Dear ARSC-friends,

Here's the latest update on the JTS-programming (fwd from the JTS
info-elist). Cheers, Jacqueline von Arb (IASA VP)

-----Forwarded by Jacqueline VonArb/VIT/UIS on 04/26/2007 02:39PM -----

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From: "Laura Rooney" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: 04/26/2007 12:36AM
Subject: JTS 2007: Program Updates!

The Preliminary Program for the Joint Technical Symposium 2007 has been

New program information has been added to the JTS 2007 preliminary program
( ).  In addition to the topics already
announced, the program now includes: Digital Archiving for Motion Pictures,
Quality Control in Digital Cinematography, Non-Contact Surface Metrology
for Preservation and Sound Recovery from Mechanical Sound Recordings, and
Research on JPEG 2000 for Video Archiving.  Additional subjects will be
added shortly.

Register now for the JTS at: .
Hotel information and registration is also available, with a special hotel
rate for JTS guests at the nearby Marriott Courtyard Hotel.  It is
important to register and to reserve your room early!  There is a large
event in Toronto the week of JTS and rooms will be hard to find.

Funding assistance for participation in the JTS is available through a
grant from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural
Organization (UNESCO). Funding is intended to assist archivists from the
developing world by defraying travel and subsistence costs for those from
Least Developed Countries, Africa and small island states. Information
about UNESCO travel funding can be found at ( ) .

The theme of JTS 2007 is "AudioVisual Heritage and the Digital Universe".
A sample of the Program topics include: Mass Migration of A/V Collections,
New Tools for Film Sound Restoration, Preserving Digital Public Television,
Restoring Motion Pictures in 4K Workflow, EDCINE: A System for Conservation
and Access based on MXF and JPEG2000, Video Archiving and Digitization,
Mass Storage Architecture and Workflow, Reports on Magnetic Media Studies,
Media Condition Assessment and Environmental Monitoring of Moving Image
Collections through Web-based Technology, New Tools for Content Assessment
and Migration, Designing Digital Repositories for A/V collections,
Selection Criteria for Analogue and Digital Content, Film Archive
Challenges in the Digital Cinema Era, with additional topics to be
announced soon.

More information is available at , or by emailing:
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JTS 2007 is being host-coordinated by the Association of Moving Image
Archivists on behalf of the Co-ordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives
Associations ( ( )).
See you in Toronto!