David Pendery is an American living in Taipei, Taiwan. He teaches and attends the doctoral English Literature program at National Chengchi University. David Pendery has lived in Taipei for six years, and was married to a Taiwanese woman in 2003. They live in Taipei, with no kids, just a cat, Loudmouth. He has proposed two events, both of which have been accepted by the conference. One is a theoretical paper for presentation, entitled "Bright Air, Brilliant Fire: The Mind of Wikipedia," and one is a panel discussion with Taiwanese college students about their use of Wikpedia, and it's value as an educational tool.