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The conference will be held on April 8 and 9 at Southern Connecticut State University.

Friday

Registration opens on Friday April 8 at 12 noon. The first workshop will begin at 12:15 p.m. at the Adanti Student Center on Crescent Street.

Parking on Friday is available in the Wintergreen Parking Garage on Wintergreen Avenue (#38 on campus map).

12 noon: Registration opens

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.

1:45 – 3 p.m.

3:15 – 4:30 p.m.

4:30 – 5 p.m.

Saturday

Saturday registration opens at 8:30 a.m. The SPJ Region 1 leaders meeting will begin at 8 a.m. in the Adanti Student Center.

Parking is available in the Wintergreen Parking Garage on Wintergreen Avenue (#38 on campus map).

8 – 9 a.m. : SPJ Region 1 leaders meeting

8:30 a.m.: Registration opens

  • Breakfast snacks and coffee will be available at the registration area on the third floor of the Adanti Student Center.

9 – 10:15 a.m.

10:30 – 11:45

12 – 1:30 p.m.: Lunch and awards

  • Buffet lunch of hot chicken, pasta, vegetables, salads , dessert (conference name badge required for entry)
  • Keynote speaker John Dahl, vice president and executive producer for ESPN Films and Original Content.
  • Mark of Excellence Awards
  • Region 1 Auction

1:45 – 3 p.m.

3 – 3:15 p.m.

  • Afternoon snack will be available at registration

3:15 – 4:30

4:30 – 6 p.m.: Q&A with ESPN Films producer Marquis Daisy

Join ESPN Films producer Marquis Daisy and Hartford Courant sports writer Dom Amore for a roundtable and Q&A at the closing reception of the conference.

New Haven pizza will be served. A conference name badge is required for entry to the event.