Kara Van Malssen Invited to Speak at Opening Plenary of AMIA 2012
AVPS Senior Consultant Kara Van Malssen and AVPS President Chris Lacinak have been invited to address the Association of Moving Image Archivists’ community as a speaker at the Opening Plenary of the 2012 annual conference in Seattle, WA. As part of the Conference Welcome, the plenary will take place this Wednesday, December 5th following the annual awards ceremony. Chris and Kara will be speaking about collaborative efforts to help flooded media collections during the recent Hurricane Sandy disaster, including the work AVPS, Erik Piil, NYU MIAP and other volunteers did to help salvage the flooded collection at Eyebeam Art & Technology Gallery. Be sure to check out the reception and talk, and look for Chris and Kara at the conference if you’re there!