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KES International is proud to present Archiving Tomorrow 2016 
in Conjunction with FOCAL International
and RTÉ Archives.
 1-3 June 2016, Dublin, IRELAND

The Partners and Committee

The Summit Organiser: KES International
KES International is an independent not for profit organisation supported by a
number of international universities, founder of “Archiving Tomorrow” Conferences.

RTÉ Archives, Executive Council member of the International Federation of
Television Archives FIAT/IFTA & Chair Save Your Archive Program, Bríd Dooley,

The CCAAA “Archives At Risk” Program of the Coordinating Council of Audiovisual
Archive Associations, Executive Coordinator Sue Malden, Chair of FOCAL

Local partner and supporter, Digital Repository Ireland (DRI), 
Director (Acting ) Natalie Harrower

RTÉ is Ireland’s National Public Service Broadcaster and keeper of over 90 years
of Irish broadcasting history & audiovisual records: RTÉ Archives.

DRI/RIA (Royal Irish Academy) is part of the Royal Irish Academy and The Digital Repository of Ireland is relatively new body whose mission is to create an interactive trusted digital repository for contemporary and historical, social and cultural data held by Irish institutions.
Archives At Risk Program of the CCAAA. The CCAAA represents the interests of worldwide professional archive organizations with interests in audiovisual materials including films, broadcast television and radio, and audio recordings of all kinds.


FOCAL International:

The Federation of Commercial Audiovisual Libraries International.

A professional not-for-profit trade association formed in 1985 and is fully established as one of the leading voices in the industry.

The purpose of FOCAL International is to:
Facilitate the use of library footage, images, stills and audio in all forms of media production, promote members - libraries selling content plus those whose serve the industry. Provide a platform for our members to promote themselves and their interests. Encourage good practice in the research, licensing, copyright clearance and use of footage. Support, promote and educate on the need to preserve and restore footage and content. Act as an information resource for the footage and content industry. Offer training in key skills and in the broader appreciation of the footage & content industry.

Sue MaldenSue Malden

Chair of FOCAL International

Sue has been a tremendous asset to conference helping drive the direction since its first year. 

For Sue’s Biography, click here

See: for more information about the organisation and its events.


RTÉ Archives:

RTÉ Archives is home to Ireland’s largest collection of audiovisual material. Combining hundreds of thousands of hours of moving image and sound recordings together with significant collections of photographs, manuscripts and administrative documents.

Bríd Dooley

RTÉ, Ireland.

Head of RTÉ Archives, Ireland’s national Public Service Media Organisation.  

She is a long serving member of the Executive Council of FIAT/IFTA, and a former general secretary.  

Chair of the Save Your Archive Program of FIAT/IFTA since 2014.


 KES International 

KES is an independent association, operated on a non-profit-orientated basis, from the UK. A number of universities around the world contribute to the organisation, operation and academic activities of the association.

KES International provides opportunities for researchers, managers and students in high-tech subject areas to connect with others and communicate the results of their research to a wide audience. KES encompasses a six-thousand strong community that participates in its activities.

For over a decade KES has provided a leading annual conference. Conferences take place throughout the world and are attended by an international audience. KES also publishes two journals and several book series in association with international publishing houses, and may occasionally run other events and activities of interest to members. Additionally, we are developing innovative methods of web-based presentation and publication to give research outcomes optimum visibility and impact.

As well as organising its own activities, KES can help you to run conferences or administer your membership organisation. You are welcome to approach us to find out what KES can do for you. Involving a membership drawn from a range of universities and companies world-wide.

Professor R . J. Howlett
Executive Chair of KES International

For more information about the Organisation of KES click here:

See: for more information about KES International and our current portfolio of conferences.

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