BAAC annual conference in Tallinn 2022

Kadi Sikka, Film Archive of the National Archives of Estonia
Digital expansion of Soviet Estonian newsreels collection: Challenges and new perspectives

Evita Feldentāle, Audiovisual Department of the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia 
Videotestimonies as a part of the museum educational projects – experience of the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

Jolė Stimbirytė, Lithuanian Central State Archive 
Website new possibilities and challenges for re-use of audiovisual heritage

Zane Grosa, Audiovisual Collection, National Library of Latvia
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty digital collection – a history book provided by radio 


BAAC annual conference in Riga 2019

Adina Ciocoiu (Europeana Foundation, Netherlands)
Quality of cultural heritage collections: the Europeana Publishing Framework coming of age

Alvis Dimitris (AS Fitek, Latvia))
AS FITEK experience in the preservation of cultural heritage

Oskars Gruziņš (University of Latvia Doctoral Candidate)
Analysis of Audiovisual Materials Utilizing Content Analysis Software: example of Children Born of War in Latvia

Kirsten de Hoog (EYE Filmmuseum, Netherlands)
Getting into the game: what Eye is doing to participate in projects like the Time Machine

Andris Ķesteris (President of the Baltic Federation in Canada)
A Canadian view: an overview of activities in the Latvian community in developing a local archive, digitization plans, partnerships and the eternal challenge of financing

Maija Krūmiņa (Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, University of Latvia)
Latvian National Oral History Archive: from collecting to disseminating

Tom Miles (The British Library, Great Britain)
Keynote presentation - …an aggregate of experience, which continually surprises us

Evita Feldentāle, Lelde Neimane (The Museum of the Occupation of Latvia)
An example and challenges of the exchange of content of descriptive information between Museums Audiovisual archives and The Baltic Video Archive of Stanford Libraries as a cooperation organization

Pēteris Paikens (Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Latvia)
Keynote presentation – Perspectives of machine learning for audiovisual processing

Raivo Reigass (ALSO Latvia)
What newest technologies can bring to audiovisual materials?

Tedd Urnes (Teddview Audiovisual Archival Management team in Oslo, Norway)
A report of research in audiovisual archives for forgotten Norwegian soldiers killed and buried in Latvia during the Second World War
Slides Article


BAAC annual conference in Tallinn 2018

Tom Crane (Digirati Limited, UK)
Keynote presentation - Extending IIIF to time-based media

Sandra Fauconnier (Wikimedia Foundation, Belgium)
Keynote presentation - Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons – Structuring and linking the world's heritage (and more!)

Annika Loor, Kaisa Norak, Hagi Shein (Tallinn University, Estonia)
Options and outcomes of big data analysis of Estonian Film Database 

Filip Šír, Anthony Allen
New Phonograph: Listening to the History of the Sound

Vahur Puik (Estonian Photographic Heritage Society)
Quest for digitisation quality – Estonian translation and implementation of FADGI guidelines 

Rene Mäe (National Library of Estonia)
Neutralizing cyber-optimism in the (music and art) library

Gregory Markus, Jolė Stimbirytė (Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, Lithuanian Central State Archive) 
RE:VIVE project: the new way to hear our past 

Iva Horová, Iva Malinová, Anthony Allen (National Library of Technology of the Czech Republic)
The Virtual National Phonoteque: a hub for education and engagement 

Lauri Saarikoski (Finnish Broadcasting Company )
MeMAD project: broadcasting archives, research and increasing automation in the media industries 

Pekka Gronow (Finland)
Copyright and other obstacles to access

Maija Zvejniece, Zane Grosa (National Library of Latvia)
Promotion and Accessibility of Audiovisual Collections at the National Library of Latvia

Jurga Gradauskaitė (iLaw, Lithuania)
Digital culture heritage objects rights labelling – practical approach

Katja Hilska-Keinänen
Reaching and empowering audiences with archival publishing

Joanna Kaliszewska (National Film Archive – Audiovisual Institute, Poland)
FINA’s Digital Audiovisual Archive – how to find perfect balance in the standardization of your archive?

