No Time to Wait! 2

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The PREFORMA project and MediaArea are pleased to announce initial details for a 2nd No Time to Wait! symposium, hosted by the Österreichisches Filmmuseum – Austrian Film Museum. Members of audiovisual archiving, digital preservation, open media development, and open format standardization communities as well as curious onlookers are welcome to attend, discuss, and present on subjects pertaining to the intersection of open media, standardization, and audiovisual preservation.

 

What

A FREE two day symposium focused on open media, open standards, and digital audiovisual preservation hosted by Österreichisches Filmmuseum – Austrian Film Museum and MediaArea.net. The event will feature presentations and discussion on topics such as:

  • active open media standardization projects
  • examination of open media use in film and video digitization
  • validation and conformance checking of audiovisual formats
  • integration of open source tools into archival workflow
  • examples of cross-community collaboration and skill-sharing
  • and more

The event will also present on the current state of the IETF’s CELLAR working group’s progress to develop specifications for Matroska and FFV1 as well as efforts to design and extend software in support of these formats. This event provides an opportunity for format inventors, developers, specification authors, and archivists to collaborate and advance audiovisual preservation formats.

 

When

Thursday, November 9 and Friday, November 10, 2017

 

Where

Österreichisches Filmmuseum – Austrian Film Museum

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Photo Credit: Austrian Film Museum

Registration

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

http://bit.ly/nttw2signup

 

Call for Proposals

CALL FOR PROPOSALS IS NOW OPEN

http://bit.ly/nttw2proposals

 

Schedule

The schedule of the event is under development, if you have an idea for the agenda item or presentation, please feel welcome to contact info@mediaarea.net.

The schedule for the 2016 No Time to Wait may be viewed here.

 

Credits

Event title inspiration from https://blogs.loc.gov/digitalpreservation/2014/12/comparing-formats-for-video-digitization/

The MediaConch project and this symposium has received funding from PREFORMA, co-funded by the European Commission under its FP7-ICT Programme.

 

Where Can I Find Out More?

Please watch the website for No Time to Wait 2 for updates. The source code of the website is available at GitHub.

Feel welcome to send any questions to MediaArea.

 

What Happened Last time?

Information regarding the 1st No Time to Wait symposium may be found at: the symposium’s webpage, a GitHub repository of resulting materials, a blog post here, another blog post here, and a Storify of our tweets.

 

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