The 11th Annual Northeast Media Literacy Conference, April 19, 2013
“Media Literacy in a Digital Information Age”
It is a pleasure to announce that the 11th annual Northeast Media Literacy Conference, “Media Literacy in a Digital Information Age”, will be held on Friday, April 19, 2013 in the Rome Commons Ballroom on the UConn campus.
For the third year, we have been honored by the U.S. State Department in Washington which has included our annual conference in its renowned three week International Visitors Leadership Program. Twenty-two media leaders representing 22 nations around the world will be participating again. The tentative list includes journalists, media professionals, government officials, and educators who teach and research social media, representing Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Bahrain, Belarus, China, Cyprus, Egypt, Estonia, Palestinian Territories, Germany, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Nepal, Oman, Romania, Tunisia, Vietnam , and Zimbabwe.
The Conference includes two outstanding keynote speakers, Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry of the renowned Project Look Sharp, fifteen workshops, and exhibits. The cost is again $95, with students $45. Registration includes continental breakfast, buffet lunch, handouts, and discounts on ML related publications, including once again the rare opportunity to purchase any of the Media Education Foundation's great video productions for the fabulous price of only $20 for a DVD!
- Change in Location – this year's conference is in a new location on campus – the Rome Commons Ballroom, second floor of the building. The Rome Commons is directly opposite the Nathan Hale Inn.
- Change in Parking – Parking will be in the South Garage, about a block away, entrance next to the UConn Co-Op.
Check our website frequently for updates at: http://medialiteracy.education.uconn.edu
For further information, please click on the conference brochure on the right, the link on the top menu, or contact:
Dr. Thomas B. Goodkind, Coordinator
Northeast Media Literacy Conference 2013
Neag School of Education
University of Connecticut, Unit 3033
Storrs, CT 06269-3033