Charlotte and the Convention

This morning, Jennifer Hull and I appeared on Fox News Rising in Charlotte to promote the COMM 360 experience starting August 30, 2012 at Queens University of Charlotte. Watch the video on the FoxCharlotte website.


If you’re interested in joining us for the events, here is the full schedule:


Joining us for Charlotte and the Convention on August 30 and 31, 2012?

Here’s the planned schedule:

Items in red are open to the public and likely to be full. Please arrive early.
All events will be held in Ketner Auditorium (Sykes Buidling) on the Queens Campus.

August 30, 2012
REGISTRATION 8:30 AM
Welcome & Introduction 9:00 AM Welcome Mac McArthur/Jennifer Hull
Session 1 9:15 AM Charlotte History Tom Hanchett
Session 2 10:30 AM PANEL: The Communicative Power of Events Leanne Pupchek, Mohammed el-Nawawy, Bob Whalen, Kim Gregory (moderator)
Session 3 11:15 AM Political Conventions: Then & Now Mark Kelso
LUNCH BREAK 12:15 PM
Session 4 1:30 PM Social Media changes Journalism Jason Silverstein
Concurrent sessions 1 3:00 PM TECHniques: Using Pinterest Mac McArthur/Jennifer Hull
Concurrent sessions 1 3:00 PM TECHniques: Developing a nose for news Rebecca Anderson/Molly Hedrick
Concurrent sessions 1 3:00 PM TECHniques: Editing Video Jim Neale
Session 5 4:00 PM Protesting Politics Maggie Commins
DINNER BREAK 5:00 PM
Session 6 6:30 PM PANEL: Carolina Stories Project Alexis Carreiro (moderator)

August 31, 2012

REGISTRATION 8:30 AM
Opening of day 9:00 AM Welcome and Opening Reminders Mac McArthur/Jennifer Hull
Concurrent sessions 2 9:15 AM TECHniques: Following DNC on 2nd screens Reena Arora
Concurrent sessions 2 9:15 AM TECHniques: Photojournalism Jim Neale
Concurrent sessions 2 9:15 AM TECHniques: Interviewing Bob Page
Concurrent sessions 3 10:15 AM Know your placement: DNCC Communication Center
Concurrent sessions 3 10:15 AM Know your placement: ABC News
Concurrent sessions 3 10:15 AM Know your placement: Daily Show
Concurrent sessions 3 10:15 AM Know your placement: QCityMetro
Concurrent sessions 3 10:15 AM Know your placement: The Charlotte Observer
Concurrent sessions 3 10:15 AM Know your placement: PPL of DNC
Session 7 11:00 AM PANEL: Race, Faith and Social Justice Diane Mowery, Daina Nathaniel, Norris Frederick, Zachary White (moderator)
LUNCH BREAK 12:00 PM
Session 8 1:15 PM Charlotte and the Convention
Pecha Kucha
Erin DeBell, Jim Shoff, Mike Wirth, Kristen Bostedo-Conway, Mac McArthur, Jennifer Bratyanski, Jessica Braswell
Session 8 (con’t) 2:15 PM Convention Security Clarence Birkhead
Session 9 3:00 PM PANEL: Media Makers
Covering the Convention
Alexis Carreiro (moderator)
Session 10 4:15 PM Digital Citizenship Eric Freedman & Alexis Carreiro
EVENT CONCLUDES 5:00 PM

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