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April 15 & 16, Conference in Seattle: Collaborations for Cause 2016

Blue Earth Alliance
Collaborations for Cause 2016
April 15 & 16, 2016, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

“Join an innovative community of non-profit and cause-driven organizations, documentary photographers, filmmakers, change-makers and communications professionals for two days of inspiration and education on the collaborative future of visual storytelling to affect social change.

Each of the presentations will harness the power for visual storytellers, writers, funders, nonprofits, educators, corporations, and public agencies to join together to learn new strategies, tools, and ideas to leverage the power of story and impact social change.  This year’s presenters:

  • Louie Schwartzberg – Keynote Speaker, Moving Art 24/7 Time-Lapse Film
  • Tom Kennedy – Keynote Speaker, Using Collaboration to Make Impactful Change
  • Romeo Durscher – Drones for Good
  • David Patton – Distribution in Social and Digital Platforms: Feeding Your Beasts
  • Tim Greyhavens – Comfort the Afflicted and Afflict the Comfortable: Aligning Photography and Philanthropy to Tell Your Story
  • Julia K. Parrish – Head, Heart or Gut? Making Science Matter to Coastal Communities
  • Russell Sparkman – On the Horizon: What’s Changing and Why You Should Care
  • Bruce Farnsworth & Nicole Donaghy – Forgotten on the Bakken: Illustrating Fracking’s Impact on Traditional Ways of Life
  • Sara Terry – The Aftermath Project, War is Only Half the Story: From Project to Non-Profit
  • Kristie McLean – The Power of Story: Building Bridges and Advocacy for Obstetric Fistula
  • Jeff Cappella – What They See Matters: Testing the Effectiveness of Images
  • Alasdair Turner – Raising Awareness: Visual Stories of Science
  • Greg Constantine – Nowhere People: Fueling Long Term Projects ThroughCollaborative Approaches and Strategies
  • Amy Benson & Scott Squire – A Different Ending: When Documentary Filmmaking and Nonprofit Messaging Conflict
  • Benj Drummond & Sara Joy Steele – High hopes: Storytelling to Make Science More Inclusive and Relevant
  • Daniel Beltra (just added!)”

For more information visit blueearth.org/conference/2016.
To register for one day or both go to http://www.eventbrite.com/e/collaborations-for-cause-innovations-in-visual-storytelling-for-impact-tickets-19952505481.

June 11-13th, Charlottesville, VA: Registration Open for LOOK3 Education Week

Look3 Education Week
June 11-15, 2013

“Education Week kicks off on June 11th and runs until the end of the Festival on June 15th:

  • Day 1 and 2: Choose 4 of 6 courses on a range of professional and creative topics.
  • Day 3: Choose either three 20-minute portfolio review sessions or one 1-hour editing session.
  • Registration includes an invitation to the Education Week Keynote and party.
  • LOOK3 FESTIVAL PASS IS INCLUDED IN THE EDUCATION WEEK TUITION. The Education Week Festival Pass grants access to all talks, projections, and exhibits from June 13-15: the perfect way to end this intense week of inspiration, collaboration, and creativity.
  • The Education Week Festival Package (June 11-15) is $795. Scholarships are available thanks to Canon U.S.A. and Leica Camera.
  • Cancellation Policy: A full refund, less a $100.00 processing fee, will be given for refund requests made BEFORE April 30, 2013. From May 1, 2013 on, no refunds will be given.”

Click here for the course listing.
Visit www.look3.org/education to register.    

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March 10th to 13th, Atlanta: SPE National Conference 2011

Society for Photographic Education National Conference
Science, Poetry and the Photographic Image

March 10 – 13, 2011
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
Atlanta, Georgia

Keynote Speakers: Abelardo Morell
Featured Speakers: Justine Cooper, Catherine Wagner, Carolyn Guertin

To become a member, register for the conference as a non-member, or purchase a day or session pass please visit SPE’s registration page.  Online registration ends February 25th, 2011.  Tickets will still be available for purchase at the conference.

As an added bonus the High Museum of Art Atlanta is exhibiting, Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century, during the time of the conference.  The exhibition will be up until May 29, 2011.

Exhibition Description:
One of the great portraitists of the twentieth century, Henri Cartier-Bresson’s photographs captured people and events that changed the world. Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century is the first comprehensive retrospective of the French photographer’s work since his death in 2004, and it spans more than thirty years of his career.

Come to Atlanta for SPE to experience great lectures, new work, and tons of networking opportunities!

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