53rd annual ARSC Conference

8 May 2019 to 11 May 2019
Oregon, USA

The 53rd annual ARSC Conference will be held May 8-11, 2019, in Portland, Oregon.


The conference programs will take place at The Benson Hotel, an historic hotel in downtown Portland, which is within striking distance of several of the city's many record stores and Powell's City of Books.


Join us for presentations on sound recording topics, including recording artists, record labels, radio, recording technologies, record collecting, audio archives, copyright issues, and preservation practices.


The conference will include a pre-conference workshop and offer affordable, one-day registrations.


Have expertise in record collecting or the recorded sound of the region?

Consider presenting!


More information will be posted at:



The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings -- in all genres of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods. ARSC is unique in bringing together private individuals and institutional professionals -- everyone with a serious interest in recorded sound.