Archive preservation association elects FGV professional as ambassador in Brazil

Bernardo Bortolotti, a documentation and information analyst from FGV’s School of Social Sciences (CPDOC) has been nominated by the Executive Committee of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) for its ambassadors program.
Social Sciences
09 October 2018
Archive preservation association elects FGV professional as ambassador in Brazil

Bernardo Bortolotti, a documentation and information analyst from FGV’s School of Social Sciences (CPDOC) has been nominated by the Executive Committee of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) for its ambassadors program. Bortolotti’s mission, through the CPDOC, will be to act as one of IASA’s representatives in Brazil, promoting the Association’s work and ideas, in addition to collaborating with other Brazilian institutions for the preservation of audiovisual heritage.

IASA was founded in 1969 and is one of the main references in the discussions on the preservation of sound and audiovisual documents, and relies on major archival institutions in more than 70 countries, such as the Library of Congress (USA), the British Library (UK), the Bibliothèque National de France.

The CPDOC has been a member of IASA since 1998 and has had representatives in many of the conferences held by the Association, in several cities throughout the world.