Association for Recorded Sound Collections 2011 Annual Conference
May 11-14, 2011
Where: Wilshire Grand, Los Angeles, California, United States
Contact: Brenda Nelson-Strauss (email@example.com)
You are invited to join friends and colleagues for the 45th annual conference of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections. The event will be held at the Wilshire Grand in downtown Los Angeles, California, May 11-14. The conference will be hosted by the UCLA Ethnomusicology Department, in honor of its 50th anniversary.
ARSC is dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings -- in all genres of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods. Reflecting this broad mission, the upcoming conference offers talks and
sessions that will appeal to both professionals and collectors.
Scheduled presentations include:
-- A Conversation with Radio Legend Norman Corwin -- conducted by Mike Biel and Walden Hughes
-- Latest Copyright Developments -- Tim Brooks and Eric Harbeson
-- Introducing the National Jukebox -- David Giovannoni and David Sager
-- Modern Records: A Conversation with Recording Pioneer Joe Bihari -- moderated by John Broven
-- Television and the Record Industry: A Conversation with Ron Dante, Wink Martindale, and Paul Petersen -- moderated by Stuart Shostak
-- Outsourcing Audio Preservation Work -- ARSC Technical Committee
-- Evolution of Audio Engineering -- Gary Gottlieb
-- Digital Audio Interstitial Errors -- Chris Lacinak
-- Audio Analysis and Processing in Multi-Media File Formats -- Rob Poretti
-- Ethnographic Sound Archives -- Anthony Seeger, Maureen Russell, and David Martinelli
You are invited to attend the Technical Committee's Open Meeting with question-and-answer session, on Thursday evening.
Register early and save! Full conference registration postmarked by April 19 is $150 for ARSC members, $175 for non-members, $75 for student members, and $85 for non-member students. After that date, registration is $175 for ARSC members, $200 for non-members, $85 for student members, and $95 for non-member students. Single-day registration is also available.
A block of rooms has been reserved for ARSC conference attendees at the special rate of $139 for a Superior Room, single or double occupancy, for the nights of May 10-14. (Upgraded room options are available.) The
conference rate will be honored three days before and after these dates, pending availability.
Rooms must be reserved by April 19, though you are strongly encouraged to make your reservations as early as possible. All rooms are held on a first-come, first-served basis.
Reservations can be made at 1-888-773-2888. Indicate that you are with the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC). The group code is 0511Spring.
For online reservations, visit http://www.arsc-audio.org/conference/hotel.html and click the Weblink near the bottom of the page.
For the complete preliminary program (subject to change), registration form, and further details about the conference: http://www.arsc-audio.org/conference/
For further information, contact Brenda Nelson-Strauss, Conference Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 812-855-7530.
The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings -- in all genres of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods. ARSC is unique in
bringing together private individuals and institutional professionals -- everyone with a serious interest in recorded sound.