2011 annual conference

The 2011 CAJ conference: Journalism and Media 2011

The Canadian Association of Journalists will hold its national conference in Ottawa from May 13-15.

Registrations will be accepted at the hotel. For information on rates, please scroll down to the bottom of this page.

Centennial College journalism professor and CAJ national director Ellin Bessner has posted two videos coming out of the conference, they’re embedded below.

For the liveblogs, please click here.


The conference brochure is now available! Please click on its image on the left to download.

 

For information on the conference hotel, please click here.
For information on the workshops, keynotes and panels, click here.

 

 

 

 

 

Conference rates:
CAJ members and associate members who register for the full conference will receive a ticket to the Saturday evening awards gala with their registration. Additional tickets, and tickets for those registering under other rates, are $50 plus HST.
All rates do not include but will be charged 13% HST.
Remember: those with freelance income can claim conference fees as a tax deduction.

Early bird rates (until May 6) —
Full conference
CAJ members – $220
CAJ associate members – $325
CAJ student members – $75 (no gala ticket)
Unemployed journalists – $75 (no gala ticket)
Non-members – $450
Friday lunch keynote Phillip Meyer – $45 for the meal. (registration required) Full-conference and Friday registrants are welcome to attend with no meal provided.
Sunday brunch – $45  for the meal (registration required). Full-conference registrants are welcome to attend with no meal provided.

Day rates (for full day Friday, Saturday or Sunday, no gala ticket included)
CAJ members – $100
CAJ associate members – $150
CAJ student members – $50
Special Sunday rate – $60 (including brunch, for all registration classes)
Non-members – $300

Regular rates (after May 6)
Full conference
CAJ members – $250
CAJ associate members – $375
CAJ student members – $95 (no gala ticket)
Unemployed journalists – $75 (no gala ticket)
Non-members – $550
Friday lunch keynote Phillip Meyer – $45 for the meal. (registration required) Full-conference and Friday registrants are welcome to attend with no meal provided.
Sunday brunch – $45  for the meal (registration required). Full-conference registrants are welcome to attend with no meal provided.

Day rates (for full day Friday or Saturday, no gala ticket included)
CAJ members – $120
CAJ associate members – $200
CAJ student members – $75
Special Sunday rate – $60 (including brunch, for all registration classes)
Non-members – $400

If you’re on Facebook, you should also RSVP on the event page, which can be found here.

For information about the conference hotel, please click here.