Winter School Webinars

The Winter School programme was interspersed with guest talks by specialists who showcased what kind of policy decisions they made for their organizations. We live-streamed these talks in webinar form and have made video registrations of these session available for free. More information on the guest speakers can be found here. 

Webinars Winter School 2017

  • Yvonne Ng from the Brooklyn-based human rights organization WITNESS discussed the preservation strategies the organization has implemented for its 25-year archive of human rights video filmed by activists around the globe, and how it has been sharing its lessons with a wider human rights community via workshops and training materials
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  • Patricia Falcão from the TATE in London discussed the complexity of conserving digital art works and video art and the steps that the museum has historically taken to mitigate the risks that come with it; and is now adapting those to file-based media.
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  • Josefien Schuurman (Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision) talked about how the institute developed a Preservation Policy and is optimizing its preservation processes continuously.
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Webinars Winter School 2016

  • Raelene Casey, Digital Collections and Access Manager at the Irish Film Archive, spoke about the process their organisation went through to develop and put on paper its preservation plans.
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  • David Rowntree, Audiovisual Archivist at the United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, spoke about how the UN Mechanism implements digital preservation solutions for its extensive video collections.
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  • Gema Grueso Otalo, professional specialist on cultural heritage conservation and restoration at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, spoke about how the preservation of the heterogeneous AV artworks in the museum collection is tackled, taking advantage of the resources at hand within the different departments integrating the institution.
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