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

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Exhibitor Set-Up

1:00 – 4:00 pm

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

6:00 – 8:30 pm

 

Reception at Midpen Media Center (900 San Antonio Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303). Hosted with hors d’oeuvres, refreshments and facility tour

  

Thursday, March 31, 2022

8:00 am – 5:30 pm

Check-in and Registration

8:00 – 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 5:15 pm

Technology Exhibits (featuring Technology/Equipment Vendors)

9:00 – 10:15 am

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

Workshop Tracks:

Track #1

Track #2

Track #3

10:30 am – Noon

Round 1

Pandemic Pivot: Lessons Learned and Practices to Carry Forward (Part 1)

Developing and Implementing a Mobile App to Build Community Engagement

Tapping into ARPA and Other New Federal and State Funding

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 Catchup with the Real World of Communications?

3:45 – 5:00 pm

Round 3

Expanding the Training Curriculum and Services to Meet Community Needs

AMAT: Ask Me Anything Technical

 

In the Rearview: Reaffirming Access Roots Today by Looking Back

5:00 – 6:30 pm

BREAK

6:30 – 8:30 pm

Social Event
Near CreaTV San Jose’s new facility (under construction). Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments. Transportation via VTA Light Rail.

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

8:00 – 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 4:15 pm

Technology Exhibits (featuring Technology/Equipment Vendors)

9:00 – 10:15 am

PLENARY SESSION – When Hate Speech Meets Free Speech

Workshop Tracks:

Track #1

Track #2

Track #3

10:30 – Noon

Round 4

 

Building A Bigger Tent: Developing Meaningful Engagement with Diverse Communities

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

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Round 5

Building Back Your Membership and Community Producers, Post COVID

Online Community Engagement: New Tools and Tactics

Digital Literacy Projects that Build Community

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Last Opportunity to Visit the TECHNOLOGY SHOW

3:30 – 4:15 pm

Conference Closing, Exhibitor Drawings and Raffles

4:15 – 6:00 pm

BREAK

6:00 – 8:00 pm

WAVE AWARDS CEREMONY
with music, hors d’oeuvres and refreshments