Media & Faith Conference : Schedule | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Media & Faith: New Beginnings

    Franciscan University Communication Arts Conference: April 11-12, 2014

    All sessions, except the closing dinner, will be held in Ss. Cosmas and Damian Hall. The closing dinner will be in the J.C. Williams Center.

    Note: Pugliese Auditorium is located on the Ground Floor of Ss. Cosmas and Damian Hall.

    Friday, April 11, 2014:

    3:00 – 4:00 pm Pre-conference session: Michele Sinnott
    5:00 – 7:00 pm  Pugliese Lobby Registration
    7:00 – 8:30 pm Pugliese Auditorium Introduction & Welcome; Keynote: Amanda Melefsky, Showrunner/Producer, DeSales Media Group
    8:30 – 9:00 pm Reception
    9:00 – 10:30 pm Research presentation: Theme: Researching Media and Faith in the 21st Century

    Saturday, April 12, 2014:

    7:00 – 8:00 am Breakfast (on your own)
    8:00 – 8:30 am Pugliese Auditorium Devotion
    8:45 – 10:00 am Radio - Local or Global? The Shape of Radio in the 21st Century: Dino Orsatti, Mary Lou Jones and Jake Moore
    Communicating with the Media - Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relatioins with a Christian Attitude: Jim Emmerling and Tom Sofio
    10:15 – 11:30 am Social Media: Keith Corso and Jim Coyle
    Church Communication - Church Communications in the Digital Age: Ann Rodgers and Matt Wielgos
    11:30 – 12:30 pm Lunch (on your own)
    12:30 – 2:00 pm Pugliese Auditorium Plenary 1: Communications in the real world; David DeWolf:
    "Mass Media is Dead: Optimizing your Impact in the TechMedia Age"; 
    Eugene Gan: "The Gamification Revolution: A Brief Primer"
    2:15 –3:30 pm Pugliese Auditorium Plenary 221st Century Samaritans - Making a difference on the digital superhighway: Doug Keck, EWTN, with response by David J. Shaefer
    3:45 –5:00 pm TV/Film: Communicating Christianity Creatively - Cinematic Storytelling and the Future:  Marianna Alacchi, Chris Taylor, Andy Bonjour and David Shaefer
    News: The Future of News - Why Information Still Matters in the Digital Age - Terry Mattingly and Paul Giannamore
    5:00 pm + informal discussion for media advisers
    6:00 pm J.C. Williams Center - International Room Dinner, 
    Closing talk: Pope Francis as a Communicator: Ann Rodgers
    Thank You and good night
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