East meets West: Connecting Canadians Coast-to-Coast-to-Coast
Opportunities and Challenges for the Community Press
Have a story to tell? A case study? Do you have helpful information for your colleagues? Opinions to share?
If so, the Canadian Community Newspapers Association (CCNA) and the British Columbia & Yukon Community Newspapers Association (BCYCNA) would like to hear from you.
We have these opportunities for you to take the spotlight as a speaker or panelist at this national conference to be held in Vancouver, May 28 ÔÇô 31, 2003:
- ┬╗ daily plenary sessions featuring keynote speakers on issues involving the community newspapers industry on a national or international level ÔÇª to provoke thought and stimulate discussion.
┬╗ CEO Forums featuring panel discussions with industry leaders exploring topics such as strategic and competitive issues; views of operations today and visions for tomorrow; globalization; media convergence, etc.
┬╗ concurrent Professional Development Sessions that offer practical information and useful tools for:
- ┬╗ editorial staff;
┬╗ sales staff;
┬╗ photographic staff;
┬╗ and production staff
WhatÔÇÖs in it for you?
Take this opportunity to participate as a speaker at the Joint CCNA/BCYCNA Conference for an enhanced reputation within the industry, new contacts and business relationships, a larger profile for your organization ÔÇª and simply to be a part of this national event!
Email us the following information for consideration as a speaker or panelist:
- ┬╗ a written description of your presentation (in 100 words or so)
the rationale as to your presentationÔÇÖs relevance to conference delegates ÔÇª and what delegates will learn
┬╗ the kind of session (as listed above) you are wishing to participate in
┬╗ plus a brief biography of yourself ÔÇª including previous presentation experience.
On the other hand, if you know of a good speaker or someone who would like to be on our conference programme, let us know!
The deadline for all submissions is November 1, 2002. Email to:
Dorothy E. Rouatt
Convention Coordinator, CCNA
Phone: (416) 482-1090 (Ext. 28) or 1-877-305-2262
Click on the “East meets West in 2003” graphic on CCNA’s web site www.communitynews.ca to learn more about being a speaker.