Helen Põldmäe
The Estonian Song Festival – 150 years of Audiovisual Heritage


BAAC annual conference in Warsaw 2017

Tereza Frodlová, Jeanne Pommeau (Národní filmový archiv, Prague, Czech Republic),
Digital Restoration in National Film Archive in Prague, as Supported Through EEA Grants

 Vaida Jonušytė (Lithuanian Archives of Literature and Art, Lithuania), Colors of the century or how we re-create history for a modern society

Maja Drabczyk (National Film Archive - Audiovisual Institute, Poland), Lizzy Komen (Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid, The Netherlands)
Music in Movement – an interactive guide to contemporary classical music

Filip Kwiatek (Filmoteka Narodowa - Instytut Audiowizualny, Poland)
„Culture +” – national program for digitization of cultural heritage of Poland

Jurga Gradauskaitė (iLAW, Lithuania), Juozas Markauskas (DIZI, Lithuania)
Thank you for labelling! Benefits of digital culture heritage objects rights labelling

Lelde Neimane (Museum of the Occupation of Latvia)
Digitization of the collection of video testimonies in the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

Tuomas Nolvi (Yle Achives, Finland)
Opening the Yle archives for public - CC licences and Hack4FI

Jan Philipp Richter (Deutsches Filminstitut, Germany)
I-Media-Cities - Innovative e-environment for Research on Cities and the Media

Paweł Śmietanka (Polish Television, TVP S.A, Poland)
Conservation and digitalisation of feature films from the TVP Archive

Richard Ranft (The British Library, UK)
Unlocking the British Library’s Sound Heritage

Tedd Urnes (Norway)
Movies. Fiction.Facts: The result of a critical research and studies of the content of historical films and feature films about the secret and hidden us of archival footage


BAAC annual conference in Vilnius 2016

Pekka Gronow, Can we make all 78 rpm records ever issued available on the Internet?

Lisette Kalshoven, Copyright reform for Heritage: where are we now

Aldis Putelis, The sound versus the score. Uses of recordings

Lāsma Meldere – Šestakova, Changing landscape of audiovisual sources in libraries

Agata Kolacz, NInA – where culture meets archive. How to engage the online audience with the online activities

Paavo Annus, Reportage of June 1940 – first aired 76 years later

Darius Kučinskas, Sharing punched sounds. The case of collection of Lithuanian Piano Rolls at the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania

Jurgita Kažukauskaitė-Sarnickienė, Audiovisual archives of the 20th century in the classroom

Kadi Sikka, Insight into the FIAF Summer School 2016 

Liena Sakne, The National Archive of Latvia, State Archive of Audiovisual Documents’ new website

Richard Ranft, Save our Sounds, a programme to sustain a million hours of recording

Filip Sir, Michal Studnicny, Checking out Czech records: a model gateway for sound documents or just a portal?

Peter Laurence, Filip Sir, International Bibliography of Discographies: A Worldwide, Collaborative Project


BAAC  annual conference in Tallinn 2015

Pekka Gronow, Latest developments in the copyright field from the viewpoint of sound archives

Piret Noorhani, Archives and Community Building

Agnieszka Wolak, Culture + Digitization – overview of projects made on base of Culture+ long-term programme

Aldis Putelis, When we started talking. Use of compact-cassettes for field folkloristic recording

Richard Ranft, Juozas Markauskas, A virtual jukebox for Europe's sound heritage

Zane Grosa, One year on: audiovisual collection in the “Castle of Light"

Vahur Puik, (, – building gamified crowdsourcing platforms for historic photographs

Mariana Salgado, Inga Vizgirdiene, Expanding frontiers of collaboration. Case: EUscreenXL

Sandra Vokk, Kogu Me Lugu - History and Human Rights awareness through trans-media storytelling

Tedd Urnes, Archival footage: Access and reuse of archival footage in new productions. Some critical issues only

Kadi Sikka, Conservation and preservation of the gelatin dry plate negatives collection by Jaan Riet in the Estonian Film

Darren Ingram, Bring a region and its cultures closer together through “archival glue”

BAAC  annual conference in Riga 2014

Maria Drabczyk Kamila Lewandowska, Eve-Marie Oesterlen,
Going EUscreenXL: on the joys and challenges of participating in a pan-European AV heritage project

Dr. Nijolė Bliūdžiuvienė, The National Archival Fund of Published Documents: Challenges to Preserve and Access

Marika Koha, Estonian audio cassettes and digital archive Digar in National Library of Estonia

Sven Lepa, The National Archive of Estonia on Flickr Commons: One Year of Experiences

Juris Lubējs, Bellaccord – beloved prewar Latvian record company

Helle Bech Madsen, Beyond Accessibility. An Insight to DR Archive Initiatives

Erkki Nurmi, Librarian in Erasmus exchange: e-resources in academic music libraries in London

