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2019 Annual Conference Schedule

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Tuesday, May 14

7:00 am–5:30 pmRegistration Open
8:00 am–11:45 am

Pre-Conference Workshop #1
Completing CPB's Annual Financial Report

Content Leaders:

Katherine Arno, Director, TV CSG Policy and Review, CPB

Biniam Debebe, Senior Financial Review Specialist, CPB

Ken Goulet, Senior Financial Review Specialist, CPB

CPE Credits: 4.5

11:45 pm–1:00 pmLunch on Your Own
1:00 pm–5:30 pm

Pre-Conference Workshop #2
Completing the SAS and SABS

Content Leaders:

Damon Frazier, Senior Consultant, BI Solutions Group, LLC

Burhan Khan, Financial Analyst, CPB

Kevin Thompson, Co-Founder, BI Solutions Group, LLC

CPE Credits: 5.5

5:30 pm–6:30 pm

Newcomers Reception

Sponsored by


 

Wednesday, May 15

7:30 am–5:00 pmRegistration Open
7:30 am–5:00 pmExhibits
7:30 am–8:30 amBreakfast
8:30 am–9:00 amMembership Meeting
9:00 am–10:30 am

Welcome and Opening Keynote

Keynote Speaker:

Matt Beiler, Show Producer, Walt Disney Imagineering

10:30 am–11:00 amBreak
11:00 am–12:15 pm

Concurrent Sessions

 

Track I

Community Service Grant Review

Content Leaders:

Katherine Arno, Director, TV Community Service Grant Policy and Review, CPB

Andrew Charnik, Director, Radio Community Service Grant Policy and Administration, CPB

Ted Krichels, Senior Vice President, System Development and Media Strategy, CPB

Kathy Merritt, Senior Vice President, Journalism and Radio, CPB

CPE Credits: 1.5

 

 

Track II

Experimental Management Development and Hiring Practices

Content Leaders:

Mike Jacobson, Vice President, Human Resources, PBS

CPE Credits: 1.5

 

12:30 pm–1:45 pm

Networking Lunch

Sponsored by


 

2:00 pm–3:15 pm

Concurrent Sessions

 

Track I

CPB/OIG Audits, Findings, and Fraud Alert

Content Leaders:

Helen Mollick, Counsel to the Inspector General/Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, Office of Inspector General, CPB
Bill Richardson, Deputy Inspector General, Office of Inspector General, CPB

CPE Credits: 1.5

 

Track II

CDP: What's Ahead for Fundraising and Audience Engagement—A Data-Driven Approach

Content Leader:

Michal Heipilk, Executive Director, Contributor Development Partnership

CPE Credits: 1.5

 

Track III

How to Handle Harassment Claims: Practical Tactics

Content Leader:

– Nancy Myers, Director of Administration, UCF Office of Institutional Equity

3:15 pm–3:45 pmRefreshment Break
3:45 pm–5:00 pm

State of the System—Public Media Financial and Operational Results

Content Leaders:

Burhan Khan, Financial Analyst, CPB

Ted Krichels, Senior Vice President, System Development and Media Strategy, CPB

CPE Credits: 1.5

5:30 pmBuses Depart From the Hotel Lobby
6:00 pm–10:00 pm

Evening at Epcot (reception at Great Hall of China begins at 7:00 pm)


 

Thursday, May 16

7:30 am–5:45 pmRegistration
7:30 am–5:45 pmExhibits
7:30 am–9:00 amBreakfast
8:30 am–9:45 am

Concurrent Sessions

 

Track I

Improving CPB Financial Reporting and Grant Compliance

Content Leaders:

Debra Jacobson, Senior Team Leader, Office of Inspector General, CPB
Bill Richardson, Deputy Inspector General, Office of Inspector General, CPB

CPE Credits: 1.5

 

Track II

Mindfulness Workshop: Reduce Stress, Focus Staff, and Have Happier Staff—Part 1

Content Leader:

Joyce L'Heureux, MA, Finance/HR Director, RI Public Radio dba The People's Radio

CPE Credits: 1.5

 

