Sae Ra is a strong advocate for IT and Open Source in the Library industry. She is currently serving as Acting President on the board of VALA and Ordinary Council Member for Linux Australia and is also on several advisory groups driving change towards Open Source. Sae Ra advocates for all things technological in the world of libraries. She is surrounded by books (literally) in a world that desperately needs move into the digital space. Libraries have a huge role to play in IT, and Sae Ra is determined to help them make the most of it. Also just to add to things, her day job is Deputy CEO of CAVAL LTD a for-benefit library services organisation where she gets to look after cool stuff like old dentist chairs! Sae Ra has also been on the core team for LCA2021, LCA2022, Ballarat LCA 2012, Geelong LCA 2016 and was a core organiser of the OpenGLAM miniconf in 2018 and 2020


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