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Metadata and Why it is Important Conference

10 July 2013

Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BQ

 

DRAFT SCHEDULE:

0930  Registration

0945  Introduction and welcome by Sue Malden – FOCAL International Chair
Carol Owen, Consultant, will introduce the delegates to the use of metadata and how this impacts on the use of moving images from the early stages of production to the archival process. What you shoot today is the archive tomorrow. How getting it right from the start impacts on the life of an image. What is metadata? What are meta- tags? Why do we need it all? She will give an overview of the importance of metadata

VALUE OF METADATA


Sara Hill
- Prime Focus on operational value of metadata.

1045-1115  Coffee

1115-1215  2 METADATA CASE STUDIES
Sue Malden Moderator
AP Metadata from the newsroom – Luke Smedley
ITV Metadata of clip library and programmes – Heather Powell

1215-1300  NEW DEVELOPMENTS
Developments in the UK Hub - Rights management Metadata
Linked Content Coalition (LCC) – Godfrey Rust
Martin Dow of MediaMixer on web semantics
Mark Vermaat of SilverMouse

1300-1345  Lunch

1345-1445  CHALLENGES OF LEGACY FORMATS AND NEW CONTENT - For Archives and Researchers
Sue Malden Moderator
Richard Wright – Preservation Guide will talk on Ingest of metadata (and all its problems) as part of digitisation of old formats
Paul Collard of Deluxe on Film & Video transfers adding metadata when digitising a library

1445-1515  LOGGING NEW CONTENT
Sue Malden Moderator
Andrew Prior (Data Wrangler) BBC

1515-1530  Afternoon tea

1530-1645  ACCESS TO ARCHIVES IN PRACTICE AND CHALLENGES FOR RESEARCHERS
Moderated by Sue Malden
From research and sales through to purchase and supply. To explore technology, collections Management and best practice in the (footage and stills) sales and production relationship.
This fascinating session will start with Matthew Butson - Getty Images who will illustrate and explains the procedures and processes involved in converting entries on a database into pictures - both still and moving, on screen.
File based production and archive use – Jacqui Edwards and James Hunt

1645-1655  Roundup of the day with FOCAL International Chair - Sue Malden