Fall Convention October 29, 2019

One of the highlights of the scholastic journalism year is AIPA’s Fall Convention, traditionally held in the Memorial Union at Arizona State University in Tempe. Journalism advisers and students from across the state are invited to join in a day full of diverse media workshops and professional speakers.

Advisers also have an opportunity to connect with one another during lunch. The event culminates in the AIPA fall contest presentation where we celebrate the best of Arizona scholastic journalism.

Here is the schedule for the day of the convention:

9:30 – 10:00 – Opening Assembly (announcements, brief keynote …)

10:05 – 10:35 – Session One

10:40 – 11:10 – Session Two

11:15 – 12:00 Lunch

12:00 – Closing Assembly (announcements …)

12:15 – 1:00 Keynote Speaker

1:00 – Awards

1:30 – Dismissal

This Year’s Program: AIPA Fall Conv 2019 Program -updated Oct 28

2019 Keynote Speaker, Fernanda Santos

Need to register for the Convention?

To register for the convention, use this online form. Schools must submit payment or provide a purchase order number before the convention in order to participate.

We are always looking for advisers to present convention sessions – if you are willing to teach a favorite lesson to a group of 15-20 students at the convention, please use this form to get started.

Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you at the next convention. Advisers can receive professional development hours for their participation. Download the Certificate of Attendance Fall Convention.

Parking at the Convention

·       Click Bus Parking at ASU  to find out where to park buses after dropping off on Lemon Street, please make sure they park in the center of the lot to avoid the outer-rim bus shelters.

·       No bus parking permitted on campus other than Lot 59N, any other lots on campus off limits.

·       Cars, Vans – Visitor parking in Apache Parking Structure (or overflow lot – Rural Rd) (Visitors Parking map -cars, vans). Parking will be validated in the check-in room at the convention; guests push button for dispatch if the garage is closed to either be let in or directed to overflow lot.

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Fall Convention October 29, 2019