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Mass digitization of Canadian public broadcaster’s audiovisual archive

CBC/Radio-Canada have announced the mass digitization of the public broadcaster’s audiovisual archive collection.

CBC will digitise 720,000 physical media assets (audio and video) while Radio-Canada will digitise more than 650,000 assets that include audio, video and film.

Arrangement and Description of Audiovisual Materials

Date: 
17 May 2017
Location: 
Boise, Idaho, USA

Learn how to arrange and describe archival sound, video, and film materials found in mixed-media archival collections. In the morning you'll focus on understanding archival audiovisual media with sections on format identification, evaluating content, and assessing institutional capacity for providing access for researchers.

FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2017

Date: 
18 Oct 2017 to 21 Oct 2017
Location: 
Mexico City, México

The 2017 FIAT/IFTA World Conference will take place in Mexico City, hosted by the Fonoteca Nacional, in collaboration with TV UNAM and the SPR, National Broadcast System, from October 18 to October 21.

The call for papers will be open on March 31 2017.

Association of Moving Image Archivists conference

Date: 
29 Nov 2017 to 2 Dec 2017
Location: 
New Orleans, USA

The goal of the Conference is to present a broadly-based program that speaks to the wide range of attendees with a balance of theory and practice, inviting new ideas and concepts that may stimulate additional interest, involvement and educational benefit. In keeping with ongoing membership discussions about diversity and inclusion, we urge proposers to use the conference sessions as an opportunity to include new voices and offer diverse viewpoints.

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