Inaugural “Six-Shooters” Lightning Round Session

On Saturday October 12, 2013 seven presenters participated in the inaugural “Six-Shooters” session from 2:30-4:00 PM in the Finger Rock III room at the Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa in Tucson, AZ. This session, sponsored by the WHA Technology Committee, utilizes a lightning round format that limits each presentation to six minutes and six slides. The session was chaired by Douglas Seefeldt, the committee chair, and the presenters were:

  • Jason Heppler, Stanford U., “Spatial History and the Western Past”
  • Leslie Working, U. Nebraska-Lincoln, “Visualizing Data with Open Source Tools”
  • Sharon Kilzer, Theodore Roosevelt Center, The Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library”
  • Jeremy Johnston, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, “The Papers of William F. Cody”
  • Douglas Seefeldt, Ball State University, “Cody Studies Digital Research Platform”
  • Larry Cebula, Eastern Washington U./Washington State Archives, “Using Mobile Interpretation to Strengthen Preservation Communities”
  • J. Wendel Cox, “Shifted Research”

Do you use digital tools in your research, teaching, or public history profession? If so, and you are willing to share your thoughts and experiences with other WHA conference attendees at our 2014 meeting, please contact Doug Seefeldt: wdseefeldt [AT] bsu [DOT] edu

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