[Culpeper, Virginia – June 3, 2023] – The 2023 AES International Conference on Audio Archiving, Preservation & Restoration, held at The Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation in Culpeper, Virginia, concluded with resounding success. Over the course of three days, nearly 200 researchers and practitioners from around the world gathered to discuss critical preservation issues and explore strategies that foster collaboration and interoperability between the industry and the preservation, restoration, and archiving communities.
The conference, which took place from June 1st to 3rd, provided a remarkable opportunity for experts in the field to come together and share their knowledge and insights. The event’s focus on audio archiving, preservation, and restoration emphasized the importance of safeguarding our sonic heritage and ensuring its accessibility for future generations.
Participants engaged in a wide range of topics, including cutting-edge preservation techniques, digital archiving, metadata standards, and emerging technologies. Through a series of keynotes, presentations, panel discussions, and workshops, attendees gained valuable insights and exchanged ideas on best practices and innovative approaches in audio preservation.
“The event brought together an exceptional group of experts who shared their knowledge, experiences, and strategies for audio preservation,” said John Krivit, Conference Chair. “The discussions and collaborations that took place during the conference will undoubtedly shape the future of audio archiving, preservation, and restoration.”
One of the highlights of the conference was the diverse and thought-provoking program. The sessions covered a wide range of topics, ensuring a comprehensive exploration of the field. Attendees had the opportunity to learn from renowned industry professionals and researchers, gaining valuable insights into the latest advancements in audio preservation and restoration techniques. The detailed program can be found on the conference website.
The Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation, with its state-of-the-art facilities, provided an ideal setting for the conference. The venue’s commitment to preserving audiovisual materials and its expertise in archiving and restoration added an extra layer of significance to the event.
For more information about the conference and future AES events, please visit the AES website at www.aes2.org.
The Audio Engineering Society (AES) is the leading professional association worldwide for audio professionals and enthusiasts. For over 70 years, the AES has been at the forefront of audio technology and innovation, providing a platform for knowledge exchange, networking, and industry collaboration.
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