2015 PBS Regional Meeting March 25

2015 PBS Regional Meeting
March 25-26, 2015, Belmont University
Wedgewood Academic Center (WAC) 1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN 37212
Agenda
Tuesday, March 24
NEW: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Public Media Storytelling Lab @ Nashville Public Television. Please RSVP to
Allison Novack, PBS Station Services ([email protected])
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tour of Nashville Public Television and Reception. Buses will loop between Courtyard by
Marriott-Vanderbilt, GuestHouse Inn & Suites and NPT from 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 25
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Shuttle buses from Courtyard by Marriott Vanderbilt to the GuestHouse Inn & Suites
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:15 a.m. Meeting Start Time
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Welcome and Overview of Agenda
Station Introductions
PBS Content and Station Brainstorming
 General Audience Programming
 PBS KIDS
 Station Table Discussion around how to leverage national content locally.
PBS Rotational Discussions – How to Connect to PBS National Content and Initiatives
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PBS teams will engage with participants to address how local stations connect to PBS national content
and initiatives?” We will divide station participants randomly into nine groups of around 14 per group.
Each round will be 15 minutes: 5 minutes for set-up and 10 minutes for discussion. At the end of the 15
minutes, the station participants will move to the next table. The first session will have five rotationals
(75 min), followed by a break, and the final session will have four rotationals, followed by lunch.
PBS Kids Rotational #1
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General Audience Programming
PBS KIDS
Digital
Station Services (Community Engagement, Leadership Development, Organizational and System
Capacity)
Development Services
PBS Rotational #2
 Education
 Branding/Marketing & Communications
 Social Media
 Strategy
 Technology/V-6
Lunch
PBS System Strategy Conversation – Diversity and Inclusion
 Diversity Presentation – Juan Sepúlveda, PBS, SVP, Station Services
o PBS System Diversity Audit
o Lead Thinking on Diversity and Inclusion
 Small Group Strategy Conversations
Local Station Problem Solving & Success Stories Working Groups
Local staff and volunteers will have an opportunity to describe key station challenges and success stories and
will connect with public media colleagues who have similar issues and will strategize potential solutions
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
5:00 p.m. Shuttle buses leave for Music City Roots @ The Factory in Franklin.
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. NPT-hosted event at the Music City Roots live radio program. Dinner will be from 6:00 –
7:00 p.m. and the live show tapes from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Drivin’ N Cryin’, Andrew Duhon, The
Honeycutters and Greensky Bluegrass are the featured artists. Buses will begin returning to the hotel @ 8:00
p.m. Here’s more about the series: http://musiccityroots.com/about/
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Thursday, March 26
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Shuttle buses from Courtyard by Marriott Vanderbilt to the GuestHouse Inn & Suites
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Meeting Start Time
Local Station Problem Solving & Success Stories Session Pitches
Nashville Public Television Partnerships and Collaborations Plenary Conversation
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Joanne F. Pulles, VP, Community Relations, Hospital Corporation of America
President, HCA Foundation and Hope Fund
Vicki Smith, Executive Director, The Nissan Foundation
Caroline Young, President, Nashville Health Care Council
Beth Curley, President & CEO, Nashville Public Television
Local Station Problem Solving & Success Stories Working Groups, continued
Lunch
PBS System Strategy Conversation – Future of the Public Media System
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Future of Public Media Presentation -- Rob Tercek, Chairman, Creative Visions Foundation
Small Group Strategy Conversations – Station of the Future
Closing/Action Steps
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Shuttle buses from Belmont to the Courtyard by Marriott - Vanderbilt West End and
GuestHouse Inn & Suites
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