Dear all, do not miss ICD’s special events at the AEJMC Conference in Washington, DC!
1. Thursday, Aug. 8, from 3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., ICD Coffee Break with NPR. Our guest is Edith Chapin, senior supervising editor on the NPR news foreign desk. The talk and Q&A session will be in Meeting Room 3. The meeting room level is one level down from the conference hotel lobby. Please come for coffee or tea with us. Contact Jeannine Relly firstname.lastname@example.org or Heloiza Herscovitz email@example.com, if you need further information.
2. Friday, Aug. 9, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., ICD’s Off-site Tour of The Associated Press Offices in Washington. We have one spot available. Please contact Jeannine Relly to register for the tour at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will meet at 4 p.m. in the Library, just off of the main lobby entrance at the conference site, the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel. The AP offices are about .7 miles from the hotel and we will walk there shortly after 4 p.m. The tour will focus on the not-for-profit cooperative of news organizations’ global coverage with an emphasis on video and audio news gathering and production and the integration of other platforms, including AP Mobile, graphics, text, and interactives, as well as reporting and sourcing ethics. The tour begins at4:30 p.m. at the AP newsroom and will be led by Denise Vance, international manager of the Americas for AP Television
News. Other AP journalists are expected to participate. The tour will be followed by a Q&A session. We expect the tour to be about 15 minutes and the Q&A session to fill out the hour. We have allotted two hours for this activity in case it runs longer.
3. Saturday, Aug. 10, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., come to meet, greet and eat with members of the International Communication Division at Zengo restaurant. Our off-site dinner will be at 781 Seventh St. NW (in Chinatown), Washington 20001. http://www.richardsandoval.com/zengodc/index.php The restaurant is close to the conference hotel. To RSVP, please contact Jeannine Relly at email@example.com
And remember to attend ICD’s Business Meeting and wine tasting on Friday, Aug. 9, from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
See you in Washington, DC!