Media Learning Seminar

Media Learning Seminar 2011


Monday, February 28

Welcome Remarks

Plenary Session 10:15 – 11:30 a.m.:

Using Technology to Help People Take Action


Universal Access

Breakout Sessions / 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

  1. Giving voice to a community
    Facilitator: Joaquin Alvarado, Sr. Vice President, Digital Innovation, American Public Media

  2. Increasing availability of news and information
    Facilitator: Heidi Williamson, Vice President, Communications, Berks County Community Foundation

  3. Upselling; donor ideas-foundation solutions through an informed, engaged community
    Facilitator: Dirk Beveridge, President, 4th Generation Systems

  4. Connecting individuals
    Facilitator: Charles Firestone, Executive Director, Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program

  5. Building the news and information fields
    Facilitator: Kinsey Wilson, Sr. Vice President and General Manager, NPR Digital

  6. Community foundations and social media
    Facilitator: Jeff Reifman, Founder, NewsCloud

  7. The role of the board in the information arena
    Facilitator: Alberto Ibargüen, President and C.E.O., John S. and James L. Knight Foundation (board members only)

  8. Principles of persuasion: broadening your pool of donors to engage in the information arena
    Facilitator: Ron Shuffield, President, Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell Realtors

  9. Evaluating the impact of information and media projects
    Facilitator: FSG Social Impact Advisors

  10. Libraries: Spanning the divides; creating opportunities for all ages and needs
    Facilitator: Raymond Santiago, Director, Miami-Dade Public Library System

Plenary Session 3:45 – 5:30 p.m.:

Community Foundations in the Knowledge Business: Leadership

Reception & Dinner 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Third World America

Tuesday, March 1

Plenary Session 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

A Community Information Toolkit: Assessing and Empowering Your Community

Plenary Session 10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

What’s Now; What’s Next

Closing Lunch Noon – 2:00 p.m.

Law and Disorder