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ICA CAM preconference program, Thursday, May 25, 2017




#inventintervent Registration Table Open

[Registered attendants may pick up their welcome kit and nametag]

Karin Fikkers & Laura Vandenbosch

TimeTitle / DescriptionSpeaker Name & ContactTitle of TalkModerator
9:00 - 9:30 Welcome Remarks by Preconference Organizing Chair Jessica Piotrowski
Associate Professor
University of Amsterdam
Why Now and How? The Backstory, Aims, & Goals of #inventintervent Not Applicable
9:30 - 10:30 Panel 1
Blending Research With Practice: Meeting the Diverse Needs of Youth Today
Sara Jane Sherman
Head of Casting
Free Range Animation
Title Forthcoming
Jennifer Kotler
Vice President, Research & Evaluation
Sesame Workshop
Title Forthcoming
Jan-Willem Bult
Free Press Unlimited
Head of Children, Youth, & Media
Title Forthcoming
Patti Valkenburg
10:30 - 11:00 Networking Coffee Break This coffee break will be held directly outside the meeting room. Coffee, tea, and light foods (granola bars; yogurt) will be available for all registrants.
11:00 - 12:00 Panel 2
Blending Research with Practice: New Media, New Opportunities
Jessica Millstone
Director of Engagement
Title Forthcoming
Ali Bryant
CEO & Chief Play Officer
Title Forthcoming
Linda Simensky
Head of Children’s Programming
Title Forthcoming
Ellen Wartella
12:00 - 12:30 Keynote Presentation
Blending Research with Practice: A 21 Century Approach to Creating Engaging Media Experiences for Youth
J.J. Johnson
Founding Partner
Sinking Ship Entertainment
Title Forthcoming Jessica Piotrowski
12:30 - 1:30 Networking Lunch This buffet lunch will be held in a larger room with other preconference attendees from other ICA preconference.
1:30 - 2:30 Panel 3
Blending Research with Practice: Talk the Talk, Walk the Walk – Tips & Tricks for Successful Blending
Alice Wilder
Educational Advisor
Amazon Originals Curriculum
Title Forthcoming
David Kleeman
Senior Vice President of Global Trends
Dubit Limited
Title Forthcoming
Michael Robb
Director of Research
Common Sense Media
Title Forthcoming
Michael Levine
2:30 - 3:15 Breakout Groups
Blending Research with Practice: Turning Words Into Action
Preconference Organizers & Volunteers Coordinate Breakout Groups Turning Talking Points into Action Points Jessica Piotrowski
Karin Fikkers
Laura Vandenbosch
Patti Valkenburg
Ellen Wartella
Michael Levine
Yalda Uhls
Shina Alade
3:15 - 3:30 Closing Remarks by Preconference Organizing Chair Jessica Piotrowski
Associate Professor
University of Amsterdam
Moving Forward: Turning #inventintervent into Action Not Applicable