Track III

Who’s Holding the Bag? FM and TV Reimbursements for Repack–Related Expense

Content Leader:

Meg Miller, Gray, Miller Persh LLP

CPE Credits: 1.5

9:45 am–10:15 amRefreshment Break
10:15 am–11:30 am

Concurrent Sessions

 

Track I

AFR Reporting: A Station Panel Discussion About Developing, Justifying, and Documenting Approaches

Content Leader:

Robert Winteringham, Counsel, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth

CPE Credits: 1.5

 

Track II

Mindfulness Workshop: Reduce Stress, Focus Staff, and Have Happier Staff—Part 2

Content Leader:

Joyce L'Heureux, MA, Finance/HR Director, RI Public Radio dba The People's Radio

CPE Credits: 1.5

 

Track III

Optimize Customer Payments for Profitability

Content Leader:

Michael Scher, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, WAMU 88.5 American University Radio

CPE Credits: 1.5

11:30 am–1:00 pm

Lunch With CPB

Keynote Speaker:

Beth Jacobs, Vice President, Digital Strategies Corporation for Public Broadcasting

 

1:15 pm–2:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

 

Track I

Compliance Requirements and CABs

Content Leader:

Jackie Livesay, Assistant General Counsel & Vice President, Compliance, CPB

CPE Credits: 1.5

 

Track II

Breaking Down Silos With Team-Oriented Problem Solving

Content Leader:

Katie Davis, CPA, Partner, James Moore & Co., P.L.

CPE Credits: 1.5

 

Track III

Doing More for Less—Examples From Public Media

Content Leaders:

Dr. Phil Hoffman, Executive Director of WUCF-PBS & WUCF-FM, University of Central Florida

Stephen Holmes, Director, Public Media Company/Station Sourcing Group

Evran Kavlak, Director, Public Media Company

CPE Credits: 1.5

2:30 pm–3:00 pmRefreshment Break
3:00 pm–4:15 pm

CPB Town Hall

Content Leaders:

Ted Krichels, Senior Vice President, System Development and Media Strategy, CPB

Kathy Merritt, Senior Vice President, Journalism and Radio, CPB

Erika Pulley-Hayes, Vice President, Radio, CPB

Greg Schnirring, Vice President, CSG and Station Initiatives, CPB

CPE Credits: 1.5

4:15 pm–4:30 pmBreak
4:30 pm–5:45 pm

Special General Session

Keeping Your Station Safe

Content Leaders:

Jennifer Cook, Senior Director of Content & Engagement, WUCFDr. Phil Hoffman, Executive Director of WUCF-PBS & WUCF-FM, University of Central Florida

Jeff Huffman, Director & Chief Meteorologist, Florida Public Radio Emergency Network, South Carolina Emergency Information Network, University of Florida WUFT-TV/FM, WRUF-TV/FM, GHQ-FM

Sheriff John W. Mina, Orange County Police Department

CPE Credits: 1.5

5:45 pm–6:45 pmSponsors Reception
7:30 pmDine Arounds

 

Friday, May 17

7:30 am–11:30 amRegistration Open
7:30 am–10:30 amExhibits
7:30 am–8:45 amBreakfast
8:45 am–10:00 am

Concurrent Sessions

 

Track I

Better Decisions in Branding: Prioritizing and Protecting Your Trademarks

Content Leader:

Kevin Goldberg, Member, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth

CPE Credits: 1.5

 

Track II

Accounting and Auditing Update, Industry Tips, and Best Practices

Content Leader:

Jane Lastinger, CPA, Director, James Moore & Co., P.L.

CPE Credits: 1.5

 

Track III

ABCs of Diversity

Content Leader:

Barbara Thompson, MA, CPA, Associate Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, University of Central Florida

CPE Credits: 1.5

10:00 am–10:15 amRefreshment Break
10:15 am–11:30 am

Closing Keynote

Keynote Speaker:

Peter A. McGrath, Director, Global Sales & Marketing, Space Exploration Space and Launch


 

 

 


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