Making Your Media Matter 2009

Ethics, Money and Mission

Center for Social Media
American University's Katzen Arts Center
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016

February 12th -13th 2009

The Center for Social Media invites established and aspiring filmmakers, non-profit communications leaders, funders, and students to our 5th annual Making Your Media Matter conference. This is a perfect opportunity to learn and share cutting-edge practices for creating media that matters.

Keynote speakers include: Gordon Quinn and George Stoney.


5:30 Introduction by School of Communication's Dean Larry Kirkman
5:40 Mini-keynote: George Stoney on ethics in social-issue film
6:00 Keynote: Gordon Quinn and the ethics of Cinema Verite
7:00 Social Media Showcase
7:45 Reception


9:00 Registration, coffee/bagels, and demos
10:00 Welcome and Logistics
10:15 Panel: Money and Mission
11:45 Announcements/Shout-outs
11:50 Birds of a Feather Lunch

Birds of a Feather lunch allows you to sign up for a theme or issue you would like to discuss before the conference, network online with people who have similar interests, and meet for lunch to discuss that topic. You can both sign up for your BOF group or create a new one on our Making Your Media Matter networking site.

1:00 Raffle
1:05 Panel: Outreach and Connection
2:30 Networking Break
3:00 Panel: Art, Ethics and Mission
4:30 Reception