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Itinerary & Registration

2014 National Journal Conference for Schools of Public Policy and Affairs 

January 17-19, 2014

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The goal of the National Journal Conference for Schools of Public Policy and Affairs (NJC) is to promote meaningful dialogue and exchange with the graduate student publication staffs of public policy and public affairs schools across the nation. The conference is endorsed by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration. (NASPAA). We encourage all policy journals and policy-specific journals (Gender Policy, Environmental Policy, etc)  to join us as we discuss this years theme: “Policy with a Purpose: Making Your Journal Count.”  We will have several expert speakers discussing their experiences with policy journalism and editing, as well as several workshops on various topics from financial viability to online transition to starting a journal.

Lodging and transportation information can be found here.

Questions? Please contact Director of Events, Yuhuan Fu at yf5un@virginia.edu.

 

2014 National Journal Conference for Schools of Public Policy and Affairs

Time Event Location

 

Friday

Afternoon

5:00 – 6:45 Registration Open  Great Hall

 

Evening

7:00 – 7:10 Opening Statements  Rotunda
7:10 – 7:30 Welcome: Dean Harding  Rotunda
7:30 – 8:20 Dinner  Rotunda
8:30 – 9:30 Speaker: Paul Kane  Rotunda
9:30 – 11:30 Restaurant Reception  Charlottesville Restaurant

 

Saturday

Morning

8:45 – 9:15 Breakfast Reception  Great Hall
9:20 – 10:10 Speaker: William Antholis  Great Hall
10:15 – 11:15 Workshop 1: Getting Submissions   Great Hall
11:20 – 12:10 Speaker: Annie Rorem  Great Hall

 

Afternoon / Evening

12:25 – 1:25 Working Lunch/Workshop 2:  Direction of Journal Content & Moving Online  Great Hall
1:30 – 2:20 Speaker: Sean Lowry*  Great Hall
2:25 – 3:25 Workshop 3: Journal Metrics Workshop  Great Hall
3:30 – 4:20 Speaker: Randi Park*  Great Hall
4:20 – 4:25 Debriefing for the Night  Great Hall
4:30 – 5:30 U-Guides Tour of UVA  Front Steps of Rotunda
5:30 – 7:00 Evening Reception  Great Hall
Saturday Evening Explore Charlottesville  Charlottesville

 

Sunday

Morning / Afternoon

9:30 – 10:00 Breakfast Reception  Great Hall
10:00 – 11:15 Workshop 4: National Journal Consortium  Great Hall
11:15 – 12:00 Workshop 5: Editor in Chief Panel  Great Hall
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch  Great Hall
12:30 – 1:00 Closing Remarks  Great Hall

 

*Speaker time is tentative and may change as we get closer to the conference