Register today for the 2013 ASNE Convention

Early bird registration is open until Thursday, May 30.

It's time to make 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 and panelists 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, API Executive Director Tom Rosenstiel, Poynter Institute Senior Faculty Butch Ward, NPR Vice President for Diversity in News and Operations Keith Woods, and Knight Foundation VP of Journalism and Media Innovation Mike Maness.

Some of the panels and topics lined up: pay models; the future of print; values, ethics and plagiarism; news literacy; diversity; leadership skills demanded by the modern newsroom; and CEOs on our future.

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. Hotel rooms are filling up fast, so reserve your room soon.

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!