Event: British and Irish Sound Archives’ Annual Conference
Venue: Fiontar, DCU, Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Dates: 16 and 17 May 2014
Friday, 16 May 2014
09:30 - Registration and refreshments.
10:20 - Welcome from Simon Rooks, BISA convenor and Dr. Ciarán Mac Murchaidh, Head of School, Fiontar.
10:40 - Continuing to build a digital repository for Ireland. Dr. Natalie Harrower, Manager of Education and Outreach, Digital Repository of Ireland. Followed by Q&A session.
11:20 - The work of the Irish Traditional Music Archive. Grace Toland, Librarian, Irish Traditional Music Archive.Followed by Q&A session.
12:00 - Europeana Creative: Sound Archives and Social Networks. Lizzy Komen, Project Manager R&D, Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision and Tom Miles, Project Manager, British Library. Followed by Q&A session.
12:40 - Lunch (provided courtesy of Fiontar).
14:00 - Proinsias Ó Conluain : A broadcasting legacy. Ian Lee, producer RTÉ radio and Liam Wylie, RTÉ archives.Followed by Q&A session.
14:40 - Linking Europe's digital sound archives. Richard Ranft, Head of Sound and Vision, British Library.Followed by Q&A session.
15:20 - Refreshments
15:40 - Producing pronunciation guides for Irish toponyms on logainm.ie. Dr. Brian Ó Raghallaigh, Lecturer & Research Project Technical Manager, Fiontar, Dublin City University. Followed by Q&A session.
16.30 - Launch of the new version of the national placenames database, logainm.ie, and of the new Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) Irish-language Web mapping service, MapGenie Éire.
17:15 - AGM
17.45 - Close
Saturday, 17 May 2014
09:30 - Workshop: Publishing and promoting archives on the internet.
11:00 - Close.