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Experts promote digital archives

Update: April, 18/2012 - 10:03

HCM CITY — Around 120 audiovisual experts from 12 countries in Southeast Asia, Australasia and three Pacific Islands have gathered in HCM City for the 16th annual conference of SEAPAVAA, an association set up in 1996 of organisations and individuals involved in the development of audiovisual archiving.

The two-day 16th SEAPAVAA conference and general assembly kicked off yesterday, discussing issues related to the rapid development of digital preservation technology.

As archives evolve into digital ones, the conference theme focused on "Creating, Funding, Protecting a Digital Audio Visual Archive". The event is hosted by the Viet Nam Film Institute.

The Restoration Asia session introduced restoration work done by archives and companies in the Asian region.

This is the third times Viet Nam has organised the annual SEAPAVAA conference. — VNS

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