Topic: The rapidly changing environment for business and media because of changes brought on by digital media. Will Twitter abide? Whats the future of social networking? Whats the future of news? Hosted by the Sorrento Hotel and 94.9 KUOW Radio. KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio is a service of the University of Washington. This event took place on 8/17/09 in Seattle, WA, USA. More: In its heyday, the Fireside Room at the Sorrento Hotel served as a civic hub, where thought leaders convened to exchange ideas about the arts, culture and politics, and the community gathered for music performances and poetry readings. As part of ongoing programming to celebrate its centennial, the Sorrento, Seattles oldest boutique hotel, is collaborating with Ross Reynolds, host of KUOWs The Conversation, to hold a series of monthly Fireside Chats. The public is welcome to attend the free chats, which will be taped and then excerpted for broadcast on KUOW the next day. The first Fireside welcomes Hanson Hosein, Director of the Master of Communication in Digital Media at the University of Washington in Seattle, independent filmmaker, a former NBC News war correspondent and investigative producer, and Emmy Award winner.
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Adam Huttler is founder and executive director of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit organization that serves a national community of artists. The traditional non-profit model is under attack. Rattling our tin cup for grants is no longer enough. Funders ask us to be business-like, but what does that really mean? In this talk, Adam Huttler will discuss some emerging models for reinventing the way nonprofit cultural organizations do business. He will consider legal strategies, like the L3C and fiscal sponsorship. He will discuss structural approaches, including systems-centric cluster management. And he will consider the philosophical underpinnings of the whole conversation Who are our customers? Is professionalism really a good thing? When should infrastructure be outsourced?