Joint Technical Symposium

The CCAAA organises the Joint Technical Symposium (JTS), an international gathering for all specialists of the audio-visual, cinema and sound heritage.

Organized for the first time in 1983, JTS is the international meeting for organisations and individuals involved in the preservation and restoration of original image and sound materials. Under the auspices of UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) and CCAAA (Coordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations), participating organisations include:

The 2010 JTS was organized on behalf of CCAAA by FIAF, The Norwegian Film Institute and The National Library of Norway and held in Oslo, Norway in May 2010: The 2016 JTS was hosted by SEAPAVAA from 7-9 March 2016 in Singapore:

Read more on the history of JTS.

The last JTS Symposium took place from 3-5 October 2019 in Netherlands: in tandem with IASA's 50th anniversary conference.

Proceedings of past JTS meetings can be downloaded from