When: Sunday, October 8 – Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Where: Marriott Wardman Park: 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC
APPM is excited to announce registration for our annual conference, held in cooperation and support with APME and ASNE. This year, we will meet in Washington DC, opening with a reception at National Public Radio on Sunday evening, October 8. Speakers will begin Monday morning at 8 a.m., October 9 and run through noon Wednesday, October 11 (APPM specific events will conclude Tuesday). Our conference takes place in the same venue immediately following the Online News Association annual conference.
Presentations will include leaders in visual journalism talking about connecting with our audience, diversity, the state of the news media, covering the White House, using drones in the newsroom and documenting American economic struggles.
Full bios and more announcements to come, but so far, our confirmed speakers include:
Carolyn Kaster, Associated Press
Kathy Kieliszewski, Detroit Free Press
Michael Williamson, Washington Post
David Hume Kennerly, former official White House photographer for Gerald Ford
Richard Tsong-Taatarii, Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Matt Waite, University of Nebraska
Mickey H. Osterreicher, NPPA Attorney
Matt Adams, National Geographic YourShot
Brent Lewis, The Undefeated
Check back here as we confirm more speakers. We’ll also post updates and the final schedule for each day as the conference approaches.
APPM attendees can also attend the APME and ASNE events. To learn more about the rest of the conference, visit APME’s site.
Interested in attending, or bringing a group to attend, Monday night portfolio reviews? Let us know here so we can get a rough head count. Signups will be out during the conference Monday.