I just noticed this happening which is being put together by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and 4 critics associations. Critical Unity in Critical Times:
A National Symposium of Critics
May 25-28, 2005 in Los Angeles
Four organizations for critics -- American Theatre Critics Association, Dance Critics Association, International Association of Art Critics/USA and Music Critics Association of North America -- are joining forces to hold the first National Critics Conference in Los Angeles, May 25-28, 2005. More than 400 arts writers, critics, editors, scholars and educators are expected to attend.
For the press release, click HERE.
From the USC Annenberg's website, click HERE.