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LEADING Moves Forward: LEADING Forum and Welcome 2023 Fellows

On Friday, May 19th, the 2023 LEADING Forum took place in the Science Center/Quorum at Drexel University. Highlights form the Forum included a panel on ChatGPT, a fellows panel, a fellow poster session, and keynote presentations from Florence Hudson (Executive director, Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub at Columbia University), and Laurie Allen (Chief, Digital Innovation Lab (LC Labs), Library of Congress). The 2023 OCLC/LEADING Data Challenge preceded the forum on Thursday, May 18th.

In moving forward, we welcome the incoming LEADING 2023 fellows. This year’s cohort includes 18 fellows from 14 iSchools and LIS institutions from across the country. June kicks off the 2023 LEADING boot camp, which precedes the 6-month fellowship period. Read more about the 2023 fellows here.