April 9, 2009. KEI brownbag with Peter Brantley, Director of the Internet Archives

At KEI Washington, DC offices. A report of the event is now available here.

Brownbag Lunch with Peter Brantley, Director of the Internet Archive

Thursday, April 9, 2009 from 12:30-2:30pm

1621 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 500

Washington, DC 20009

Tel: +1 202 332 2670

RSVP: Meredith Filak: +1 202 332 2670, ext 11; meredith.filak[at]keionline.org

In an informal meeting, Peter Brantley, a Director of the Internet Archives will discuss the Google book settlement between Google, the Author's Guild and the American Association of publishers.

Peter Brantley is a Director of the Internet Archive. He will direct efforts in building an open library and distributed publishing system.

Quoting Brewster Kahle, "His experience in running the Digital Library Federation and coordinating between publishing, library, and high tech organizations gives him an almost unique ability to succeed in helping books find accessible and profitable forms in the digital age."

He was previously the Executive Director of the Digital Library Federation, a not-for-profit international association of libraries and allied institutions. His background includes significant experience with research libraries and digital library development programs. He has served as the Director of Technology at the California Digital Library, New York University, UC Berkeley, and UCSF. He was the first IT Manager for Rapt, a private SF firm providing pricing optimization for online advertising delivery, and eons ago worked as a systems analyst in the mass-market division of Random House. Peter is a member of the Board of Directors for the International Digital Publishing Forum. He was first introduced to computing via the CDC Plato system.