District Conferences


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District 2 Conference
Appalachian State University
September 26-27, 2014 - Boone, NC


District 2 Conference Registration Form

District 2 Conference Schedule of Events*
Friday, September 26th
Courtyard Marriott, Boone, N.C.


Noon Registration at Conference Hotel

1:00 to 1:30pm Welcome

1:45 to 2:45pm Session One - Converting Media Content into Revenue

2:55 to 3:55pm Session Two - Putting Go-anywhere Cameras in Flight

4:10 to 4:40pm Reception

4:45 to 6:00 pm Session Three - Competitive Research Paper Presentations

6:00 to 6:30 pm Session Four - District Meeting

Saturday, September 27th
Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C.

Free parking planned in Beasley Media Center, at intersection of Depot St. & River St.

8:30 am Light Breakfast, Beasley Media Center

9:00 to 9:30am Building Tour

9:30 to 10:10am Session One – Production Partnerships

10:15 to 11:15am Session Two - Research in Progress Presentations

11:25 to 1:05pm Keynote Lunch – R/Evolution of Audiences and Media, Alison Bryant

1:15 to 2:15pm Session Three - Production Competition Showcase

2:20 to 3:15pm Session Four – Broadcast Writing Tools and Techniques

3:20 to 4:30pm Session Five - Contemporary Media Roundtables:

Depression & Mental Illness Coverage in light of Robin Williams, &/or Ferguson Media Coverage, What are the right RQs?


The conference registration fee for advanced registrants will be: $40 for BEA Members; $65 for non-members; and $30 for students. A late fee of 
$25 will be added for onsite registration. Registration includes a Friday evening reception with appetizers, Saturday morning coffee and pastries, and a Saturday lunch. For more information contact Ginger Loggins.


District 5 Conference
Conference held in conjunction with the South Central Broadcasting Society annual conference, 
September 26-27, 2014 
at Oklahoma Christian University, Edmond, OK

District 5 Conference Registration

The conference will take place Friday and Saturday, September 26 and 27, 2014. The conference will feature a Keynote Speaker, industry panels, research in progress, faculty production showcase, student production showcase, and the BEA District V business meeting. Note that a separate South Central Broadcasting Society Regional Meeting will be taking place at the same time—which will include a production competition and awards ceremony.

Early registration fee is $25 for all attendees; includes Friday reception and keynote, Saturday lunch, and all breaks. For more information contact Tony DeMars.