2015 CONFERENCE | SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2015 | THE 11the ANNUAL VALE MEDIA INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
2015 FALL CONFERENCE OFFICERS
President: Katlyn Jumper | VP: Kathleen Organtini | Treasurer: Logan Clarke | Secretary: Pamela Keating
8-9 a.m. Registration
9-11:15 a.m. Morning Panel Sessions
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:45-3 p.m. Afternoon Panel Sessions
4:30 p.m. Post Conference Alumni Reception (Separate Registration Required)
7:30-10:30 p.m. The Vale Crawl (Various Locations in Annville)
Notable speakers have included Shelly Yakus (engineer for John Lennon, Tom Petty, U2, etc), Anthony DeCurtis (Rolling Stone Magazine and author), Harry Dean aka DJQ-Ball (The Bloodhound Gang), Jeremy Hummel (co-founder of Breaking Benjamin), Nan Warshaw (CEO of Bloodshot Records), Martin Atkins (drummer/author Sex Pistols, Nine-inch Nails), and many more.
With around 250-300 attendees, the event has become a magnet for anybody interested in the industry. Attendees ranging from high school students to industry veterans have the opportunity to meet and talk to industry professionals throughout the day. During lunch there is a performance by the VALE Records featured band.
A yearly award, the Revy Award, is presented by the students to someone who they feel has contributed to and supported their efforts to learn about the industry. Past recipients include Paula Savastano (SSA Music Services), John Harris (The John Harris Group), and Rob Case (New Pants Publishing). In 2014, Dr. Mark Mecham was the recepient.