ASNE 2013 Convention update

Send us your innovation ideas by April 15!

We want your innovation ideas and examples as we build an innovation program for our upcoming convention. Send us a note from your newsroom on the big wins, the small triumphs and even the noteworthy flops. Or, share your ideas about innovation more broadly. At the ASNE convention, we'll feature eight to 10 ideas in a fast-paced hour and share dozens of other ideas via our website and conference handouts. Please include links or other easy-to-digest illustrations! Send to by April 15.

And, yes, it's time to begin making your travel plans for the 2013 ASNE Convention, June 24-26, in Washington, D.C.

The convention begins at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, June 24, and ends at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26. It's at the Capital Hilton, 1001 16th St. NW, Washington, DC. Phone: 202-393-1000. Our theme is reinvention!

Some of the speakers lined up: Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Gannett President and CEO Gracia C. Martore, New York Times Co. President and CEO Mark Thompson, McClatchy President and CEO Patrick J. Talamantes, Washington Post Media CEO and Washington Post Publisher Katharine Weymouth.

Join us Monday night at our opening reception at 6:30 p.m. at the Newseum.

Early bird registration is open until Thursday, May 30. You can reserve your hotel room online, or you can phone the hotel directly at 202-393-1000. Make sure you mention ASNE to get your special rate of $239 per night.

Our convention committee chairs: Alfredo Carbajal, Anders Gyllenhaal and Melanie Sill.

If you have questions, email ASNE Finance Director Cindy Roe at, or call her at 573-884-2405.

See you in D.C. Lots more to come!