#newsleaders2016: Monday

Here are some things you need to know today. 
Registration desk hours
Monday, Sept. 12
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Tuesday, Sept. 13
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Program schedule 

Our electronic conference schedule is easy to navigate through a number of sessions and events we have planned for you. 
Two ways to get the most out of this schedule: 
1. Have it handy on your mobile
Go to your browser and in the URL bar, type in For directions on how to bookmark the page on your home screen so that the schedule is always only one click away, click here if you are an iPhone user or here if you are an Android user. 
2. Personalize your schedule 
Sign up for a free account and create a custom schedule of sessions that interest you.
Student journalists
Students from Ball State University and Pennsylvania State University are here to cover the conference. These student journalists will produce real-time, multi-platform content. Mentor editors have been paired with the student journalists, and some industry leaders will meet with the students during the conference. Click here to see the student journalists' bios.Follow their coverage at
Free Wi-Fi is available for Marriott Rewards Members in guest sleeping rooms. Free Wi-Fi will be available in the conference area by connecting to the "Marriott_Conference" network. Password: newsleaders2016
Discounted parking tickets
We will have discounted parking tickets that you can use at the garage on 12th and Filbert streets, right across from the hotel. The discounted ticket, which you can pick up from our registration desk, will give you 20 percent off your stay when you exit the garage. Regular rates are $31 for 12 hours and $37 for up to 24 hours.