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Schedule updated 6 September, 2018

Sunday | Sep. 30, 2018

Before we can jump in, we have to get you checked in! Even if you arrive early, you will not be able to check-in for the conference until 13:00 Sunday, September 30. Although the check-in period for registration ends at 15:00, participants who arrive late can visit our office to check-in.

13:00 – 15:00 Registration / Check-in
15:15 – 16:00 Reception
16:00 – 17:30 Plenary session 1
18:00 – 19:00 Supper
20:00 – 21:30 Ice cream social

Monday | Oct. 1, 2018

For those staying at the hotel, breakfast and supper are included, but you’ll want to start the morning early to make it to the plenary session on time. If you plan to commute, we’ll see you at 08:30 for the plenary session. Tea breaks and lunches are included for all conference participants.

07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast
08:30 – 10:00 Plenary session 2
10:00 – 10:30 Tea break
10:30 – 12:00 Sessions
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Sessions
15:00 – 15:30 Tea break
15:30 – 16:30 Sessions
16:40 – 17:40 Sessions
18:00 – 19:00 Supper
19:00 – 21:10 Optional sessions**

Tuesday | Oct. 2, 2018

07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast
08:30 – 10:00 Sessions
10:00 – 10:30 Tea break
10:30 – 12:00 Sessions
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Sessions
15:00 – 15:30 Tea break
15:30 – 16:30 Sessions
16:40 – 17:40 Sessions
18:00 – 19:00 Supper
19:00 – 21:10 Optional sessions**

Wednesday | Oct. 3, 2018

After three days of lectures you will begin to create a practical resource or project for your magazine. After lunch, it’s time to relax, go sightseeing, sleep, or do whatever you like. Use this free time to customize your conference experience.

07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast
08:30 – 10:00 Sessions
10:00 – 10:30 Tea break
10:30 – 12:00 Projects
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 18:00 Group outing / Free time
18:00 – 19:00 Supper
19:00 – 21:10 Optional sessions**

Thursday | Oct. 4, 2018

Although we’re closer to the end of our wonderful training conference, we still have valuable information to cover in the sessions. From 20:00 to 21:30 we’ll have a talent show featuring YOU! Be sure to bring your musical instrument or any other props you might need to perform for your new friends.

07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast
08:30 – 10:00 Plenary session 3
10:00 – 10:30 Tea break
10:30 – 12:00 Sessions
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Sessions
15:00 – 15:30 Tea break
15:30 – 17:30 Projects
17:30 Group photo
18:00 – 19:00 Supper
19:00 – 20:30 Talent show

Friday | Oct. 5, 2018

From 20:00 to 21:30, you’ll have a chance to finalize your customized resource project. Refreshments will be available.

07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast
08:30 – 10:00 Plenary session 4
10:00 – 10:30 Tea break
10:30 – 12:00 Sessions
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Sessions
15:00 – 15:30 Tea break
15:30 – 17:30 Projects
18:00 – 19:00 Supper
19:00 – 21:00 Projects

Saturday | Oct. 6, 2018

While we’re sure you’ll have a wonderful time learning at the conference, the program ends today. We start the day early with a plenary session, then participants present their projects to members of their track. At 18:30, everyone is invited to the celebration banquet. This is the last opportunity to network and talk in a relaxing atmosphere. Please wear your national costume at the banquet and celebrate your culture.

07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast
08:30 – 10:00 Plenary session 5
10:00 – 10:30 Tea break
10:30 – 12:00 Project reports
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Project reports
15:00 – 15:30 Tea break
15:30 – 17:30 Project reports
18:30 – 21:00 Graduation and banquet
 

Optional Evening Sessions and Special Events

Sunday: Special event Ice cream social
Monday: Session 1 Attracting an online audience: How to title and time your stories so people actually read them
  Session 2 Innovative subscription models
Tuesday: Session 1 Words matter: story-based strategy
  Session 2 Design your own website
Wednesday: Session 1 Tools: adwords, Facebook advertising & Google analytics
  Session 2 Publication design critiques
Thursday: Special event Talent show and refreshments
Friday: Special event Work on projects and refreshments
Saturday: Special event Graduation and banquet

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