Join us in Chicago for what's going to be a terrific conference!
How about a few days in September with ASNE and APME at our joint conference Sept. 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency in the heart of downtown Chicago? We'll make sure you leave the conference with a number of beneficial takeaways. Below are just a few sessions and events to highlight.
How about a few days in September with ASNE and APME at our joint conference Sept. 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency in the heart of downtown Chicago? We'll make sure you leave the conference with a number of beneficial takeaways. Here are just a few sessions and events to highlight:
Opening remarks by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel:
- Emanuel is expected to welcome attendees, and the conference will quickly evolve into a powerful program on leading change.
Leadership session Monday, Sept. 15:
- Tom Rosenstiel, executive director of the American Press Institute, and Amy Webb, CEO of WebbMedia Group, will examine the trends andissues facing newsroom leaders.
Innovation/creativity session Tuesday, Sept. 16:
- We'll have a conversation with Jim Bankoff, CEO of Vox Media, about the new news ecology and what we can learn from startups.
Awards lunch Tuesday, Sept. 16:
- We'll celebrate winners of the ASNE Awards and the APME Journalism Excellence Awards.
Evening entertainment options Tuesday, Sept. 16:
- Take a Chicago river cruise and enjoy the beautiful skyline on the Mystic Blue, partially sponsored by the Illinois Press Association and Illinois Associated Press Media Editors.
- See the Chicago Cubs play the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field.
Climate change seminar Thursday, Sept. 18 (post-conference):
- The Metcalf Institute will offer a free "Climate Change and the News" seminar from 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Register as soon as possible to receive a first-come, first-served free hotel room Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Hyatt Regency.
And don't forget to reserve your hotel room as soon as possible. The block of rooms we reserved at the Hyatt Regency for $189/night until Aug. 29 is filling up quickly. There will be a dramatic rate increase per night when the block sells out.