AMIA's 2008 Digital Asset Symposium takes place April 25th at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The preliminary program for DAS 2008 is available on the website at www.DAS2008.org.
Case studies for the DAS 2008 program in New York include:
The digital delivery puzzle - piecing together the systems and workflows: BBC Scotland shares their experience of building and working in a fully integrated tapless environment. Describing the delivery of an integrated avid to library workflow and streamlined radio archiving process.
Sveriges Television SVT Swedish Television)
This case study will focus on SVT's technology infrastructure, focusing on the creation of metadata throughout the digital production-to-archiving process.
NBCUniversal is a diverse corporation that creates and distributes content for all facets of entertainment - TV, Film, Web, DVD. Chris and David are in the process of building an enterprise metadata specification and will speak to the challenges that they are dealing with in this monumental task
Preserving Digital Public Television Project
Representatives from project partners Thirteen/WNET and New York University will describe the design of the model collaborative repository for "born digital" broadcasting. They will discuss workflows between multiple partners that include culling metadata and implementing standards, and will describe the broader impact of this project on public television stations and the public television system.
Democracy Now! is a daily news program distributed over a large, grassroots network of radio, television, and internet stations. The presentation will focus on the use of Free and open tools to record, encode, disseminate, catalog, manage, preserve, and provide access to Democracy Now's broadcasts and archives.
DAS 2008 offers in-depth information on rapidly advancing technology, with an emphasis on case studies that allows content creators, caretakers and vendors to showcase the realities with which we are all faced. Case studies will be drawn from a mix of studio, broadcasting, national archives, and educational institutions, providing an unusual opportunity to compare approaches in different communities.
Registration information is available now at www.DAS2008.org.