2016 Newspaper Symposium

January 29 & 30, 2016

Delta Edmonton South, Edmonton

  • Inspirational networking events
  • Educational sessions
  • Internationally acclaimed speakers
Friday night banquet
  • Buffet Dinner (sponsors ATCO Gas and ATCO Electric
  • ATCO Photographic Awards presentation
  • Fire Prevention Week Awards (sponsors the Office of the Fire Commissioner)
  • Pluck-A-Duck fundraiser
 

Schedule of Events

Friday, January 29  Open Sessions for Everyone.
3:00 - 3:20
 
Chuck Nau - Why Advertise on a Newspaper’s website?  Top Industry Trends
3:25 - 3:45
 
Colleen Wilson - Intro to the Alberta Press Council
3:50 - 4:10
 
Kim Blanchette - Alberta Energy Regulator Conversations that Matter
4:15 - 4:35
 
Russell Viers - Three Ds of Newspaper Design
4:40 - 5:30
 
Central Office - Update on activities including Online ad sales
7:00 - 9:30 pm
 
Buffet Dinner sponsored by ATCO Gas & ATCO Electric.
ATCO Photographic Awards presentation sponsored by ATCO Gas & ATCO Electric.
Fire Prevention Week awards, sponsored by the Office of the Fire Commissioner.
 
 
 
Saturday, January 30
7:30 – 8:30 am
 

Continental Breakfast in the banquet room.  All attendees are welcome!

 
 
Keynote address during Continental Breakfast  

Sessions Start at 8:30

Track 1   
Track 2
Track 3
Track 4
A1 - RUSSELL VIERS
Be More Creative with Creative Cloud. Part 1 
A2 - CHUCK NAU
Why Newspapers?... Why
Community Newspapers?
A3 - TIM WALTNER
Navigating the Seven Cs of Community Journalist
A4 - ED HENNINGER
Saving Public Notices
 
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.  Coffee Break in the Foyer 
B1 - RUSSELL VIERS
Be More Creative with Creative Cloud. Part 2 
B2 - CHUCK NAU
Identifying, Hiring and
Developing
B3 - WALTER NAGEL
Careers in Weekly Newspapers
B4 - COLEEN WILSON
Connecting with your Readers
11:45 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch Break (attendees will be on their own for lunch)
C1 - RUSSELL VIERS
Improve the Process of Production
 
C2 - CHUCK NAU
Consultative Selling
C3 - TIM WALTNER
Editorial critique  Part 1
(please register for both of Tim's critique sessions. they REQUIRE participation by the same people)
C4 - ED HENNINGER
Design between the ears
Part 1
2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Coffee Break in the Foyer
D1 - RUSSELL VIERS
Basics of Interesting Photography 
 
D2 - CHUCK NAU
Why Advertise?
D3 - TIM WALTNER
Editorial critique Part 2
(please register for both of Tim's critique sessions. they REQUIRE participation by the same people)
D4 - ED HENNINGER
Design between the ears -Part 2

Read Individual Course Detail and about our presenters here

Sessions End at 4:30


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We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Periodical Fund of the Department of Canadian Heritage.