Wednesday, October 15, 2014

International Association for Sound and Audiovisual Archives Conference 2014 #iasa2014

Centre for the Book, Cape Town
The IASA annual conference was this year held in Cape Town, from 5 - 9 October 2014.

The theme of the conference was: "Connecting Cultures: Content, Context, and Collaboration"
"It was an inspiring, exciting event informed by the dynamic and diverse, natural and cultural landscape of South Africa and the Southern African region. It supported the connection of  cultures and open many new ways for collaboration to ensure the safeguarding of our valuable sound and audiovisual heritage.
It was hosted in the heart of multicultural literacy and publication -- the National Library of South Africa's Center for the Book -- the venue for the conference.
It was a week of discussions, debates and sharing of ideas with local and international experts on matters of sound and audiovisual archives.

Conference themes:Content and technologiesConnecting dataContextualisation and CurationCurators and creatorsCustomer-driven services issuesCrowd-sourcing, cataloguing and content managementCollaborative learning"  - IASA
The Storify compiles some of the social media engagements during the week of the conference.

Blog post and Storify by Karen du Toit