Dear Jacqueline -
I feel bad I didn't make Athens - this is much, much closer!!
Jacqueline von Arb wrote:
> Dear ARSC colleagues,
> Your sister organization, the International Association of Sound and
> Audiovisual Archives (IASA) is happy to announce its next conference in
> Philadelphia, USA, November 2-6, 2010 (to be held jointly with our AMIA
> colleagues) and we would be very pleased to see many of you there.
> Please consider contributing a presentation, see the call for papers below!
> Welcome to Philadelphia !
> Jacqueline von Arb - convenor for the IASA part of the conference
> - Vice President, IASA - International Association of Sound and Audiovisual
> Archives (www.iasa-web.no)
> - Director, Norwegian Institute of Recorded Sound (Norsk Lydinstitutt,
> IASA 2010 Conference (jointly with AMIA)
> "Together for a sound vision"
> Call for Papers
> The sound, audiovisual and moving image collections of the world have grown
> in response to the varied needs of their collectors, creators and users,
> and reflect the diversity of their owners, curators and managers. There is
> much about these sound and moving image archives that is unique and
> specific only to those formats or collections. However, there is an even
> greater range of issues and concerns that all share in common, where
> convergence is a possibility, standards are communicated and mutual
> solutions are shared. This conference will be a forum to investigate and
> discuss all these issues, and many more besides.
> The IASA Executive Board invites presentation proposals for the 41st IASA
> Annual Conference, to be held jointly with AMIA (Association of Moving
> Image Archivists) at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Philadelphia November
> 2-6, 2010, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
> At the AMIA-IASA 2010 joint conference there will be 4 parallel sessions,
> two on typically AMIA-issues, one on typically IASA-issues, and one with
> subjects of common interest (attendees from both AMIA and IASA will be free
> to attend all sessions). In your application, please indicate which
> session(s) your proposal is intended for.
> Presentation proposals are due 23 February 2010. Papers, panels and posters
> are welcome on all issues to do with sound and audiovisual archives, but
> especially on the following sub-themes:
> - Archives, Libraries and Museums. Does convergence work?
> - Challenges of Multimedia in archives (convergence or multiplication of
> - The user and the archivist (convergence of roles)
> - Social networks (converging to where the user is)
> - One nation, one world catalogue (convergence of access)
> - Turning archives into assets
> - Collection preservation and workflows, (convergence of practice?)
> - Open Access and Standards (convergence in modus operandi)
> - Organisations and associations (convergence of colleagues)
> - Rights in a converging world
> Please find all conference information as well as the submission form on
> the conference website at www.iasa-conference.com
> For any further information or questions please contact the Organising
> Committee and the conference administrator through
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> Kevin Bradley (President IASA) & Jacqueline von Arb (Convenor IASA