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Conference Opening Program
(MONDAY)

Time Name
3:00 PM - 7:00 PMKickoff and Conference Welcome

Conference Closing Program
(SUNDAY)

Time Name
10:00 AM - 10:45 AMThe Journey To Resilience - Kay Bess
11:00 AM - 12:30 PMClosing Session and Awards

Conference Program
(TUESDAY-SATURDAY)

Time Speakers Name
12:00 PM - 12:25 PMGerald GriffithMorning Kickoff
12:25 PM - 12:45 PMFrances Mulinix Mulinix Breath to Body, Body to Voice, Voice to Presence
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMElaine Clark David Fennoy D'Arcy Smith Smith Randall RyanGaming Panel
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMSusie Valerio ValerioAround the World in 60 minutes
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMHugh Edwards EdwardsHow to Improve Your Casting Chances
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Chapter One: Intro to ACX, the Audiobook Creation Exchange
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMStephane CornicardAn Introduction to LipSynch dubbing techniques : Band Rythmo (No Recording)
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMJ Michael Collins Dave Walsh Cliff Zellman AJ McKay McKay Anne GanguzzaThe Producer's Panel
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMWes McCraw Rick SellersSounds for Toys and Games (voice, effects, music)
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMNatasha Marchewka Marchewka Katherine Tole ToleVoice123 Tips for Beginners - with Natasha Marchewka & Katherine Tole
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMRick Wasserman WassermanCrossover Voiceover: Adapting the Stage/Screen Actor’s Process for VO
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMHeidi RewLatest Commercial Trends
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMMary Lynn Wissner Mara Junot Junot Trish Ryan Ryan Natasha Marchewka Marchewka Scott ParkinCommercials A -Z
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMKassy Coleman ColemanA Vocal Tune Up - develop a resilient voice
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMCarrie Olsen OlsenThriving in the New Frontier of eLearning
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMElaine ClarkBecoming An Anime Character
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMCelia SiegelBrand Your VO Career. Change Your Life.
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMHugh Klitzke Klitzke“If you talked to people the way advertising talked to people, they’d punch you in the face.”
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMSusan SchuldTips for a General American Accent
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMD'Arcy Smith Smith Joanna Cazden CazdenVocal Health for the Voice Actor – Vocal Extremes
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMTom Jordan JordanFrom Voiceover to Audiobooks - Should You Take the Leap?
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMJim McCarthy McCarthyYou're a Sales Person First.
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMDenise Patierno PatiernoAn inside view of the CNN worldwide promo department
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMCarin Gilfry Kristin Price Price Susie Valerio ValerioWorking Parents Panel (No Recording)
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMDave WalshYour Resilient TRUETELL
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMSylvia Longmire LongmireThe Pivot After the Pivot: Finding a New Purpose (and Career) After Crisis
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMEliza Jane Schneider SchneiderPreserving Iconic Characters with the Art & Science of Voice-Matching
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMJoe CiprianoThe Journey To Resilience - Joe Cipriano
8:00 PM - 10:00 PMSam Beman BemanAfter Dark: Dance Party
Time Speakers Name
12:00 PM - 12:25 PMGerald GriffithMorning Kickoff
12:25 PM - 12:45 PMSarah Weatherwax WeatherwaxTake care of your voice so your voice can take care of you !
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMMarinda Botha BothaVirtual Reality experiences - a new avenue for voice actors to explore
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMJ Michael Collins Jill Kershaw KershawDemo Review Session with J. Michael Collins and Sound & Fury Casting CEO Jill Kershaw
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMTom Dheere Carin Gilfry Carrie Olsen Olsen Christi Bowen BoweneLearning Panel
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMKaren-Eileen Gordon GordonRock Your Resilience! Radical Self-Care for VO Artists
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMStephane Cornicard Talking Direction: How to improve the odds.
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMLynn Norris Brigid RealeEnhance Your Resilience - Trade Time for Money - The Breakout
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMLynnanne ZagerThe "Nitty Gritty" of Crime Narration
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMIan RussellIs your's an 'Award Winning' Business?
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMSally Clawson ClawsonBreak Free: Spontaneity In Commercial VO
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMElaine ClarkGET YOUR GAME ON: Characters That Book
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMAlfonso Lugo LugoClimbing your Everest
