BISA Conference 2014

Event: British and Irish Sound Archives’ Annual Conference

Venue: Fiontar, DCU, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Dates: 16 and 17 May 2014


Friday, 16 May 2014

09:30 - Registration and refreshments.

10:20 - Welcome from Simon Rooks, BISA convenor and Dr. Ciarán Mac Murchaidh, Head of School, Fiontar.

10:40 - Continuing to build a digital repository for Ireland. Dr. Natalie Harrower, Manager of Education and Outreach, Digital Repository of Ireland. Followed by Q&A session.

11:20 - The work of the Irish Traditional Music Archive. Grace Toland, Librarian, Irish Traditional Music Archive.Followed by Q&A session.

12:00 - Europeana Creative: Sound Archives and Social Networks. Lizzy Komen, Project Manager R&D, Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision and Tom Miles, Project Manager, British Library. Followed by Q&A session.

12:40 - Lunch (provided courtesy of Fiontar).

14:00 - Proinsias Ó Conluain : A broadcasting legacy. Ian Lee, producer RTÉ radio and Liam Wylie, RTÉ archives.Followed by Q&A session.

14:40 - Linking Europe's digital sound archives. Richard Ranft, Head of Sound and Vision, British Library.Followed by Q&A session.

15:20 - Refreshments

15:40 - Producing pronunciation guides for Irish toponyms on Dr. Brian Ó Raghallaigh, Lecturer & Research Project Technical Manager, Fiontar, Dublin City University. Followed by Q&A session.

16.30 - Launch of the new version of the national placenames database,, and of the new Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) Irish-language Web mapping service, MapGenie Éire. 

17:15 - AGM

17.45 - Close


Saturday, 17 May 2014

09:30 - Workshop: Publishing and promoting archives on the internet.

11:00 - Close.