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Lauren Sorensen

Los Angeles, California
Lauren Sorensen is a consultant specializing in digital preservation and conservation, project management, independent media, and artist archives. Concurrently a PhD student in UCLA's Information Studies program, she has held positions at the Library of Congress, Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC), independent film distributor Canyon Cinema, among others. She received her MA in Moving Image Archiving & Preservation from New York University in 2007 and holds a BA from University of California, Santa Cruz. She is currently Secretary and Director of the Board for the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) and formerly program chair for the Electronic Media Group of American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works (AIC).