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.

The theme of the conference isĀ ”From digitization to access and research”. The following topics will be discussed at the conference: access and academic research; copyright issues in audiovisual archiving; engagement of the users: crowd sourcing and other possibilities; digitization projects and preservation and re-use of archival materials.

In addition, there will be presentations and visits to Finnish audiovisual archives. Many Finnish archives have ambitious digitization programs, and KAVA already provides researchers online access to all national radio and television programs aired since 2010.

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