No Time to Wait #5

17 Mar 2021 to 19 Mar 2021
Hilversum, Netherlands

Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision shall host the fifth No Time to Wait conference. No Time to Wait is a FREE three-day conference focused on open media, open standards, and digital audiovisual preservation managed by


Workshop/Codeday: Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Conference: Thursday, March 18, 2021 and Friday, March 19, 2021

Note: No Time To Wait had originally been scheduled for September 2020; however, due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, was postponed to March 2021.


The No Time To Wait conference features presentations and discussion on topics such as:

  • developing collaborative initiatives to preserve media
  • efforts to extend capabilities and opportunities within archives
  • active open media standardization projects
  • seeking consensus in audiovisual preservation strategy
  • examination of open media use in film and video digitization
  • integration of open source tools into archival workflow
  • examples of cross-community collaboration and skill-sharing
  • developments in open media
  • and more