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AMIA believes that the education and training of moving image archivists is not only central to AMIA's role as a professional association, but essential to the long-term survival of our moving image heritage.

AMIA offers three scholarships and a research Internship each year to students entering the field. Application deadlines are May 15th.

Sony Pictures Scholarship
The Rick Chace Foundation Scholarship
Universal Studios Preservation Scholarship

The Image Permanence Institute Internship in Preservation Research
The purpose of the IPI Internship is to give a student of merit who is committed to the preservation of moving images the opportunity to acquire practical experience in preservation research.

A list of AMIA Scholarship, Fellowship and Internship Recipients.

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Chairs: Carol Radovich and Regina Longo

The AMIA Conference Committee is a Committee of the Board. It is responsible for developing the content of each year's conference as well as for the planning of the annual event. In coordination with the Steering Committee, fellow committees, and the AMIA Office, this includes  scheduling conference sessions, conference events, workshops, and vendor relations.

Volunteer Opportunities
The Conference Committee welcomes individuals who are interested in volunteering their time to participate in the conference planning process. Interested individuals must have regular access to email. Committee work relies heavily upon email and telephone communication during all stages of the planning process. If you would like to assist with the work of the Conference Committee, please send an email to the AMIA Office at


The Steering Committee is made up of members of the Board, the Conference Committee and the office and provides a mechanism for long-term planning for the conference through discussion and recommendations to the Board. The Steering Committee is also responsible for finalizing conference streams and plenary sessions.