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during ISEA2020 in MONTREAL, Canada
Friday October 16, 09.30-17.30 NAD University of Quebec

The Summit is organised with the purpose of presenting a roadmap towards the goals of the Liverpool Declaration*). This is a co-operative effort of the ISEA, Ars Electronica, SIGGRAPH and ADA archives.



9.00-9.30 registration

9.30-10.00 Introductory Keynote: Prof. Dr. Oliver Grau, Department for Image Sciences, Donau­Universität Krems, Austria: Museum-Network Digital Arts: For a concerted Collection, Documentation and Conservation Strategy

10.00-10.15 Adam Lockhart -- VR as a Preservation and Simulation Tool for Media Artwork Installations 10.15-10.30 Hava Aldouby --- Archiving and Researching Media Art in Israel: Challenges, Innovative Solutions, and Potential International Collaborations

10.30-10.45 Rodrigo Guzman Serrano --- A History of the Internet through MoMA’s Exhibition Sites. Web-Archiving Art Content at NYARC

10.45-11.00 coffee break

11.00-11.45 Byeongwon Ha --- Archiving Interactive Art for Art Practitioners and Theorists

11.45-12.00 Devon Mordell --- Preservation Begins at Creation: An Embedded Digital Archivist Within the University of Windsor’s School of Creative Arts

12.00-13.00 lunch break

13.00-13.15 Vladlena Gromova --- A Database Of Interdisciplinary Art In Russia

13.15-13.30 Elisa Ines Arca Jarque --- ePPA: Espacio/ Plataforma de preservación audiovisual (ePPA – Space/ Platform for Audiovisual preservation)

13.30-13.45 Scott Rettberg --- ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base

13.45-14.00 Camille Baker --- Brief history of STARTS and STARTS related EU policy overview

14.00-14.15 Tadeus Mucelli --- Digital Art Festival, Biennial Of Digital Art and Labcult (UFMG/PPGCI) Melanie Swalwell --- Archiving Australian Media Arts: Towards a method and a national collection

14.30-14.45 tea break

14.45-15.00 Manuela Naveau, Bonnie Mitchell & Wim van der Plas: Short presentations on archives of Ars Electronica, SIGGRAPH Art Show and ISEA

15.00-15.15 Bertrand Gervais: Carving out a Path: Building Research and Knowledge environments (RKE) in a Digital Culture

15.15-16.15 Break Out Sessions: collective preparation for concluding session

16.15-17.30 Oliver Grau & Bonnie Mitchell (moderators): Conclusions and directions: structured road map and concrete proposals.

17.30 onwards: Informal get together

-Free for ISEA2020 participants, others pay the one day symposium fee, to be announced on

-Proceedings will be published. Streaming info tba. For updates see

*) MEDIA ART NEEDS GLOBAL NETWORKED ORGANISATION & SUPPORT – International Declaration, signed by 500 professionals representing the key institutes in the field.

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