ASNE's annual convention is the largest annual gathering of newsroom leaders from daily newspapers and other news organizations.

At ASNE 2012, editors and leaders in the field of journalism education will gather to refresh their spirits and create a roadmap to transform their newsrooms and shape the future of professional journalism.

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Another added benefit of attending ASNE-APME conference

The highly regarded Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting will be holding a free, two-session "Climate Change and the News" seminar from 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18. Plan your trip accordingly if you'd like to stay one extra day for this special addition to the ASNE-APME conference. 
ASNE-APME live, silent auction to benefit both organizations


An annual conference auction is a staple for APME and benefits the APME Foundation, which helps fund NewsTrain and other programs. ASNE has not had an auction in recent years but will share the stage for perhaps the biggest auction to fund journalism initiatives in recent years.


The live auction -- featuring vacation getaways and more -- will be held during the opening night reception at the Tribune Tower. A small silent auction with top items also will take place that night.

Get early-bird rate for ASNE-APME conference by Friday

Friday is the last day members of ASNE and APME can get the special registration rate for the ASNE-APME joint conference Sept. 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago.