2008 Conference Schedule

NEW: Download the Program (8.5×11 folded)

Thursday November 13, 2008

4:15pm (be on-time to check in)
Alcatraz Night Tour with Brian Taylor

(Pre-Registration & Info www.spewest.org)
* Registration closes 11/4/2008
Meet @ Pier 33, San Francisco CA
Alcatraz Cruises Directions and Information

5:30pm-7:30pm
Opening Party: Linda Connor’s exhibition entitled
Himalaya
Haines Gallery
49 Geary Street, Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
http://www.hainesgallery.com
P: 415.397.8114

7pm-9pm
Book Release Party: Debra Bloomfield, Jo Whaley, Jona Frank, Todd Hido

Free or suggested donation at the door

SF Camerawork Gallery
657 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 512-2020

Friday November 14, 2008

9:45-12:45pm
SF Gallery Tour with Nadereh Degani

Hotel Rex Lobby
562 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA
THIS TOUR IS FULL

1:00-3:00pm
SFMOMA Curatorial Tour for SPE Members with Corey Keller & Erin O’Toole

51 3rd St, San Francisco, CA
THIS TOUR IS FULL
SPE members only unless space allows
Meet in the SFMOMA lobby

3:00pm-7:00pm
Onsite Registration

Photography Building, AAU, 625 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA

5:00-7:00pm
Opening Reception, hosted by AAU

Morgan Auditorium, 491 Post Street, San Francisco, CA

7:00pm
Featured Speakers

Morgan Auditorium, 491 Post Street, San Francisco, CA

Opening Ceremonies by Erika Gentry and Kathleen Laraia McLaughlin, SPE WEST Co-Chairs & Connie Begg AAU Onsite Coordinator
Welcome by Elisa Stephens, Academy of Art University (AAU)

Student Award Competition Winners Announced

Inspiration Forum, moderated by Thom Sempere
Conversation Partners: Mary Daniel Hobson, David Bayles, Ted Orland, Anne Veh, Carla Williams and you.

AFTER PARTY open to the public
Cantina Club & Latin Cocktail Lounge
580 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA
(415) 398-0195

Saturday November 15, 2008

8:00am-4:00pm
Onsite Registration
Photography Building, AAU, 625 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA

9:00am-5:00pm
Exhibits Fair

Morgan Auditorium, 491 Post Street, San Francisco, CA
Rooms M50 & B80

SPE Student & Members Show
AAU, 625 Sutter St Gallery, San Francisco, CA

SPE Multi Media & Film Screening
Morgan Auditorium, 491 Post Street, San Francisco, CA

9:00am-5:00pm SPE WEST Portfolio Reviews
Morgan Auditorium, 491 Post Street, San Francisco, CA
Room B73
Learn about the reviewers

SPE WEST PRESENTERS
Presenter biographies
Morgan Auditorium, 491 Post Street, San Francisco, CA

TRACK A
9:00am-10:00am
Jay Kinghorn, ASMP
Real World Solutions to Digital Technology Headaches

10am-10:30am
Jason Hanasik, Graduate Student Image Maker, California College of Art
He Opened Up Somewhere Along the Eastern Shore: Unfixing the Male Marine Body

10:30am-11:00am
Jennifer Linnea Daly, Graduate Student Image Maker, California State University, Chico
Finding My Way to Sustainability

11:00am-12:00pm
Clifford Landon Pun, Margo Jones, Dina Ropele, Graduate& Undergraduate Student Image Makers, San Jose State University
Framing An Identity

12:00-2:00pm
LUNCH

2:00pm-3:30pm
Kate Jordahl, Geir Jordahl, Mark Pinsukanjana, Robert Holmes, Chad Jennings
Book Publishing Panel
Publishing the Photographic Book: For Love, Money or Both

3:30-4:15pm
Jeff Van Kleeck, Teaching Conversation
So this is the End? Using the critique as a source for continued inspiration

4:15-5:00pm
Diane Choplin, Teaching Conversation
Assignments that Challenge and Inspire

TRACK B
9:00am-10:00am
Matthias Geiger, Image Maker
Moment – Gone, Experience and Participation Through Art

10:00-11:00am
Victoria Heilweil, Collaboration
Collaboration: My Personal Journey in Art, Education and Curation

11:00am-12:00pm
Melanie LIght and Adrianne Koteen, Fotovision
Documentary in Action: Photos that Change the World

12:00-2:00pm
LUNCH

2:00pm-3:00pm
Stella Kalaw, Image Maker
Photographing the Every day

3:00-4:00pm
Tom Patton, Image Maker
Ancient Earthworks: Native American Mounds and Monuments

4:00-5:00pm
Lesley Louden and Anne Evans, Image Makers
A Unified Approach: Documentary Photography & Multi-media
Learning to Hope: Children, HIV, and Education in Lesotho and Botswana

5:30-7:00pm: Key Note, Alec Soth
From Here to There

7:15-8:00pm Booksigning Alec Soth
Fotovision Booth

7:30 Invitation Only Private Reception for Presenters and Reviewers.

Sunday November 16, 2008

9:00am-11:00am
SPE WEST continental breakfast

and Informal Portfolio Share
AAU 625 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA

10:30am-3pm (bus leaves at 10:15)
RAYKO Photo Workshops

Wetplate Collodian/Tintype OR Alternative Digital Processes
Bus picks up: AAU 625 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA*
*bus pick up at 3:15 to go back to 625 Sutter.
THESE WORKSHOPS ARE FULL

11:30-3:30pm
San Francisco by Bus Photography Fieldtrip with Jeff Weston

Bus picks up: AAU 625 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA
REGISTRATION CLOSED

11:30-2:00pm
BLURB Book Workshop with Chad Jennings

THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL
740 Taylor St, Room 201
{walking distance from 625 Sutter St}

SPE Student & Members Show
AAU, 625 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA


12:00pm
Board of Directors Meeting


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