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A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media

Presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts

July 29 & 30, 2009

Hosted and cosponsored by: Western History/ Genealogy Department, Denver
Public Library, Denver, CO


Experience summer at the foot of the Rockies!  

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This program is intended for curators, collection managers, librarians,
archivists, and other staff who manage audiovisual media collections. 



*        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 and Access

*        AV Preservation Case Study and Speaker Panel


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.  The Academy of Certified
Archivists (ACA) will award 10 Accreditation Recertification Credits
(ARCs) to Certified Archivists (CAs) who attend. 


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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CCAHA will conduct this program for the FINAL TIME in Atlanta, GA in
October 2009.  For more information, visit our Education Program
Calendar at <> , call 215-545-0613 or
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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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