Join a relaxed, unstructured exchange of ideas with some of the brightest, most intriguing innovators in the world of new media. Each session is an unparalleled opportunity to interact and explore, in conjunction with First Friday Art Walk.
Friday, September 7, 7:30 p.m.
Kerri Yost, film creator and assistant professor at Stephens College in Columbia, Mo., organizes the annual Citizen Jane Film Festival for women filmmakers.
Discover more: citizenjanefilmfestival.org
Friday, October 5, 7:30 p.m.
Heather Mansfield—owner of DIOSA Communications, principal blogger at the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 blog, and author of Social Media for Social Good—helps nonprofits around the world use social media to their advantage.
Friday, November 2, 7:30 p.m.
Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman, co-owners of Red Velvet Art and lifestyle bloggers on A Beautiful Mess, have used social media to connect with audiences and develop their brand well beyond the borders of Springfield.
Discover more: abeautifulmess.com
Friday, March 1, 6:30 p.m.
Pool Art Center
A photojournalist for more than three decades with the Springfield News-Leader, Bob Linder has witnessed firsthand how technology has changed newsgathering and storytelling.
Discover more: boblinder.com
Friday, April 5, 7:30 p.m.
Alumnus Phil Dickey has traveled the world as the drummer for Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsen, and he also serves as the band’s director of social media.
Discover more: sslyby.com