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Friday, February 28th
8:45 AM


X-Boundaries: See Us. Hear Us.

DUC East Lobby

8:45 AM - 2:00 PM

9:30 AM

Welcome Address

Carrie Petr, University of the Pacific

DUC - East Ballroom

9:30 AM - 9:40 AM

9:45 AM

Keynote Address

Madeline Di Nonno, CEO, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

DUC - East Ballroom

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Panel Session #1 - Recognizing & Challenging Bias Today

Joanne Butcher, Filmmaker, producer and founder of
Mario Enriquez, (’10), Director of Domestic Programs at LGBTQ Victory Alliance, Washington D.C.
Lana Ludovico, aka DJ Lil Buddha, DJ, Tour Manager, Cultural Organizer and Artivist consultant
Teresa Bergman, Filmmaker, UOP Faculty member

DUC - East Ballroom

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

Lunch & Networking

X-Boundaries: See Us. Hear Us.

DUC - West Ballrom

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

Panel Session #2 -- Artist’s Roles & Industry Barriers

Brandon Stansell, Recording artist
Tama Brisbane, Founder, With Our Words, Inc.
Cookie Marenco, Founder, Blue Coast Records, Grammy-nominated music producer
Bonnie Gallanter, Pres., Muse Artist Management; Dir., The Women’s International Music Network; co-producer,

DUC - East Ballroom

1:00 PM - 2:00 AM

2:15 PM

Breakout Sessions - Real World Scenarios

X-Boundaries: See Us. Hear Us.

DUC Ballroom East, Spruce Room, President’s Room, Regent’s Room and River Room

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

3:30 PM

Panel Session #3 – Crossing Boundaries

Jennifer Musselman, Nickelodeon executive, change and leadership consultant diversity consultant
Anna Nti-Asare-Tubbs, Author and researcher into gender and race issues
Chinwe Ohanele, (’10), arts entrepreneur and attorney, Founder of UNICON, African arts & comic convention
Samantha Juneman, (’11), VP of Commercial Partnerships, Universal Music Group
Macelle Mahala, University of the Pacific

DUC - East Ballroom

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

4:30 PM

Mixer & Refreshments

DJ Selecta MC, aka Marselus Cayton, Plural Music
Issadora Ava, Recording artist, Pacific Ave Records

DUC - West Ballrom

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM