A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media

presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts


July 29 & 30, 2009 - Save the Date!

Hosted and cosponsored by: 

Western History/ Genealogy Department, Denver Public Library

Denver, CO


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*        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

*        Funding Opportunities for AV Preservation

*        Case Studies and Panel Discussions


Lead Speaker: 

Alan Lewis, Audiovisual Archives Consultant, Washington, DC 


George Blood, President, Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, PA

Thomas F.R. Clareson, Program Director for New Initiatives, Lyrasis,
Philadelphia, PA

Anna L. Scott, Archivist, Aspen Historical Society, Aspen, CO 

Sarah Stauderman, Preservation Manager, 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.  Presented in partnership with Lyrasis.
Also cosponsored by BCR, Denver, CO.


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A limited number of $750 stipends are available to staff from non-profit
institutions with annual budgets of less than $500,000.  Eligibility
requirements and stipend application information available here
or through the Education Program Calendar at
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CCAHA will also conduct this program at the Atlanta History Center in
Atlanta, GA on October 20 & 21, 2009.




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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