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 Export to Your Calendar 5/1/2019 to 5/4/2019
When: May 1-4, 2019
Where: Bay Area, California 
United States
Contact: Vanessa Johnson-Evans
301-405-2592


Online registration is available until: 5/4/2019
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Thanks to the generous support of our partners, NABJ members who pre-register by Monday, April 29, at 5 p.m. ET/2  p.m. PT for #NABJTechTrek will  have their registration fees waived.

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#NABJTechTrek:

NABJ Goes to Silicon Valley


May 1-4, 2019
Bay Area, CA

NABJ Members Only Institute

 INSTITUTE SCHEDULE

Schedule Subject to Change

Dress - Business Casual

 

NABJ is gearing up for its inaugural Tech Trek in the Silicon Valley. NABJ will host industry leaders and journalism students to produce news that fosters innovation and diversity in emerging technology and build meaningful sources for accurate reporting.

 

Objectives

  • Provide tangible skills training and career development opportunities 
  • Establish and enhance one-on-one relationships with journalists and new media industry leaders
  • Scale the open exchange of ideas, best practices and leading information to journalism students, educators and practitioners, and 
  • Explore the tech sector and build an understanding of tech issues directly impacting the Black community

Wednesday, May 1
Arrivals and evening reception at the DoubleTree by the Hilton San Francisco Airport
Thursday, May 2

Head to Silicon Valley for tech campus visits from 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Apple, Facebook and many more, followed by an evening reception.

Friday, May 3
Head to the San Francisco area for digital newsroom visits from 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. at The Athletic, NerdWallet, LinkedIn Uber and many more, followed by an evening reception at Outcast.
Saturday, May 4                                               
Head to Medill School of Journalism for presentations, trainings, and networking sessions from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. by Reveal, ION 360, WIRED, Design at Apple, Swaay App, Madia, Kai Frazier and many more, followed by an evening reception.
Sunday, May 5
Optional offering: Experience San Francisco (vineyard and city tours) 
REGISTRATION

Thanks to the generous support of our partners, NABJ members who pre-register by Monday, April 29, at 5 p.m. ET/2  p.m. PT for #NABJTechTrek will  have their registration fees waived.

* If you pre-registered prior to April 23, your registration fee will be automatically refunded to the original method of payment. If you have any questions regarding refunds, please contact Veronique Dodson at 301-405-0554 or vdodson@nabj.org.

For questions regarding your registration, please contact our registrar membership@nabj.org or 301-405-0554 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EDT, Monday – Friday.

HOTEL


DoubleTree by Hilton San Francisco Airport

835 Airport Boulevard, Burlingame, CA 94010

 

 

The hotel discounted group rate has passed. 

Please contact the hotel directly at 650-344-5000 to make your reservation and send your confirmation to

Vanessa Johnson-Evans (NABJ Senior Program Manager) by Wednesday, April 24 by 5 p.m. (ET)

to negotiate the best available rate with the event manager.

PARTNERS


Thank you to our  #NABJTechTrek: NABJ Goes to Silicon Valley Partners

 

 

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Custom partner opportunities are available. To discuss your options, reach out to Kaylan Somerville, NABJ Development Director, at ksomerville@nabj.org or 301-405-6986.

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