A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media

Presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts


November 6 & 7, 2008 - Save the Date!

Cosponsored and hosted by San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

San Francisco, CA



*        Overview of Machine-Based AV Media Identification and

*        Reformatting Options for AV Media

*        Contracting for AV Preservation Services

*        Surveying and Selecting AV Media Materials for Preservation and

*        Copyright Considerations for AV Media Reformatting 

*        Case Studies and Round Table Discussions


Lead Speaker: 

Alan Lewis, Audiovisual Archives Consultant, Washington, DC 


George Blood, President, Safe Sound Archive

Hannah Frost, Media Preservation Librarian, Digital Library Systems and
Services, Digital Production, Stanford University Libraries & Academic
Information Resources

Sarah Stauderman, Preservation Manager, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Maureen Whalen, Associate General Council, J. Paul Getty Trust


The fee for this two-day program is $200.  Funders for this program
include the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  In partnership with PALINET.  Locally
cosponsored by The California Preservation Program.


Registration form available at  .  For more
information, visit <> , call
215-545-0613 or email [log in to unmask] .



Kim Andrews

Preservation Services Officer

CONSERVATION CENTER for Art and Historic Artifacts

264 S. 23rd Street 

Philadelphia, PA  19103

215-545-0613 (phone)

215-735-9313 (fax)

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