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Conference 2004 - Provisional Program

"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

8.00 Registration

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, ScreenSound Australia

10.30 Morning Tea

11.00 Survival of the Fittest Sounds? (Chair: Matthew Davies, SSA)

  • 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 Service 1946-48"
  • Peter Shaw (NAA) and Gerard Kleist (NAA) - "Audio Archiving at National Archives of Australia - Past and Present"

12.30 Lunch

2.00 Copyright, Creators and Collections (Chair: Jeff Brownrigg)

  • Robert Iolini (Sound Artist) - "The Sound Of Forgetting - Archives and the Sound Artist"
  • Elizabeth Jamieson (SSA) - "Copyright and Collections"
  • 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"

12.30 Lunch

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"
  • Paul 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 Robyn Holmes;
    • Dr Albecht Duemling

5.00 Close

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: Kevin Bradley)

  • Panellists to include selected members of panels throughout the conference.

9.30 Surrounded! (Chair: Peter Shaw)

  • Greg Moss (SSA) - "Surround Sound Systems - a roundup"
  • Graeme Huon (Huon Labs) - "New developments in surround sound"

10.30 Morning Tea

11.00 Is There a Future Audiophile? (Chair: James Mcarthy)

  • Len Wallis (Len Wallis Audio) - "The Audiophile Now and in the Future"
  • Other speakers: TBA

12.30 Lunch

2.00 Is "The Future" Clearer? (Chair: Jeff Brownrigg)

  • Matthew Davies (SSA) - "Collection & Time - the Fourth Dimension"
  • Open Forum

3.00 Afternoon Tea

3.30 Sound from the past - audiovisual presentation and discussion

5.00 Close



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