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U of I Communication Collaboration Conference (UICC) 2012

Date: Friday, April 20, 2012
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Announcing

The 2012 University of Illinois Communication Collaboration Conference (UICCC) will be held Friday, April 20 in rooms C and D of the Public Affairs Center at the University of Illinois Springfield in Springfield, IL. Registration is at 8:30 am and the conference will begin at 9 a.m.  The event is free, and all communication students are encouraged to attend.  Lunch and snacks will be provided.

The ninth annual conference will  allow communication students to network and share ideas with communication students and faculty from all three University of Illinois campuses.

This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Ted Gournelos, alumnus of the University of Illinois communication program.  He will present his speech, “From Graffiti to Elmo:  Lessons from the Street Art Counterculture.”  This is an event you do not want to miss!!”

The conference is an academic forum where student researchers present their planned, in-progress, and finished work. It seeks to foster collaboration and expand conversations, dialogues and critiques across our institutional (and geographical) boundaries. This event also provides the opportunity for student researchers to interact with students and faculty from all three University of Illinois campuses.

All Graduate students are encouraged to submit work to share with this larger audience of their peers.


Location and Directions (PDF)

From the North – using I-55:
Leave the interstate at exit (#90) for Toronto Road. Turn left (east) at the top of exit ramp, proceed through small business area, over a rail crossing, past a Springfield Fire Dept. Station; follow the roadway as it curves left and passes CACC (Capital Area Career Center). Following CACC’s campus, turn left (north) into the 11th St. extension road – take a right on Vachel Lindsay Drive and then your first left on Eliza Farnham Drive (street may not be well-marked) curves slightly and takes you to the parking lots for Sangamon Auditorium. Follow until you see parking lot E on your right. Park in this lot (far south corner) or you can also park in lot D.

**Enter the Sangamon Auditorium – Public Affairs Center.

From the East- using I-72 then I-55:
Take exit #103A on I-72 to merge onto I-55/I-72 W toward St. Louis/Jacksonville. After about 5 miles, the interstate will fork. Stay to the left to continue on I-55 (signs for St. Louis). Take exit #90 for Toronto Road. Turn left (east) at the top of exit ramp, proceed through small business area, over a rail crossing, past a Springfield Fire Dept. Station; follow the roadway as it curves left and passes CACC (Capital Area Career Center). Following CACC’s campus, turn left (north) into the 11th St. extension road – take a right on Vachel Lindsay Drive and then your first left on Eliza Farnham Drive (street may not be well-marked) curves slightly and takes you to the parking lots for Sangamon Auditorium. Follow until you see parking lot E on your right. Park in this lot (far south corner) or you can also park in lot D.

**Enter the Sangamon Auditorium – Public Affairs Center.