Call for presentations for the 50th Annual Conference of the International
Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA), at the Netherlands
Institute for Sound and Vision, Hilversum, The Netherlands.
30 September - 3 October 2019
Imagine the Future!
The Programme Committee for the IASA 2019 conference welcomes proposals
representing a broad palette of archival and personal interests which are
distinguished by their focus on sound and audiovisual documents. Subject
areas might include musical recordings; historic, literary, folkloric, and
ethnological sound documents; theatre productions; oral history interviews;
news and broadcast materials; bio-acoustics; environmental and medical
sounds; linguistic and dialect recordings; as well as recordings for
forensic purposes. This year, IASA encourages presenters to envision the
future of audiovisual content and to address concerns of interest for those
who create, use, manage, and preserve such material.
The International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) was
founded in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 1969 to function as a medium for
international co-operation between archives that preserve recorded sound
and audiovisual documents. In 2019, we gather at the Netherlands Institute
for Sound and Vision, one of the most prestigious audiovisual institutions
in the world, to celebrate our past 50 years and to craft our future, all
within easy reach of our founding city of Amsterdam. We welcome the
inclusion of proposals for papers, posters, tutorials, or workshops that
reflect IASA’s history or future.
The programme will include papers, posters, tutorials, and on 3 October,
The call for presentations is now open. Please submit your proposal by
using the online submission form at:
Following the IASA conference in the same location will be the Joint
Technical Symposium (JTS). IASA and JTS will share an exciting
collaborative day of workshops on October 3, 2019. Please consider the
topics provided in the two conferences’ calls for proposals when submitting
proposals to IASA and/or JTS.
*** The deadline for submissions is 11 February 2019 ***
Note: accommodation, traveling, and subsistence costs are the
responsibility of the presenters. Presenters are required to register prior
to expiry of the ‘Early Bird’ registration date on 2 September 2019 to
remain on the programme. All other attendees are required to register and
pay the registration fee in advance of the first conference day. IASA
members may apply for an IASA Travel Award to assist with their travel
costs. Presenters grant IASA the right to record and distribute their
conference presentations unless specified in writing.
Visit the IASA 2019 conference website for details and regular updates:
IASA 2019 is hosted by the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
Pio Pellizzari, Programme committee