Please note: All sessions are subject to changes. We will update as new information is available.

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Friday, Oct. 21

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. • Wyeth Gallery C
Registration and Exhibit Hall Open
Come pick up your convention program, name badges and play exhibitor bingo for your chance to win a prize to bring home.


9 a.m. • Homer • Topics: Advisers, Leadership
How to Build and Retain Staff at a College Radio Station

9 a.m. • Hopper • Topics: Tech, HD Radio
HD Radio

9 a.m. • Warhol • Topics: Advisers, Roundtables
Training Students to Operate and Run Electronic Media Organizations

9 a.m. • Whistler Gallery A/B • Topics: Multimedia, Video
So You Want to Host a Film Festival

9 a.m. • Wyeth Gallery A • Topics: Multimedia, Programming
Calling All Music Directors! Getting the Music You Need: A Roundtable

9 a.m. • Wyeth Gallery B • Topics: Career, Promotions
The Making of Your Brand in Today’s Radio for The Next Generation of Radio Elite

9-11 a.m.
News Demo Review

By appointment only. Register online here.


10 a.m. • Homer • Topics: Events, Promotions
Engaging Alumni Relationships with your Media Outlet

10 a.m. • Hopper • Topics: News, Video
Be the One-Person Band: Getting the Story when a Reporting Team is Me, Myself and I

10 a.m. • Warhol • Topic: Roundtables
Roundtable: High School Media

10 a.m. • Whistler Gallery A/B • Topic: Career
Professional Success in Your First Jobs

10 a.m. • Wyeth Gallery A • Topics: Law, Web/Social Media
Staying Safe in the Cyberjungle: Legal Issues in Using Digital Media

10 a.m. • Wyeth Gallery B • Topic: Tech
Radio Studios of the 21st Century

10 a.m. – noon
Radio/TV Clinic
By appointment only. Register online here.


11 a.m. • Homer • Topic: Leadership
Leadership: Earning Respect and Handling Personnel at a College Radio Station

11 a.m. • Hopper • Topics: Programming, Promotions
Pushing Out Radio on Social Media

11 a.m. • Warhol • Topics: Roundtables, Tech
Radio Engineer’s Roundtable

11 a.m. • Whistler Gallery A/B • Topics: Music, DJ Talent
On Becoming an Award Winning Major Market Radio Personality

11 a.m. • Wyeth Gallery A • Topics: Multimedia, Video
Covering a Mass Shooting in your Hometown as a Multi-Media Journalist

11 a.m. • Wyeth Gallery B • Topics: Law, Web/Social Media
Legally Play Music and Pay Artists/Composers on Your Radio Station: Webcasting and More


1 p.m. • Homer • Topic: Programming
The “Guts” of Radio Programming

1 p.m. • Hopper • Topics: Social Impact Marketing
Cause Marketing: Social Impact and Community Engagement

1 p.m. • Warhol • Topics: Advisers, Roundtables
Television Adviser Roundtable

1 p.m. • Whistler Gallery A/B • Topics: Leadership, Programming
How to Engage and Maintain Your DJ Staff

1 p.m. • Wyeth Gallery A • Topic: Video
What Are Those Buttons on My Camera?

1 p.m. • Wyeth Gallery B • Topics: Law, Tech
Translator Auction Windows, LPFM and Translators, EAS/ETRS Changes and other Broadcast Topics

1-3 p.m.
Video/TV Clinic
Register online here.


2 p.m. • Hopper • Topic: Sports
Play-By-Play Basics

2 p.m. • Homer • Topics: Career, Promotions
Broadcasting for the Millennials and Generation Z: This is YOUR time

2 p.m. • Warhol • Topic: Roundtables
Radio Station Manager Roundtable

2 p.m. • Whistler Gallery A/B • Topic: Law
Preparing for an FCC Inspection

2 p.m. • Wyeth Gallery A • Topics: Career, News
Covering Breaking News for Radio in 2016

2 p.m. • Wyeth Gallery B • Topics: Career, Tech
Managing Engineering for Non-engineers


3 p.m. • Homer • Topic: Programming
How a Format Change can Save your Station

3 p.m. • Hopper • Topics: Success Stories, Video
Pitt Tonight: How Creating a Late Night TV Show Teaches Collaboration, Networking & Creativity

3 p.m. • Warhol • Topics: Roundtables, Web/Social Media
Website Development for Student Media

3 p.m. • Whistler Gallery A/B • Topics: Law, Tech
Ask the FCC Experts

3 p.m. • Wyeth Gallery A • Topic: College Radio History
High School and College Radio History Show and Tell

3 p.m. • Wyeth Gallery B • Topic: Success Stories, Community
Localism’s Importance in Radio


4 p.m. • Homer • Topic: News
How to Sharpen your Radio News Reporting Skills

4 p.m. • Hopper • Topics: Tech, FCC Compliance
FCC Compliance: The Technical Side

4 p.m. • Warhol • Topics: Programming, Roundtables
Radio Program Directors Roundtable

4 p.m. • Whistler Gallery A/B • Topic: Leadership
I’m in Charge, Now What?!

4 p.m. • Wyeth Gallery A • Topic: Video
Basics and Beyond: Video Production Workflows

4 p.m. • Wyeth Gallery B • Topic: Advisers
College Media: A Place for Learning


9 p.m. • Presidential Suite
Advisers and Professionals Reception
Advisers and professionals who are participating in the convention are invited to mingle with others in the Presidential Suite. This is a time to relax, network and share with other like minded people with an interest in student media.
CBI Board, Reception, President’s Suite

 

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