No Time to Wait! *

Open Media, Open Formats, Open Archives

A 2 day symposium on the intersection of open media, standardization, and audiovisual preservation.

Event Hashtag: #notimetowait

Hosted by the Ɩsterreichisches Filmmuseum - Austrian Film Museum and MediaArea.net with support of AV-RD.


Audiovisual Archivists (people who use the formats) +

Developers (people who design the formats) +

Open Standardization Contributors (people who write specification for formats)

Together!


What

A FREE two day symposium focused on open media, open standards, and digital audiovisual preservation hosted by Ɩsterreichisches Filmmuseum - Austrian Film Museum and MediaArea.net. The event will feature presentations and discussion on topics such as:

  • active open media standardization projects
  • examination of open media use in film and video digitization
  • validation and conformance checking of audiovisual formats
  • integration of open source tools into archival workflow
  • examples of cross-community collaboration and skill-sharing
  • and more

The event will also present on the current state of the IETFā€™s CELLAR working groupā€™s progress to develop specifications for Matroska and FFV1 as well as efforts to design and extend software in support of these formats. This event provides an opportunity for format inventors, developers, specification authors, and archivists to collaborate and advance audiovisual preservation formats.

Information about the 2016 No Time to Wait may be viewed here

When

Thursday, November 9, 2017 and Friday, November 10, 2017

Opening: 09:00
Closing: 17:00 (sharp)

The 2 day symposium includes drinks and lunch on site, and a social dinner, sponsored by ANYFER, is planned for Thursday night.

Where

Ɩsterreichisches Filmmuseum - Austrian Film Museum

Ɩsterreichisches Filmmuseum - Austrian Film Museum
Photo Credit: Austrian Film Museum

*Parts of the workshop will also be accessible remotely

Registration:

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

http://bit.ly/nttw2signup

Travel Grant

Travel stipends of 250 ā‚¬ to go towards the travel, board, and lodging expenses are available to support participation in No Time to Wait. Applicants must apply by October 18th at 5:00 pm (CET) and notification of awards will be shared by October 20th. To apply please complete this form. Winner applicants must be able to attend both days of the symposium.

Thanks to Centre National de lā€™Audiovisuel for sponsoring 2 travel grants.

If you would like to sponsor additional travel grants, please contact us at info@mediaarea.net.

Program:

Below is the preliminary program. Please note that sessions are still being finalized and program times, titles, and speakers are subject to change. Questions or comments about the program may be sent to info@mediaarea.net or provided as a comment within the Google spreadsheet.

http://bit.ly/nttw2program

Hotel Info:

Motel One Staatsoper, this is the cheapest one in walking distance of the Film Museum very new and totally recommendable, new building, ~80 ā‚¬.
Das Wandl, in the middle of the center, walking distance to the Film Museum, ~100 ā‚¬.
Hotel Europa, near Film Museum, new building, ~130 ā‚¬.
Hotel Astoria, near Film Museum, older, elegant Hotel, ~130 ā‚¬.
Hotel Drei Kronen, 10 min walk to the Film Museum, ~80 ā‚¬ incl. breakfast.

Code of Conduct

This symposium is governed by the Contributor Covenant version 1.4. All coordinators, contributors, and participants agree to abide by its terms. To report violations, send an email to conduct@mediaarea.net or contact a symposium coordinator.

Credits

* Event title inspiration from https://blogs.loc.gov/digitalpreservation/2014/12/comparing-formats-for-video-digitization/

The MediaConch project and this symposium has received funding from PREFORMA, co-funded by the European Commission under its FP7-ICT Programme.