ICPT 2012

2nd International Conference of Photography and Theory 
Agia Napa, Cyprus
30 November- 2 December 2012

Research in historical, artistic and vernacular photography has been rapidly expanding in the past few years. Responding to this trend, the International Conference of Photography and Theory (ICPT) was created with an aim to provide an outlet for an interdisciplinary and critical theoretical exploration of photography and photographic practices. The 2nd International Conference of Photography and Theory (ICPT 2012) aims once again at bringing together researchers and practitioners from diverse fields of study who share a common interest in photography. This year’s topic is ‘Photography and Museums’. » Read more..

MediAsia 2012

The Third Asian Conference on Media & Mass Comunication 
Osaka, Japan
2- 4 November 2012

The 3rd Asian Conference on Media & Mass Communication: Prof Gary E. Swanson Mildred S. Hansen Endowed Chair in Journalism The University of Northern Colorado, USA Conference Chair Prof Tamara Swenson Osaka Women’s University Local Conference Chair

ATMM 2012

Audio Technologies for Music and Media 
Ankara, Turkey
1-2 November 2012

ATMM is an interdisciplinary conference that focuses on the various aspects of audio for music and media, and, also, on the relationship between sound, music, image, human interaction et cetera, in both ‘new’ and ‘traditional’ media.

PATCH 2012

5th International Workshop on Personalized Access to Cultural Heritage
Nara, Japan
29 October – 2 November 2012.

Deadline for submissions of papers: July 1st, 2012

The primary goal of this workshop is to gather researchers and practitioners from different fields, e.g., multimedia retrieval, user interaction, arts and heritage curation, interface design and user modeling, in order to showcase novel applications and discuss opportunities that grow from the connections between users and multimedia systems in the cultural heritage domain.

43rd Annual IASA Conference

“In Transition: Access for All”
Delhi, India
6-11 October 2012

Access to information is widely perceived as an uncontested good, a right of the same order as access to clean water and electricity. UNESCO says that universal access will empower people if “they can access and contribute to information and knowledge flows,” and that a digital infrastructure will provide it. Governments all over the world mouth support for these aspirations and the public has come to expect access to all sorts of information wherever and whenever they want and need it, including, and perhaps especially, sound and audiovisual content. » Read more..

The BAAC annual conference

“From digitization to access and research”
Helsinki, Finland
3-5 October 2012

The conference will be hosted by Finnish National Audiovisual Archive (KAVA), Finnish
Broadcasting Company (YLE), the Finnish Jazz and Pop Archive (JAPA) and the Finnish Institute of Recorded Sound. » Read more..

IPRES 2012

9th International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects. University of Toronto, Canada
1-5 October 2012

IPRES, the main international conference on digital preservation, is calling for proposals for original short papers, panels, workshops, posters and demonstrations.

UNESCO Conference

The Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
26-28 September 2012

UNESCO proposes to organize an international conference from 26 to 28 September 2012 in Vancouver (BC) Canada, to explore the main issues affecting the preservation of digital documentary heritage, in order to develop strategies that will contribute to greater protection of digital assets and help to define an implementation methodology that is appropriate for developing countries, in particular. » Read more..

The 2012 Film and History Conference

Film and Myth 
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
26 -30 September 2012

Film is the most vibrant stage of mythmaking today. How do films exploit or succumb to certain myths? Myth often is trying to tell us what we know and how we might know it. A variety of topics concerning Film and Myth will be covered.

Third International Conference on the Image

Third International Conference on the Image 
Pozan, Poland
14- 16 September 2012

The conference explores the nature and function of images and image making, welcoming academics and practitioners from the arts, communications, film, cognitive science, design, cultural studies, education, computer science and other areas.