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Schedule at a Glance

The Schedule at a Glance is subject to change at any time until the conference programming is finalized. Check back for updated schedules as they are available.


Wednesday, April 25

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Board Meeting

9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Great Bosses Boot Camp: 

Jill Geisler presents a fun and interactive workshop based on her experience training newsroom leaders on performance management: how to get the best out of teams, how to manage during times of change, how to handle conflict, and how great leadership translates into quality journalism and winning teams. The extra cost is $100 for conference registrants, $250 otherwise.

3 – 7 p.m. | Registration    

5 – 7 p.m. | Copyediting Freelancer Happy Hour   

7 - 9 p.m. | Editors for Diversity Happy Hour       


Thursday, April 26

7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Registration

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Vendor Trade Show

8:30 - 9:15 a.m. | Opening General Session    

9:30 - 4:45 p.m. | Breakout Sessions

11 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. | Networking Lunch (register separately or as part of conference registration)

5 - 6:30 p.m. | Education Fund Spelling Bee (register to spell -- limit 15 spellers -- or watch)

6 - 8 p.m. | Opening Night Reception


Friday, April 27

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Vendor Trade Show

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Registration

8:30 - 9:15 a.m. | Plenary

9:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. | Breakout Sessions

12:30 - 1:45 p.m. | Lunch on Your Own

4:30 - 7 p.m. | Silent Auction

6 - 7 p.m. | Reception

7 - 9:30 p.m. | Banquet


Saturday, April 28

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Vendor Trade Show

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Registration

9 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. | Breakout Sessions

11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Lunch on Your Own

4 - 5 p.m. | Closing General Session

7 - 9 p.m. | After Party (Ticketed Event)