OTTAWA, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - Today, Jan. 15, is the final day to take advantage of the early registration discount for the Canadian Association of Journalists' and CAJ Education Foundation's Jan. 30 news innovation conference at the MaRS Centre in Toronto. Tomorrow, fees increase by as much as $100. Registration is online at www.caj.ca .
"One look at the sessions and speakers we have lined up makes it obvious that anyone working in any aspect of the news, media or content industries today must attend this event," CAJ and conference chairman Saleem Khan said.
"This event will change anyone attending with the ideas and skills they learn," said Robert Cribb, president of the CAJ Education Foundation. "This marks a new beginning."
"The conference has something for everyone, whether you are a reporter, editor, producer, manager, executive or student," CAJ president Mary Agnes Welch said. "Taking advantage of the early registration discount makes it an even better bargain."
Jim Brady, president, digital strategy, Allbritton Communications; former
executive editor, WashingtonPost.com
Bill Buxton, principal researcher, Microsoft Research
Robert Cribb, deputy investigations editor, Toronto Star
John Cruickshank, publisher, Toronto Star
Brady Gilchrist, president, Admodo
Patrick Glinksi, senior strategist, Idea Couture
Alfred Hermida, professor of integrated journalism, UBC; founding
Anne-Marie Jackson, visual journalist, Globe and Mail
Alan McLean, interface engineer, interactive news technology, New York
Jon Lax, partner, Teehan + Lax
Michael Lee, chief strategy officer, Rogers
Patrick Lor, president, Fotolia North America; co-founder, iStockPhoto
Rachel Nixon, director of digital media, CBC News
Roy Pereira, president, Shiny
Susanne Reber, deputy managing editor, investigations, NPR
Ivor Shapiro, professor, Ryerson University, CAJ ethics chair; ethics
Mike Sukmanowsky, manager, digital analytics, Rogers Digital Media
Kenny Yum, editor, GlobeandMail.com
Tory Zimmerman, visual journalist, Globe and Mail
Social media principles and practice
Video and photojournalism for scribes
Facebook beyond friend, poke and status
How to become a journalist-developer to tell interactive stories
New ethics of the new news
Better journalism through design thinking
Understanding Web analytics and how to take advantage of it
Creating and managing co-productions for depth and impact
Changing and managing organizational culture
Business model innovation
... and more!
Keynotes by leaders and visionaries:
The Power of Local: The next frontier in news
The View from the Top
The Fourth Estate in the Digital Age
Registration fees until Jan. 15:
$45 - Student member
$45 - Unemployed journalist
$99 - Member
$129 - Associate member
$199 - Non-member
Registration fees after Jan. 15:
$50 - Student member
$50 - Unemployed journalist
$119 - Member
$159 - Associate member
$299 - Non-member
The Canadian Association of Journalists is Canada's largest professional organization for journalists from all media, with about 1,100 members across the country. The CAJ's main roles are to provide high-quality professional development for its members and public-interest advocacy.
The CAJ Education Foundation is a federally registered charitable foundation whose purpose is to improve understanding of Canada and its place in the world.
SOURCE Canadian Association of Journalists
For further information: For further information: Chairman, Saleem Khan, (416) 494-0908 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Mary Agnes Welch, CAJ president, (204) 470-8862 or (204) 783-9417; Executive director, John Dickins, (613) 526-8061; To join the CAJ, please visit: http://www.caj.ca/membership