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Karen Cariani

WGBH Educational Foundation (GBH)
Exectuive Director GBH Archive
Boston, MA
Karen Cariani, is the David O. Ives Executive Director of the GBH Archives and GBH Project Director for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting, a collaboration with the Library of Congress to preserve and provide a centralized on-line access to content created by public media. Karen has 39 years of television production, project and archival management experience and was project director for many projects focused on providing access to digital audiovisual collections online and long-term digital preservation. She served on the AMIA board, Digital Commonwealth board, and the National Stewardship Digital Alliance (NDSA) Coordinating Committee and chaired the Levels of Preservation revision WG. Karen is committed to push new technology to its limits to allow historical cultural materials more available for public use. She is active in the archive community and professional organizations and passionate about the use of media archives and digital library collections for education.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, October 24

1:30pm EDT

Wednesday, October 25

11:30am EDT