Sports photography and film submissions being accepted for Sport and Society Conference hosted by St. Norbert College and the Green Bay Packers

May 26-28, 2010

From St. Norbert College, February 3, 2010
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Professionals are invited to submit sports photography and film submissions for "A Mirror of our Culture: Sport and Society in America." This national conference, hosted by St. Norbert College and the Green Bay Packers, will be held May 26-28.

The sports photography will be curated, but Best of Show awards will be given. Photographic submissions are due by April 1. Sports videos or films can be submitted for the film festival. Submissions for the gallery exhibition and the film festival are currently being accepted at: http://www.snc.edu/sportandsociety/submissions.html. Film submissions are due April 1. Film award winners will be notified by May 3.

The conference registration fee of $275 will include: a dinner and photography exhibit and film festival awards for all attendees in the Legends Club Area at Lambeau Field, three days of luncheons, several daily coffee breaks, a guided tour of Lambeau Field, admission to the Packers Hall of Fame, access to the keynote addresses, all concurrent and roundtable sessions, and admission to photography gallery and all film/video showings. To maintain an intimate atmosphere, total registration at the conference will be limited to 300. Preference will be given to those giving papers and presentations. Since registration is now open, we recommend registering early. Single-day conference registration is also available, space permitting. Complete schedule of events can be found at: http://www.snc.edu/sportandsociety/schedule.html. Conference registration will close on or before April 1.

Keynote speakers include former National Football League commissioner Paul Tagliabue, sports, media and entertainment mogul Carl Vogel, Kevin Blackistone, national columnist for AOL FanHouse and panelist on ESPN's "Around the Horn," and Boise State University President Robert Kustra.

To register go to https://www.snc.edu/sportandsociety/secure/registration.html. Conference registration will close on April 1. St. Norbert College will be publishing the proceedings following the conference.

This first-of-its-kind partnership between an NFL team and an institution of higher education will bring together academics and business professionals from around the country.

You can also contact Karen Cleereman, conference administrative coordinator, at sportandsociety@snc.edu or (920) 403-3777, for more information.