Deadline Extended!  Register until Friday, October 9, 2009!


A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media

Presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts


October 20 & 21, 2009

Hosted and cosponsored by Atlanta History Center

Atlanta, GA


This program is intended for curators, collection managers, librarians,
archivists, and other staff who are involved in managing machine-based
media collections in cultural institutions. 


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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 


Ruta Abolins, Director, Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody
Awards Collection, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, GA

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

Thomas F.R. Clareson, Senior Consultant for New Initiatives, Lyrasis,
Philadelphia, PA 

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. Presented in partnership with Lyrasis.  


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


Register online at
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Kim Andrews

Preservation Services Officer

CONSERVATION CENTER for Art and Historic Artifacts

264 S. 23rd Street

Philadelphia, PA  19103

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