Meetings Schedule

Posted on October 26, 2016


Thursday | 11:00am-12:00pm | Bedford – 17th Floor
Meeting: Small Gauge and Amateur Film Committee

Annual Meeting of the SGAFC to include discussion of this year’s projects and conference events as well as planning for the coming year’s projects and 2017 conference events.


Thursday | 12:00pm-2:00pm | Bedford – 17th Floor
Meeting: Re-envisioning the Local TV Task Force Working Group

Significant gaps remain in the preservation of local television that AMIA members are grappling with in their collections: specifically dealing with local network affiliated station content and public or cable access channel content, and complicated copyright issues. This working group proposes to address these gaps through evaluating what AMIA and the Local TV Task Force has done before and how we can expand on that work. We will address what the current needs and models are for preservation and access, how to update and provide access to the original database to encourage collection use, and AMIA’s role in the process. The group will produce a white paper disseminated via the AMIA website that will report on all of the above in addition to a glossary of local television production terminology. The paper will outline implementable goals to be assigned to specific committees and/or people, along with deadlines. A recommendation will be made on the potential reinstatement of the Local TV Task Force.


Thursday | 12:00pm-1:00pm | Carnegie III – Conference Level
Meeting: Open Source Committee

Thursday | 12:00pm-1:00pm | Sky – 17th Floor
Meeting: Independent Media Committee

Annual meeting of Independent Media Committee members and interested AMIA attendees.

Thursday | 1:00pm-2:00pm | Carnegie III – Conference Level
Meeting: Cataloging & Metadata Committee


Thursday | 1:00pm-2:00pm | Sky – 17th Floor
Meeting: Preservation Committee

Meeting of committee members and potential members to discuss the future goals of the Preservation Committee.

Thursday4:30pm – 5:30pm |  Bedford – 17th Floor
Meeting:  Online Continuing Education Task Force


Friday | 11:00am-12:00pm | Bedford – 17th Floor
Meeting: Projection and technical Presentation


Friday | 12:00pm-1:00pm | Bedford – 17th Floor
Meeting: Advocacy Committee

Business of minutes approval; discussion on text proposals from last meeting; new business

Friday | 12:00pm-1:00pm | Carnegie III – Conference Level
Meeting: Magnetic Tape Crisis Committee

Annual meeting of the MC2 Committee. The agenda includes: – reading last minutes – reviewing progress on Video Primer – new business from committee members


Friday | 12:00pm-1:00pm | Sky – 17th Floor
Meeting: Education Committee

Annual committee meeting where we discuss past/ongoing projects, our annual report, student chapter updates, and get feedback and volunteers on future goals and projects.


Friday | 1:00pm-2:00pm | Bedford – 17th Floor
Meeting: Nitrate Committee

Current projects such as NFPA 40 and UN box testing will be covered. Any other general concerns or potential projects will be added upon request. Newcomers are gladly welcomed!


Friday | 1:00pm-2:00pm | Carnegie III – Conference Level
Meeting: News, Documentary, and Television Committee

Annual meeting to welcome new members and discuss current, upcoming, or potential future projects undertaken by committee members.


Friday | 1:00pm-2:00pm | Sky – 17th Floor
Meeting: Moving Image Related Materials & Documentation Committee


Friday | 2:00pm-3:00pm | Sky – 17th Floor
Meeting: Copyright Committee

 A meeting among the Copyright Committee and other interested attendees to hear from copyright experts who will discuss various topics on copyright and fair use and host a Q and A.


Saturday | 8:50am-9:40am | Urban – 17th Floor
AMIA Membership Meeting

Members and guests are welcome and encouraged to attend the Membership Meeting to hear the annual “State of the Association” report, updates about current projects, and offer special recognition to AMIA members who have gone above and beyond in their service.  The open forum provides an opportunity to raise questions not addressed elsewhere in the conference.  At the end of the meeting the 2016/7 Board of Directors will take office as we thank departing Board members for their great service to AMIA.


Saturday | 12:00pm-1:00pm | Bedford – 17th Floor
Meeting: Publications Committee


Saturday12:00pm – 1:00pm |  Carnegie III Room  – Conference Level
Meeting:  PBCore Subcommittee 


Saturday | 12:00pm-1:00pm |  Sky – 17th Floor
Meeting: CollectiveAccess User Group

An open meeting for members of the AMIA community who use (or want to learn more about) the open-source software platform CollectiveAccess. Featuring short presentations by archivists from Appalshop, PBCore, and La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club. Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss CollectiveAccess with a diversity of other users and to learn about new initiatives to foster a stronger CollectiveAccess user community.

Saturday | 1:00pm-2:00pm | Sky Room  – 17th Floor
Meeting: Scholarship Expansion Working Group


Saturday | 1:00pm-2:00pm | Bedford Room  – 17th Floor
Meeting: Access Committee

Annual Access Committee meeting. Welcome all regular members, new attendees, and interested folks curious about issues in/around ideas and the practice of moving image/media participation, interactivity and access- to each other, different archival communities all over and to rare and hard to access materials.

The focus of this year’s meeting will revisit some of the ideas from last year- social media platforms, internal archival development towards a more “outreach” approach and ways in which we might try to include our archival colleagues who do not/can not have access of this nature. What can we do?

Saturday | 1:00pm-2:00pm | Carnegie III Room  – Conference Level
International Outreach Committee