital Innovation Fund in partnership with UK broadcaster, Channel 4, Jason continues to work alongside private and public sector partners to develop and promote digital initiatives and innovation - particularly around games, education and developing new business models.

Jason has contributed to reports and acted as a consultant, mentor or assessor for agencies including Technology Strategy Board, Arts Council England, NESTA and Creative Skillset.

Recent projects include support for the games industry via Game Central and Nokia's developer engagement programme for Wieden + Kennedy.

Since November 2011, Jason has been one of a core team of digital experts invited by the European Union’s Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency to assess international interactive, transmedia and games projects, complementing existing experience working on an international level with partners in Europe, the US and Asia.

This follows more than 20 years experience working across digital projects, from developing B2B online booking systems to commissioning mobile content and producing and developing cross-platform projects and more than 30 documentaries for clients including Channel 4, BBC, HBO Europe, CBC (Canada), NSPCC, Scottish Enterprise, and NESTA.

Jason has a long track record of producing and delivering digital projects and over thirty digitally-themed live events, including xHumed - a major new initiative in partnership with BBC Archives, Creative England, NESTA and the Library of Birmingham.

My Speakers Sessions

Sunday, March 9

3:30pm CDT