Richard Ranft, Improving access to Europe’s digital audio archives

Gerli Rebane, Digital Projects at Estonian Film Archives

Marco Rendina, The Presto4U project: Supporting the Adoption of AV Preservation Research Results

Klaus A J Riederer, Seeing is believing: how to make OCR work in practice

Jolė Stimbirytė, Access to audiovisual material in Lithuanian Central State Archive: user versus archivist, TEXT

Tedd Urnes, Safeguarding, protection and preservation of analogue originals of audiovisual archives, libraries and private collections in time of war, natural disasters, cultural and political conflicts. Report of the official approach to the issues made by international archival associations


Joint IASA- BAAC  conference in Vilnius 2013

Zane Grosa, Online sound recordings: collection and access 

Erwin Verbruggen, Joris Pekel, Making audiovisual heritage accessible and valuable through EUscreenXL

 Jonas Korys, LRT radio digital archive: digitization and open access

Lelde Neimane, Video testimony collection at the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia – curatorial responsibilities and challenges

Jolė Stimbirytė, Audiovisual archiving in Lithuanian Central State ArchiveTEXT

Katarzyna Tórz, How to make culture available, with existing online and future offline infrastructures?

Tedd Urnes and Egle Vidutyde, Audiovisual archives: A report of the official policy of access to audiovisual archives worldwide


  BAAC annual conference in Helsinki 2012

Jolė Stimbirytė, Lithuanian documentaries on the Internet (SLIDES), TEXT

Eevi Kärdla, Copyright law and data protection: on the example of the photographic collection of the Tartu City Museum (SLIDES), TEXT

Hiroko Ito, Archiving and Migration Solutions for Optical Disc

Katri Vänttinen, Metadata - key to the archives

Tommy Sjöberg, Clash of cultures - gains and drawbacks of archival collaboration

Agata Ners, Public funding for cultural digitization

Zane Grosa, Overview of the largest audiovisual collections in Latvia

Pekka Salosaari, Audio archive going digital - experiences from the YLE Radio archive audio digitization project

Juha Korvenpää, Preparing sound files for long term preservation. A draft for a file receiving process

Frédéric Beaugendre, From Mass Digitization to Mass Content Enrichment

Klaus A J Riederer, Ten mortal sins in digitization outsourcing

Lasse Nilsson, Mapping and planning for digitization and preservation of film collections

Marko Aho, Finding audiovisual material in Finnish folkloric archives: a case of kantele-master Eino Tulikari

Birgit Nurme, Estonian memory institutions exploring crowdsourcing

Janne Mäkelä, Archives in the face of memory industries


BAAC annual conference in Tallinn 2011

Gregory Verdonck, Best practises created by Memnon Company.

Nicole Jacquemin, Archive eXchange Format (AXF) the new long term storage and preservation format.

Mairold Kaus, Online access in Estonian Film Archive.

Tedd Urnes, Audiovisual collections: digitization,selection, censorship and access to transmitted and not transmitted television programmes and radio programmes (SLIDES)  TEXT, TEXT (Spanish version)

Pekka Gronow, Copyright and archives: some problem spot.

Zane Grosa, The curious case of “Melodiya” and neighbouring rights.

Karmen Linask, Digital Archives and public access. Experience of the National Library of Estonia.

Uldis Zarins, Making orphans available: an overview of the proposed EC directive on certain permitted uses of orphan works and its practical implications.

Ivi Tomingas, Memory institutions between two fires.Main copyright issues in Estonia.

Svein Prestvik, Archive and research in Norweigian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK).


BAAC annual conference in Riga 2010

Ray Edmondson, Of Cabbages and Kings:  Digital Reflections in an Analog Looking Glass.

Aldis Pūtelis, Discovering the Material: Taking inventory of material to be processed.

Merilis Roosalu, A photograph is as if a thin leaf of memory - easily influenced by the winds of emotions and time.

Jolė Stimbirytė, Preservation of analogue audiovisual holdings in Lithuanian Central State Archive: practical approach to the current problems.

Piret Laas, Audiovisual Heritage on the Saga Island: the Icelandic Collections.

Everita Tamme, Eduards Kraucs' collection of Glass Plate Photographic Negatives - the Course of the Construction of Kegums Power Station 1936-1940.

Ivi Tomingas, Dealing with the analogue a/v collections in the Estonian Film Archives.

