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It's Tomorrow - Forum On Audio-Visual Archives: Preservation Management And Standards For Africa

As part of our industry programme to enable the cataloguing, archiving and preserving of Africa's Audio-Visual assets, Broadcast Media Africa (BMA) and Apricity Consulting will be presenting a virtual stakeholders' forum on the topic: "Standards and Strategies For The Preservation and Management of Archived Content in Africa".

Date: Thursday 18th March 2021 (Tomorrow)

Time: 11h00 - 15h00 GMT

Platform: ONLINE on Zoom.Us

Join fellow industry executive to discuss and explore:
- How to create and implement a workable digital preservation strategy for audio-visual archives
- Highlighting the fundamental principles that underpin every successful archive
- Dealing with ethics and value questions surrounding the preservation of archives
- Examining the fundamentals of creating and preservation policies and strategies

Key Speakers/Panellist at this Forum will include:
* Brecht Declercq, President, FIAT/IFTA
* Judith Opoku-Boateng, Executive Board member, IASA
* Richard Wright, Consultant, Preservation Guide (Former BBC Senior Archive Researcher)
* Will Prentice, Training and Dissemination Manager, The British Library Sound Archive
* Nadja Wallaszkovits, Professor for Conservation and Restoration of New Media and Digital information, Stuttgart State Academy of Arts
* Ilse Assmann, Administrator, #PreserveAfricaArchives
* Benjamin Pius Administrator, #PreserveAfricaArchives & Publisher, Broadcast Media Africa 

To be part of this Free-To-Attend virtual industry forum, visit the event website here!

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