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21
OCT
2017

Day 2 at FIAT/IFTA Mexico: a day of welcoming, learning and celebrating

Day two at the FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2017 in Mexico City started with hot coffee and danish at the Palacio de Bellas Artes. The Newcomer’s Breakfast welcomed new members and first time conference attendees with a few words about FIAT/IFTA’s own functioning and...
20
OCT
2017

Recap: day one of the World Conference in Mexico City

After the opening reception on Wednesday eve the FIAT/IFTA World Conference continued on Thursday with a series of interesting keynotes, presentations, parallel sessions and workshops. After the official welcome by the conference hosts and FIAT/IFTA president Bríd Dooley, a...
19
OCT
2017

The FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2017 has kicked off in Mexico City!

More than 100 audiovisual archives specialists from all over the world are gathering in the historical city centre to meet and greet, exchange experiences, show results, witness about exciting projects and celebrate the value of their collections. Following a long standing...
13
OCT
2017

OCTOBER, 27th UNESCO WORLD DAY FOR AUDIOVISUAL HERITAGE is approaching.

Our theme for 2017 is "DISCOVER, REMEMBER AND SHARE"  LET THE WORLD  KNOW WHAT YOUR PLANS ARE  FOR CELEBRATING YOUR WORLD DAY.  Register your events and plans now on the  specially designed  WORLD DAY website and make sure that...
13
OCT
2017

Change in location of the World Conference

Dear participants and friends of FIAT/IFTA. We would like to inform you that there has been a change in the location of the conference. The Tlatelolco Conference Centre stands sturdily on its legs, but there have been small perturbations inside and after seing the images we...
11
OCT
2017

Apply now for Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving

We cordially invite you to participate in the third edition of the Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving. This edition will take place on 7,8 & 9 February 2018 on the premises of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. The deadline for applications is December 18,...
06
OCT
2017

How to book your hotel for the World Conference

There have been some difficulties to register in the hotels associated to the conference. We have now clarified the situation and here are the registration instructions: Hotel Fontán Link: http://en.hotelesbf.com/hotel-fontan-reforma-in-mexico-city/ Reservation code: FIAT Hotels...
29
SEP
2017

Update for all delegates to Mexico City

The FIAT/IFTA World Conference goes on … Everything is on track for our conference in Mexico City next month. The main venue, the Tlatelolco Conference Centre hasn’t suffered any damage (you will understand why not when you’ll see it – the sturdiness of the...
27
SEP
2017

FIAT/IFTA Timeline survey

There is still time to complete the FIAT/IFTA Timeline survey. It will close on October 1st so don’t delay. It is really useful for our community.
20
SEP
2017

Earthquake in Mexico City

We are all saddened and shocked to hear of the earthquake that struck in Mexico City yesterday and we commend the city for its preparedness and resilience, about which we are hearing and seeing in news reports. We extend our deepest sympathy to the city and to our hosts for all...