Playing Pong in 2100: How to Preserve Old Video Games
Saturday, August 18, 2012, 1 - 5pm
This half-day program features two panel conversations focused on how to conserve and preserve digital media, specifically video games, in a world of constantly evolving technologies. Industry leaders J. P. Dyson, Strong Museum of Play; Chris Grant, Vox Media; Jon Gibson, iam8bit; Dave Gibson, Library of Congress; and Rachel Donahue, University of Maryland join the museum's media specialist Michael Mansfield and chief conservator, Tiarna Doherty and guest curator Chris Melissinos for the discussion. This talk is relevant to conservators, collectors, and gamers alike.