BMSS Regional Summit

REGIONAL SUMMIT

PANEL
EVENT

FEBRUARY 27, 2020

9:00AM - 5:00PM

ST. PAUL, MN

TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION + BPM PRESENT

BMSS Regional Summit started in 2019 and leading up to a national convening in 2020.  Black Public Media is hosting a series for regional media stakeholders and social justice thought leaders to address the themes highlighted in The Black Paper.

These regional summits are designed to gather information about what’s happening at the local level and foster stronger connections in the field among local partners.

BPM will record the convening and provide a written transcription to the hosting partner. Hosting partners will be invited to attend Black Media Story Summit’s National Convening, June 2020.

For more information contact Gregory Warren, greg@blackpublicmedia.org.

TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION CONVENING

About this Event

Please join us for all-day gathering for, by and about black content creators and key stakeholders (funders, distributors, tech and more) featuring a Community Roundtable, Panel Discussion, Video Screening and MORE where we will explore:

WHAT is Black Media? WHO is shaping our new narratives? HOW are we carrying on the rich legacy of our media narratives? What do the next generation of content creators need? How do we ensure that the words and images in the media are for us, by us and about us?

8:30 AM – Breakfast + Registration

9:00 AM – Welcome & Keynote by Robin Hickman-Winfield

10:00 AM – Panel #1 | New Narratives in Black Media

11:00 AM – Panel #2 | Working with Youth in Media & Legacy Building

12:00 PM – Lunch & Roundtable Discussions

1:30 PM – Panel #3 | Breaking Barriers: Distribution and Funding

2:30 PM – CHOICE OF WEAPONS Gallery exhibit, The M

4:00 PM – SCREENING - Rondo Beyond the Pavement

4:45 PM – Closing Remarks

5:00 PM – Networking + Community Building