Conference Schedule

This schedule is subject to change. Click here if you’re looking for workshop descriptions. Questions? Email us at info@acmwest.org. 

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Check-in and Registration  – Party Deck Area

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Exhibitor Set-Up – Lobby, Party Deck, and Preconvene Areas

1:00 – 4:00 pm

In-Depth Pre-Conference Workshop
Implementing an Audio/Video Podcasting Studio and Training Curriculum at Your CMC –Laguna Grande, Room E

6:00 – 8:30 pm

 

Reception at AMP (465 Tyler Street in downtown Monterey) and the Melville Tavern (next door to AMP). Hosted tour of AMP facilities, food and refreshments at Melville Tavern.

  

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Check-in and Registration  – Party Deck Area

8:00 – 9:00 am

Breakfast Buffet – Atrium

8:00 am – 5:15 pm

Technology Exhibits (featuring Technology/Equipment Vendors) – Lobby, Party Deck, and Preconvene Areas

9:00 – 10:15 am

OPENING PLENARY – FCC, Federal and State Legislative Issues and Court Cases Impacting Our Future

Laguna Grande, Ballroom (A, B & C)

Workshop Tracks:

Track #1
Laguna Grande Room E

Track #2
Laguna Grande Room F

Track #3
Laguna Grande Room G

10:30 am – Noon

Round 1

Going Beyond Cable Funding: Revenue Development Options,
Opportunities, and Success Stores (Part 1)

Building and Implementing a Marketing/Re-Branding Plan for your CMC

Production Rapid Fire: Tools, Tricks, and Gadgets

Noon – 1:45 pm

LUNCHEON New Technology Show and Tell – Laguna Grande Ballroom (A, B & C)

2:00 – 3:30 pm

Round 2

Going Beyond Cable Funding: Revenue Development Options,
Opportunities, and Success Stores (Part 2)

Up Your Social Media Game

Thinking Outside the Box: Creative & Innovative
Programs and Formats

3:45 – 5:00 pm

Round 3

Identifying and Addressing the Primary HR Issues Facing CMC’s

(Explore the Technology Exhibits)

 

Shooting Professional Video with a 4k iPhone

5:30 pm

Buses Depart for Dinner and Social Event – Meet in Lobby Area, near Embassy Suites
Monterey Bay entrance

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Dinner and Social Event sponsored by COMREX CORPORATIONPlaza Linda Restaurant, 27 E Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924.

9:00 pm

Buses Depart from Plaza Linda Restaurant, Return to Embassy Suites Monterey Bay

 

THURSDAY, February 20, 2020

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Check-in and Registration – Party Deck Area

8:00 – 9:00 am

Breakfast Buffet – Atrium

8:00 am – 4:15 pm

Technology Exhibits (featuring Technology/Equipment Vendors) – Lobby, Party Deck, and Preconvene Areas

9:00 – 10:15 am

PLENARY SESSION – Community Media: Riding Waves of Change – Laguna Grande Ballroom (A, B & C)

Workshop Tracks:

Track #1
Laguna Grande Room E

Track #2
Laguna Grande Room F

Track #3
Laguna Grande Room G

10:30 – Noon

Round 4

 

Re-envisioning Community Media Centers: Building Relevance and Long-Term Sustainability

Hyperlocal News and Public Affairs: An Exploration of Opportunities and Partnerships

Machine Learning: Big Data Ate My Video

Noon 1:15pm

LUNCHEON – ACM West Region Annual Meeting sponsored by Cablecast Community MediaLaguna Grande Ballroom (A, B & C)

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Round 5

Exploring “Community” and “Public” in Media

Switching Gears: Retooling Your CMC Board to Meet the New Reality

Setting Up, Lighting, and Conducting Video Interviews

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Last Opportunity to Visit the TECHNOLOGY SHOW – Lobby, Party Deck, and Preconvene Areas

3:30 – 4:15 pm

Conference Closing, Exhibitor Drawings and Raffles – Lobby, Party Deck, and Preconvene Areas

5:30 – 6:30 pm

WAVE AWARDS RECEPTION with appetizers and beverages – Laguna Grande Ballroom (A, B & C)

6:30 – 8:00 pm

WAVE AWARDS CEREMONY – Laguna Grande Ballroom (A, B & C)