2014 Digital Conference

San Francisco Jan. 23 - 25, 2014


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It's time for our annual rendezvous in that gorgeous city by the Bay. Come learn about the latest digital tools and revenue strategies, and stay for the quality networking that you've come to expect from AAN events.

Schedule

THURSDAY, JAN. 23
12 to 5 p.m.
Registration


1 to 2 p.m.
Foundation User Group Meeting

Review and discussion of Foundation features as well as scheduling one-to-one sessions throughout the conference.

2 to 2:45 p.m.
Tips and Tricks for Effective Longform Digital Storytelling
Part presentation and part group discussion we'll look at what works (and what doesn't) when it comes to longform design. Bring your favorite examples of longform digital storytelling and be prepared to share your favorite tools, successes and struggles with the group.
Presenter: Adam Schweigart, Investigative News Network

2:45 to 3:30 p.m.
Five Recent Copyright Issues and What We Can Learn from Them
Some recent copyright lawsuits you may or may not have heard of may or may not bear resemblance to issues you may or may not have experienced.
Presenter: Kevin Goldberg, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth

3:30 to 3:45 p.m.
Break

3:45 to 4:30 p.m. (Concurrent sessions)
Fitting Content Into the Digital Container: A Conversation with Google's David Gehring
Your news content is now expected to fit into multiple digital platforms such as web, mobile, social ... all while generating revenue from those platforms at the same time. David Gehring's job is to look at how Google can improve the monetization opportunity for news content companies in the platforms the company manages, such as YouTube, Social, Mobile, and through its monetization products and platforms like DFP and AdX. What has he found? We'll ask him in this Q&A.
Presenter: David Gehring, Google
Facilitator: Jo Ellen Kaiser, The Media Consortium


3:45 to 4:30 p.m. (Concurrent sessions)
Why Newspapers are Poised to Take Advantage of the Explosive Opportunity with Online Promotions
Marketing spend in online promotions is growing faster than ever before. Newspapers are seeing an explosion of new revenue through contests, reader's choice ballots, and deals -- some newspapers are seeing over $100K from a single promotion! By executing these programs online, and promoting them through a mix of print, digital, social, mobile, and email, newspapers are able to generate revenue by selling sponsorship packages to their advertisers. This session will explore how new digital tools and approaches when combined with print can take reader's choice, contests, deals and other online promotions to new heights.
Presenter: Matt Coen, Second Street

4:30 to 5:45 p.m.
Show and Tell
This is your chance to present one cool digital thing that you did this past year -- in five minutes or less. Look in your success file and come prepared to tell your peers about your initiative. The early presentation slot provides time to talk with others throughout the conference.
Moderators: John Heaston, The Reader and Molly Willmott, The Memphis Flyer

5:45 to 7 p.m.
Welcome Happy Hour at the Argonaut
Sponsored by OwnLocal

FRIDAY JAN. 24
8:30 to 9 a.m
Morning Coffee and Pastries in the Maritime Room

9 to 10 a.m.

Welcome
Sally Freeman, Boise Weekly, AAN Board President, Molly Willmott, The Memphis Flyer, AAN Digital Chair, and Tiffany Shackelford, AAN Executive Director
New Media, New Metrics: Building Audiences with Analytics
How can news organizations use data to make decisions that lead to better engaged audiences? It starts with forgetting about mass media metrics and understanding much more specifically how engaged your audiences really are.
Presenter: Dana Chinn, USC Annenberg

10 to 10:45 a.m. (Concurrent sessions)
Digital Services
Search Influence, MediaTrax and Google will talk about some top line revenue ideas and creating your own digital agency. Topics include: paid search in your digital suite of services, the addition of SEO, and utilizing Google's channel sales. You will learn about product and sales knowledge, pricing and setup.
Presenters: Taylor Treese, MediaTrax; Kelly Benish, Search Influence; and Adam Jones, Google

10 to 10:45 a.m. (Concurrent sessions)
Stunning Multimedia Projects Without Breaking the Bank
Ever since the NY Times published “Snowfall,” the print world has been abuzz about the potential of the single scroll multimedia format. But where does that leave small to medium market newspapers that don’t have in-house web development teams? That’s the question that Giles Morris, editor-in-chief of C-VILLE Weekly, and Ryan DeRose, founder of the digital agency Vibethink, will attempt to answer in this breakout session by telling the story of their collaboration in a game-changing multimedia story C-VILLE ran last year that garnered national attention. The session will attempt to demystify the tech aspects of the platform, address business and capacity concerns, communicate the power of collaborative digital storytelling, and leave participants feeling like the future of digital features is local. Have questions in advance? You can send them to editor[at]c-ville.com.
Presenters: Ryan deRose, Vibethink and Giles Morris, C-Ville Weekly

