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2017 Diversity, Innovation & Technology Summit


CAREER CENTER INTERVIEWS

There will be news managers and recruiters from the following organizations ready to meet with potential applicants during the Region I Conference at the Annenberg School for Communication. You must be registered for the Region 1 Conference to participate in the Career Center. Participants will be checked for registration status. Non-registrants will be removed. CLICK HERE to register.

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WELCOME RECEPTION

Friday, March 31 • 6 to 9 p.m. • Location: WHYY

150 Sixth St., located off Independence Mall Join members of host chapters Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists and Temple Association of Black Journalists along with our colleages and sponsors as they help kick off this year's conference.



CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Saturday, April 1 • 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Annenberg School for Communication at the University Pennsylvania • 3620 Walnut Street

Philadelphia Mayor
James Kenney

9 - 9:30 a.m.

Mayor James Kenney will formerly welcome members of the National Association of Black Journalists to Philadelphia.

National President
Sarah Glover

11:45 - 12:30 p.m.

Sarah Glover is the Social Media Editor for NBCUniversal and will give a presentation on advancing multimedia careers.


U.S. Congressman
Dwight Evans

2 - 2:45 p.m.

U.S. Congressman Dwight Evans will speak during the panel "Championing Diversity During the Trump Era." Many of the new innovation projects being built or proposed in the city are in Evans' 2nd Congressional District.

Conference Keynote   Charles Blow
and Sara Lomax-Reese

Hall of Flags (Houston Hall)
5:15 - 6 p.m.

CNN commentator and op-ed visual columnist Charles Blow will be interviewed on stage by President and CEO of WURD 900AM Sara Lomax Reese on media diversity, innovation and President Donald Trump.


CONFERENCE ITINERARY


Registration / Continental Breakfast

7:30 - 9 a.m

Welcome
Jim Kenney

9 - 9:30 a.m.

Sessions #1

9:45 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

Sessions #2

10:45 - 11:30 p.m.

Sessions #3

11:45 - 12:30 p.m.

LUNCH

12:45 - 1:45 p.m.

Sessions #4

2 - 2:45 p.m.

Sessions #5

3 - 3:45 p.m.

Sessions #6

4 - 4:45 p.m.

BREAK BEFORE KEYNOTE

4:45 - 5:15 p.m.

Walk to Houston Hall
KEYNOTE Location:
Hall of Flags, Houston Hall

5:15 - 6:30 p.m.


Closing Reception
NABJ in New Orleans
Kick Off Party!

Saturday, April 1 • 10 to 2 a.m.
Location: Lounge 1925 (Davio's)
111 S. 17th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

 

CONFERENCE HOTEL

The Warwick
Rittenhouse Square 220 S 17th St,
Philadelphia, Pa. 19103 • (215) 735-6000

Discounted Rate: $139 per night
Discount Code: “National Association of Black Journalist” or “NABJ”



TRAVELING TO THE CONFERENCE

SPONSORS

If your firm would like to be a sponsor for the 2017 Diversity, Innovation & Technology Summit CLICK HERE

ANCHOR SPONSORS

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EDITOR SPONSORS

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DIGITAL SPONSORS

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CYBER SPONSORS

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PHILLY FRIEND SPONSORS

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