April 26 and April 27, 2013
The following two events will be streamed LIVE on rockhall.com. View the stream HERE.
Friday, April 26 – 4:00 – 5:00 pm: Bill Carter To Speak On “Transcending Borders: The Power of U2,” Marking the 20th Anniversary of ZooTV’s Sarajevo Broadcasts
Saturday, April 27 – 4:00 – 5:00 pm: Steve Averill, Senior Art Director, AMP Visual, to speak on “Translating Sound To Vision: The Art of U2 – A Conversation With Steve Averill.” Read more about Steve, including his exciting work with his company AMP Visual, here.
More about the Conference
The U2 Conference announces its 2013 program and the opening of registration on February 1, 2013. In collaboration with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, sessions will be held in downtown Cleveland, OH, April 26-27. National Public Radio’s critic for popular music Ann Powers will deliver the keynote address, and is joined on the program by Cleveland radio industry legend John Gorman and Jim Henke, writer and editor at Rolling Stone magazine for 16 years and former vice president and chief curator at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum for 18 years. More speakers are to be announced as the program develops.
The two-day conference features programming for fans, students, and scholars. Eight mainstream sessions are on topics with broad appeal to all fans and nearly 30 presentations are based on the work of academics. Morning sessions are at the Marriott Key Center with general sessions for all attendees in the Rock Hall’s Foster Theater in the afternoons. Conference attendees will also have the opportunity to view U23D during its final weekend screening at the Rock Hall. Additional events during the days and evenings will give attendees a weekend full of learning about and enjoying U2.
The mainstream sessions, presented by @U2, emphasize the interest most U2 fans have in knowing more about the band and discussing the ups and downs that come with strong relationships between fan and band.
More information and registration: www.U2conference.com