Schedule

(Schedule subject to change)
*Ticketed Event
**Requires Pre-Registration
*** For new and emerging journalists

 

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Executive Suite (Invitation Only)
6:00 pm. - 8:00 p.m. New Orleans Association of Black Journalists Town Hall on Education

 

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Career Fair & Exhibition Move-In
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Coffee & Careers Exhibition Hall Suite Move-In
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration & Welcome Center
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Learning Labs (Half Day) **
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Council of Presidents' Chapter Day
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Executive Suite (Invitation Only)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Learning Labs (All Day)**
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Training Day***
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Interactive Workshops One
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Interactive Workshops Two
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Career Fair & Exhibition Opens

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Coffee & Careers Exhibition Hall Suite Opens
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. NABJ Authors' Showcase & Bookstore
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. NABJ Innovation Bubble
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Professional Development Luncheon(s)
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Learning Labs (Half Day) **
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Interactive Workshops Three
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Candidates Forum
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Regional Caucus
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Opening Ceremony
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Welcome & Networking Reception
10:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m. The 2017 NABJ Convention Welcome Affair
   

Thursday, August 10, 2017

6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Healthy Morning Workout
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration & Welcome Center
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Professional Development Breakfast(s)
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Career Fair & Exhibition
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Coffee & Careers Exhibition Hall Suite
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. NABJ Authors' Showcase & Bookstore
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. NABJ Innovation Bubble
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Newsmaker Plenary
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Plenary Breakout Sessions
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Professional Development Luncheon(s)
2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Interactive Workshops Four
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Interactive Workshops Five
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Receptions
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Founders Reception (Invitation Only)
8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. NABJ A&E Film Festival - Motion Picture One
10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. The NABJ New Orleans Experience
10:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. President's Reception (Invitation Only)
   

Friday, August 11, 2017

6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Healthy Morning Workout
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration & Welcome Center
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Professional Development Breakfasts
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Career Fair & Exhibition
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Coffee & Careers Exhibition Hall Suite
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. In-Person Elections
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. NABJ Authors' Showcase & Bookstore
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. NABJ Innovation Bubble
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. NABJ Business Meeting
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Interactive Session Six
12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. NABJ Hall of Fame Luncheon
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m WEB DuBois Plenary
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Divine Nine' Group Photo
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Interactive Session Seven
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Elections News Conference
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sam Lacy Sports Pioneer Awards
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Arts and Entertainment Reception & Awards
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Receptions
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. NABJ A&E Up Fronts
10:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m. Sports Task Force Scholarship Jam
   

Saturday, August 12, 2017

7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk *
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Professional Development Breakfasts
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. NABJ Day of Service
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration & Welcome Center
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. NABJ Innovation Bubble
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Interactive Sessions Eight
11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Interactive Sessions Nine
11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Task Force Meetings
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. NABJ A&E Film Festival - Documentaries
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. NABJ A&E Film Festival - Motion Picture Two
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. NABJ A&E Film Festival - Motion Picture Three
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Visual Task Force Photo Auction & Reception
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 2017 NABJ Salute to Excellence Awards Gala Reception*
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 2017 NABJ Salute to Excellence Awards Dinner & Gala*
10:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. 2018 Detroit Kickoff Party
   

Sunday, August 13, 2017

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. NABJ Gospel Brunch*
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon NABJ Board of Directors Meeting

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