Geoffrey Bilder as imagined by South ParkExpect a lively conversation at the closing plenary with Geoffrey Bilder, Director of Strategic Initiatives at CrossRef. A man who is not afraid to threaten self-harm with cutlery when encountering the argument that “persistent identifiers don’t matter in the age of the search engine,” Mr. Bilder occasionally muses upon and shares tools about new publishing technologies at CrossTech blog. Catch his most recent bons mots via Twitter.

CrossRef is an independent membership association, founded and directed by publishers to fight link-rot. CrossRef is now an official Digital Object Identifier (DOI) Registration Agency of the International DOI Foundation.  

A 10 year history of CrossRef.
Fast Facts about CrossRef and DOIs.