2023 Schedule

Review maps, parking information, and more.

Friday, March 31, 2023 Student-focused Day

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

8:30 am Light breakfast | Room 100
9 am – NoonLightning round sessions | Room 130
A variety of professionals working in photojournalism and photography including Caroline Yang, freelance, Joe Ahlquist, Rochester Post Bulletin, Liz Flores, Star Tribune, Angela Jimenez, photo editor for the New York Times, Nate Ryan, commercial and editorial, and Julio Cortez, AP staff.  Learn about some of the wide range of jobs in the industry.
NoonLunch with the pros | Room 100
1:30 pm– Student portfolio reviews, Room 14
Getting comfortable with portrait photography | Room 7
with Renée Jones Schneider, Star Tribune
Make better video with your DSLR or mirrorless camera | Room 34
Mark Vancleave, Star Tribune. We’ll review settings, then do practical demonstrations with the equipment you use every day. Bring your camera, tripod, mic and any other gear that you’d like some practice with
2:30 pmBreak
2:45 pmMaking natural light work for you | Room 34
Liz Flores, Star Tribune
Job hunting tips | Room 32
with Becky Borg, Assistant Director for External Relations and Career Coach, HSJMC
3:45 pmBreak
4 pmShooting sports | Room 7
with Jerry Holt, Star Tribune
Talking to People on the Job: Overcoming Self-doubt | Room 32
Judy Griesedieck, freelance
5-5:15 pm Wrap up and raffle

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Social and Networking Event at Stub and Herbs
227 Oak Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 (.4 mile, 8 minute walk from Murphy Hall)
You do not need to be registered for the conference to attend.

Saturday, April 1, 2023

Murphy Hall – Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication
206 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

8 am – 5 pmVendors | Room 100
8:30 amLight breakfast | Room 100
9:00 amOpening and Keynote Presentation with William Albert Allard: Five Decades
Room 130
10:45 amWorkshops
Taking your sports photos to the next level, Carlos Gonzalez, Room 7
The Power of Photojournalism: Credibility and Trust, Sara Quinn, Room 34
Contract Pricing and Negotiation: Balancing the value equation, Nate Ryan, Room 32
12:00 pmLunch at the Recreation & Wellness Center
1:30 pmKeynote with Daniella Zalcman: Letting the Story Guide the Process
Room 130
3:00 pmPicture Stories with Dave LaBelle, Room 32
Getting a documentary off the ground, Lynn Melling, Room 34
– Portfolio reviews – Room 14
4:15 pmKeynote Presentation with Greg Heisler: The Appropriate Response: Does It Matter Anymore?
Room 130
5:45 pmAdjourn
6:30 pmOptional Dine Arounds at various restaurants
Sign up for Dine Arounds
Sunday, April 2, 2023

Murphy Hall – Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication
206 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

8:30 amLight breakfast available in Room 100
9:00 amKeynote Presentation with Julio Cortez, Building A Strong Journalism Foundation To Open Unexpected Doors
Room 130
10:45 amMike Davis talks about lessons from his book, Creating Visual Narratives Through Photography, A Fresh Approach to Making A Living As A Photographer, Room 32
Making the pitch: how to work with editors on story pitches when you are a freelancer, Deb Pastner, Room 34
Playing with Light, Jenn Ackerman and Tim Gruber, Room 7
– Portfolio reviews (if demand, Room 14)
– Visual educators meetup (if there’s interest)
12:00 pmWrap up in Room 130
12:30 pmAdjourn
Vendors On Site