Saturday, April 26, UCSB is proud to host the 2014 UCRN Conference at KCSB-FM and across the UCSB campus.

Attendance is free, open to all, and includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner for those who RSVP by emailing general.manager at kcsb.org!

Bring records and station gear for a record and swag swap!

Schedule (Stay Tuned for Updates!):

9am-10am: Breakfast and station tour at KCSB

10am-11am: Keynote (Via Skype) – “Does Radio Still Matter?” with Ken Freedman, Station Manager and Program Director of legendary freeform community-radio station WFMU-FM (Jersey City, New Jersey).

11am-12:15pm: Roundtables

Music and Programming Roundtable
News, Public Affairs, and Sports Roundtable
UCRN Steering Committee

12:15pm-1:15pm: Lunch at KCSB

1:15pm-2:15pm: Panels

Grassroots Music and Community Spaces
Letting Go: How to find alternatives and avoid discouragement
Localism: Engagement in global communities and LPFM

2:30pm-3:45pm: Panels

Identity and vision: Projecting your station’s mission
Live broadcast technical workshop
Programming with a conscience: Music and social movements

4pm-5pm: Town Hall – UCRN’s Path Forward

5pm-end: Dinner

Stay immediately after dinner for a FREE twilight Garage-Rock performance featuring:

A rock quartet (featuring former members of Franklin for Short) whose 2013 debut album appeared on the Burger Records & Rocketship Records labels.

Isla Vista garage-punk trio.

UC Santa Cruz / KZSC-affiliated punk-blues trio.

This evening performance is open to the entire public and will also be broadcast live from the base of Storke Tower.

To RSVP on our Facebook event page: CLICK HERE.