Radiotelevisione Svizzera (SRG SSR/RSI), Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) together with the FIAT/IFTA Media Management Commission invite you to the 8th edition of FIAT/IFTA’s "Changing Sceneries, Changing Roles" Seminars, focusing on media management, metadata, new emerging technologies and changing skillsets. This edition’s theme is

"Embracing automation, enhancing discoverability"

Take this opportunity to learn from international leaders within the media management community about innovative workflows and practical solutions facing the digital archiving and broadcasting community.

International Speakers will provide real world insights, case studies and panel discussions on Integration and Interoperability with MAM systems, MAM in the Cloud, Sports Audiovisual Archives –logging, data feeds, multiplatform and rights, Automation- metadata extraction, mining, speech to text and Discoverability- linked data, semantics, analytics and new search technologies and trends.

We will continue to examine the changing roles in AV archives and need for new skills and training in this fast evolving digital domain.


This international seminar will bring together 120+ people: AV archiving practitioners (archivists, media managers) as well as researchers, developers, journalists, producers and representatives of the media and software industry. It will foster knowledge and ideas exchange, education, information and vendor awareness, understanding and engagement.

Registration Fees

The Seminar fee is inclusive of 2 full days of international speakers and presentations, panel discussions, sponsor exhibition area and an evening Dinner at Lake Lugano. Registrants will also receive a welcome pack with printed programme and will be provided lunch / coffee breaks during the Seminar.



STUDENTS: 120 Euros


"Thursday evening: standing dinner on a boat with jam session. Musicians belong you: bring your instruments. BASS, PIANO, DRUMS will be there."