What is worth Archiving?

Near Media Co-Op in partnership with CAPTCHA EU Culture Initiative and with the support of the Dublin Community Forum present a half day seminar to discuss “What is Worth Archiving?” and look at approaches to archiving. This event will be particularly relevant to community media staff & volunteers, media professionals, academics, students and community & minority groups underrepresented in mainstream archiving.

The half day will consist of a seminar/Q&A and workshops relating to archiving and digitalisation.

(As space is limited early online registration is advised)

Where: The Teachers Club, 36, Parnell Square West, Dublin 1

When: Wednesday 30th April 2014

Time: 9.30 – 1.30pm

9.30am – Registration with tea/coffee –

10.00 – Chair of the event Ciaran Murray welcomes attendees and introduces the opening address from Kate Coyer from the Central European University in Budapest (TBC)

10.15 – Continuing to build a digital repository for Ireland and ways of prioritising material. Sandra Collins from the Digital Repository of Ireland

10.30 – Connemara Community Radio Archive – Grainne O’Malley

10.45 – The BAI Archive Scheme – what it is, what it does, how it can apply to you? Ann Travers

11.00 – The Importance of Local. Jack Byrne of the Near Media Co-Op

11.15 – Question & Answers, audience & panel.

11.35 – Break for coffee

11.45 – Bring coffee/tea back to round table facilitations for comment feedback on what has been discussed so far

12.15 – Break

12.30 – Workshops 1) Podcast 2) TBC 3) How Machines Find Us

1.15 – Reconvene for compilation of comments/feedback/ review – this will form a report on the mornings activities for the CAPTCHA EU Culture Initiative

1.30 – Lunch