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ICA CAM preconference program, Thursday, May 25, 2017


Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 3, Aqua 300AB




#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
Casting for Animation
Jennifer Kotler
Vice President, Research & Evaluation
Sesame Workshop
Diversity in Children's Media: The role of empathy & exposure
Jan-Willem Bult
Free Press Unlimited
Head of Children, Youth, & Media
Children in the Centre - Autonomy and Anarchy in Children's Content
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
Creating and Finding Usable Research
Ali Bryant
Senior Vice President
of Research for AARP
Understanding Media & Families Across the Lifespan
Linda Simensky
Head of Children’s Programming
Many Screens, One Mission
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
Researching yourself out of a good idea 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
Integrating Research & The Kid POV Into Content Creation: It’s Messy!
David Kleeman
Senior Vice President of Global Trends
Dubit Limited
Bringing Research to Industry: Rules of Engagement
Michael Robb
Director of Research
Common Sense Media
Getting to the point: Tips on communicating research to parents and press
Lori Takeuchi
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
Lori Takeuchi
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