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SMPTE Philadelphia Section Meeting Notice

Guests and non-members welcome

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
6:30pm – Refreshments (courtesy Philadelphia SMPTE)
7:00pm – Presentation

Admission Fee:
No charge

WHYY Technology Center
150 North Sixth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Bill Weber – VP and Chief Technology Officer, WHYY


Presentation: Media Preservation and Archiving at the Library of Congress
A discussion about what the LoC’s NAVCC facility can do, details on how they designed a migration plant that handles virtually all media formats and file types, and how to design a long-term media archive. This presentation was just given at the DC SMPTE conference and was well received.

James Snyder, Senior Systems Administrator – Library of Congress, National Audio Visual Conservation Center
Some of James’ previous work includes Sr. Design Engineer at CEI, Sr. Video Engineer at Verizon Digital Media Technologies, Sr. Video Engineer at MCI, DTV Engineering Specialist at PBS, and Digital Video Engineering Specialist/Instructor at Harris/PBS DTV Express.

********************** PLEASE RSVP *********************
To help us plan for refreshments and seating, let us know if you’re coming to the meeting. Please RSVP your attendance in advance to Steve Tadzynski at with the names of those
attending, your contact info, and your affiliation no later than noon on June 9th.


Underground parking is available a block away at the National Constitution Center (entrance on Race Street, between 6th and 5th) or at the Independence Mall Autopark, with entrances on 6th and 5th Streets, between Arch and Market. Other parking garages are a few blocks away. See
Limited street meter parking may also be available.


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