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Registration & Tentative Itinerary

2015 National Journal Conference for Schools of Public Policy and Affairs 

January 16-18, 2015


We welcome you to join us for the 2015 National Journal Conference for Schools of Public Policy and Affairs (NJC) to exchange meaningful dialogue and management best practices with the graduate student publication staffs of public policy and public affairs schools across the nation. We encourage all current and aspiring policy journals to join us as we work together to grow our voice in the academic community. This year’s conference will feature several expert speakers discussing their experiences with policy journalism and management, as well as several workshops on topics ranging from starting a new journal to transitioning your journal online.

Tentative Itinerary

Friday, January 16

Time Event Location
5:30 PM Registration Opens The Omni Charlottesville Hotel
7:00 PM Introductory Remarks
7:15 PM Speaker I: Chris Brown
8:15 PM Dinner Reception
10:00 PM – 12:00 AM Social Event on the Downtown Mall

Saturday, January 17 , Garrett Hall, UVa Grounds

Time Event
8:00 AM Breakfast
8:45 AM Opening Remarks
9:00 AM Speaker II: Jeffrey Bergner
10:00 AM Workshop I
11:00 AM Speaker III: Richard Gard
12:00 PM Lunch Reception
1:00 PM Workshop II
2:00 PM Speaker IV: Anita Kumar
3:00 PM Workshop III/Workshop IV
4:00 PM Optional U-Guides Tour of UVa Grounds
6:30 PM Free Time/Dinner

Sunday, January 18, Garrett Hall, UVa Grounds

Time Event
9:30 AM Breakfast
10:30 AM Workshop V
11:30 AM Working Lunch/Panel Presentation
1:00 PM Farewell

If you have any questions, please contact our Executive Director, Yuhuan Fu, at