Conference 2004 - Provisional
"Sounding Out a Cultural Heritage"
ScreenSound Australia, ACT
12th - 14th May 2004
ScreenSound Australia Theatre, McCoy Circuit, Acton, Australian Capital Territory
Wednesday, 12th May, 2004
9.15 Keynote Speaker: Colin Pitson "National Film & Sound Archive - The Early Days"
10.15 Welcome and Official Opening
- ASRA President, Kevin Bradley
- Pam Saunders, Acting Director,
10.30 Morning Tea
11.00 Survival of the Fittest Sounds? (Chair: Matthew
- Jean Walker (Formerly of ABC Radio Archives) - "Capturing
The Waves - A History of the ABC's Radio Archives"
- John Kelcher (Radio NZ
Sound Archives) - "The Recordings of The Mobile Unit of the New Zealand Broadcasting
- Peter Shaw (NAA) and Gerard Kleist (NAA) - "Audio Archiving
at National Archives of Australia - Past and Present"
2.00 Copyright, Creators and Collections (Chair: Jeff
- Robert Iolini (Sound Artist) - "The Sound Of Forgetting
- Archives and the Sound Artist"
- Elizabeth Jamieson (SSA) - "Copyright and
- Michael Napthali (Masters Law Student UTS Sydney) - "Peer
to Peer File Sharing - a Modern Legal Controversy"
- Rob Willis (Folk Music
Collector and Researcher) - "Copyright, Collections and Folklore"
3.30 Afternoon Tea
3.40 The Art of the DJ (Chair: Greg Moss)
- Technical paper and Demonstration
4.30 High Tea and a Gramophone Concert in the ScreenSound Courtyard
Thursday, 13th May, 2004
9.00 ASRA Annual General Meeting & Elections
- Agenda to be distributed.
11.00 Morning Tea
11.30 Alice Moyle Lecture (Chair: Kevin Bradley, NLA)
- Speaker: Kev Carmody (Songwriter and Researcher) - Title: "Talking
Culture, Talking History"
2.00 Delivering the Digits (Chair: Graeme Kinraid)
- Phil Tripp (Music Industry Analyst) - "Digital Music to
the People - Bypassing Industrialism by Evangelism - Our Role in the Future"
Koerbin (NLA) - "... and then there is the rest of the stuff - the role of
the PANDORA Archive"
- Dr Linda Barwick (University of Sydney) - "Digital collections
and community users: some examples from PARADISEC and Indigenous cultural
centres in northern Australia"
3.30 Afternoon Tea and presentation of recordings to ANU by PARADISEC
4.00 What do Researchers want to hear? (Chair: TBA)
- Dr Jeff Brownrigg, SSA "The Milly Drongo Story - How to
be The Most Conspicuous Australian"
- Panel of Researchers actively using sound recordings including:
- Dr Peter Read (ANU -Centre for Cross Cultural Studies);
- Dr Albecht Duemling
7.15 Conference Dinner
- Bookplate - National Library of Australia
- Drinks and Canapés
from 7:15 (provided).
- 7:30 - 2 course sit-down dinner.
- Fixed price menu.
- Tea, Coffee and Alcohol extra.
Friday, 14th May, 2004
9.00 ASRA as the Peak Body for Sound Heritage (Chair:
- Panellists to include selected members of panels throughout the conference.
9.30 Surrounded! (Chair: Peter Shaw)
- Greg Moss (SSA)
Sound Systems - a roundup"
- Graeme Huon (Huon Labs) - "New developments in
10.30 Morning Tea
11.00 Is There a Future Audiophile? (Chair: James
- Len Wallis (Len Wallis Audio) - "The Audiophile Now and
in the Future"
- Other speakers: TBA
2.00 Is "The Future" Clearer? (Chair: Jeff Brownrigg)
Davies (SSA) - "Collection & Time - the Fourth Dimension"
- Open Forum
3.00 Afternoon Tea
3.30 Sound from the past - audiovisual presentation and discussion