Media Learning Seminar

Media Learning Seminar 2013

Over three days, local leaders, tech experts and your peers in philanthropy explore how foundations can – and do - help residents be informed about the issues that shape their communities.


Media Learning Seminar: Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy

February 10-12, 2013
Presented by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Sunday, February 10

2:00 – 5:00 p.m., Mezzanine

OPENING EXPO: Tools and ideas

1:00 – 6:00 p.m., Mezzanine

Early Bird Registration

Monday, February 11 

8:00 – 9:45 a.m., Mezzanine

EXPO and Registration continues

9:45 a.m., Versailles    

Welcome

10:15 – 11:30 a.m., Versailles

Plenary Session: What we know and how we got there: Related: "Six lessons on how community foundations met #infoneeds, empowered citizens" on KnightBlog

11:30 - 11:45 a.m. Break

11:45 – 1:15 p.m., Trianon

Lunch: 'Moments of Truth' foundations share snapshots: Related: "Community foundations share moments of truth" on KnightBlog

1:15 – 1:45 p.m. - Break

1:45 – 3:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

1.    How can you get started; what can you learn?, Windsor

2.  Incorporating a media strategy in your information work, Michelangelo

3.  Collaborative efforts; getting others involved, Alhambra

4. Understanding your organization’s role as a leader in the community, Chopin Ballroom

5. Using games for community engagement, Cambridge

6. Intellectual property rights and information projects, Sandringham

7. Libraries as community change agents, Oxford

8. Board capacity: Engaging board members in the information arena, Raphael

9. Data as a public good, Balmoral

10. Working with elected officials to strengthen information projects, Trinity

11. Intergenerational mentoring (Escorial)

3:30 – 3:45 p.m. - Break

3:45 - 5:30 p.m., Versailles

Plenary Session: Re-thinking community information approaches: designing for impact Related: "How human-centered design thinking can transform community media" on KnightBlog 

5:30- 6:30 p.m. -Break

6:30 – 9:00 p.m., Mezzanine & Versailles

Reception & Dinner Related: "Knight Media Learning Seminar 2013: Day One" a Storify on KnightBlog

Tuesday, February 12

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. - Continental Breakfast, Trianon

8:30 – 10:00 a.m., Versailles

Plenary Session – Building Partnerships and Collaborations

10:00 – 10:15 a.m. - Break

10:15 – 11:45 a.m., Versailles

 

Plenary Session - Sustainability: Is it possible? Related: "Going from sustainability to 'thrivability': success stories from Sundance, The Texas Tribune and KCRW" on KnightBlog

11:45 – Noon - Break

Noon – 2:00 p.m., Trianon

Closing Lunch