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Future Innovation Technology Creativity (FITC) – Conference

Durham College is sponsoring FITC and as a result students and employees can take advantage of great discount rates for anyone wishing to attend sessions over the three day event.

Students receive a 50 per cent discount (use promo code: DURHAM) and employees receive a 25 per cent discount (use promo code: TEACH).

This is an amazing opportunity for anyone from a media related program wishing to attend.

FITC stands for ‘Future. Innovation. Technology. Creativity.’ – four words that capture the essence of what our company and events are all about. We produce design and technology focused events worldwide which inspire, educate and challenge attendees. Since 2002, FITC has brought together like-minded professionals and students in Toronto, Amsterdam, Tokyo, San Francisco, Chicago, Seoul, New York, Los Angeles and many other cities. FITC produces a number of events internally and in collaboration with other event organizations throughout the year.

FITC Toronto 2016 – The Technology & Creativity Conference
Sunday, April 17 to Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Journalism Professor appointed vice-president of the Broadcast Educators Association of Canada

Anna Rodrigues, professor, School of Media, Art & Design was appointed vice-president of the Broadcast Educators Association of Canada (BEAC), Board of Directors at the annual BEAC conference held May 24 to 27 in Ottawa and hosted by Algonquin College.
BEAC is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in media education. The theme for this year’s conference was ideas and inspiration.

While Anna attended the conference, she also presented on the Downtown Oshawa News blog during the best practices session. The conference had representatives from British Columbia to Nova Scotia.

For more information and to view photos from this year’s conference visit BEAC’s Flickr page.

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