PACA Announces New Board, Prepares for Conference

Posted on 7/15/2010 by Julia Dudnik Stern | Printable Version | Comments (1)

The Picture Archive Council of America has announced its 2010-2012 executive board, which is managing the preparations for the 15th annual PACA conference.

Blend’s Robert Henson, former co-chair of PACA’s technology committee, is the incoming president, taking over from Maria Kessler, who remains an executive board member. Henson sees the speed of content creation and consumption, digital rights management and copyright protection as the prevailing current trends that present both challenges and opportunities to PACA members.

Other board members include Alan Bailey (Rubbertball), Jason Brown (Corbis), Nancy Carrizales (Animals Animals), Dave Herbig (Danita Delimont) and Megan Murphy (Getty Images). Cathy Aaron and Nancy Wolff continue as non-voting members.

The board will greet attendees of the upcoming PACA conference in New York on October 15–17. Among discussion topics will be: PacaSearch, which currently unites over 70 member agencies and more than 70 million images; aesthetic, business and technology trends; copyright protection and enforcement; and marketing, particularly via the Internet.

Registration for the event, which Lanny Ziering of Superstock humorously describes as “speed dating for business,” is open. Programming updates will be posted on the PACA Web site as information becomes available.

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  • Robert Henson Posted Jul 15, 2010
    Check spelling on names, please.

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