Access The Future Schedule Available

We are pleased to offer three tracks of programming this year with the 2018 NW Media Summit. Attendees can pick and choose from Leadership Development (LD), Production and Technology (PT), and Communities and Youth (CY) to customize their learnings.

2018 NW Media Summit: Access The Future
Portland, OR – Open Signal PDX
Register here.

Click through to access the current summit schedule.

Friday, April 27, 2018

9 – 10 a.m. Registration & Breakfast – Continental Breakfast, Coffee, and Tea catered by Bridges Cafe.

10 – 11:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker Reagan Jackson, writer for Crosscut, The Seattle Globalist, and South Sound Emerald.

11:15 – 12:30 p.m. Session # 1

(LD) – Ever-Evolving: How Community Media Centers Can Branch Out

(PT) – Low-Tech / High-Return: Affordable Production Techniques & Underutilized Equipment 

(CY) – How to Create a Development Plan for your Organization

12:30 – 1:30pm Lunch – Casual Sandwich Lunch Buffet from Bridges Cafe

1:45 – 3 p.m. Session # 2

(LD) – Dispute Resolution & HR Best Practices

(PT) – Technological Accessibility: Captioning & Language Barriers

(CY) – Engaging the Youth: Creating Involvement Opportunities 

3:45 – 5 p.m. Session # 3

(LD) – Grantwriting Workshop

(PT) – Podcasting 101 

(CY) – Building an Equity Plan for Your Organization and Creating a Safe(r) Space(s)

5 p.m. Closing

8 p.m. Social Gathering.
Live taping of Radio Survivor podcast. Sponsored by our partners at Comrex. Location TBA.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

9-10 a.m. Registration & Breakfast – Continental Breakfast, Coffee, and Tea catered by Bridges Cafe.

10:15am – 11:30am Session # 1

(LD) – Board Development

(PT) – Generating Empathy Using Virtual Reality (VR)

(CY) – Engaging Underserved Communities

11:45am – 12:45pm Casual Enchiladas Lunch Buffet from Bridges Cafe

1pm – 2:15pm Session # 2

(LD) – Creating a Sustainable Volunteer Program

(CY) – Collaborative Digitization Project with Oregon Historical Society and KBOO

(PT) – Animation Smörgåsbord

2:30pm – 3:45pm Session # 3

(LD) – Visioning the Future: Digital Inclusion

(PT) – Running & Operating an LPFM

(CY) – Journalism That Matters – Intersections of Communities, Engagement, and Journalism

4pm Plenary: The Future of Media

5pm Closing and Culmination of Learnings

7pm  Best of the Northwest Reception

8pm  Best of the Northwest Awards


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