For a peek preview of the JTS-programme (as well as registration and accomodation information), click on the link given below! Archivally yours, Jacqueline von Arb -----Forwarded by Jacqueline VonArb/VIT/UIS on 04/10/2007 09:17AM ----- To: <[log in to unmask]> From: "Laura Rooney" <[log in to unmask]> Date: 04/10/2007 02:19AM Subject: JTS 2007 Update: Preliminary Program Information available now! Preliminary Program information for JTS 2007 is available at www.jts2007.org/program.htm ! 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, plus many other topics to be announced soon. Registration and hotel information is also available now, with a special hotel rate for JTS guests at the nearby Marriott Courtyard Hotel. In addition, the event schedule is available on the website (www.JTS2007.org), with information on a special Restoration Screening planned for Thursday, June 28th. 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 www.JTS2007.org . Program submissions for JTS 2007 are still being accepted. Individuals and groups who made presentations at the Joint Technical Symposium in Toronto in June of 2004, or at subsequent technical symposia such as the Reel Thing, are encouraged to consider JTS 2007 for a follow-up to some of the issues and ideas raised in Toronto that could benefit from further development and presentation in 2007. If you have a specific proposal for presentation, content suggestions, panel suggestions, etc., please submit them to the official website email address, at: [log in to unmask] . More information is available at www.jts2007.org, or by emailing: [log in to unmask] JTS 2007 is being host-coordinated by the Association of Moving Image Archivists on behalf of the Co-ordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations ( www.ccaaa.org ). See you in Toronto!