Thursday Afternoon Pre-Conference
1:15 – 4:30 p.m. Denny Dias, Alive Publishing: Producing Video for the Web: Pre-Production – 3-hour intensive, UBC Robson Square. See also Post-Production lab below.
Thursday Evening Public Talk
7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Ijeoma Oluo, The Establishment: Stealing Someone Else’s Voice (Cultural Appropriation), VSO School of Music, 843 Seymour St., Vancouver. Sponsor: Magazines Canada.
7:30-8:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast, Cibo Trattoria, 900 Seymour St, Vancouver (6-minute walk to conference venue). Pre-registration is required. Attendees must pay for their own food and drink.
UBC Robson Square:
9-9:45 a.m. Kate Lesniak, Bitch Media, Keynote: Facebook Doesn’t Care About You Like Your Members Do: Sustaining Independent Media in a Social Media Landslide. Sponsor: Mitchell Press.
10 a.m.-12 p.m. Denny Dias, Alive Publishing: Producing Video for the Web: Post-Production – Mac Lab. See also Pre-Production intensive above. Limited to 15 attendees.
10:15-11:45 a.m. AnnMarie MacKinnon, Geist magazine, moderator: The Unique Challenges and Opportunities of Digital Publishing – Panel. With Jenny Uechi, National Observer, Karm Sumal, Daily Hive, Kate Lesniak, Bitch Media, and Jeanette Ageson, The Tyee.
10:15-11:30 a.m. Scott Gray, Mitchell Press: Publication Printing: Making Use of Tomorrow’s Print Technology Today
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Buffet lunch.
12:30-1:20 p.m. Sue Donaldson, literary arts program officer: BC Arts Council Q&A for arts & literary magazines. Free session.
12:30-1:20 p.m. Harold Boies, Director: Canada Periodical Fund Q&A for all magazines. Free videoconference session.
1:30-4:45 p.m. Felice Bisby, Knowledge Network: Magazine Layout and Design – Mac Lab. Limited to 15 attendees.
1:30-4:45 p.m. Taryn Hardes: SMART Social Media: How To Activate Social To Reach Your Goals – Workshop intensive.Limited to 30 attendees.
1:30-2:45 p.m. Devon Persing: Getting Out The Word: 5 Ways to Make Your Magazine Website More Accessible. Sponsor: Simply Accessible.
3:15-4:30 p.m. Ijeoma Oluo, The Establishment: Race, Culture, and the Gatekeepers of Language. Sponsor: Langara College Publishing Program.
5-6:30 p.m. After-Conference Social, Earl’s Kitchen & Bar, 905 Hornby St., Vancouver. Pre-registration is required. Some appetizers will be provided, but attendees must pay for the rest of their own food and drink.