OTTAWA, April 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Journalists
reminds all those planning to attend the 2014 national conference May
9-10 at the Holiday Inn and Suites Downtown Vancouver that a week
remains to take advantage of early bird pricing.
Registration for the conference is open, with early bird rates ending April 25. Our rates heavily favour CAJ
members, who can attend the conference and get a ticket to the
conference banquet and CAJ Awards gala for $239 plus taxes. That rate
and all others increase moderately as of April 25. Full details on
registration, including all rates, are available on the CAJ website.
We have a fantastic lineup of keynote speakers, starting Friday with the
Bergen Record's Shawn Boburg, who broke the story on the involvement of
the governor's office in New Jersey traffic jams. Assembly of First
Nations National Chief Shawn At-in-chut Atleo will speak to delegates
midday Friday, with CBC News journalist Mellissa Fung taking the podium
on Saturday to speak of her experiences in Afghanistan.
Other workshops and sessions on-hand for the weekend reporting on mental
illness, interviewing techniques, data-journalism techniques, ethnic
media, court reporting, freedom of information and more . Bookmark the conference program available on the CAJ website as new content will be added as it's confirmed in the coming weeks.
The conference wraps with the annual banquet and awards gala on May 10.
A full list of finalists was released on April 7.
The CAJ is Canada's largest national professional organization for
journalists from all media, representing over 600 members across the
country. The CAJ's primary roles are to provide public-interest
advocacy and high-quality professional development for its members. For
Registration questions can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
www.caj.ca | www.facebook.com/CdnAssocJournalists | www.twitter.com/CAJ
SOURCE: Canadian Association of Journalists
For further information:
Hugo Rodrigues, CAJ president, 613-933-3160 ext. 225, 613-330-8396 cell, email@example.com
Dale Bass, conference co-chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sean Holman, conference co-chair, email@example.com