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John E. Reeves Great Hall

Conference Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States
212 217.7999 http://www.fitnyc.edu/visit/map.php

October 2019

AVIXA Diversity Event

October 24 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
John E. Reeves Great Hall, Conference Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States

Organized by the AVIXA Diversity Council, this free event focuses on diversity and inclusion in the audiovisual industry. Following the success of the council's reception at the InfoComm Show in 2019, this event is about making connections and coming together as an AV community to further the council's mission of creating a diverse and inclusive future workforce that better represents the society in which we live. 6–6:30 pm  Networking Reception 6:30–6:45 pm  Welcome from Charmaine Torruella Learn from Charmaine Torruella, GMS account…

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Diversity Comic Con

October 25 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
John E. Reeves Great Hall, Conference Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States

As part of its Civility Week on campus, FIT hosts the Diversity Comic Con for a second year, featuring Artists’ Alley, panel discussions, portfolio reviews, and a cosplay pageant. New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast is this year's keynote speaker. View the full list of speakers on the Diversity Comic Con website. While the medium of comic books has been around for almost a century, the visibility and participation of minorities have been sorely lacking. But times are changing, and the causes and visibility of multicultural arts…

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