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMSteve Van Wormer Van WormerHow to Create a Global Podcast Series
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMMonique Bagwell BagwellMake Acting Choices Effortlessly Using LABAN EFFORT Techniques
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMJulia NortonBreathing life into yourself.
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMDavid Fennoy Roger Gehrmann Gehrmann George Washington III Washington III Sophia Cruz CruzThe Stand for Sonic Diversity
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMNatasha Marchewka MarchewkaChoose your Marketing | Find your Lane - with Natasha Marchewka
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMElley Ray HennessyWow that doesn’t even Sound like You!
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMJulie MaddalenaA Solid Foundation for Character Voice Acting (Getting Off the Page and Into the Character's Skin)
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMLarry HudsonThe Scales of Voiceover (The Key to Excellent Performances)
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMEric RomanowskiGetting Noticed in :60
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMPilar Uribe UribeKickstart your voice: Go from dead weight to buoyancy in your VO space
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMZina Solomon SolomonVoice Your Vision: How to Create a Resilient Mindset During Challenging Times
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMDurin Gleaves Gleaves Alfonso Lugo Lugo James Romick Romick Uncle Roy Yokelson Cliff ZellmanTechnology & Production Panel
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMRandall RyanVideo Games: What Makes Them Different...and How to Land Them
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMPat Brady BradyThe Journey To Resilience - Pat Brady
8:00 PM - 10:00 PMDavid Cuetter Steve PogatchHey Pandora Listener! Pandora Script Reading Workshop 1
Time Speakers Name
12:00 PM - 12:25 PMGerald GriffithMorning Kickoff
12:25 PM - 12:45 PMJennefer Morris MorrisVocal Warm up with VASTA - Jennefer Morris
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMKristin Price PriceConquering Imposter Syndrome
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMMary Lynn Wissner Harry Dunn Dunn Jeff Howell Steve Pogatch Eric Romanowski Jason WhiteThe Directors Panel
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMLiz Drury DruryIf You're Not Working - You Should Try Networking!
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMIan O'DonnellFinding & Developing Your Character Voice(s)
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMVicky (Victoria) TessioDEMOS: Qué mostrar, y qué demostrar (Demos. what to show, and what to prove)
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMRachael Naylor NaylorBreaking through and having the voiceover success you deserve
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMSarah Weatherwax WeatherwaxA free voice is a flexible, expressive and transformative voice!
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMAna Clements ClementsAudiolibros 101 - Audiobooks 101
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMBrad Oxnam OxnamFundamentals of Acting for VO
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMLawrence Lewis LewisBehind the Scenes with Commercial Producers
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMHugh Edwards EdwardsWhy The Future of the VO Industry is Globalisation
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMJeffrey Umberger Jennifer Hummel Hummel Lina Ramirez Ramirez Heidi Rew Gopal Swamy SwamyAtlanta's Highly Successful VO Community and Leaders
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMElaine ClarkGet out of your HEAD!
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMMonique Bagwell Bagwell Beth Chaplin Donovan Corneetz Corneetz Dave WalshActing Panel
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMKim Handysides HandysidesCreating Concrete Connections to your Scripts
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMNatasha Marchewka Marchewka Katherine Tole ToleVoice123 Tips for Experience Talent - with Natasha Marchewka and Katherine Tole
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMElley Ray HennessyUltimate VO Success
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMAndrea Balsa BalsaBreak into Spanish VO!
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMMicaela Hicks HicksThe Animation/Video Game Industry from an Agent's Perspective
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMRick Wasserman Wasserman Tim Friedlander Friedlander George Whittam WhittamAn Actor, a Tech, and an Engineer Walk Into A Studio: Three Perspectives on Home/Travel Recording
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMSonia Meneses MenesesDiscomfort is the Price of Growth - Lean in to it!
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMElaine ClarkPodcasting for Business, Creativity, and Monetization
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMGrace Keller Scotch Keller ScotchImage Structuring: Make Your Text Come Alive
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMMonique Bagwell Bagwell Karen-Eileen Gordon Gordon Sarah Weatherwax Weatherwax Kassy Coleman ColemanVocal Support Panel
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMJulia NortonSing the thing!
