On 8 and 9 June 2017 the Università della Svizzera Italiana together with Radiotelevisione Svizzera Italiana (RSI) hosted the 8th FIAT/IFTA Media Management Seminar “Changing Sceneries Changing Roles” in Lugano, Switzerland. This edition was called “Embracing automation, enhancing discoverability”. The programme focused on Integration and Interoperability, Media Asset Management in Sports Archives, Automation and Feature Extraction and Discoverability and Findability.
The FIAT/IFTA Media Management Commission has collated the highlights from the seminar in a publication to give a broader audience the opportunity to take part in the interesting subjects discussed but it will also serve as a reminder for the delegates present in Lugano.
With thanks to all the authors for their contributions.
MMC Seminar 2017: Changing Sceneries, Changing Roles
Radiotelevisione Svizzera (SRG SSR/RSI), Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) together with the FIAT/IFTA Media Management Commission invite you to the 8th edition of FIAT/IFTA’s “Changing Sceneries, Changing Roles” Seminars, focusing on media management, metadata, new emerging technologies and changing skillsets. This edition’s theme is “Embracing automation, enhancing discoverability.”
Take this opportunity to learn from international leaders within the media management community about innovative workflows and practical solutions facing the digital archiving and broadcasting community.
International Speakers will provide real world insights, case studies and panel discussions on Integration and Interoperability with MAM systems, MAM in the Cloud, Sports Audiovisual Archives –logging, data feeds, multiplatform and rights, Automation- metadata extraction, mining, speech to text and Discoverability- linked data, semantics, analytics and new search technologies and trends.
We will continue to examine the changing roles in AV archives and need for new skills and training in this fast evolving digital domain.
This international seminar will bring together 120+ people: AV archiving practitioners (archivists, media managers) as well as researchers, developers, journalists, producers and representatives of the media and software industry. It will foster knowledge and ideas exchange, education, information and vendor awareness, understanding and engagement.