Jonas Korys, Juozas Markauskas, Towards integrated  model of broadcasting  archive.

Michael J. Pearson, Audiovisual material in 'traditional' archives: a problem or a challenge? Slides Text.

Pekka Gronow, The emergence of a national record industry in the Baltic area TextSlides.

Ruth Tidor, Managing preservation in the National Archives of Estonia:present situation and future perspective.

Guna Žuriņa, Electronic Metadata and Digital Audio: the Experience of Latvian Radio Sound LibraryTextSlides.

Tedd Urnes, Television archives: Content description of the collections of television libraries.

Tedd Urnes, Management issues: How to run a Television archive in a time of great technical changes?.


BAAC-LCSA annual conference in Vilnius 2009

Aubéry Escande, Europeana - Think Culture.

Baiba Zvaigzne, Experience of internet archiving in the National Library of Latvia.

Adam Dudczak, Large-scale aggregation of digital content from distributed digital libraries in Poland.

Georg Eckes, A Gateway to Film Heritage in Europe. The European Film Gateway.

Pekka Gronow, The Lindström Project: Lindström in the Baltic countries.

Gunnel Jonson , Jonas Andersson, Building an archive for the future? Is it possible? And how can it be done?.

Jonas Korys, Towards the digital archive of National Broadcaster.

Zinaida Manžuch, Partners in digitisation: networking preferences of memory institutions.

Piret Noorhani, From National to Global: Accessing the Cultural Heritage of the Baltic Diaspora.

Vahur Puik, A useful game – rephotographing historic views from public collections.

Ronny Loewy, Detlev Balzer, The Benefits of Interoperability. Metadata Standards for cinematographic Works.

Taavi Tatsi, Pille Runnel, Documenting Everyday Life in Estonia: An Archive-Generating Model.

Tedd Urnes, Selection policy of audiovisual archives- comments only.

Tedd Urnes, Media Archaeology: A critical approach to the policy of active reusing of archival forage in audiovisual archives worldwide.


Riga Seminar in Tartu 2008

Andris Ķesteris, Changing Values: Nitrate to Digitization.

Eero Kangor, The problems of authorship and dating in the context of digitization

Janika Oras, The first decades of reel-to-reel recording in the Estonian Folklore Archives: Changing ideologies and recording practices.

Kurmo Konsa, Informational model of audiovisual artifacts and preservation problems

Mairold Kaus, FIS database of Estonian Filmarchives.

Merilis Sähka, On the authenticity of photographs in museumsn

Olga Cerrato, Digital long-term challenges.

Pekka Gronow, 110 years of Finnish audio heritage. A plan for analog and digital preservation

Piret Noorhani, The cultural heritage of the Baltic diaspora in the era of new media: Baltic Heritage Network.

Taavi Tatsi, Pille Runnel, Conceptualizing audiovisual documenting in the Estonian National Museum.

Tedd Urnes, Unpopular sources: A strategy and philosophy of archiving of controversial radio and television programmes and movies. A report about the audiovisual archives worldwide with reference to UNESCO promoting a policy of freedom of expression and freedom of the press as a basic human right.

Vjaceslavs Emburs, National TV values into internet:

Zane Grosa, The (long and winding) road to audio digitalisation: challenges and perspectives.

Zinaida Manžuch, Monitoring digitisation of cultural materials in the European memory institutions


Transformation as Stability: Audiovisual Archives in the Era of New Media, RIGA 2008

Aldis Pūtelis, From shelf to HDD: What is in between.

Ivi Tomingas, The experience of the Estonian Film Archives: how to digitize photos.

Lars-Gunnar Bengtsson, Baltic Heritage Preserved in SVT Stock Photo Collections.

Jüri Karm, Photographic Collections Today. Tomorrow?.

Juozas Markauskas, Digitisation of theatre posters from 19th century.

IASA-BAAC conference 2007, Riga

Andris Vilks, Keynote speech: On Behalf of the Ministry of Culture of Latvia.

Isabelle Giannattasio, Janus Attitude. How should a National Audiovisual Archive Handle Both Past and Future?

Rainer Huber, How to Steer an Archive Through Neoliberal Waters. Questions of Financial Sustainability Exemplified by the Österreichische Mediathek.

Lelde Neimane, The Museum of Occupation in Riga.

Perla Olivia Rodríguez Reséndiz, From the Sound Archives to the Sound Culture.

Simon Rooks, A New Species of Sound Archive? Adapting to Survive and Prosper.

