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Just added to the PRNDI Conference schedule! Environmental reporting field trip: Learn about everglades ecology and Miami sea rise. It'll be a valuable, hands-on experience for any journalist interested in reporting on climate change and how urban centers respond to changing sea levels. 

This trip will introduce reporters to the environmental issues in the Everglades and also an understanding of how the city of Miami is dealing with sea level rise. Breakfast and lunch are included.

You asked for it, now it's here! It's the schedule for this year's annual PRNDI Conference which will be held in Miami in June.  The schedule is below as we know it.  We'll continue to update the program as we finalize more details, but in the meantime, go ahead and get registered for the conference HERE.  

Early registration pricing will be available through May 23rd.  After that date, prices will raise to late pricing.

Get your hotel reservations now for this summer's annual PRNDI Conference.  We'll be holding our conference at the lovely Newport Beachside Resort located right on the beach in Sunny Isles Florida.  Pre-conference training will be Wednesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 22.  Full conference sessions will be Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24.

The hotel is located half-way between the Miami International Airport and the Ft. Lauderdale Airport, so you can make plans to fly into either airport.

The 2017 PRNDI Conference will be held in June of 2017 at the Newport Beachside Resort in Miami, Florida.  The PRNDI Board has begun planning the conference, and we'll post a tentative schedule soon.  

We are looking forward to seeing you in St. Louis.

The PRNDI conference is coming up fast, and if you're planning on being there, the PRNDI board is excited that you've decided to attend.  We will have our BIGGEST TURNOUT EVER!  Be prepared to meet some new people, network, have some fun, and take home a ton of information that will help you do your job better.  We figured you'd like to have some information, so we've compiled the list below of "The 10 most important questions about the PRNDI Conference" that should help.

  There's good news for PRNDI, but it may be bad news for some of our procrastinating members!!

The Chase Park Plaza Hotel in St. Louis, where this year's PRNDI Conference will be held - is sold out for part of our conference time.  That's GREAT NEWS for PRNDI - it means:

 Making your plans to attend the 2016 PRNDI Conference in St. Louis?  Ready to make your airport transportation reservation?  PRNDI Attendees get a special rate from Go Best Express.

Click here to reserve an airport shuttle seat using the convention rate ($17 each way, per person).  Please have your credit card ready, as a credit card is required and charged when you book.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 – Pre-Conference Workshops:

 

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - PRNDI’s News Manager Training and Certification – Day One - Maryland A -  Today's newsroom leaders face BIG challenges: they set editorial strategy and ethical standards for their organizations; they plan coverage and assign, track, and edit stories; they manage people and personalities; and, they're helping navigate a digital future for public media journalism.

 

  We're getting ready for St. Louis - and you should, too!!  Your PRNDI board has been hard at work getting the conference schedule put together, and we're very excited about the opportunities you'll have at this year's conference.

The PRNDI Board is in the early stages of planning the organization's annual conference for summer 2016.  The conference will be held at the Chase Park Plaza hotel in St. Louis, MO.  Pre-conference training days will be June 22 & 23, while the actual conference will start with an opening reception on Thursday evening, June 23rd.  The conference will culminate in the presentation of PRNDI's annual awards at a banquet on Saturday, June 25th.