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Society for Photographic Education West Regional Conference

Fall • 2011

Are you coming to the Society of Photographic Educators West regional conference ‘Survival’ at Cabrillo College near Santa Cruz on November 18 – 20?

Reduced hotel rates are available until October 18th.  Book by this upcoming Tuesday to take advantage of the reduced SPE West rate at the Best Western Seacliff Inn in Aptos.  More information here.

The agenda and speaker time-table is now available online. Follow the ‘conference agenda’ link to see the list of speakers and all the weekend events. Our honored educator is Professor Brian Taylor and our featured speaker is Liz Cohen.

Social events planned: A Friday evening ‘mix and mingle’ event and a Saturday evening ‘meet-up’ for high school photography teachers. Please sign up for these social events when you register.

We have added a teaching workshop on Friday from 2pm – 4pm with Eric Joseph from Freestyle. Follow link to see more information on the Snapshot of the Industry, Cross-Over Processes teaching workshop.

Register for the conference and any ‘add-on’ events by following this EventBrite link. Please register soon to take advantage of the online registration – certain add-on activities are already sold-out.

STUDENTS:  Please sign up for the graduate critique or the portfolio reviews, there are only a few spots left.

Please feel free to share this email with colleagues.

The conference co-chairs are Lesley Louden and Jessica Hayes.

I’m looking forward to seeing you all!