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

Timothy Edgar

Visiting Fellow in Intl Studies

Timothy Edgar is a visiting fellow at the Watson Institute and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University. He served under President Obama as the first-ever Director of Privacy and Civil Liberties for the White House National Security Staff, working on cybersecurity, open government, and data privacy. From 2006-09, he was the first Deputy for Civil Liberties for the Director of National Intelligence, reviewing new surveillance authorities, the terrorist watchlist, and other sensitive programs. He was previously the national security and immigration counsel for the ACLU, where he spearheaded the organization’s innovative left-right coalition advocating for safeguards for post-9/11 counterterrorism initiatives, including the USA Patriot Act. His work focuses on policy challenges posed by growing global cyber conflict, particularly reconciling security interests with fundamental values like privacy and Internet freedom. He has a JD from Harvard Law School and AB from Dartmouth.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, March 8

3:30pm CST