NCRC'94 -Anything But Static

NCRC'94 -Anything But Static

Post by Bruce Gira » Tue, 12 Apr 1994 02:55:58

/* Written  4:48 pm  Apr  7, 1994 by ncra in web:ncra.radio */
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                                   NCRC'94
        The 14th Annual Conference of the National Campus
                    and Community Radio Association

                            "ANYTHING BUT STATIC"

                                June 20 - 25, 1994
                        University of New Brunswick
                         Fredericton, New Brunswick

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NCRC'94 - the 14th annual National Campus and Community Radio
Conference, will be held in Fredericton, New Brunswick from
June 20 - 25, 1994.

THE MAIN COURSE
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The conference theme - "Anything but Static" - is meant to
represent both the dynamic and diverse nature of community based
broadcasting.

There conference itself will include over 60 sessions ranging from
discussions on issues of censorship, music, inclusion, volunteer
empowerment and training, and just about any other topic to do
with campus and community radio.  There will also be special panel
discussions on crucial issues affecting community radio in Canada
and beyond.

SPECIAL THEME"S
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-- people with disabilities

This years conference will see a special focus on disability issues
and the inclusion of people with disabilities within stations.  A
special invitation is sent out to people with disabilities to come
together at NCRC'94.

Through grants from the Government of Canada funding is available
to cover the costs of a number of delegates with disabilities to
attend.  If you are disabled, or know of someone who, and want to
attend NCRC'94, or is you have suggestions for topics of discussion,
contact

Judy Koch or Helen Armstrong
Radio Access Network
180 Dundas Street West, Ste 1700
Toronto, On
M5G 1Z8
Phone: 416 340 0040
TDD 416 974 9502

-- women in community radio --

Monday, June 20 will see the 3rd annual "Women in Community
Radio DayS.  This special focus will celebrate the contributions of
women to campus and community radio, and provide an opportunity
for women to network and discuss issues of concern among
themselves.

For more info contact the conference organizers.

ENTERTAINMENT SERIES
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We're busy putting together "Colored Noise", a diverse sampling of
local, regional and national talent.  The venue, the College Hill
Social Club - is right on campus.  Six nites of great entertainment.
More info, including a line-up, to come in early May.

ACCOMODATIONS
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Most, if not all, delegates will be housed on campus in  student
residences.

Cost is  $69 per person single, $59 per person double (plus a fully
refundable $25 key deposit).

To reserve space contact the conference organizers.

A limited number of billets will be available but we must know
before June 1.

TRAVEL
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Fredericton is easily accessible  via air and train.  

-- airplanes --

several daily direct flights from Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa (Air
Canada/Air Nova) and Boston (Northwest Airlines) provide easy
access and connections. Contact your travel agent.

-- rail --

three times weekly trains from Montreal. Overnite on Saturday, June
18 arrives on Sunday am before conference. Return overnite on
saturday, June 25 to MOntreal sunday am.

Great connections to Toronto, Ottawa, west and eastern US.

QUESTIONS???
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Contact us...weUre friendly.  Conference organizers are Kaye
Brookland, Steve MacIsaac and Jeff Whipple

Address:        NCRC'94
                c/o CHSR FM
                PO Box 4400
                Fredericton, New BRunswick
                CANADA
                E3B 5A3

                Phone: 506/453 4985
                Fax: 506/453 4958