John Spence: “Harim gut, lukautim, na iusim”: The Creation of a Modern Sound Archive at Papua New Guinea’s National Broadcaster

Tedd Urnes, Lasse Nilsson, Workshop - Role of the Archives in the Future: Boost the Re-Use of Audiovisual Archive Material . (Up-dated in December 2007)


Tallinn seminar 2007

Gunnel Jönsson, Archives in the audiovisual world.

Tedd Urnes, Lasse Nilsson, Workshop - Role of the Archives in the Future: Boost the Re-Use of Audiovisual Archive Material .

Lasse Nilsson (Swedish Television), From videotape to digital file - planning, realizing and managing a migration project: The SVT case

Tedd Urnes (Norwegian Broadcasting Company), Estonia: Content description of old and unknown films about Estonia: Elementary training in making a minimum data list for the films


Vilnius seminar 2007

Tedd Urnes
Lithuania: political issues year 1990.The aim: content description of transmitted tv programmes. Some issues and questions

Tedd Urnes
Facts and fiction: Historical events and television and film productions


 Rīga seminar 2006

Aldis Pūtelis
How to retain the balance? Archives of Latvian folklore in the digital age
Text, Presentation

David Walsh
Preservation of film and video archives

Lasse Nilsson
Setting up a migration farm

Eva-Lis Green
Media Asset Management

Marju Mikkel
Literature on the Internet: Estonian resources

Svein Sandnes
Archival materials used for educational purposes - ideas and presentations of products made for education/ schools

Živile Ambrasaitė
Creating a wider access to museum archives: presentation of the web
page dedicated to the Lithuanian scenographer Liudas Truikys

Åsulv Edland
The Nordic News Exchange EBU - the Baltic Countries

Rīga seminar 2005

Karl Erik Andersen
Legal Deposit and access to broadcasting in Norway

Anton Pärn
The policies of preserving Estonian cultural heritage

Juozas Markauskas
Preservation of Lithuanian audiovisual archival heritage.

Tedd Urnes
The Audiovisual Banks: The digitization of the content of the audiovisual archives - a non technical approach to the issues of digitization

Rüdiger Dawideit
Content in Context: The BIRTH Project

Jan Aasmund Jakobsen, Jostein Saakvitne, Aivar Niglas
Archives online: sound, moving images and photographs on the web (+ workshop 16.00)

Baiba Tetere
Photography as a source in research on the lifestyle of Latvian "high society" in the 1920s - 1930s

Piret Voolaid
Case Study: Development of a visual database, Estonian Droodles

Jan Aasmund Jakobsen, Jostein Saakvitne, Aivar Niglas
Archives online: sound, moving images and photographs on the web - will continue as a workshop

Aldis Pūtelis
From documents to sound and moving image

Baiba Bela-Krūmiņa
National Oral History Archive: problems and possibilities

Lars-Gunnar Bengtsson
Television production in a totally digital environment

Daina Misiņa
Contemporary trends in storing, accessing and searching audiovisual content online

Gunnel Jönsson, Dan Nyquist
Digitisation - on (whose) demand

Gunārs Purvs
Survey of general strategic activities of the Sound Recording Department of National Library of Latvia

Arturs Žogla
Using library information systems as still image archives

Maira Dudareva
Overview about the activities of the Diena photo archive

Vilnis Auziņš
Latvian photography in the lee of repairs of European quality

Rīga seminar 2004

Hans Fredrik Dahl
History of the digital mode

Lasse Nilsson
Audiovisual archiving - Sustainable Development or environmental hazzard?

Heiki Mannik
Technical status of archives and digitalization process in Estonian Television

Tedd Urnes
Content description of film and television programmes

Tedd UrnesAn evaluation of the information of historical events, sites and persons described in various film productions

Bjarne Grevsgard
DRA - Digital Radio Archive

Lasse Nilsson
Picture Archive of Swedish Television

Jan-Erik Billinger
The Swedish Film Institute - A new initiative - The establishment of a new non-fiction film archive and expanded responsibility in the field of film archiving

Sven Allerstrand
Legal deposit of AV-material in Sweden

Rasa Miškinytė, Jonas Korys, Sigitas Baltutis
Lithuanian National Radio & Television

Vilnis Auziņš
Latvian Photography Museum

Rolf Werenskjold
The Media and Audioisual Archives: The year 1968. Social and Political changes in Europe evaluated by using sound and moving images of the events of the year 1968