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Plenary Speakers and Industry Guests

Confirmed speakers:

Michele Hilmes, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Eileen Meehan,  Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Toby Miller, University of California-Riverside

Horace Newcomb, University of Georgia

Graeme Turner, University of Queensland

Bryce Zabel, Stellar Productions/former President of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Phil Oppenheim, Senior VP, Programming and Scheduling, Turner Broadcasting

Patric Verrone, writer, producer, and former President, Writers Guild-West

David Cress, Producer, Portlandia

Bill Oakley, writer, The Simpsons, Portlandia

Nathaniel Applefield, Executive Director, American Federation of Television and Radio Actors, Portland

Vince Porter, Executive Director, Governor’s Office for Film and Television, Portland

David Olson, Director of the Office for Community Technology, National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors

Tawny Schlieski, Research Scientist, Intel Labs Interaction & Experience Research Group

Joe Becker, KGW-TV, Portland