OTTAWA, Feb. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The CAJ is pleased to announce that registration for the 2013 conference is now open.
The conference is scheduled to run from Friday, May 3, to Sunday, May 5,
at the Westin Hotel Ottawa. Full-conference and single-day registration
is available, with pricing for CAJ members, affiliate members
non-members and students. A conference rate has also been set with the Westin. Our hotels page also has information
on other options for accommodation near the conference venue. "The
annual conference is our premiere event, providing an opportunity for
professional development and networking at a reasonable cost," CAJ
president Hugo Rodrigues said. "The conference is capped by our annual
CAJ Awards gala where we honour the best in Canadian journalism and
hand out Canada's top investigative journalism prize, the Don
Rates for the conference — unchanged from 2012 — start at $239 plus HST
for CAJ members for the full weekend, including a ticket to the awards
gala. Student member rates start at $75, with single-day registration
starting at $100. These rates will go up on April 20.
For the second time, the CAJ's three-day line up will kick off during Newspapers Canada's annual Ink&Beyond conference, which starts May 1 at the same hotel. This partnership will
allow those attending either conference to attend a full day of
sessions on the Friday May 3, a day that's capped off by the annual
gala for the National Newspaper Awards.
The CAJ is Canada's largest national professional organization for
journalists from all media, representing over 400 members across the
country. The CAJ's primary roles are to provide public-interest
advocacy and high-quality professional development for its members.
SOURCE: Canadian Association of Journalists
For further information:
Hugo Rodrigues, CAJ president, 519-756-2020 ext. 2226, firstname.lastname@example.org
Micah Luxen, CAJ conference co-chair, email@example.com
Nick Taylor-Vaisey, CAJ conference co-chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration questions can be sent to: email@example.com
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