Schedule for Ji 2017

We plan to release details of the program in July. The conference will take place over two full days and includes meals at the Marriott Conference Center, along with a closing reception at UMD’s Knight Hall journalism building.  Here is the tentative schedule:

Friday, Oct. 20: Marriott Conference Center

  • 7:30 a.m.: Registration starts
  • 8:45 a.m.: 10:15 a.m.: Opening Remarks and First Session
  • 10:15 a.m.: Break
  • 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.: Second session
  • Noon: Luncheon
  • 1:30 – 2:45 p.m.: Concurrent sessions 1 & 2
  • 2:45 – 3:00 p.m.: Break
  • 3:00 – 4:15 p.m.: Concurrent sessions 3 & 4
  • 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.: Teach-a-thon
  • 7:00 p.m.: Dinner

Saturday, Oct. 21: Marriott in AM; Knight Hall in PM

  • 8:00 a.m.: Breakfast
  • 9:15 a.m.: 10:15 a.m.: First sessions
  • 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.: Second sessions
  • Noon: Luncheon
  • 1:30 – 2:45 p.m.: Training sessions (Knight Hall)
  • 3:00 – 4:15 p.m.: Training sessions (Knight Hall)
  • 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.: Training sessions (Knight Hall)
  • 5:30 p.m.: Closing Reception (Knight Hall)