Assistant Director, Office of the Registrar
University of Texas, Austin, U.S.A.
Tim has been involved with the NDLTD for the past decade and has provided leadership to implement the ETD program at the University of Texas at Austin, one of the largest graduate schools in the U.S. His many presentations on ETD implementation at UT-Austin and the launch of the original ETD Administrator pilot with ProQuest/UMI have always captivated audiences as he shared lessons learned. He also assisted with migration of the ETD process to the new state-wide consortium Texas Digital Libraries repository system. His unique perspectives gained from his work in the graduate school as well as the information technology sector have helped provide critical and respected guidance for many institutions around the world on ETD matters.
Assistant Director for Open Scholarship and Quality Assurance for the University Libraries
University of Pretoria, South Africa
Monica has been involved with ETDs at the University of Pretoria, South Africa for the past decade where she has also contributed to the international development of digital repositories in the African continent and around the world.
Technical Services Librarian
University of Victoria, Canada
Nancy has been a long-time supporter of digital collections and ETDs at University of Victoria, Canada where she was instrumental in implementing their ETD program and repository program as well as assisting with the development of the national Theses Canada portal.