Public Radio Content Conference 2016

Phoenix, AZ
September 19 - 22, 2016

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Registration for The Content Conference 2016 is now open!

We believe the future is about Consumption, Relevance and Sustainability. PRPD believes that it is vital that every team member of every public radio content unit recognizes that it is our job to transcend making and delivering meaningful public service content, and that we must also be active, creative players in building new audiences and our financial future.

You make great work.

You want people to see it matters to their lives, embrace it, share it and champion it.

You know you need their support to keep it going.

In a time of turbulent change, the PRPD’s annual Content Conference is your opportunity to learn new ways to swim through the choppy waters.

The world is not sitting still. Neither can you.

Save the date and register for the Content Conference today. You know you are going to do it – so get it done and get on with your summer.

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2016 Content Conference Call for Proposals

The Content Conference is now accepting proposals for sessions at the 2016 conference, September 19 – 22, in Phoenix. Interested parties may submit their ideas by email to info@prpd.org  between now and the Call for Proposals closing date of Thursday, June 30, 2016.

Proposals will only be considered if the following criteria are met:

  • Subject line of email reads “2016 Content Conference Session Submission”
  • Proposed session should be one hour in length
  • Designate the content pillar (Consumption, Relevance, Sustainability) in which you feel the session would best fit
  • Include a session title in ten words or less
  • Include a description of the session in less than 100 words
  • Include the name, title and company for any speakers you envision as part of the session; please designate a moderator and panelists for panel submissions
  • You include your full contact information (name, title, company, address, city, state, zip, phone and email) at the conclusion of your submission.

Those wishing to nominate themselves as a potential speaker not associated with any specific session can do so by email to info@prpd.org between now and the Call for Proposals closing date of Thursday, June 30, 2016. 

Speakers will only be considered if the following criteria are met:

  • Subject line of email reads “2016 Content Conference Speaker Submission”
  • You designate which content pillar (Consumption, Relevance, Sustainability) you feel you would best fit within
  • You include a list of no more than three areas of expertise you would feel comfortable speaking on.
  • You attach your bio as a Microsoft Word attachment and not as part of the body of the email
  • You include a brief explanation (50 words or less) as to why you would be a good speaker at the Content Conference
  • You include any external links (LinkedIn, company website) in the body of the email
  • You include your full contact information (name, title, company, address, city, state, zip, phone number and email) at the conclusion of your submission.
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Public Radio Tech Survey 8 - Registration Open

The 8th Public Radio Tech Survey (PRTS8) goes into the field May 9 and you need to be a part of this project.

PRTS is the only national research project that allows you to get station-specific data on the ways your audience members perceive, appreciate and use digital media. It is the longest running national project on digital media and public radio listeners. This longitudinal view provides you with the contextual intelligence you need to remain a relevant, vital entity in your community. And if we are not relevant and vital, there is no way we can maintain a sustainable revenue model.

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