2018 NMPA 110th Annual Convention Agenda

Friday Oct. 26

9 a.m.: NMPA Board of Directors meeting

 

Afternoon sessions

1 – 1:45 p.m. Issues Forum

2018 Strengthening Higher Education and Workforce in New Mexico

New Mexico First

 

1 – 1:45 p.m. Issues Forum

Understanding the Utility and Energy Industry

PNM

 

1:50 p.m. – 4:50 p.m. Issues Forum

New Mexico First presents:

Sustainable Journalism Project

Presentation and Panel Discussion

 

5 p.m. Social Event

Wine & Salsa Tasting

Swapping Stories with Hall of Famers

 

Saturday, Oct. 27

Morning

9 – 9:45 a.m. General Membership Meeting

 

10 to 11 a.m. NMPA Board of Directors meeting

 

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Open Government Panel: Updates on transparency issues from around the state.

Panel: New Mexico Foundation for Open Government

 

11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Networking with Vendors

 

12 - 1:30 p.m. The NTVB Media Hall of Fame Luncheon

(includes a 10 minute presentation by NTVB)

Martha Mendoza, Associated Press

Hall of Fame induction

 

Afternoon sessions

1:30 – 3 p.m.

Flash Sessions

 

3:05 – 3:50 p.m.

Local Campaigns in a Digital Age

Chris Wood and Yvonne Pequera

3:05 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.

Virtual Reality Reporting

Henry Lopez, Santa Fe New Mexican

 

3:55 – 4:40 p.m.

The Nuts and Bolts of Digital advertising

John Montgomery, TownNews

3:55 – 4:40 p.m.

Building Your Individual Brand

Bob Moore, El Paso Times

 

5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Networking with Vendors

Evening events

6 p.m. Reception

7 p.m. NMPA annual awards banquet

8:30 p.m. After Party including the Lip Sync Contest

 

Flash Sessions – 90 minutes, four sessions in time slot

Revenue

How to Turn No into Yes

Using Tech to Increase Engagement and Subscriptions

Best Niche Idea Exchange 2018

Cold Calling Techniques

Editorial

Ethical Decision Making on Deadline

Interviewing Skills

Improve Your Note Taking

IPRA-OMA Basics

Both

Desk Yoga

Using Social Media to Track Down Leads

Picking up on Non-Verbal Clues