Track A: (International Ballroom Center) — Discovery, Navigation, & Search – Monday 23 October
15:15 – 16:00
Hear from the founder about the exciting journey to improve science search which has created a free, AI-enabled literature discovery platform that lets researchers follow their world of research in real time, explore history, and share papers with their peers. Molyneux talks about the genesis of Meta from a bedroom startup, through trips to Siberia, product launches, fundraising, and ultimately building a world-class team across multiple cities. Learn how libraries have helped shape the direction of this search engine and how the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has acquired Meta to help make this platform even more powerful. Hear what’s next for this free tool and how you can make it work for you!
Presented by: Sam Molyneux