RCC 2015 — Faith-Based Communications: Connecting Locally, Reaching Globally

April 9-11, 2015, Alexandria, Virginia

RCC 2015

Photos from the Convention

Plenary Sessions and Workshops

  • Plenary: Sharing Our Faith and Values – Why Does It Matter?Joshua DuBois, author of The President’s Devotional: The Daily Readings that Inspired President ObamaVideo of plenary
  • Keynote: Religious LiteracyDr. Stephen Prothero, professor in the Department of Religion at Boston University and Dr. Charles Haynes, director of the Religious Freedom Center Education Project at the Newseum — Video of plenary (follows Joshua DuBois)
  • Keynote — Melissa Rogers, Special Assistant to the President and Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships — Listen to her keynote
  • Keynote: The Role of Religion in International Affairs — Shaun Casey, U.S. Special Representative for Religion and Global Affairs in the State Department
  • Plenary: Faithful Responses to Local / Global NeedsDr. Karin Achtelstetter, General Secretary of World Association for Christian Communications (WACC) based in Toronto, Canada and an RCC member
  • Media Panel with Adelle Banks, production editor and a national correspondent at Religion News Service (RNS), Michelle Boorstein, religion reporter for The Washington Post, and Eric Marrapodi, Senior Washington producer and contributing editor to CNN’s Belief Blog
  • Strategic Communications — Daria Steigman, founder of Steigman Communications, LLC
  • Making Social Media Work for You: Getting Started — Beth Becker, Blogger, Trainer, and Activist
  • Making Social Media Work for You: Getting Your Content Seen — Beth Becker, Blogger, Trainer, and Activist
  • Design for Effective Communications — Doug Puller, Design Manager at Bread for the World, and Stephen Padre, Managing Editor at Bread for the World
  • Inside Religion Reporting — Adelle Banks, production editor and a national correspondent at Religion News Service (RNS)
  • Research and Evaluation on a Dime — Doug Cannon, Ph.D., APR+M, Fellow PRSA, assistant professor of communication, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University — See slides
  • Media Training — Jonathan Aiken, head of ActualityMedia
  • Effective Media Placement — Jonathan Aiken, head of ActualityMedia
  • Using Photography and Video to Amp Up Your Communications — Mike DuBose, staff photographer for United Methodist News Service, and Jan Snider, multi-media producer for United Methodist Communications
  • Writing Right, Right on Time — Brian Gray, writer and editor
  • What camera should we buy?: Professional videos, photos, and podcasts on a budget — Jordan Edwards, communications associate for the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty
  • Rescuing the Voices of Our Past — Mike Hickcox, Director of Communications at the Society of St. Andrew in Virginia and owner of SoundTheology.org and Audio-Rescue.com — See slides and resources

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