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PMBA is still in the process of developing our final conference schedule. Below is a list of educational sessions available at this year's Annual Conference.

Pre-Conference Workshops
  • Completing CPB’s Annual Financial Report
  • How to Complete the SAS and SABS
Keynote Presentations
  • New Revenue, New Relevance in an All-IP World - John Lawson
  • Maxine Clark, Founder and Former CEO, Build-A-Bear Workshop
  • More is More: Strategy, Partnership, and Innovation in Public Media - Loren Mayor, COO, NPR
Concurrent Sessions:
  • Achieving Growth and Sustainability via Acquisitions, Public Service Operating Agreements and Collaborations
  • AFTRA and other Employee Unions - An evolving Relationship with Public Broadcasting 
  • Audit Process Innovation & AFR Tips
  • Best practices for an organization that was successful in the spectrum auction: an insider’s perspective!
  • CPB/OIG - Station Compliance, Audit Findings, and Fraud Awareness
  • CSG 101: Understanding TV and Radio Community Service Grants
  • Current Trends in Employee Performance Evaluation
  • Effective Feedback Strategies: Powerful Tools to Make Difficult Conversations Productive
  • Improving Online Revenue, Lessons Learned and KPI’s to Assess Digital Health 
  • Inside Story: Leading Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives at Your Station
  • MetaData - It’s not just a big word; it’s a revenue builder!
  • New Media, Old Spaces: Designing Your Station Effectively 
  • NexGen TV: A Deeper Dive
  • Reviewing Frequent Audit Criticisms & Station Strategies to Ensure Compliance
  • State of the System
  • Station Compliance with Statutory and CSG Requirements
  • TV Station Repacking (Part III)
  • Understanding the New Digital Television Standard: “ATSC 3.0” – Function & Finance
  • Winds of Change at the FCC