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMMelissa Disney DisneyHow I lost my voice and found my life
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMGeorge Washington III Washington IIIThe Journey To Resilience - George Washington III
8:00 PM - 10:00 PMDavid Cuetter Steve PogatchHey Pandora Listener! Pandora Script Reading Workshop 2
Time Speakers Name
12:00 PM - 12:25 PMGerald GriffithMorning Kickoff
12:25 PM - 12:45 PMVivian Majkowski MajkowskiWarm-up for the Mic: Release the Tension, Free the Sound for Vocal Variety
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMHugh Edwards EdwardsDirected Auditions (Practical & on mic session) with Hugh Edwards
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMDurin Gleaves GleavesAdobe Audition: Tips and tricks for voice creators
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMLaurel Thomas ThomasFace Yoga for Voice Actors
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMSimone Kliass KliassThe Tech Threat: Will Virtual Voices Take Our Jobs?
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMNatasha Marchewka Marchewka Brigid Reale Celia Siegel Marc Scott ScottBusiness & Marketing Panel
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMCliff ZellmanVoice Over for Automotive. Moving your VO career to the Fast Lane!
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMSusan SchuldVoice and Body Workout
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMLarry HudsonHow To Organize Your Computer For Voiceover and For LIFE!
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMZuleika ‘Z’ Deciga DecigaCambios en la industria de la locución comercial. Conoce cómo adaptarte a esta nueva realidad.
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMJeffrey UmbergerThe Basics of Working with an Agent or Manager
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMMicaela Hicks HicksAsk The Agent - Honest Answers about the Animation Industry
3:00 PM - 3:45 PMJ Michael CollinsJMC Unicorn Award Sponsored Session
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMJulia NortonDeveloping Vocal Resilience
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMSally Clawson ClawsonBe Bold: Increase Your Status In Commercial VO
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMDaree Allen Nieves Allen NievesLet's Make a Bizcast!
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMElley Ray Hennessy Elaine Clark Micaela Hicks Hicks Eliza Jane Schneider SchneiderAnimation Panel
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMBeth ChaplinActing for Non-Actors: Guideposts to create more truthful, connected and conversational reads.
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMDavid FennoyVoice Acting for Video Games
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMEric Romanowski Jeffrey UmbergerCongrats! You Have a Shiny New Demo - Now What?
5:00 PM - 5:45 PMTom DheereExplainers Explained!
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMDave WalshThe Journey To Resilience - Dave Walsh
Time Speakers Name
12:00 PM - 12:25 PMGerald GriffithMorning Kickoff
12:25 PM - 12:45 PMColton Weiss WeissVocal Warm up with VASTA - Colton Weiss
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMJames Younger YoungerCreating, Mixing & Mastering Your Own Content
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMRachael Naylor NaylorNetworking, the most powerful tool you can use
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMKaren-Eileen Gordon GordonOhhhhhhhmmmmm: Meditation for VO Artists (aka: How to Get a Flexibility Six-Pack!)
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMJoe Cipriano Donovan Corneetz Corneetz Melissa Disney Disney Jeff Howell Denise Patierno Patierno Steve Van Wormer Van WormerPromo Panel
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMLiz Atherton Atherton J Michael Collins Carin Gilfry Armin Hierstetter Hierstetter Rolf Veldman Veldman Ben Wake WakeOnline Casting in the '20s: A Panel Discussion
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMLawrence Lewis LewisMeet the Commercial Producers
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMDonovan Corneetz CorneetzFinding the Illusive "Conversational" Read
2:00 PM - 2:45 PMPilar Uribe UribeINICIA TU VOZ: PASA DE LA RIGIDEZ A LA FLEXIBILIDAD EN TU CABINA DE VOZ
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMAnne GanguzzaAI? As If!
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMMonique Bagwell BagwellThe Voice From Nowhere: Learning How To Create a General American English Accent
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMJay Preston PrestonTraveling with a Pro Studio
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMAlfonso Lugo Lugo Escalando tu everest - Climbing your Everest.
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMElaine ClarkChoose Your Style!
4:00 PM - 4:45 PMJeff HowellAll about promo and who do I have to network to get on a network?
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMCelia SiegelBrand Your VO Career. Change Your Life.
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMHeidi RewWhat 4 Years of Not Booking Taught Me About Resilience
6:00 PM - 6:45 PMKassy Coleman ColemanThe Conscious Voice - mindfulness practices for the Voice Over artist
7:00 PM - 8:00 PMKesha Monk MonkThe Journey To Resilience - Kesha Monk
9:00 PM - 11:59 PMScott ChambersAfter Dark: Saturday Night Luau

