ISWNE RENO CONFERENCE ITINERARY

MONDAY - June 21, 2021

Limited registration for those arriving early to participate in the one-day trip to Virginia City and Carson City

TUESDAY - June 22, 2021

8: 30 a.m. Leave for one-day trip to Virginia City and Carson City. Lunch in Virginia City and dinner in Carson City

3 p.m. Registration tables open for those arriving that day, Great Basin Hall First Floor multipurpose room

Check in. Registrants need access to loading area in front of Great Basin Hall

Parking area: Sierra Street parking garage

WEDNESDAY - June 23, 2021

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Board meeting with catered breakfast: Great Basin Hall first floor conference room.

9 a.m. Registration tables open for those arriving that day, Great Basin Hall First Floor multipurpose room

Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch at Overlook or other facility

1:30 p.m. Opening of conference

Conference room, first floor Ansari Business

Speakers

• Steve Ranson, conference host

• Deborah Givens, ISWNE president

• Kate Marshall, lieutenant governor

• Introduction of hosts: University of Nevada Reynolds School of Journalism, Dean Al Stavitsky

• Representative from University of Nevada

• Dr. Patrick File, University of Nevada Reynolds School of Journalism.

• Marilyn Newton presentation on the history of the Reno area from a news photographer’s

viewpoint

Nevada Tourism/Historical Society overview of western Nevada (tentative)

• Possible activities: Tour of RSJ building / KUNR

• Instructions for critique session, Andy Schotz

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Dinner at Overlook or other facility

7 p.m. Hospitality suite and silent auction opening. RSJ is hosting the reception.

THURSDAY - June 24, 2021

7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Breakfast at Overlook or other facility

8:15 a.m. Board buses for one-day fact-finding trip to Fernley and Fallon

8:30 a.m. Leave Reno

10:30 a.m. Cyrc Energy Geothermal tour

11:30 a.m. Leave Cyrc Energy

12:00 a.m. Arrive Naval Air Station Fallon for tour and background on installation

1 p.m. Lunch. TBD

2 p.m. Leave for Frey Ranch

2:30 p.m. Frey Ranch tour and wine/spirits tasting. Two to three groups

DINNER TBD (Either Fallon or Reno)

7:30 p.m. Hospitality suite and silent auction.

FRIDAY - June 25, 2021

7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Breakfast at Overlook or other facility

7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration tables open for those arriving that day

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Conference room, first floor Ansari Business: Housekeeping announcements, introduction of conference guests for Friday and Saturday. Review critique instructions

8:45 a.m. – 10 a.m. Conference room, first floor Ansari Business: Panel on public relations, public information

10 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. Tentative: University of Nevada and how its public relations section worked with the media on an explosion that damaged two resident halls.

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break with beverage and light finger food

10:45 a.m. – noon Conference room, first floor Ansari Business Panel on military reporting,

Honor Flight, Veterans Affairs

Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch at Overlook or other facility

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Conference room, first floor Ansari Business: Panel discussion on how community newspapers are succeeding in the digital world

TENTATIVE

2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Break with beverage and light finger food

3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Conference room, first floor Ansari Business: Greenslade Bursary and Mazza presentations

4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Conference room, first floor Ansari Business: Latest scoop on Associated

Press stylebook changes

Evening activities on your own: Plans are looking at Reno Rodeo tickets (50 tickets) and Triple-A baseball Aces team, tickets and meal

9 p.m. Hospitality suite and silent auction opening.

SATURDAY - June 26, 2021

7 a.m. – 8 a.m. Catered breakfast, light meal and coffee, Great Basin Hall First Floor multipurpose room

8:15 a.m. – 11 a.m. Critique sessions to be done in the study/break rooms/lounges of Great Basin Hall (minimum of four rooms)

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Brunch

12:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. ISWNE Business meeting

Pick-up silent auction items immediately following the business meeting?

Afternoon

TBD

6 p.m . – 9 p.m. Banquet and awards

SUNDAY - June 27, 2021

7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Catered breakfast, light meal and coffee

Great Basin Hall First Floor multipurpose room

8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Checkout from Great Basin Hall First Floor multipurpose room or Great Basin Hall first floor conference room. Per University, checkout must be completed NLT noon

Arrange for access of vehicles to front entrance of Great Basin Hall for loading

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