This IS For You

This is a special event for Information and Communication Technologies and Digital Media Faculty and Business Faculty. This year we are including a look at the ever incresing role of freelance in the digital media world. Understanding the power of digital media in the business world opens new vistas of innovation, opportunity and success for our students. We are setting up a great lineup of speakers and tracks to help you keep up with the ever changing world of digital media and business.

Digital Media and Business Fusion

The growing digitalization of communication using tools such as virtualization, the cloud, media production, mobile devices, service management and a focus on information management and collaboration depend heavily on visual communication techniques. Where once text and audio prevailed, now info graphics, video, animation and photos are the preferred medium for expressing ideas and presenting information.

When & Where

Thursday & Friday - June 7-8, 2018

On the vibrant campus of the College of the Canyons located in beautiful Santa Clarita California.

2018 Conference Tracks

Business – Digital Media’s New Playground

Business – Digital Media’s New Playground

Media has always been integral in business marketing however, with the increasing integration of visual, audio and digital document communication, media in every form has become the language of expressing ideas, communicating concepts and influencing large groups of people. The sessions in this track will explore how students from every discipline need to be prepared with digital media skills to enhance their ability to participate in a rapidly changing job market.

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Digital Media in Technology

Digital Media in Technology

Computer Science, Information Systems, Medical Technology, Space exploration… Technology is an engine that is driving future economic growth and providing many opportunities for all. There is a growing need for digital media in technology to enhance communication, make concepts accessible to the general population and build friendly and convenient interfaces for complex technology devices.

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Freelance & the Gig Economy

Freelance & the Gig Economy

The sessions in this track will discuss Freelancing and the Gig Economy. How students and employers are leveraging this paradigm. What “you need to know” for economic opportunities and surviving.  

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Entertainment

Entertainment

Entertainment is the wellspring for digital media. Teaching students the skills of telling stories, the importance of color, the use of sound and the organization needed to produce a 60 second news package, 60 minute television program or a feature length film develops important skills that can give them a distinct advantage in any career choice.

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Innovation and Insights

Innovation and Insights

This track is where you will find the forward thinkers and experimenters in our colleges and business. Discussions about new teaching techniques, experimental technology, philosophical topics and anything that will challenge the status quo.

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