$100 - Early Bird Registration for FORUM 2004
Register for FORUM
2004 by March 5, 2004, and save $100 from the final
registration (March 6, 2004, or after) rate of $725. The Early
Bird registration rate is $625. The theme for FORUM 2004 is
"Communicating Cable's Value" and will be woven throughout the
general sessions and break-out panels during CTPAA's
19th annual educational conference, scheduled for
March 21 to 24, 2004, at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC.
The theme reflects the event's focus on how cable public affairs
professionals can effectively communicate cable's value and
technologically superior platform to customers, media, and
FORUM 2004 has already received
speaking commitments from several esteemed industry executives
including Glenn Britt, Chairman and CEO, Time Warner Cable;
Susan Packard, President, New Ventures, Scripps Networks; Carl
Vogel, President and CEO, Charter Communications; Johnathan
Rodgers, President & CEO, Radio One TV; and Robert Sachs, President & CEO,
National Cable & Telecommunications Association. For
information about FORUM 2004 registration and sponsorship
opportunities, visit http://www.magnetmail.net/ls.cfm?r=6872048&sid=82907&m=25193&u=CTPPA&s=http://www.ctpaa.org/forum.shtml.
History Channel and Comcast Partner with the School District of
Channel and Comcast
have announced a three-year partnership with the School District
of Philadelphia to expand history education for students and
teachers. The partnership is made up of six components: teacher
training, teaching grants, classroom programs, online support,
public service announcement, and student scholarships.
The History Channel's education initiative is part of Save
Our History, the network's national campaign for historic
preservation and history education.
The History Channel and Comcast will
provide three teacher-training sessions per year to aid in
developing dynamic lesson plans. Dr. Libby O'Connell, Vice
President of Historic Alliances, The History Channel and
Philadelphia area historians will lead the training sessions.
Several other historical organizations, including the National
Park Service, the National Constitution Center, the Smithsonian,
and the Gilder Lehrmann Institute of American History, are also
invited to participate in the teacher workshops.
The History Channel annually will
award grants of $1000 each to three teachers from the
Philadelphia school district to be used towards supplying
materials, professional development, and attending conferences.
In addition, The History Channel will supply 150 Philadelphia
schools with a video library and support material. The History
Channel also will produce a Web site linking directly to The
School District of Philadelphia's site and a public service
announcement highlighting the benefits of Philadelphia's public
school education. Lastly, The History Channel will award grants
of $1000 each annually to three students who have shown a strong
interest in history and were selected by The School District of
Partners with Active Voice to Raise Awareness of Political
conjunction with the premier of its third original film
Chasing Freedom, Court TV is collaborating with
Active Voice through a Ford Foundation grant to
produce multiple local market events partnering with major
advocacy groups to raise awareness of the plight of political
asylum seekers. Inspired by true events, Chasing Freedom
depicts the horrors of life under the Taliban in Afghanistan
and one young woman's grueling attempt to seek political asylum
in the United States. The movie premieres on Martin Luther King,
Jr. Day, January 19, 2004, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Voice is an organization of media strategists, facilitators
and trainers known for social awareness campaigns based on
independent films that encourage public engagement on pressing
social issues. It is dedicated to encouraging individuals and
community groups to probe and discuss, then take action on
timely, relevant issues such as racism, immigration and human
In making Chasing Freedom, Court
TV collaborated with the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights
in the representation of the political asylum process and the
obstacles that asylum-seekers face. The LCHR has a distinguished
reputation in the areas of political asylum law, international
justice, and refugee protection. The organization supports human
rights activists who fight for basic freedoms and peaceful
change at the local level and protects refugees in flight from
persecution and repression.
Opening - Vice President of Membership Services for SCTE
The Society of Cable
Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE)
is seeking an experienced professional to join the senior
leadership team and be responsible for the management of all
aspects of the organization's member/customer service and
chapter relations as well as elements of communications,
publications, recognition programs, marketing research and
analysis, Web site and industry relations. The ideal candidate
will possess a minimum of 12 years work experience, demonstrated
experience in managing a similar sized membership organization,
excellent written and oral communication skills, proven ability
to interact with a diversity of interests, and ability to travel
up to 20% of work time in order to establish and maintain
effective chapter relations across the country and around the
globe. For more information, contact Jon Christian "Chris"
Dowel, President of the Breckenridge Group, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You Corporate Members!
Join and support CTPAA by becoming a corporate member.
For information on how your organization can join CTPAA as a
corporate member in 2004, please contact Steve Jones at email@example.com or at
202-775-1083. For membership details, go to http://www.magnetmail.net/ls.cfm?r=6872048&sid=82914&m=25193&u=CTPPA&s=http://www.ctpaa.org/mcorp.shtml.
Time Warner Cable
Turner Broadcasting System,
ABC Cable Networks Group
2004 Friends &
Telecommunications Association of New York
Game Show Network
Motorola, Broadband Communications Sector
Ohio Cable Telecommunications
Outdoor Life Network
Texas Cable & Telecommunications Association