Full programme & more info at http://mediademocracyday.org/vancouver.
Media Democracy Day 2008 festivities will take place at the Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia Street(map), on Saturday October 25th 2008 from 12 noon to 6 pm. Admission is free and open to everyone.
MDD will include a series of exciting panels, workshops and speakers.
Confirmed speakers include:
*Rex Weyler - Co-founder of Green Peace
*Deborah Campbell - Award Winning Independent Journalist
*David Beers - Publisher – The Tyee
*Gurpreet Singh - Broadcaster on Radio India, freelance columnist for Surrey Now, freelance reporter for South Asian Post
*Michael Tippett - Co-founder of Nowpublic.com
*Robert Hackett - professor at SFU and author of “Remaking Media”
*Andrea Hayley - president of the Epoch Times Vancouver
*Robert Scales – CEO of RainCity Studios
*Matt Thompson - Campaign Strategist for FreePress, Co-Founder of SaveOurNet.ca
*Kate Milberry - Media and Technology Commentator (See her blog)
Our media democracy fair will provide the public the chance to meet local media makers civil society workers, including representatives from:
Campaign for Democratic Media
Community Media Education Society (CMES)
SFU CMNSU (Communication Student Union)
and many more...
[Too bad I'll be out of town that day! :-( ]
Again, full programme & more info at http://mediademocracyday.org/vancouver.