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 -----
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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 !

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 (,
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 .

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, 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 ( ).
See you in Toronto!