A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media Presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts March 2 & 3, 2009 Austin, TX Hosted by the Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin Spring in Austin is beautiful! Register now at http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar. This program is intended for curators, collection managers, librarians, archivists, and other staff who manage audiovisual media collections. Sessions: * Overview of Machine-Based AV Media Identification and Preservation * Reformatting Options for AV Media * Contracting for AV Preservation Services * Surveying and Selecting AV Media Materials for Preservation and Access * Funding Opportunities for AV Preservation and Access * AV Preservation Case Study and Speaker Panel 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 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. Registration forms now at http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar! For more information, visit www.ccaha.org <http://www.ccaha.org/> , call 215-545-0613 or email [log in to unmask] . Be sure to reserve your hotel room now - the Texas State Legislature will be meeting at this same time and hotels will fill up! CCAHA will also conduct this program at the Denver Public Library in Denver, CO on July 29 & 30, 2009 and in Atlanta, GA in Fall 2009, dates to be announced. 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!