Michael Riordan

Michael Riordan
Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology


Michael Riordan is the Director and a founding member of the Open Publishing Lab at RIT. His research in the Lab centers on the production challenges of connecting content and, by extension, people.

Michael is also a full-time member of the RIT School of Print Media faculty where he teaches coursework relating to publishing production. Through his research, he works closely with publishers, print service providers and creative agencies to help improve their workflows and has worked with CGATS and standards organizations to develop quality assurance mechanisms to support the same. He presents regularly at industry events, has published several technical papers and served as co-editor for the Pocket Pal: A Graphic Arts Production Handbook. In 2008, Michael was also named the PGSF’s Educator of the Year.


Keynote Metropolitan East
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Moderated by:
Joe Wikert (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Kate Eltham (Queensland Writers Centre), Michael Riordan (Rochester Institute of Technology), Charles Stack (Sideways), Scott Rauguth (Precision Graphics), Patricia Arancibia (Barnes & Noble.com)
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If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds? Around the world geeks have been putting together Ignite nights to show their answers. Hosted by Joe Wikert. Read more.
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