DIGITAL DIALOGUES: NATIONAL MEDIA EDUCATION CONFERENCE
ADELAIDE 26-28 SEPTEMBER 2008
MEETING NOTES 6th May 2008
Attendance list: Karen Orr, Graham Cox, Luba and John Richards
and Grant Brindal joined the meeting at approximately 5.15pm.
4:00 pm Conference committee meeting
- Report up dates since the last meeting of the following items
- Keynote speakers
Sandra winter ABC for Acta confirmed dinner speaker
Sponsorship proposal has been sent to Julia Gillard in her capacity of
Minister for Education, Follow up date 20th May
JR Suggested increasing the number of Keynotes speakers e.g. 1 each
morning and 1 after lunch, if accepted three more are required.
Approximately 10 speakers have sent abstracts.
Karen flagged the issue that as the name and of each speakers in know to
the speakers committee it will be impossible to us the blind review
process. The only way that can be done if future if JR accessed the
website first and remove evidence of name and background. Perhaps
it to late to use this process, plus there has not been a big response to
the call for papers.
Karen to arrange meeting with Kerry and Mary to review the situation
before the next meeting.
- Sue & Grant tafe offering workshops
- Dr. Craig Caldwell Griffith Film School, Griffith University
Breaking through the Silos: Designing New Media Interdisciplinary
- Mrs Marta Eppel RMIT University Advantages and disadvantages of
using multimedia in language teaching Media Scholarship: Concept,
- Evalua ella gant Hamilton College Media Scholarship: Concept,
Competency, and Evaluation
- Mrs. Rodica - Roxana ANGHEL National Audiovisual Council Media
Education a Challenge for Broadcasters and Education
- Ms Alison Wotherspoon Flinders University Coping With School
Bullying The Cyber World in Youth Culture - The making of an
educational resource on DVD.
- Ms Deborah Cohen Australian Children's Television Foundation
Gender perspectives of students in the middle years: using media to
develop awareness and understanding of personal and community issues,
beliefs and values.
- Ms Sasha Grbich mega (mobile enterprise growth alliance Mobile
and Moving Fast: Industry led training keeping students ahead in
mobile phone content and application building.
- Ms Jennifer Stokes University of South Australia This is how we
roll: the insiders guide to teaching media production
- Miss Sharon Clogan Smithfield State High Watch your language: Are
new media technologies affecting traditional screen languages?
- Abstract Referee’s
JR met with caterer to walk through the catering concepts and possible
locations foe conference food.
- Conference Dinner options
Will need to make a decision soon to be ready for Brochure print
run. The meeting seemed happy with the Strathmore Hotel as its
located in the same area as most of the hotels.
15 proposal have been sent to the database
* MSA , responsibility, Susan Andrews from DeptED Business centre
mentored media companies money for business development – showcasing SA
Attorney Generals dept – Please advise address JR to follow up ove the
- Govt Funding
Funding from other Government and local Government sources? GB to follow
- Accommodation (LR)
A selection of hotels close by the Hawke centre have been earmarked and
will be promoted in the registration brochure and on the website.
17 proposal have been sent and there is planned phone follow up process
over the next month.
- Conference programme
Karen reported that 15 or more speakers will be required make up a viable
conference program. Karen also commented that there should be more
direction from Grant to assist the speakers committee with their
challenge to develop a full conference program.
- Audio Visual
Nothing to report
- Mailing lists
Are there any other databases available?
- Website progress:
JR reported that the Sponsorship & Exhibition proposals are on the
site as downloads
Nothing to report
- Conference ABN
Grant to advise.
JR Requires the ABN, pay in book and Banking details my mid June.
Grant to action.
Registration brochure and form needs to be completed by the next
Revised print time line
June 12th Start print run
June 24th Delivery from Printer
June 30th On sale
August 1st Early Bird cut off date
JR spoke to grant about becoming proactive and to keep in touch with his
papers committee to assist with the program. Graham Cox suggests that
a draw card speaker such as George Negus could be approached to headline
the conference. Graham and Grant to meet over the next to week to
discuss idea’s to widen the range of speakers because the conference need
to look at mixing some not academic speakers. Grant to start looking
for these types of speakers .
- July Select session Monitors and or chairperson TBA
Meeting closed 6.00 pm
Date of next meeting
4.00 pm 10th June 08
MEETING ROOM H6-10