FRIDAY, October 22
1 – 4 p.m. • Career Counseling with Edward and Cynthia Miller Appointments made upon request with registration. The Millers will also meet with women individually Saturday and Sunday. Sign up at registration desk.
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. • Camp 101 First-time campers will get tips on how to make the most of camp. Fellowship recipients should plan to attend this session coordinated by Linda Kramer.
3 – 5:30 p.m. • Registration and check-in Pick up your t shirts and camp program and drop off your auction items.
6 p.m. • Reception and cash bar Entertained by Teresa Puente’s stepfather and his Mariachi trio
7 p.m. • Dinner Welcome by president Megan Kamerick
7:30 p.m. • Camp introductions – The Power of 10 Each camper will have 10 seconds to share name, title and 10 words or less about one accomplishment since last Camp. (examples: finished the 3rd draft of my first book; drew up a business plan for my own consulting business; became a grandmother for the fourth time; went fly-fishing in the Adirondacks, ….) Lynn Sweet as timekeeper.
8 – 8:45 p.m. Table discussions.
1. What keeps you in journalism during this time of evolution/revolution in the business?
2. What changes have you made in your career to weather this storm?
The point is to get to know the women at your table and mix it up a bit and share the camaraderie of Camp. The discussions will loosely segue into the next morning’s “Edge of Change” panel and other panels throughout the weekend.
SATURDAY, October 23
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. • Breakfast Topic tables – Symbiosis Duos Beyond mentoring, symbiosis recognizes that we both teach and learn from each other. So grab a plate and share this time with your symbiosis partner.
9 -10 a.m. • Edge of Change General session
10 -10:30 a.m. • A Second Cup of Coffee, regional Gatherings Meet women in your part of the country and brainstorm about the possibilities for membership-building. Then work together to devise an action plan for membership-building in your region.
10:30-10:45 a.m. • Break — shop the auction, plan an outing, network. Refresh yourself and be ready for great break-out sessions.
10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. • Concurrent Workshops: Choose One
• Covering the Border
• Alchemy III
12:30-2 p.m. • Lunch
Shanahan Speaker – Heidi Beirich of the Southern Poverty Law Center
2 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. • Break
2:15-3:45 p.m. • Concurrent Workshops: Choose One
• Techno – Ideas to Share or Steal
• Food: The News that’s on Everyone’s Plate
3:45 – 5 p.m. • FREE TIME
5-5:30 p.m. – Say Cheese! – photos (multiple group photos)
6:15 p.m. • Reception and cash bar
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. • Dinner and Keynote Address: Maria Hinojosa
8:30 – 10 p.m. • Talent show (organized by Marie Tessier. See her at Camp and sign up for your act.)
• Authors night and book fair
SUNDAY, October 24
7:45-8:45 a.m. • Breakfast Buffet Topic Tables This is your chance to organize a breakfast table around your own topic, 2010 Fellows? Entrepreneur? Traditional newsrooms? Regional tables? Sign up for one and join others for a chat at breakfast.
8:45-9:15 a.m. • JAWS Annual Membership Meeting and Election
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. • Break
9:30-11 a.m. • Concurrent Workshops: Choose One
• Portfolio Careers
• Mid-career fellowships – They’ve changed and how!
11 – 11:15 a.m. • Break
11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. • Workshops
Educators – Millenials: How to Reach ‘em; How to Teach ‘em
12:45 – 6 p.m. • Lunch and FREE TIME Lunch is on your own and a free afternoon to explore by yourself or join organized group activities. Details on hiking, boating and shopping will be available at camp.
1 p.m. • Board meeting Newly elected board members will convene for their first meeting
6:00 p.m. • Reception and cash bar
6:45 p.m. • Dinner
8:30 p.m. • Wine and Whine A JAWS’ traditional Sunday-night wrap-up, share triumphs, troubles and ideas to improve journalism and life in general.
Monday, October 25
Check out time at Tapatio Springs is 12 noon.