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Selected List of Talks by Howard Besser, 2013-2016
For a fuller list, please visit Prof. Besser's website.

Audiovisual Collections for Non-Specialist Librarians: Italy, August 2009; Puerto Rico, August 2011; Singapore 2013; South Africa, 2015
In conjunction with the annual meeting of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA), every two years MIAP Director Howard Besser conducts a daylong workshop on audiovisual conservation aimed at librarians who are not yet specialists in this subject.

Capetown, 18 August, 2015 by Howard Besser
Singapore, 19 August, 2013 by Howard Besser
San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 16, 2011 by Howard Besser & James Turner
Milan, Italy, 24 August, 2009 by Howard Besser and CCAAA

Safeguarding of Sound and Image Collections (SOIMA): Brazil 2007, India 2009, Latvia/Lithuania 2011
In collaboration with the leading international organization for conservation of all types of materials (ICCROM), MIAP faculty have helped organize a biennial month-long intensive workshop on audiovisual conservation. Designed for professionals working in mixed collections (national libraries, museums, and archives), these workshops have trained professionals from over 60 institutions in 50 countries.

Sound and Image Collections, 3-4 week Workshop, International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM)
Riga, Latvia, July, 2011 (Howard Besser's Workshops) photos
New Delhi, India, November, 2009 (Howard Besser's Workshops) photos

Seminario de Conservación de Obras y Docuentos sobre soportes digitales: Mexico City, July 27-August 1, 2009 | Photos
This week-long workshop on Conservation of audiovisual works on digital media was organized by Conservator Fernando Osorio and MIAP graduate Natalia Fidelholtz. The event was co-sponsored by Mexico's Cineteca Nacional, Centro Nacional de las Artes, Centro Cultural de España en México, Centro Multimedia, and Fundaçion Televisa. Major participants included MIAP Faculty Howard Besser and Kara van Malssen.

Conservation of Video, Audio, & New Media for Art Conservation students: Stuttgart, Germany
This annual 2 Day Workshop designed for Art Conservation Students takes place at the State Academy of Art and Design, by Howard Besser

24-25 November, 2016
24-25 November, 2014
17-18 December, 2012
17-18 June, 2010
2-3 July, 2009 | photos
3-4 July, 2008