Deadline Extended! Register until Friday, October 9, 2009! A Race Against Time: Preserving Our Audiovisual Media <http://guest.cvent.com/EVENTS/Info/Summary.aspx?e=1ab44fbf-f482-4894-87 65-3ce15b9178ad> 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. Deadline approaching! Register online now at http://guest.cvent.com/EVENTS/Info/Summary.aspx?e=1ab44fbf-f482-4894-876 5-3ce15b9178ad 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 * Case Studies and Panel Discussions Lead Speaker: Alan Lewis, Audiovisual Archives Consultant, Washington, DC Speakers: 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 http://guest.cvent.com/EVENTS/Info/Summary.aspx?e=1ab44fbf-f482-4894-876 5-3ce15b9178ad. For more information, visit our Education Program Calendar at www.ccaha.org <http://www.ccaha.org/> , call 215-545-0613 or email [log in to unmask] 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) <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask] <http://www.ccaha.org/> www.ccaha.org <http://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!