Fight the Power: Press Forward with Passion and Purpose

Schedule At A Glance

Subject to Change

Important Notice: Entry to each event is on a first-come first-served basis. You may not be able to enter some sessions because of seating capacity. We strongly encourage you to arrive early. Otherwise, you may be directed to an overflow room, a closed circuit hotel channel or viewing through live-stream sources.
 
Monday, Aug. 5  
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Student Multimedia Project & JShop Reception (Invitation Only)
Tuesday, Aug. 6  
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Career Fair and Exhibition Move-In
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Interview & Executive Suites (Invitation Only)
10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Town Hall Meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 7  
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration & Welcome Center
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Book Store
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Chapter Day
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Learning Lab (All Day)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Professional Development Sessions
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Student Multimedia Project
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. JShop (High School Journalism Workshop)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Innovation Bubble
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Interview & Executive Suites (Invitation Only)
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Career Fair and Exhibition Move-In
12:01 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Career Fair and Exhibition Opens
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Regional Caucuses
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Welcome Reception & Opening Ceremony
Thursday, Aug. 8  
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Registration & Welcome Center
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Professional Development Breakfasts
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Student Multimedia Project
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. JShop (High Journalism Workshop)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Innovation Bubble
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Interview & Executive Suites (Invitation Only)
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Career Fair and Exhibition/Authors Showcase and Bookstore
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Newsmaker Plenary
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Task Force Meetings
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Professional Development Luncheons
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Professional Development Sessions
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Learning Labs (Invitation Only)
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Receptions
9:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. President's Reception (Invitation Only)
Friday, Aug. 9  
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration & Welcome Center
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Professional Development Breakfasts
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Learning Labs (All Day)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Professional Development Sessions
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Student Multimedia Project
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. JShop (High School Journalism Workshop)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Innovation Bubble
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Business Meeting
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Interview & Executive Suites (Invitation Only)
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Career Fair and Exhibition/Authors Showcase and Bookstore
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hall of Fame Ceremony Luncheon (Ticket Required)
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Professional Development Luncheons
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Regional Caucuses
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. W.E.B. DuBois Plenary
6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Elections Press Conference
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Receptions
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sam Lacy Sports Pioneer Awards
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Film Festival: Upfronts
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Arts and Entertainment Reception/Awards
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Founders' Reception (Invitation Only)
10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. Sports Task Force Scholarship Jam (Ticket Required)
Saturday, Aug. 10  
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Professional Development Breakfasts
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Day of Service
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 5K/Run/Walk/Bike
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration & Welcome Center
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Bookstore
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Learning Labs (All Day)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Professional Development Sessions
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Student Multimedia Project
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. JShop (High School Journalism Workshop)
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Innovation Bubble
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Interview & Executive Suites (Invitation Only)
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Film Festival Screenings
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Professional Development Luncheons
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Visual Task Force Photo Auction & Reception
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Salute Excellence Awards Gala (Ticket Required)
10:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. #NABJ20 DC Kickoff Party
Sunday, Aug. 11  
 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Gospel Brunch (Ticket Required)
 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Board of Directors Meeting
Subject to Change

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