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DM@Xtra: POLICY IS POWER

Friday, September 28, 2018


DM@Xtra is...

  • A pilot collaborative event sponsored by DM@X.
  • Organized by DM@X academic partners and prior attendees.
  • Set up in roundtable format to facilitate collaborative workshops, short presentations, and discussions that are reported out both during and after the event.
  • YOU! All attendees at DM@Xtra are active participants.

Please note: all times are approximate, except for start (2:00pm) and end (6:30pm).

1:45 p.m.

Registration

2:00 p.m.

Welcome

Don McLean, Dean Faculty of Music University of Toronto

2:05 p.m.

Opening Statement of Goals & Format

Kenneth Rogers, Associate Dean School of the Arts, Media, Performance, and Design York University

2:15 p.m.

Keynote:

The future was yesterday: Context, Perspective and Inspiration for the future of the Canadian Broadcast Act

Rachel Noonan Director, Audience Development TIFF Alumna of OCAD-U

Q&A

2:45 - 4:00 p.m.

Collaborative Workshop #1
Rethinking the Broadcasting Act for the OTT Era  "Starter" presentation of the case/problem and roundtable questions

Jessica Bay PhD Candidate Communication and Culture York and Ryerson Universities

Roundtable collaborative work (by all attendees)

Reporting of results (from each roundtable)

4:00 - 4:15 p.m.

INTERMISSION

4:15 p.m.

Collaborative Workshop #2
How Can Policy Prioritize Diversity in Creative Industries? "Starter" presentation of the case/problem and 3-5 roundtable questions

Caroline Klimek PhD Candidate Cinema and Media Arts York University

Roundtable collaborative work (by all attendees)

Reporting of results (from each roundtable)

5:30 p.m.

Closing Wrap-up & Next Steps

Kenneth Rogers, Associate Dean School of the Arts, Media, Performance, and Design York University

5:40 - 6:30 p.m.

Mixer Reception

Everyone

Roundtables are put together to mix attendees from different backgrounds and areas of expertise.

Organizer and sponsor of DM@X-tra - Policy is Power: An Advanced Graduate Workshop

DM@X is a conference organized by five university faculties with programs focused on key aspects of the digital future of the cultural industries: the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto; School of the Arts, Media, Performance, and Design, York University; the Arts and Media Administration MBA Program,Schulich School of Business, York University; OCAD University; the School of Creative Industries, Faculty of Communications & Design, Ryerson University; and the Centre for Innovation Law and Policy, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. The next DM@X conference will be January 25-26, 2019.


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