SATE '14 schedule - subject to change

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SATE '14 is presented by Christie and Electrosonic
Hosted at the Ringling Museum in Sarasota, Florida
Organized by TEA with Florida State University
Wednesday, October 1 - evening
Informal mixer - Captain Curt's Crab & Oyster Bar
Starting at 5:30 pm

Thursday, October 2 - Morning
STORYTELLING with segment chair Phil Hettema
  • 7:30 - 9:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast, coffee & tea at the Mertz (FSU Center for Performing Arts) - mezzanine and lobby
  • 9:00 am Opening, Welcome & Acknowledgments
  • 9:30 am Raul Fernandez
  • 10:20 am Refreshment break
  • 10:35 am Denise Weston
  • 11:25 am Short break
  • 11:30 am A Conversation with Kenneth Feld
1:00 pm Buffet Luncheon - Mertz mezzanine & lobby 
2:15 pm SATE scholarship recipients acknowledged by Clara Rice, TEA NextGen Chair
Thurs, Oct 2 - Afternoon
ARCHITECTURE with segment chair Al Cross
  • 2:20 pm Dr. Timothy Parker
  • 3:10 pm Zack Zanolli & Abbey Rosen Holmes
  • 4:00 pm Refreshment break
  • 4:20 pm Jeff Sugar
  • 5:10 pm Wrap-up with speakers, co-chairs and segment chairs

Thurs, Oct 2 - Evening

5:30 PM Optional activities:

  • Docent tours at The Ringling Circus Museum. Debbie Walk, Curator of Circus Museum, will greet SATE delegates in front of Tibbals, then let guests guide themselves with stationed docents in museums. 
  • Theater doors open into shared Mertz Lobby for Sarasota Ballet's 6:00 PM Event, opening of "A Midsummer Night's Dream."
7:00 pm Dean's reception - Ca d'Zan Terrace of Dreams

8:00 - 10:00 pm Ringling Underground

  • FSU invites all SATE delegates to  Ringling Underground, with "Live music, art and atmosphere! Up-and-coming artists displaying their work in the Museum of Art Courtyard. South Galleries open. Joseph's Coat Skyspace show will be on 1-hour loops all evening.

Friday, October 3 - Morning
TECHNOLOGY  with segment chair Mk Haley
EDUCATION with Dean Peter Weishar
  • 7:30-9:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast, Mertz mezzanine & lobby
  • 9:00 am Welcome from SATE co-chairs and TEA leadership
  • 9:15 am Sports panel with Prof Mark Francis, Bill Walsh, Daren Dulac, Matthew Chaka Bainbridge, Larry Blocker & Johnny Miller
  • 10:30 am Refreshment break
  • 10:45 am Vegas to Theme Parks panel with Tommy Bridges, Stephan Villet, Eric Cantrell and moderator Martin Palicki
  • 12:00 noon Themed Entertainment curricula: Dean Peter Weishar, Mk Haley and Carolyne Henne of FSU, Shirley Saldamarco of Carnegie Mellon ETC and James Oliverio of Digital Worlds Institute 

1:00 pm Buffet Luncheon at Museum Loggia/Courtyard of Ringling Museum

Fri Oct 3 - Afternoon
EXPERIENCE with segment chair Adam Bezark
  • 2:30 pm Joe Garlington
  • 3:30 pm Cory Rouse
  • 4:15 pm Refreshment break
  • 4:30 pm James Anderson & Matthew Dawson
  • 5:15 pm Wrapup with speakers & chairs
  • 5:30 pm SATE '14 officially concludes

Fri Oct 3 - Evening - Optional activities
  • 5:30 pm Museum Galleries Open to SATE Delegates for *Private Viewing* w/Docents Stationed
  • 6:55 pm - sunset (about one hour) FSU Invite to SATE delegates: first come, first served access to watch Sunset Show at Joseph's Coat Skyspace
  • 7:30 pm, Captain Curt's: Informal planning for karaoke night outing #SATEoke
Note: Ground transportation will not be provided between the Hotel and event locations.

Sat Oct 4 - TEA NextGen activities

  • 9:00 - 11:30 am, Charles Ringling Mansion: NextGen "Meet the Masters" Coffee Nosh, Hosted & Catered by New College
  • 12:00 noon - 1:30 pm NextGen travel to Busch Gardens Tampa
  • 1:45 - 6:00 pm NextGen Plus Field trip at Busch Gardens Tampa for Pantopia Behind-the-Scenes (TEA Next Gen and Eastern North America Division Board Members)
  • 6:00 - 10:00 pm Busch Gardens Tampa, cont'd: NextGen Dinner and Howl-O-Scream (optional, available at an additional cost to interested participants).