Conference agenda

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Sunday, October 17

3-5 p.m. Meeting of the America's Newspapers Board of Directors
5:30-7 p.m. OPENING RECEPTION, followed by dinner on your own
Reception sponsored by Naviga


Monday, October 18

7:30-8:30 a.m. CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
Sponsored by AdCellerant; Brainworks; Cribb, Cope & Potts; and STN Video
8:30 a.m.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
Alan Fisco, president, America's Newspapers
President and CFO, The Seattle Times

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Frank Blethen, publisher, The Seattle Times

9:15 a.m.

BREAK

9:30 a.m.

DRIVING REVENUE IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES
Facilitated by:
Donna Hall, publisher, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Francis Wick
, CEO, Wick Communications

10:30 a.m.

COFFEE BREAK
Sponsored by Newzware, a division of ICANON

11 a.m.

DRIVING REVENUE IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES (Continued)

11:45 a.m.

PRESENTATION OF THE INLAND PRESS ASSOCIATION DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
Announced by:
Joyce McCullough
, vice president, Inland Press Foundation

PRESENTATION OF THE FRANK W. MAYBORN LEADERSHIP AWARD
Announced by:
Alan Fisco
, president, America's Newspapers
President and CFO, The Seattle Times

PRESENTATION OF THE E&P PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Announced by:
Robin Blinder, associate publisher, Editor & Publisher

Noon

LUNCH

PROGNOSTICATIONS, PREDICTIONS AND PROPHECIES FROM INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES: A Lunchtime Panel Discussion
Moderated by:
Mike Blinder

Panelists:
PJ Browning, president and publisher, The Post and Courier
Tim Prince, senior vice president, Boone Newspapers, Inc.
John Rung, president and CEO, Shaw Media
Heidi Wright, COO and publisher, EO Media Group

1:15 p.m.

BUILDING AND MONETIZING YOUR AUDIENCE
Facilitated by:
PJ Browning, president and publisher, The Post and Courier
Matt Lindsay, president, Mather Economics
Bob Woodward, publisher, TH Media, and vice president, Woodward Community Media

2 pm.

BREAK

2:15 p.m.

BUILDING AND MONETIZING YOUR AUDIENCE (Continued)

3 p.m.

REFRESHMENT BREAK
Sponsored by iPublish, a Legacy.com company

3:30 p.m.

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS (select six tables to attend)
This session is open to newspaper executives and table hosts from:

AMG | Parade
Coda Ventures
Creative Circle Media Solutions
Lineup Systems
Mather Economics
Modulist  
OwnLocal 
Publication Printers
Seyfarth Shaw
Software Consulting Services
TownNews
VoicePort

View the Roundtable topics!

5:15 p.m.

ADJOURN

5:30-7 p.m. RECEPTION, followed by dinner on your own
Reception sponsored by DataJoe


Tuesday, October 19

7:30-8:15 a.m. CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:15 a.m. AMERICA'S NEWSPAPERS BUSINESS MEETING
Election of Officers and Directors
8:30 a.m.

THE AMERICA’S NEWSPAPERS RESEARCH PROJECT
Gordon Borrell
, CEO, Borrell Associates

9:15 a.m.

BREAK

9:30 a.m.

THE POWER OF NEWSPAPER ADVOCACY AND WHAT’S AHEAD
David Chavern, president and CEO, News Media Alliance
Dean Ridings, CEO, America’s Newspapers

10:15 a.m.

COFFEE BREAK
Sponsored by American Hometown Media

10:30 a.m.

DEVELOPING A CULTURE OF SUCCESS
Facilitated by:
Emily Walsh, president, Observer Media Group
Leonard Woolsey, president, Southern Newspapers, Inc., and
president and publisher, The Daily News, Galveston, Texas

12:15 p.m.

WRAP-UP and ADJOURN
Lunch on your own

1:30-3:30 p.m. BONUS SESSION: IDEA EXCHANGE
Facilitated by:
Stacey Hill, executive vice president and chief operating officer, News-Press & Gazette Company

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