BRAVE NEW MEDIA WORLD: The Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter of SPJ - in partnership with the Columbian, the Portland Business Journal and Pamplin Media Group - are pleased to offer the following events to the SPJ Northwest Region for this year's annual meeting of Northwest journalists. Sessions take place at University Place, a hotel in downtown Portland, unless otherwise noted.
Reserve your room now at the special rate of $99, plus tax, by calling the hotel reservation number, 866-845-4647. Be sure to mention you're with SPJ.See University Place for hotel information and driving directions.
Schedule for Friday, March 28 Schedule for Saturday, March 29 8:00 a.m. to 9 a.m. Schedule for Sunday, March 29 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Details about Friday speakers and topics.
8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Related Event
Donald Reynolds Center for Business Journalism at the Columbian.
Pre-registration is required for this one-day session dedicated to business journalism.
6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Social hour and Mark of Excellence Award Ceremony
Details about Saturday speakers and topics.
9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Welcoming remarks and Keynote Address
9:35 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
Don Ray: The Investigative Mindset
Computer Assisted Reporting at Cramer Hall, Portland State University. Pre-registration required. Space is limited.
The Delicate Art of Hardball
Speed Mentoring: The SPJ version of Speed Dating. This session is full.
11:00 a.m. to 12:25 p.m.
Don Ray: No-Questions-Asked Interviewing
Intro to Multiplatform Storytelling
Records Across the Gorge
12:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Future of Media: What Our Business Will Look Like in 20 Years.
Lunch provided. Pre-registration required.
2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Don Ray: The Investigative Mindset. Repeat of morning session.
The Web's Role in the Newsroom
Making a Big Splash at a Small Paper
Speed Mentoring: The SPJ version of Speed Dating. Repeat of morning session.This session is full.
3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Don Ray: No-Questions-Asked Interviewing. Repeat of morning session.
Green Washing: Separating Fact from Fiction on the Sustainability Beat
Advanced Multiplatform Storytelling
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Social hour. Details pending.
Business meeting for the Northwest Region
Schedule for Friday, March 28
Schedule for Saturday, March 29
8:00 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Schedule for Sunday, March 29
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.