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Monday, January 16 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Good Intentions and Unintended Consequences of Emergency Procedures

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Having emergency procedures have always been necessary for cinema and festival spaces, but recent events have expanded the types of emergencies these organizations should be considering. Building relationships with local police and fire departments is just one key element to a theater's emergency plan. How does an emergency plan affect an audience, volunteers, and staff? This panel will combine a discussion on the unintended consequences of emergency procedures, and a close look at a theater's emergency plan.


Juliet Goodfriend

Bryn Mawr Film Institute
In the midst of a successful business career, Juliet Goodfriend learned of the threatened conversion of the 1926 Bryn Mawr Theater into a fitness club.  She promptly enlisted the support of regional leaders and began a four year campaign to save it as a cultural resource for the... Read More →


Peggy Battin

Professor of Ethics, University of Utah

John Flynn

Emergency Manager, City of Salt Lake

Wade Mathews

Be Ready Utah
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Mike McCracken

Director of Theater Operations, Bryn Mawr Film Institute

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Art House Cinema Solutions

Art House Cinema Solutions offers the most comprehensive CRM solution designed specifically for Cinemas and Film Festivals, offering fully integrated Ticketing, Fundraising, Membership/Loyalty Management, Screen Scheduling, Digital Signage, Targeted Marketing, Concessions/Bar POS... Read More →

Monday January 16, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm MST
Broadway Centre Cinemas 111 Broadway, Salt Lake City, UT 84111