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#NABJ24 SESSION AND SPEAKER PROPOSALS

NABJ members can submit their convention session proposals here by Feb. 15, 2024.

Sign up to be considered for panelists and speaking opportunities here by April 1, 2024.

 


APPLY FOR STUDENT PROJECTS & JSHOP

 

College student multimedia news and press room training application here by January 22.

 

Professional mentors apply to guide and train college students in the Student Project here by January 22.

 

High school students apply for the high school multimedia training workshop here by January 22.

 


APPLY FOR THE AUTHORS SHOWCASE

Showcase your book and learn from experts about publishing here by January 22.

 


#NABJ24 SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE

Updated TBD, 2024

All dates, times and events are subject to change.

 

Monday, July 29

 

NABJ Student Multimedia Project

8 AM – 6 PM

NABJ JSHOP

3 PM – 8 PM

Student Multimedia Project & JSHOP Reception

6:30 – 8:30 PM

Tuesday, July 30

 

NABJ Board of Directors Meeting

9 AM – 5 PM

NABJ Student Multimedia Project

7:30 AM – 9:30 PM

NABJ JSHOP

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Registration (Exhibitors Only)

1 PM – 7 PM

Wednesday, July 31

 

Registration & Welcome Center

7 AM – 7 PM

Partner Breakfasts

7:30 – 9 AM

Healthy NABJ

8 AM – 6 PM

NABJ Student Multimedia Project

7:30 AM – 9:30 PM

NABJ Task Force Meetings

8 AM – 4:30 PM

NABJ JSHOP

8:30 AM - 4 PM

NABJ Training Day

9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Partner Luncheons

Noon – 1:30 PM

Professional Development Workshops

9 AM – 5:30 PM

Innovation Bubble

8 AM – 5:30 PM

NABJ Leadership Academy and Capstone Presentations

8:30 AM – 5 PM

Career Fair & Exhibit

9 AM – 5 PM

NABJ Authors Showcase & Bookstore

9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

NABJ Regional Caucus Meetings

5 – 6 PM

Opening Ceremony

6 – 7:30 PM

NABJ Task Force Receptions

6 – 8 PM

Welcome Reception

7:30 – 9 PM

Thursday, August 1

 

Registration & Welcome Center

7 AM – 5 PM

Partner Breakfasts

7:30 – 9 AM

NABJ Student Multimedia Project

7:30 AM – 9:30 PM

NABJ JSHOP

8:30 AM - 4 PM

Newsmaker Plenary Session

9 – 10:30 AM

Career Fair & Exhibit

10 AM – 5 PM

Healthy NABJ

8 AM – 5:30 PM

NABJ Task Force Meetings

8 AM – 5:30 PM

Professional Development Sessions

9 AM – 5:30 PM

NABJ Authors Showcase & Bookstore

9 AM – 5:30 PM

Innovation Bubble

9 AM – 5:30 PM

Partner Luncheons

Noon – 1:30 PM

NABJ Founders Roundtable Session

3 – 4 PM

NABJ Elections: Candidates’ Debate

4:30 – 6:30 PM

NABJ JSHOP Closing Reception

5:30 – 7:30 PM

Partner Receptions

6 – 7:30 PM

NABJ Task Force Receptions

6 – 10:30 PM

Chicago Host Chapter Event

8:30 – 10 PM

NABJ President’s Reception (Invitation Only)

8:30 – 10 PM

Friday, August 2

 

Registration & Welcome Center

7 AM – 5 PM

Partner Breakfasts

7:30 – 9 AM

Healthy NABJ

8 AM – 5:30 PM

NABJ Business Meeting

8:30 – 10 AM

NABJ Student Multimedia Project

7:30 AM – 9 PM

Professional Development Sessions

9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Innovation Bubble

9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

NABJ Task Force Meetings

8 AM – 5:30 PM

Career Fair & Exhibit

9 AM – 5 PM

NABJ Authors Showcase & Bookstore

9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Partner Luncheons

Noon – 1:30 PM

NABJ Hall of Fame Induction & Luncheon (Ticketed Event)

Noon – 2 PM

W.E.B. Du Bois Session

3 – 4:30 PM

NABJ Task Force Receptions

5:30 – 10:30 PM

Partner Receptions

6 – 7:30 PM

Partner Screenings and Upfronts

6 – 9:30 PM

Sam Lacy Sports Pioneer Awards

6:30 – 8:30 PM

NABJ Elections Press Conference

7 – 8 PM

NABJ Founders’ Reception (Invitation-Only)

7 – 10 PM

NABJ Sports Task Force Scholarship Jam (Ticketed Event)

9 PM – Saturday, 2:30 AM

Saturday, August 3

 

Partner Breakfasts

7:30 – 9 AM

Registration & Welcome Center

8 AM – Noon

NABJ Day of Service

9 AM – Noon

NABJ Task Force Meetings

8 AM – 4:30 PM

Professional Development Sessions

8 AM – 5:30 PM

NABJ Authors Showcase & Bookstore

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

NABJ Student Multimedia Project

9 AM – 11 AM

Partner Luncheons

Noon – 1:30 PM

Partner Screenings and Upfronts

Noon – 9:30 PM

Partner Receptions

6 – 7:30 PM

NABJ Salute to Excellence Awards Gala (Ticketed Event)

7:30 – 10 PM

#NABJ25 Cleveland Kick-off Party

10 PM – 2 AM

Sunday, August 4

 

Gospel Brunch (Ticketed Event)

8 – 10 AM

NABJ Board of Directors Meeting

10 AM – Noon