Convention & LGBT Media Summit Overview

NLGJA invites you to join us for the 2014 National Convention & 10th Annual LGBT Media Summit in Chicago.

Full Descriptions

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. NLGJA Board of Directors Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Convention Registration

 

Thursday, August 21, 2014 | The LGBT Media Summit
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Convention Registration - Ashland Room, Palmer House Third Floor
8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Plenary Session: 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Chapter Leadership Meeting
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 

Breakout Sessions:

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Plenary Session:
2:00 p.m. - 5 p.m. 

Boot Camps: (Tickets Available)

1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions:
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions:
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Newcomers Welcome Reception
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Convention Opening Reception

Friday, August 22, 2014 | National Convention, Day One
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Convention Registration - Ashland Room, Palmer House Third Floor
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Plenary Session:
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions:
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Career & Community Expo
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. 

Plenary Session:

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions:
4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. 

Breakout Sessions:

5:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Diversity Reception at the Career & Community Expo
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Women's Networking Dinner (tickets available)
9:30 p.m. - Late Night Out: Chicago

Saturday, August 23, 2014 | National Convention, Day Two
8:00 a.m. - 3:00pm Convention Registration - Ashland Room, Palmer House Third Floor
   
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Plenary Session:
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions:
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Plenary Session:
  • Lunch with Jason Collins 
2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions:
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions:
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Wellness Workout & Chicago Sights Cooldown
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Awards Reception & Silent Auction (ticket availble)

 

Sunday, August 24, 2014 | National Convention, Day Three
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. NLGJA Board of Directors Meeting
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Networking Brunch

Note: Exact times and sessions subject to change.