Conference X-Sessions (Workshops)
(TUESDAY-SATURDAY)

Time Speakers Name
8:30 AM - 11:30 AMStephane Cornicard[X-SESSION] An Introduction to LipSynch dubbing techniques : Band Rythmo
8:30 AM - 11:30 AMSusie Valerio Valerio[X-SESSION] The Global VO Warrior - an ABC to Conquering the World
8:30 AM - 11:30 AMRachael Naylor Naylor[X-SESSION] Embracing the potential in your Voiceover Business-Marketing and Goals
11:45 AM - 2:45 PMCarrie Olsen Olsen[X-SESSION] Top of Mind: Creative Strategies for eLearning Marketing and Outreach
11:45 AM - 2:45 PMKaren-Eileen Gordon Gordon[X-SESSION] The Force is With You: “Energy Work” for Voiceover Artists (Deep Dive)
3:15 PM - 6:15 PMTom Dheere[X-SESSION] eLearning Script Writing & Performance Intensive
3:15 PM - 6:15 PMCliff Zellman[X-SESSION] Voice Over for Automotive Encore Session
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMElley Ray Hennessy[X-SESSION] Cast a SPELL-Vocal MAGIC!
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMMary Lynn Wissner[X-SESSION] There's a reason you're not booking commercials
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMDave Walsh[X-SESSION] Your Resilient Truetell - The Workshop
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMD'Arcy Smith Smith[X-SESSION] Vocal Efforts for Video Games – Vocal Combat Technique
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMJeff Howell Denise Patierno Patierno[X-SESSION] Tips from CNN'S VO Experts on how to get noticed for news promos with a focus on the acting styles required
Time Speakers Name
8:30 AM - 11:30 AMVicky (Victoria) Tessio[X-SESSION] Conoce a tu cliente: Quién es Quién en el mundo del Locutor Internacional (Know your client: Who is Who in the International VO World)
8:30 AM - 11:30 AMStephane Cornicard[X-SESSION] Tackling Copy : An Introduction to the Layering System
8:30 AM - 11:30 AMSusan Schuld[X-SESSION] How to Learn Accents & Dialects Fast
9:30 AM - 12:30 PMJulianna Wilson Wilson Dan Zitt Zitt[X-SESSION] How Casting Works & Getting Insights into Audiobook Publishing with Dan Zitt and Julie Wilson from Penguin Random House
11:45 AM - 2:45 PMAndrea Balsa Balsa[X-SESSION] Rock your Spanish VO!
11:45 AM - 2:45 PMElaine Clark[X-SESSION] Mastering New Characters
3:15 PM - 6:15 PMSteve Van Wormer Van Wormer[X-SESSION] Live Event & Sports Promo Read
3:15 PM - 6:15 PMJulie Maddalena[X-SESSION] FIND YOUR CHARACTER’S VOICE
3:15 PM - 6:15 PMHugh Klitzke Klitzke[X-SESSION] Grounded, Connected, Genuine and Real: Conversational Voiceover
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMKay Bess Bess[X-SESSION] Mastering the Brand Imaging Commercial Read
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMMicaela Hicks Hicks[X-SESSION] The Animation and Video Game Industry Overview of an Agent
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMMonique Bagwell Bagwell[X-SESSION] Be the B.O.S. of your Emotions: Learn how to Channel Emotions In Your Read using the B.O.S. Technique
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMLynnanne Zager[X-SESSION] Crime Narration
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMRandall Ryan[X-SESSION] Make Your Gaming Auditions Shine
Time Speakers Name
8:30 AM - 11:30 AMBrigid Reale Lynn Norris[X-SESSION] Enhance Your Resilience - Trade Time for Money
8:30 AM - 11:30 AMAna Clements Clements[X-SESSION] Audiolibros 101
8:30 AM - 11:30 AMStephane Cornicard[X-SESSION] Video games demos and the casting process : The DOs, the DONTs and the big NONOs
11:45 AM - 2:45 PMZina Solomon Solomon[X-SESSION] Voice Your Vision: How to Create a Resilient Mindset During Challenging Times
11:45 AM - 2:45 PMCliff Zellman[X-SESSION] Voice Over for Automotive
3:15 PM - 6:15 PMMelissa Disney Disney[X-SESSION] And The Winner is... Going Live with Kick Ass Confidence - Explore the world of Live Announce and Award Shows
3:15 PM - 6:15 PMMicaela Hicks Hicks[X-SESSION] What do I need to know to break into Animation and Video Games
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMCarin Gilfry[X-SESSION] Perfecting the Pay to Play- How to Make yourself Competitive in the World of Online Casting
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMJeff Howell[X-SESSION] Advanced Promo Acting
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMDavid Fennoy[X-SESSION] Voice Acting for Video Games
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMZuleika ‘Z’ Deciga Deciga[X-SESSION] Herramientas y estrategias para que estés a la vanguardia en la industria de la locución comercial en los EU
7:00 PM - 10:00 PMElley Ray Hennessy[X-SESSION] What Announcer?!

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