11am – 1:30pm Brief Event Opening Speech:
by Jorge Parra. President American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) South Florida Chapter
“Trends and Challenges in Photography”
Presented by the Director of the Miami Dade Gallery System, and Photography Curator Jorge Gutierrez
The Discussion Panel: - “Professional Women Photographers Today and Tomorrow”
Panel presentation addressing the challenges women photographers face and an exploration of ways to succeed in photographic careers. Several leading professional women photographers, and experts in related fields will lend their experiences to represent and discuss Fine Arts, Education, Advertising, Photojournalism, and other aspects of the industry.
- “Business Practices and Your Future in a Changing Industry”
Information on Copyright, intellectual property, legal issues, Strictly Business 3, negotiation, licensing and the current market.
Panel Moderated by: Liz Ordoñez (ASMP). Audience participation via a Q&A session.
Invited Panelists include:
-Silvia Lizama — Barry Univ / Education and Fine Art -Debra Pierce — Arts Institute Miami / Dept of Visual Arts -Ginny Dixon — Miami Ad School graduate / Pulitzer Prize Winner
-Kathleen Carignan — Copyright Attorney, Legal Art Miami -Scherley Busch — ASMP SFL Board / Editorial/Portraits -Alexia Fodere — ASMP SFL Board / Free Lance Photojournalist
-Nancy Brown — ASMP / Fine Art and Commercial Photographer
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g1:30pm – 2:15pm
“Snack Time and Networking”
A chance to network and mingle over beverages and snacks
Build new relationships, get to know peers and emerging talent, share ideas, exchange contacts and get inspired.
2:15 pm – 3:15pm
Master Guest speaker : CANDACE BARBOT
Candace is a Pulitzer Prize finalist and award winner Photographer who is at the forefront of Multimedia and Images in Motion creativity and technology She also teaches at the University of Miami.
You can read more about Candace in her website
3:15pm – 4pm
“Round Table discussion groups”
A time to talk about and show your work. A great group of professionals from the Arts, Advertising, and Business fronts will provide advice on several
matters. Bring your portfolio or new works in progress. Students are encouraged to participate.
4:30pm: Opening of
South Florida Women Photography Multimedia Exhibition
A multimedia slideshow-video projected exhibition will showcase select works of professional women photographers in South Florida.
Exhibition begins during the conference and continues through Dec. 9 at the Freedom Tower.
Note: small program changes and participants may occur due to unexpected reasons
Sponsored by ASMP Foundation, Miami Dade Gallery System, Arts Institue Ft Lauderdale,Miami University of Design /AI, Barry University ,Legal Art Foundation, Miami AdFed, Heineken, Coco Water,