WHEN June 9 – 12, 2016 Starting 9:00 am
WHERE Oakland, CA Marriott Convention Center, Impact Hub Oakland + venues around the city

June 9 – 12, 2016 | Oakland, CA

"In times of dread, artists must never choose to remain silent.”

– Toni Morrison

ALLIANCE 2016 is going to be NAMAC like you’ve never seen it before.

ALLIANCE 2016 is a conference for media arts and culture practitioners, organizations, thinkers and doers. A place where conversations about collaboration, innovation, creativity and impact bust out in the open; a conference of new ideas and a celebration of community; a space where networks around art, media, tech and social justice find their way home.

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Immersing mind, body + spirit in new ideas and challenges

Strolling Old Oakland’s Farmer’s Market during program breaks

Enjoying meals together from some of Oakland’s top chefs

Dancing till we drop at the Saturday night DJ dance party

Attending poolside unconference meetups at the Oakland Marriott

Walking or shuttling to the Oakland Museum for a unique gallery tour

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Introducing NAMAC’s ALLIANCE mobile app!

Download the new ALLIANCE app to create your personal conference schedule, connect with attendees, set up meetings, get notifications about new workshops and panels, register for group dinners and open sessions! After the conference, the ALLIANCE app will become the new way to connect with NAMAC members, independent media events, openings, screenings, affinity groups – and more. Use it as a creative networking tool, a local event calendar, or an underground travel guide. It’s almost ready.

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