Photographers + Publishing
A Joint Conference Northeast & Mid Atlantic Regions
November 3-5, 2011
Light Work & Syracuse University
Keynote: Alec Soth
Honored Educator: Doug DuBois
Featured Speakers: John Gossage, Mary Virginia Swanson, and Andy Adams
Any questions about the conference please contact Hannah Frieser at Light Work. firstname.lastname@example.org
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.
SPENE/MA members. Registration for the upcoming regional conference is now closed.
THERE WILL BE NO ON SITE REGISTRATION FOR ALL CONFERENCE EVENTS AT LIGHT WORK.
We are both sorry we were unable to accommodate additional members and thrilled at the overwhelming response we had with registration. In the future we will continue to program dynamic regional events, being sure to secure venues with a greater capacity for participation.
See you in San Francisco!
CONFERENCE BASICS: Location | Hotels | Travel | Conference Registration
Robert B. Menschel Media Center, 316 Waverly Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13210, phone 315.443.1300
Light Work is an artist-run, non-profit photography and digital media center that has supported artists through exhibitions, residencies, publications, affordable workspace, and other programs since 1973. The facilities are housed on the campus of Syracuse University (www.syr.edu).
Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel (0.2 miles)
801 University Avenue. Syracuse, NY 13210, phone 315.475.3000
Details: University hotel. Room rates by occupancy: $125/single, $135/double, $145/triple, $155/quad, plus applicable taxes and fees. Parking $12 per vehicle, per night. Free internet. Reserve hotel room by October 6 by website or calling the hotel at 315.475.3000 and requesting the group rate for the SPE Light Work Photo Conference. Cancellations must be made by 6pm on the day prior to arrival date.
Hotel Skyler (0.5 mile)
601 S. Crouse Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13210, phone 1.800.365.4663
Details: Environmentally friendly boutique hotel. Room rate: $129 for Queen or King, plus applicable taxes and fees. Parking and internet are free. Reserve hotel room by October 4 by calling the hotel at 1.800.365.4663 and requesting the group rate for the SPE Light Work Photo Conference. Cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to arrival date. (This hotel option has changed from Parkview Hotel.)
Traveling to Light Work:
Airport: Conference attendees planning to fly should come into Syracuse Hancock International Airport. Paid taxi or limited hotel shuttles available.
Train/Bus: Conference attendees planning to take a train or bus will arrive at the Regional Transportation Center in Syracuse. Paid taxi or Centro buses available.
Car: See directions at http://lightwork.org/visit/index.html
Please register for the conference using the registration form. Attendees must pre-register. The conference venue has a limited capacity of 200 seats. We cannot guarantee that there will be space to register onsite.
Please email your registration form to email@example.com. Submit your form even if you are planning to mail a check to secure your spot. Registrations must be received by October 28. Receive a $15 discount when registering by October 14. Please indicate on the registration form if you would like to participate in the formal portfolio reviews.
Professional Member $55
Professional Non-Member $70
Student Non-Member $30
Student Member $15
Student Volunteer (pre-approved) $0
Late registrationafter 10/14/11
Professional Member $70
Professional Non-Member $85
Student Non-Member $45
Student Member $30
Thank you our Sponsors:
This conference is hosted by Light Work and Syracuse University and has received generous support from Syracuse University’s Division of Student Affairs Co-Curricular Fund, Syracuse University’s Department of Transmedia in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology, B&H Photo Video, and the members of SPE’s Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions. Special thanks also to the Everson Museum of Art, the Special Collections Research Center in the E.S. Bird Library, the NYFA MARK Program, En Foco, Flak Photo, and more.