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CMC Sessions

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016

TIME Word Shepherds Funding the Mission Visual Evangelization

Communicate the Mission

Digital Humanity Extra! Extra!

Master Camps

 9:00-11:30

 3:15-5:30

PARABLES, PROFILES AND FACEBOOK POSTS:The infallible truths of effective writing

Instructor: Jacqui Banaszynski

Room: Gateway 1

BUILDING AWARENESS AND ENGAGEMENT

Instructor: Nancy Long

Room: Gateway 2

THEORY OF DESIGN FOR REDESIGN

Instructor: Jennifer Palilonis

Room: Gateway 3

STRATEGIZING THE COMMUNICATIONS PLAN

Instructor: Katie Pesha

Room: Gateway 4


MOBILE VIDEO JOURNALISM

Instructor: Judd Slivka

Room: Gateway 5

 


 12:10 - 1:00

Opening Mass

Celebrant: Fr. John O'Brien

Basilica of St. Louis, King of France (Old Cathedral)
209 Walnut Street

 1:30 - 3:00

Kick-Off Luncheon

Keynote Speaker: "Miracle Hunter" Michael O'Neill
Grand Ballroom ABCD

Master Camps

 3:15-5:30

PARABLES, PROFILES AND FACEBOOK POSTS: The infallible truths of effective writing

Instructor: Jacqui Banaszynski

Room: Gateway 1

BUILDING AWARENESS AND ENGAGEMENT

Instructor: Nancy Long

Room: Gateway 2

THEORY OF DESIGN FOR REDESIGN

Instructor: Jennifer Palilonis

Room: Gateway3

STRATEGIZING THE COMMUNICATIONS PLAN

Instructor: Katie Pesha

Room: Gateway 4

MOBILE VIDEO JOURNALISM

Instructor: Judd Slivka

Room: Gateway 5

EXPLORING THE MIRACULOUS

Presenter: Michael O'Neill

Room: Grand Ballroom E


 6:30 - 8:30
CMC Welcome Reception
Cocktails and Music Featuring the Tim Walter Jazz Trio
Arch View Ballroom/ Grand Foyer

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016



 8:00 - 9:00

Mass
Celebrant: Archbishop Robert Carlson

Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis
4431 Lindell Blvd


 9:45 - 11:30

CPA Member Meeting
All CPA members are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting as we discuss membership growth, financial stability and professional development.

Meet the new members of the Board of Directors and Officers of the Association.

Room: Grand Ballroom G


 12:00 - 1:30

Thursday Luncheon
Keynote Speaker: Bishop Christopher Coyne
Burlington, VT

Presentation of the Bishop John England Award
Grand Ballroom ABCD

Educational Sessions Word Shepherds Funding the Mission Visual Evangelization

Communicate the Mission

Digital Humanity Extra! Extra!

 1:45 - 3:00

PLAYING WITH WORDS

Speaker: Dave Luecking

Room: Gateway 1

BUILDING A SUBSCRIPTION APPEAL

Speaker: Ann Borowski Slade and Pat Spencer

Room: Gateway 2

SIMPLE, ELEGANT PHOTO LIGHTING

Speaker: Deacon Patrick Murphy-Racey

Room: Gateway 3

COMMUNICATIONS ROUNDTABLE

Moderator: Penny Wiegert 

Room: Gateway 4

TOOLS FOR ACTIVE LISTENING

Speaker: Beth O'Malley

Room: Gateway 5

KNOWING YOUR PARISHES AND DIOCESE:

Speaker: John Schwob

Room: Grand Ballroom F


 3:30 - 4:45

REACHING THE HISPANIC AUDIENCE

Speaker: David Sedeno

Room: Gateway 1

POSTAL REGULATIONS

 

Speaker: David Reilly

Room: Gateway 2

SIMPLE ELEGANT VIDEO LIGHTING

Speaker: Deacon Patrick Murphy-Racey

Room: Gateway 3

MEDIA LITERACY EDUCATION

Speaker: Julie Smith

Room: Gateway 4

PODCASTING: Going beyond recorded homilies

Speaker: Billy Atwell

Room: Gateway 5

BLESSED ARE THE STRESSED

Speaker: Sister Mary Lea Hill, fsp

Room: Grand Ballroom F


 5:00 - 6:00

EDITOR / REPORTER ROUNDTABLE

Facilitator: Mark Zimmermann

Room: Gateway 1 

 

8 WAYS TO REV UP YOUR REVENUE

Speaker: Amy Kawula

Room: Gateway 2

MOSTLY MOBILE IMAGE WORKFLOW

Speaker: Teak Phillips

Room: Gateway 3


NEW TO MEDIA AND PUBLIC RELATIONS?
Don't fear, have faith

Speaker: Jenny Beatrice

Room: Gateway 4

COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY: Staying on Mission and Choosing Digital Platforms

Speaker: Mike DiCosola

Room: Gateway 5

GOING LIVE: PATH TO USING PERISCOPE AND FACEBOOK LIVE

Speaker: Jennifer Brinker and David Carson 

Room: Broadway


 6:00 - 7:00

GABRIEL AWARDS RECEPTION
Grand Ballroom ABCD

 
 7:00 - 10:00

THE GABRIEL AWARDS BANQUET
Presentation of the Personal Achievement, Clarion, and President's Medallion Awards
Presented by the Catholic Academy

Grand Ballroom ABCD

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016



 8:30 - 9:30

Memorial Mass
Celebrant: Bishop Edward Braxton

Basilica of St. Louis, King of France (Old Cathedral)
209 Walnut Street

Educational Sessions Word Shepherds Funding the Mission Visual Evangelization

Communicate the Mission

Digital Humanity Extra! Extra!

 

 10:00 - 11:30

PANEL DISCUSSION ON SHIFTING MEDIA LANDSCAPE

Panelists:
Gretchen Crowe 
Chris Gunty
Malea Hargett
Patrick O'Brien 

Room: Gateway 1

BUDGETING AS A MISSION TOOL

Speaker: Matt Schiller

Room: Gateway 2

PICTURE THE MISSION: Great Photography

Speaker: Erik Lunsford

Room: Gateway 3

HOW DOES A CATHOLIC COMMUNICATOR STAY CATHOLIC

Speaker: Greg Erlandson

Room: Gateway 4

BEST PRACTICES FOR DIGITAL ARCHIVING

Speaker: Jennifer Younger and Patricia Lawton

Room: Gateway 5

AMORIS LAETITIA

Speaker: Dr. Ed Hogan

Room: Grand Ballroom F

 

 12:00 - 1:30

FRIDAY LUNCHEON
Keynote Speaker: Sr. Helena Burns, fsp

Presentation of the St. Francis de Sales Award

Grand Ballroom ABCD

 

 2:00 - 3:15

GET THAT BOOK DEAL!

Panel: Greg Erlandson
Virgil Tipton
Barb Yoffie

Room: Gateway 1 

ADVERTISER ROUNDTABLE

  

Facilitator: Kevin J. McCarthy

Room: Gateway 2

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN WORDS AND VISUALS

Speaker: Kayla Simon

Room: Gateway 3

PLANNING COMMUNICATIONS FOR A MAJOR EVENT

Speaker: Helen Osman

Room: Gateway 4

SEO FOR THE MOBILE INTERNET AND GETTING MEANINGFUL INSIGHTS FROM DATA

Speaker: James Little

Room: Gateway 5

USING MEDIA HUMANLY

Speaker: Sr. Helena Burns, fsp

Room: Grand Ballroom F

Regional Roundtable Discussions

 3:45 - 5:00

EASTERN

Facilitator: Mark Zimmerman

Room: Gateway 1

MIDWESTERN

Facilitator: Joseph Towalski

Room: Gateway 2

SOUTHERN

Facilitator: Mary Anne Castranio

Room: Gateway 3

WESTERN

Facilitator: Robert DeFrancesco

Room: Gateway 4

 



 

 

 6:00 - 6:45

CPA PRE-AWARDS RECEPTION
Grand Foyer - 2nd Floor

 
 7:00 - 9:30

CATHOLIC PRESS AWARDS BANQUET
Grand Ballroom ABCD

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