A keynote by Secretary of State Mark Ritchie. a multimedia presentation by Artist of the Year Wing Young Huie, and free workshops on using new media tools are among the highlights of the The Twin Cities Media Alliance's 8th annual Fall Media Forum, "After the Elections: Change Work, New Media and the Challenges Ahead," to be held Saturday, November 10 at the University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach Center.*
Registration begins at 9 a.m (refreshments courtesy of The Wedge Co-op); program begins at 9:30.
* A keynote talk by Secretary of State Mark Ritchie: "What I learned from the elections"
* A panel on The Election Results and the Challenges Ahead
* A panel on "New Media Strategies: What Works and What Doesn't"
*A presentation by Wing Young Huie on Using Arts and New Media to Engage Conversations and Stir Action
*Fueling Your Campaign: Using New Media Tools to Raise Money and Awareness for Issues You Care About (presented by Jeff Achen of GiveMN).
*Using Facebook and Twitter to Promote Your Issue (Melissa Harrison, Allee Consulting, and Marcos Lopez Carlson, Twin Cities Media Alliance)
*The Power of Personal Stories for Advocating on Issues (John Capecci, Capecci Communications.)
Developing a Toolkit for Engaging Diverse Communities, led by *Clarence White, Twin Cities Media Alliance).
*Framing the Issue: Connecting Your Message with People’s Values Through New Media Tools
*Compass Neighborhood Indicators: Valuable Tools for Engaging People in Your Community
For complete program details and free registration, go to our registration page http://bit.ly/VzDApS.
*Location: The University of Minnesota's Urban Research and Outreach Center is located at 2001 Plymouth Ave North, Minneapolis. Ample free parking in the UROC parking lot, and on-street nearby.
The forum is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. You can bring your own lunch, or pre-purchase a box lunch from Be'wiched when you register.