A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media Presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts March 2 & 3, 2009 Hosted and cosponsored the Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX Lead Speaker: Alan Lewis, Audiovisual Archives Consultant, Washington, DC Speakers: George Blood, President, Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, PA Tom Clareson, Program for New Initiatives, PALINET, Philadelphia, PA Sarah Cunningham, Audiovisual Archivist, Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum and Adjunct Professor, Audio Preservation and Reformatting and Advanced Audio Preservation, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX Sarah Stauderman, Preservation Manager and Archives Conservator, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, DC CCAHA is pleased to offer a limited number of stipends of up to $750 to help defray travel, lodging, and registration costs associated with attending A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media. Detailed program and stipend application information is on the downloadable brochure at http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar Stipend Eligibility: * Individuals must work in a non-profit institution that is open to the public with an annual operating budget of less than $500,000. * Preference will be given to those applicants who are directly responsible for the care of the audiovisual materials collected by their institution. * Stipend applications must be postmarked by February 2, 2009. Applicants must submit: one-page letter of interest; a brief institutional profile or brochure; a brief description of audiovisual materials held by the institution; proof of tax-exempt status; the institution's most recent financial report; a letter of support from the institution's director or board president; and the applicant's resume. Applicants will be notified of the status of their application shortly following the application deadline. For additional information on the program and the stipend application process, please download the brochure at http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar 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 Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin; the Kilgarlin Center for Preservation of the Cultural Record, School of Information, The University of Texas at Austin; and Amigos Library Services, Inc. Download the brochure for A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media at http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar and apply for a stipend or to register now! For more information, contact the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts: call 215-545-0613, email [log in to unmask] or visit www.ccaha.org <http://www.ccaha.org/> . 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) [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> www.ccaha.org Are you a member institution of the Conservation Center? Click here <http://www.ccaha.org/index.php/support/member> to become a member and take advantage of our great member benefits!