234 – Never Surrender

233 – History Repeating

232 – Lacking a Title

231 – Lion on the Beach

230 – Proof Positive Podcasting

229 – Podcasters of Canada Unite

228 – Back

225: Your PAB2012 travel companion

Tradition is we publish a “travel to PAB” episode to help prepare you for and accompany you on your travels to the conference. So, we’ve dusted off our equipment and audio production brains to tell you about the program and social activities. We also recycled some tips from Bruce Murray and John Meadows, and included some concert footage of Uncle Seth and Dala at the original PAB, PAB2006.

Thank you very much to Hunt Club Volkswagen for their generous sponsorship of PAB2012. Details of their specific contribution will be announced Friday evening. Be sure to thank Irene Thomson during PAB (she will be there) and take a few moments to thank HuntClubVW on Twitter.

FRIDAY, JUNE 8

  • There is no activity planned for Friday afternoon. The community is encouraged to organize its own content walk or social gathering.
  • 7:30pm KICK-OFF
  • 7:45pm KEYNOTE Scott Florence Eggs.Act.Lie. The Perfect Failure.
  • 8:45pm SOCIALIZING

SATURDAY, JUNE 9

  • 8:30am REGISTRATION
  • 8:50am DAY 2 OPENING REMARKS
  • 9:00am SESSION Sylvain Grand’maison Brainfueled: How the f*** I got creative
  • 9:40am JOLT Robin Browne Black and White. Well, Not Exactly.
  • 9:45am BREAK
  • 10:00am SESSION  Bob Ledrew Using the Tools of Journalism to Create Better Content
  • 10:40am JOLT Bill Deys Out
  • 10:45am BREAK
  • 11:00am SESSION Rob Lee Maximizing Your Social Media ROI *no, not the douchebaggy kind
  • 11:40am JOLT Maureen Blaseckie Who the Hell do You Think You’re Talking to?
  • 11:45am LUNCH
  • 1:00pm SESSION Brandon Wint Poetry: what exactly am I writing?
  • 1:40pm JOLT Paul Lyzun Making Things
  • 1:45pm BREAK
  • 2:00pm SESSION Connie Crosby Geek Girl Tells All: How I Ended Up Exactly Where I Was Meant to Be
  • 2:40pm JOLT Neil Gorman Would You Fight a Lion?
  • 2:45pm BREAK
  • 3:00pm SESSION Anthony Marco Once a Mistake, Twice an Arrangement, Three Times is Jazz
  • 3:40pm JOLT Scarborough Dude It Ain’t the Stars that Shine so Bright
  • 3:45pm DAY 2 WRAP-UP AND GROUP PHOTO – PLEASE BE SURE TO ATTEND!
  • 8:00pm (till close) Party and open mic at The Arrow and Loon (99 Fifth Avenue at Bank Street)

SUNDAY, JUNE 10

  • 10:00am Bob Goyetche and Mark Blevis A PAB Retrospective: why it was relevant then, why it remains relevant
  • 12:00pm END PAB

PAB2012

  • Dates: June 8-10, 2012
  • Location: National Arts Centre, Ottawa
  • Theme: Exactly
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