Conference Schedule

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Wednesday, February 22, 2023

11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Check-in and Registration
Mar Monte Hotel Lobby

 

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Exhibitor Set-Up
Fireside Room


1:00 – 3:00 pm
3:00 – 5:00 pm

Welcome to Santa Barbara Tours
Tour of Santa Barbara City TV (35 Anacapa St.)

Tour of TV Santa Barbara Media Center (329 S. Salina St.)

Arrange your own transportation, here’s some options.

6:00 – 8:30 pm

 

Opening Reception at Cabrillo Pavilion
On the beach across the street from Mar Monte Hotel (118 E Cabrillo Blvd.)
Hosted with hors d’oeuvres and refreshments.

  

Thursday, February 23, 2023

8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Check-in and Registration
Mar Monte Hotel Lobby

8:00 – 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast
Fireside Room

8:00 am – 5:15 pm

Technology Exhibits (featuring Technology/Equipment Vendors)
Fireside Room

9:00 – 10:15 am

OPENING PLENARY
Pacific Ballroom

The Role of Community Media in a Changing Media Landscape

Workshop Tracks:

Track #1
Terrace Room 1

Track #2
Terrace Room 2

Track #3
Terrace Room 3

10:30 am – Noon

Round 1

The Role of Community Media in a Changing Media Landscape (Roundtable)

Building a Powerful Team

Legal & Practical Issues Surrounding Uses of PEG Funding

Noon – 1:45 pm

LUNCHEON New Technology Show and Tell
Pacific Ballroom

2:00 – 3:30 pm

Round 2

Strategic Re-Envisioning: Staying
Ahead of the Curve

Cool New Tools

Attracting and Engaging Youth in Community Media

3:45 – 5:00 pm

Round 3

Going Beyond Cable Funding / Diversifying Funding Sources

Building, Strengthening and Maintaining an Effective Board of Directors

 

Thinking Outside the Box: New Creative Innovative Programs and Formats

5:00 – 5:30 pm

BREAK

5:30 – 8:00 pm

WAVE Awards Ceremony & Reception
Pacific Ballroom
With music, hors d’ oeuvres refreshments.

8:30 – 10:00 pm

After Party

 

Friday, February 24, 2022

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Check-in and Registration
Mar Monte Lobby

8:00 – 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast
Fireside Room

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Technology Exhibits (featuring Technology/Equipment Vendors)
Fireside Room

9:00 – 10:15 am

PLENARY SESSION
Pacific Ballroom

Community Media Centers Filling the Gap: Local News and Community-Centered Journalism

Workshop Tracks:

Track #1
Terrace Room 1

Track #2
Terrace Room 1

Track #3
Terrace Room 3

10:30 – Noon

Round 4

 

Update on Legal, Legislative, and Policy Issues at the Federal/State

Building Equity & Inclusion into Every Aspect of a Community Media Center

Successful Marketing Strategies for a Community Media Center

Noon 1:15pm

LUNCHEON – ACM West Region Annual Meeting

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Round 5

ACT NOW: An Organizing Workshop Aimed at Changing DIVCA

Tips and Solutions for Hybrid Meetings

TBA

3:15 – 4:00 pm

Conference Closing, Exhibitor Drawings for Great Prizes
Pacific Ballroom