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Program National Recording Preservation Board

Los Angeles Public Hearing Agenda

The Library of Congress – National Recording Preservation Board Public Hearing on the State of Recorded Sound Preservation in the United States

Date: November 29, 2006
Time: 9:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
Location: Renaissance Hollywood Hotel 1755 Highland Avenue
Los Angeles, California

National Recording Preservation Board (NRPB) Panel

  • Roger Mayer
    Chairman of the Board, National Film Preservation Foundation
  • Gregory Lukow
    Chief, Motion Picture, Broadcast and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress
  • Sam Brylawski
    University of California, Santa Barbara and Consultant to the NRPB
  • William Ivey
    Chairman, National Recorded Sound Preservation Foundation

Mr. Lukow will serve in the capacity of moderator.

Schedule of Speakers

(Times are approximate)

Time Panel/Speakers
9:30 Welcome and summary of purpose of the hearing
Introduction of representatives of the NRPB
Invitation for Broad representatives to offer any brief opening remarks
9:40 Harvey Kubernik — Journalist and Historian
10:00 Panel: University libraries, research, teaching, digital file management
Maureen Russell —   Head of Cataloging, UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive
Peggy Alexander — Performing Arts Special Collections Librarian, UCLA Library Gordon Theil — Head, UCLA Music Library
10:45 Panel: Metadata
Brandon Burke — Archivist for Audio Collections, Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford Univ.
Stephen Davison — Head, UCLA Digital Library Program
11:15 David Wexler — President/Founder, Hollywood Vaults, Inc.
11:30 Bob Heiber — President, Chace Audio
12:00 T Bone Burnett — Composer, Songwriter, Performer and Producer
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30 Panel: Record Company Archivists
Don Andes — Director, US Archives, EMI Music, North America
Paul West — Vice President, Studios and Vault Operations, Digitasl Logistics and Business Services, Universal Music Group
2:10 Panel: Radio Recording Collections and Archives
Jeanette Berard — Special Collections Librarian, Thousand Oaks Library
Marty Halpern — 1st Vice President, Operations, Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters
Brian DeShazor — Director of the Pacifica Radio Archives
Adi Gevins — Coordinator of the Pacifica Radio Archives
2:50 Panel: Copyright and Intellectual Property Issues
David Levine — Residential Fellow at the Center For Internet and Society (CIS), Stanford University
David Seubert — Curator, Performing Arts Collection, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara and Project Director, Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project, Davidson Library, UCSB
3:30 Neil Portnow — President, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
4:00 Russ Hamm — representing the San Diego Folk Society
4:25 Elizabeth Cohen — President, Cohen Acoustical, Inc.
Jean Francois Blanchette — Assistant Professor, Department of Information Studies, UCLA
Jasper DeAntonio — Student, Junior, Polytechnic School Jasper — 7th grade student
College student provided by NARAS [name to be supplied]
4:45 Closing remarks, observations or discussion by panel of NRPB representatives
5:00 Adjournment
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