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Register now for the ASNE-APME conference of the nation's top editors Oct. 16-18 at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. The Associated Press Photo Managers is also a conference partner.

 

The theme for the Silicon Valley conference is 3-D: Digital, Diversity, Disruption.

 

The conference will open with an evening reception FridayOct. 16, at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center. Join your colleagues under beautiful October skies for a taste of California wine and music and an intimate conversation with David Kelley. A creator of the Apple mouse and founder of the groundbreaking d.school at Stanford, Kelley will share his thoughts on how each of us can find joy in our creative endeavors.

We will have conference sessions SaturdayOct. 17, and Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge at Stanford University School of Medicine. The conference hotel is the Sheraton Palo Alto at 625 El Camino Real. 

 

The lively and topical sessions will focus on: 

  • Digital transformation and the innovative use of technology in the newsroom.
  • Diversity in the newsroom and in reaching new audiences.
  • First Amendment and access issues.
  • Newsroom leadership.
APPM will focus on using analytics and research to better utilize visual journalism, as well as innovative approaches to increase the impact of visual reporting.

 

Browse the full program here:  

Other highlights: 

  • We will celebrate the winners of the ASNE Awards and APME Journalism Excellence Awards at a Saturday luncheon. On Sunday, we will meet again for a special lunch. Tickets to both lunches can be purchased when you register.
  • The opening reception will also include an auction at the alumni center. The silent and live auctions will offer one-of-a-kind items, such as sports tickets, vacation retreats, jewelry, autographed books and much more. 
  • The conference will feature high-profile speakers from the tech and journalism industries. More details coming soon.  

Register now: The registration fee is $275 for members of ASNE and APME and $375 for nonmembers. There are special rates for retired editors, spouses, students and APME's Regents. Click here to register.  

Already registered? Here are some good things to know:

 

1. Still need a hotel room?

 

We have a limited number of reserved rooms for Friday, Oct. 16 and Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Sheraton Palo Alto, the official conference hotel. Please contact ASNE Finance Director Cindy Roe at croe@asne.org.

2. Getting from the airport to the hotel

 

The Sheraton Palo Alto is at 625 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, California 94301.

 

From Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)

Caltrain

At San Jose Municipal Airport, the Terminal A VTA #10 bus stop is located on the departure side between Terminal A and the International arrivals building. Take this shuttle bus from the airport to the Railroad Avenue/Santa Clara Caltrain Station (aka Caltrain). Then take Caltrain north from Santa Clara Station to the Palo Alto Station, located one block from the hotel.

 

Driving

Take Highway 101 North and exit onto Embarcadero Road West. Proceed approximately two miles and turn right onto El Camino Real.The hotel is located three blocks down and on the right side.

 

From San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Caltrain

From San Francisco International Airport, take BART to the Millbrae Station. Then take Caltrain south to the Palo Alto Station, located one block from the hotel.


Driving
Take Highway 101 South and exit onto Embarcadero Road West.Proceed approximately two miles and turn right onto El Camino Real.The hotel is located three blocks down on the right side.

 

From Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK)

 

Driving

Click here for directions from Google Maps.

 

Click here for Caltrain schedules and fares.

 

3. Shuttle service between the hotel and conference sites

 

Friday, Oct. 16
4 to 9 p.m. to/from the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
Stanford's Marguerite shuttle service will be available every 30 minutes to/from the Sheraton Palo Alto and the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, where the opening reception and auction will be held.

Saturday, Oct. 17

7 to 11 a.m. and 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. to/from the Li Ka Shing Center

Stanford's Marguerite shuttle service will be available every 30 minutes to/from the Sheraton Palo Alto hotel and the Li Ka Shing Center, where the conference sessions are held.

Sunday, Oct. 18

7 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 7 p.m. to/from the Li Ka Shing Center

Stanford's Marguerite shuttle service will be available every 30 minutes to/from the Sheraton Palo Alto hotel and the Li Ka Shing Center, where the conference sessions are held.

 

4. Registration

Friday, Oct. 16
5 to 6 p.m. at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center

Saturday, Oct. 17
7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Li Ka Shing Center

Sunday, Oct. 18

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