Dave McGrouther joins DAMsmart

Former National Film and Sound Archive Film Curator Dave McGrouther has joined DAMsmart, an audiovisual digitisation agency in Australia. Dave, who will head up their Film Services Division, is well known in the industry as a film preservation expert, having spent 14 years at the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA), most recently in an executive role as Film Curator.

International Council on Archives Congress

20 Aug 2012 to 25 Aug 2012
Brisbane, Australia

The challenges and changes that archivists and information management professionals face are based in the need to manage, preserve and make accessible our collections be they paper, film, audio visual or digital formats. Join us in Brisbane in 2012 for a Congress program that is focused, innovative and interactive.

The Congress will examine our ‘climate of change’ through the themes:

Australasian Sound Recordings Association

1 Sep 2010 to 3 Sep 2010
Melbourne, Australia

'Outside the Circle' will explore the development and growth of sound cultures that began life outside of commercial and mainstream circles.The 2010 Alice Moyle Lecture 'Pecan Summer – a 21st century Australian Opera' is a free public lecture and will be presented by Deborah Cheetham, Indigenous soprano, actor, opera composer and author at 11am Thursday 2nd September 2010, at the State Library of Victoria. the

14th SEAPAVAA Conference postponed to August 3-8

A message from Tan Bee Thiam, Secretary-General of SEAPAVAA

Dear Members, Colleagues and Friends,

Greetings from SEAPAVAA!

In light of the situation in Bangkok, the Executive Council and the local organizing committee of the 14th Annual SEAPAVAA Conference would like to announce the rescheduling of the conference date to August 3-8, 2010. We would like apologize for the inconvenience this may cause, however, your safety is of the utmost importance to us. We are hoping that by August, the conflicts in Bangkok have settled down.


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