The last day to get the early bird conference registration rate for the New Mexico Press Women state conference is April 1. Register now to get the best rates! The conference takes place April 22 – 23 at the Bosque Retreat Center in Albuquerque. Our conference planning committee has put together a great program featuring an opening champagne reception with storyteller Susi Wolf, three thought-provoking panel discussions, plus our annual meeting and election of officers, the Zia Book Awards luncheon, and awards banquet with this year’s keynote speaker, Winthrop Quigley. He is one of the Albuquerque Journal’s UpFront columnists.
The conference theme is “Shaping New Mexico’s Future: Our Role as Citizens and Journalists”. For more details go to our conference page.
New Mexico Press Women will hold their 2016 state conference at the Bosque Retreat Center in Albuquerque on April 22-23. The conference theme is “Shaping the Future of New Mexico: Our role as citizens and journalists.” The speakers and panelists will explore what’s not being discussed in the public conversation or mainstream media about important issues.
Registration for members and non-members is available on the conference registration page. The deadline for registration is April 10.
The keynote speaker for the conference will be Winthrop Quigley, columnist for the Albuquerque Journal. Conference Panelists will discuss how law and public agencies deal with land and water issues as though there were no connection between them. They will also talk about gaps in the criminal justice system and the way the media handles crime and punishment.
This conference will raise issues to make you think. It may also inspire you do find a way to talk about the important things that make a state a worthwhile place to live. Anyone who wants to look beyond the surface of daily life in New Mexico is invited to participate.
Our Albuquerque chapter has planned an outstanding program for this year’s New Mexico Press Women annual conference! The theme is “Shaping New Mexico’s Future, Our role as citizens and journalists” and the program is packed with important and interesting topics. In addition, you won’t want to miss the Zia Book Awards Luncheon and the evening awards banquet. For more information go to our conference page. for full conference details and to register online.