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Save the Date for ACSO's 2021 Online Conference: August 2-13

We are excited to announce that ACSO’s 2021 Annual Conference will again be a two-week extended virtual event from August 2-13!
   
After the success and record attendance of our virtual conference last year, you told us that you valued the ease, flexibility, and accessibility of a digital convening. We want to provide that experience again while we continue to prioritize the health and safety of our members.
   
Through the magic of technology, we can bring the information, training, resources, and networking that are the hallmarks of an ACSO conference right to the comfort of your own home or office.
   
The theme of the conference is “Coming Together, Breaking Through,” and the keynotes, sessions, and networking opportunities will center around:

  • Reimagining and building relevance and impact for our communities
  • Planning for recovery and safe reopening
  • Driving toward more equity and inclusion in our sector
  • Re-examining and shifting organizational cultures and practices
  • Advocating for the important and essential nature of the arts

We are also planning some fun ways to highlight and celebrate your proudest achievements and successes during the pandemic, so start thinking of the stories you want to brag about.
   
So mark your calendars and stay tuned for more information about the exciting conference elements we are planning for you, and for the announcement of registration launch coming in June.

CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE
Chair: Amber Joy Weber, San Diego Youth Symphony & Conservatory/ACSO Board
Anthony Crespo, Downey Symphony/ACSO Staff
Caroline Firman, Sacramento Master Singers/ACSO Staff
Mieko Hatano, Oakland Symphony
Giuliano Kornberg, Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera
Kathryn Martin, Santa Barbara Symphony/ACSO Board
Alice Sauro, Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera/ACSO Board
Sarah Weber, ACSO Staff


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