Summit Agenda

Texas Community Media Summit

March 1, 2008 | Texas Union | University of Texas at Austin

Before the summit, so we can build on the experience of others, please:

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10:00 AM Registration, Santa Rita Room

10:30 AM Summit Open, Santa Rita Room

Welcome, Introduction, and Opening Remarks

Texas Media Landscape, 5-minute snapshots on community media

11:45 AM Morning Summit Sessions

Participants choose one session in the morning and another in the afternoon.
Each session will have a facilitator and a reporter, who will report back in the afternoon Plenary.

1:00 PM Lunch, Santa Rita Room

  • Catered by Aramark
    Choice of Turkey, Roast Beef, Chicken, Ham, and Avocado Pita Sandwiches
  • Donations for lunch costs are very welcome
  • Lunch Conversation: New Rules - New Realities The Texas Cable Association recently won its appeal at the 5th Circuit Court. What does this mean?
    Facilitated by Gene Crick, Executive Director, Telecommunity Resource Center

2:00 PM Prospects for DIY Media: Michael Verdi, Santa Rita Room

2:30 PM Afternoon Summit Sessions – Same as Morning Sessions

4:00 PM Plenary: Summit Session Reports, Santa Rita Room

  • Conclusions and action items from the four sessions

5:00 PM Keynote Address, Santa Rita Room

6:30 PM Reception at Sharon Strover's House