2006 Conference Schedule

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Conference Schedule:

* Schedule is Subject to Change*

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9am-10am

Registration Check-In, Coffee (courtesy of Green Mountain), Exhibition Area Open
*Be sure to get in early to avoid the line!*

10am-11:30am

Click here to view Session 1 workshop descriptions

  • Breaking the Chains: Building a Media Strategy for Juvenile Justice in America
  • A Fundraising Forum: Dialogue Between Grantmakers and Grantseekers
  • DIY Distribution: Strategies and Challenges
  • Microradio: Tactical Overview and Operations
  • Voces de Nuestra Tierra: A Community Sister-Radio Project Between WBAI and Radio Payumat of Cauca, Colombia
  • NYC Blogging Caucus
  • Research Like a Librarian: Advanced Internet and Critical Evaluation of Websites, Plus FOIA, FOIL, and RSS
  • Journalism for Youth: Writing, Editing and Publicizing
  • 11:45 - 1:15

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  • The Spectrum Spectacular: Community Wireless and Smashing Your Way into the Thrill Ride of the Century
  • PSA in a Day: Hands-on Video (limited sapce, youth prioritized)
  • The Role of Ethnic Press in Times of War and Natural Disaster
  • Using Hip-Hop for Social Change
  • Making Folks Think, When They're Laughing Too Hard to Realize
    it…Performance as Creative Resistance
  • Get It Online with Harlem Live!
  • Teach the Teachers: Media Lesson Share
  • Reading Between the Headlines: A FAIR Reading of the News
  • Silkscreening 101
  • Archiving Grassroots Media: How to Collect, Preserve and Access
  • Putting the "Community" in Community Media: Video as an Organizing Tool
  • 1:15-2:30

    Lunchtime!

    Youth under 21 are invited to join us for free pizza and activities in the Youth Lounge.

    Make sure to check out the exhibition room!

    2:30 - 4:00

    Click here to view Session 3 workshop descriptions.

  • Community Media - Personal or Political? From Limited Access to
    Transformative Communication
  • Media Policy: Why It's Important For Everyone!
  • Get Your Questions Answered: Interviewing 101
  • NYC Feminist Independent Media
  • How to Build Your Own Website
  • Talking to Mainstream Media: Independent Media Isn't Always Enough
  • Grassroots Media in an Election Year: Creating Community Voter Guides
  • The Portable Printing Press: A Hands On Guide to Stencil-Making
  • Say What You Mean: How to Tailor Your Video and Your Message
  • 4:15 - 5:45

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  • PS2 Wants You: Examining Digital Warfare - Videogaming and Military
    Recruitment
  • Africa Not in the News: What Mainstream and Alternative Media
  • are Missing in their Coverage of the Continent

  • Storm Watch: The Struggle for a Renewed Activist Media after Hurricane Katrina
  • DIY Media Literacy
  • Creative Politics: The Art of Freestyling
  • Models for Independent Mediamaking and Political Organizing
  • Podcasting 101
  • Video Production with Dyke TV
  • Celebrating Community and Public Access Television: The Fight Ahead
  • The Grassroots Artists MovEment (G.A.ME)’s International Artists Union(IAU): How Artists Can Benefit By Being Independent
  • GMC CONFERENCE AFTERPARTY/NETWORKING EVENT

    Please join the NYCGMC to celebrate the local grassroots media community.
    Free Admission for all, Cheap drinks to benefit the NYC Grassroots Media Coalition
    4 DJ's, Drinks $2-$4 - Make this NetWORK!
    ALL AGES

    9pm
    Abc No Rio
    156 Rivington Street
    (between Clinton & Suffolk)
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    GMC AfterParty

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