2016 Schedule (Travel Writers & Photographers Conference)

2016 Schedule

Thursday, August 11

12:00 pm and beyond
Registration/Check-In
Location: Patio

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Conference Kick-Off
TBA
Location: Event Room

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Inside a Travel Writer's Life
TBA
Location: Event Room

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Inside a Travel Photographer's Life
TBA
Location: Event Room

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Break

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Welcome and Introduction of Faculty
TBA
Location: Event Room

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Opening Night Dinner
Location: Patio

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Evening Event
TBA
Location: Event Room

9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Informal Gathering
Location: Cafe & Patio

Friday, August 12

8:30 am
Breakfast & Informal Gathering

9:00 am - Noon

1. Advanced Narrative Workshop
TBA
Location: Office

2. Short-Form Storytelling
TBA
Location: Corte Madera Inn

3. Getting Personal: Narrative, Essay, Memoir
TBA
Location: Gallery

4. Building & Branding Your Digital Path
TBA
Location: Meeting Room

5. Finding, Telling & Selling Your Story
TBA
Location: Event Room

6. Travel Photography
TBA
Location: Used Book Room

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch on the Patio

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

In the Beginning: How to Craft Your Lede
TBA
Location: Event Room

Social Media: Savvy Secrets to Success
TBA
Location: Gallery

Insider's Guide to Guidebook Writing
TBA
Location: Used Book Room

In the Spotlight: Photographer Q&A
TBA
Location: Patio

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Website 101: Mastering the Basics
TBA
Location: Gallery

Short & Sweet: The Art of the 200-Word Story
TBA
Location: Event Room

Literary Tales: Who's Publishing What?
TBA
Location: Used Book Room

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Break

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

The Practical Freelancer: Finding & Creating Opportunities
TBA
Location: Event Room

Sold! Creating a Winning Book Proposal
TBA
Location: Used Book Room

In the Spotlight: Writer Q&A
TBA
Location: Patio

Make Facebook Your Friend
TBA
Location: Gallery

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wine and Music
Sponsored by Visit Tucson and The Flagstaff CVB
Location: Patio

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Evening Recess
Location: Gallery

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Evening Event
TBA
Location: Event Room

9:30 pm - Midnight
Informal Gathering
Location: Book Passage Cafe

Saturday, August 13

8:30 am
Breakfast & Informal Gathering

9:00 am - Noon

1. Advanced Narrative Workshop
TBA
Location: Office

2. Short-Form Storytelling
TBA
Location: Corte Madera Inn

3. Getting Personal: Narrative, Essay, Memoir
TBA
Location: Gallery

4. Building & Branding Your Digital Path
TBA
Location: Meeting Room

5. Finding, Telling & Selling Your Story
TBA
Location: Event Room

6. Travel Photography
TBA
Location: Used Book Room

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch on the Patio

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Elevator Pitch: You've Got 30 Seconds
TBA
Location: Event Room

Power Portfolios: Utilizing Instagram & Pinterest
TBA
Location: Gallery

The Agent Advantage: Everything You Need to Know About Working with Agents
TBA
Location: Used Book Room

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Way of Sketching
TBA
Location: Gallery

My Big Fat Feature Story: How to Get Those Plum Assignments
TBA
Location: Event Room

Easy Listening: The Interviewer's Art
TBA
Location: Used Book Room

The Eye of iPhoneography
TBA
Location: Meeting Room

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Break

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Polishing the Travel Article for Submission
TBA
Location: Patio

Food and Wine Photography
TBA
Location: Gallery

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Trip That Changed My Life
TBA
Location: Event Room

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Travel Writing That Makes a Difference
TBA
Location: Event Room

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Evening Recess

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Evening Event
TBA
Location: Event Room

9:00 pm - Midnight
Informal Gathering & Karaoke
Location: Cafe & Event Room

Sunday, August 14

8:30 am
Breakfast & Informal Gathering

9:00 am - Noon

1. Advanced Narrative Workshop
TBA
Location: Office

2. Short-Form Storytelling
TBA
Location: Corte Madera Inn

3. Getting Personal: Narrative, Essay, Memoir
TBA
Location: Gallery

4. Building & Branding Your Digital Path
TBA
Location: Meeting Room

5. Finding, Telling & Selling Your Story
TBA
Location: Event Room

6. Travel Photography
TBA
Location: Used Book Room

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch on the Patio

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Afternoon Event
TBA
Location: Event Room

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Annual Suitcase Awards
Location: Event Room

3:00 pm
Closing Festivities: Champagne & Chocolate Reception