Conference Schedule

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

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Check-in and Registration
Lobby

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Exhibitor Set-Up
Mezzanine

1:00 – 4:00 pm

In-Depth Pre-Conference Workshop
Broadening Your Reach: Multi-Platform Content Delivery
Santa Clara Room

6:00 – 8:30 pm

 

Reception at Midpen Media Center (900 San Antonio Rd, Palo Alto), sponsored by TelVue Corporation. Hosted with hors d’oeuvres, refreshments and facility tour.
Buses begin loading at 5:30pm in front of the hotel.

  

Thursday, March 31, 2022

8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Check-in and Registration
Lobby

8:00 – 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast
California Ballroom

8:00 am – 5:15 pm

Technology Exhibits (featuring Technology/Equipment Vendors)
Mezzanine

9:00 – 10:15 am

OPENING PLENARY 
Re-Emerge, Re-Connect, Re-Envision
California Ballroom

Workshop Tracks:

Track #1
Salon ABC

Track #2
Salon KLM

Track #3
Santa Clara Room

10:30 am – Noon

Round 1

Online Community Engagement: New Tools and Tactics

Pandemic Pivot: Lessons Learned and Practices to Carry Forward

Building A Bigger Tent: Developing Meaningful Engagement with Diverse Communities

Noon – 1:45 pm

LUNCHEON New Technology Show and Tell

2:00 – 3:30 pm

Round 2

Making Your PEG Access/Community Media Center More Inclusive

Sports Productions and Programming

The Court, the FCC, and Congress: Will they Finally Catch Up with the Real World of Communications?

3:45 – 5:00 pm

Round 3

New Facility Models for Space and Collaboration: Open San Jose

AMAT: Ask Me Anything Technical

 

Expanding the Training Curriculum and Services to Meet Community Needs

5:00 – 6:30 pm

BREAK

6:30 – 8:30 pm

Social Event at Fuze Bar & Lounge (58 South 1st St, San Jose), sponsored by Municipal Captioning, hosted by CreaTV San Jose.
Near CreaTV’s new facility Open San Jose (under construction).
Transportation from the Holiday Inn with your free VTA Light Rail pass.
Enjoy a taco bar, food, and entertainment from DJ Smokie and the African Drum and Dance troupe, Eya.  

8:30 pm

Evening on your own with new and old friends! 

 

Friday, April 1, 2022

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Check-in and Registration
Lobby

8:00 – 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast
California Ballroom

8:00 am – 4:15 pm

Technology Exhibits (featuring Technology/Equipment Vendors)
Mezzanine

9:00 – 10:15 am

PLENARY SESSION – When Hate Speech Meets Free Speech
California Ballroom

Workshop Tracks:

Track #1
Salon ABC

Track #2
Salon KLM

Track #3
Santa Clara Room

10:30 – Noon

Round 4

 

Tapping into ARPA and Other New Federal and State Funding

Closed Captioning Update: Can You Read Me Now?

Going Beyond Cable Funding: Revenue Development Options, Opportunities, and Success Stories

Noon 1:15pm

LUNCHEON – ACM West Region Annual Meeting, sponsored by Cablecast Community Media
California Ballroom

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Round 5

In the Rearview: Reaffirming Access Roots Today by Looking Back

Developing and Implementing a Mobile App to Build Community Engagement

Digital Literacy Projects that Build Community

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Last Opportunity to Visit Technology Exhibits
Mezzanine

3:30 – 4:15 pm

Conference Closing, Exhibitor Drawings and Raffles
California Ballroom

4:15 – 6:00 pm

BREAK

6:00 – 8:00 pm

WAVE AWARDS CEREMONY & RECEPTION, sponsored by COMREX
with music, hors d’oeuvres and refreshments
California Ballroom