Thank you to our hosts, The Florida Times-Union/Jacksonville.com and Morris Publishing Group, and our sponsors and supporters: Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, Google, Knight Foundation, Knight-Mozilla OpenNews, Lumina Foundation, and Missouri School of Journalism.
Make sure to visit our exhibitors: Esri, Vigilant Web Inc., and Zillow. Their booths are located on the 3rd floor sky bridge.
Looking for coffee or a quick breakfast? We are setting up a to-go coffee station on the 3rd floor sky bridge from 7:30-9:15 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Grab a cup of coffee for $2 or refill your cup for $1. (These prices will not be applicable in the Currents Lounge and Coffee Bar.) Granola bars, pastries, bagels and whole fruit also will be available.
Don’t forget to fill out session evaluations. Click on the link for each session in the Guidebook app. You will also get a daily email with a link to review everything that happened that day. You can use either method. Your feedback is important to us and helps us plan future conferences.
Help us kick off the 2017 CAR Conference! Stop by the welcome reception in River Terrace 1 today at 6 p.m. Each attendee will receive one drink ticket for beer, wine, soda or bottled water.
We’ve added two new Friday sessions hosted by the Knight Foundation: “Show them your everything: Optimizing data journalism for trust” at 10:15 a.m. and “Knight Foundation office hours” at 11:30 a.m. Both sessions will take place in Hart, 4th Floor (4106).
Don’t miss our special events Friday afternoon. The Lightning Talks will take place in Conference Center A/B at 4:45 p.m. Stick around for a few minutes after the talks while we present the Philip Meyer Journalism Awards. Then, at 6:15 p.m., join us in River Terrace 1 for a reception honoring the winners. We’ll also be celebrating the life of former IRE training director David Donald who passed away in December.