Call for papers extended - Baltic Audiovisual Archival Council conference 2015

The 12th BAAC Annual Conference - Echoes of the Past, Insights to the Future - will be held this year from October 28 to 30 in Tallinn, Estonia, in the Baltic Film and Media School of Tallinn University - one of the largest film schools in Europe. The conference will be hosted by the National Archives of Estonia, Estonian Literary Museum, National Library of Estonia, Estonian Public Broadcasting and Art Museum of Estonia.

Following the World Day of Audiovisual Heritage (October 27) that draws global attention to the vulnerable nature of audiovisual materials, the 12th BAAC Annual Conference will provide a platform for sharing the experiences, good practices and discussions regarding the safeguarding and access of audiovisual collections.

The topics of the conference include, but are not limited to:
- copyright issues;
- large-scale digitisation projects, their outcomes and impact;
- preservation and management of the growing amount of digital audiovisual information;
- dealing with born digital material;
- access to digital resources.

The conference language will be English.
BAAC invites presentation proposals for the 2015 Annual Conference in Tallinn. The new closing date for submissions is 1 June 2015. All proposals must be accompanied by a brief abstract (max. 250 words), and should be sent to conference[at]

More information here:

Zane Grosa
President, BAAC