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 â€“ Production Partnerships
10:15 to 11:15am Session Two - Research in Progress Presentations
11:25 to 1:05pm Keynote Lunch â€“ 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 â€“ 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.
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 timeâ€”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.