10:45 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Break

11 a.m.to 12:45 p.m (Concurrent sessions)
Monetize My Digital
Online display ads aren't going to cut it by themselves, so this session explores the future of how to monetize your brand's websites, also on mobile, by deepening direct consumer relationships and building online engagement. Includes additional services like online and social media promotions, online ordering, local information networks, audience extension and engagement tools, including ticketing, deals and the velvet rope model of membership.
Presenters: Ches Hagen, VendAsta; Jeremy Kagan, Pricing Engine; Jeremy Mims, OwnLocal; Tony Lee, Adicio; Caroline Li, Snap Skout; Dennis Mulcahy, SpinGo; and Matt Voigt, Saambaa
Moderators: Blair Barna and Tiffany Shackelford

11 a.m. to 12 p.m (Concurrent sessions)
Big Data Projects for Little Newsrooms
2014 can be the year of data for your news org, no matter how big or small. Learn how to find, build and execute on a data project from the ground up, discuss best practices for presenting data stories, and check out some tools that can help you get it done. Bring your questions, bring examples of stories your newsroom has produced and be ready to talk about what worked and what didn't.
Presenter: Emma Carew Grovum, Foreign Policy

12 to 12:45 p.m. (Concurrent sessions)
Alt-Weeklies vs. the Surveillance State
In this double-header presentation at the Association of Alternative Newsmedia's 2014 Digital Conference, attendees will learn about how the unfolding digital surveillance scandal impacts the news industry and what alt-weeklies can and should do about it. The Electronic Frontier Foundation's Dave Maass (formerly a staff writer for San Diego CityBeat, Santa Fe Reporter and the San Antonio Current) will detail five areas where alt-weeklies should be paying attention and taking action, from covering local law enforcement to overhauling their own privacy policies. Parker Higgins, an EFF activist who volunteers on the Freedom of the Press Foundation's SecureDrop project, will also talk about the organization's efforts to make low-cost cryptographic systems available to news outlets that need to communicate with anonymous sources.
Presenter: Dave Maass and Parker Higgins, Electronic Frontier Foundation

12:45 to 1:45 p.m.
Lunch at the Argonaut Hotel

1:45 to 3:45 p.m.
Redesigning the Alt-Weekly Model: Design Thinking for Alt-Weeklies
A fun, creative, veryinteractive 2-hour session designed to get you (editors, publishers, web folks, art folks, and anyone else who's interested) out of your seat and coming up with awesome ideas to reinvigorate, rethink, and maybe even revolutionize the way our papers function. We'll put to use some of the creativity tactics used by Stanford University's famous d.school and build on research done by Alexa Schirtzinger, a John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford, who's working on innovative business models for alt-weeklies. Sunlight Foundation OpenGov Grant winner Marc Joffe will kick off the session with a brief overview of the PDF Liberation Hackathon.
Presenters: Alexa Schirtzinger, Stanford University and Marc Joffe, Public Sector Credit Solutions

3:45 to 4 p.m.
Beverage Break
Sponsored by Snap Skout

4 to 5 p.m. (Concurrent sessions)
Streaming Radio: Alt Brand Extension
Did you know that within 3-5 years, experts predict that all brand new vehicles will carry streaming radio? The future of radio is streaming and alt-weeklies are uniquely qualified to benefit from this technology and make money doing it! Listen to Dig Boston publisher, Jeff Lawrence, discuss their recent launch of Dig Radio Boston, and how you too can launch a radio station that your existing audience and advertisers will love. He'll discuss programming ideas, technology needs and how to sell your brand on streaming radio. He will be joined by Paul Kamp of Backbone Networks Corporation
Presenters: Jeff Lawrence, DigBoston, and Paul Kamp, Backbone Networks Corporation

4 to 5 p.m. (Concurrent sessions)
Introduction to Programmatic Selling
Marketers are buying more of their ad inventory through programmatic channels, and industry reports show no signs of slowing down. What is programmatic buying, how is it different from real-time bidding and how can publishers be successful in the new world of digital ad selling?
Presenter: Tal Almany, OpenX

5 to 5:30 p.m. (Concurrent sessions)
Publishers Roundtable

5 to 5:30 p.m. (Concurrent sessions)
Digital Staffing Strategies Roundtable
Yes, you may need to rethink who you hire, what their job looks like and how they do it. Come prepared to talk about what you're doing at your publication.

SATURDAY JAN. 25
8:30 to 9 a.m
Morning Coffee and Pastries in the Maritime Room

9:30 to 10:00 a.m.

The Digital Attention Land Grab: Growing Audience and Impact
Extending your digital brand to new customers (advertisers and readers) through owned, earned and paid media.
Presenter: Elizabeth Osder, The Osder Group

10 to 10:05 a.m.
Sponsor Presentation: Camayak
Presenter: Roman Heindorff, Co-founder and CEO

10:05 to 11 a.m.
Platform Does Not Equal Content
This session, led by David Wright, will unpack the difference between content and platform design and why it is essential to understand the difference. Combining experience from the trenches with a management perspective, he'll explain why designers are uniquely qualified to solve some of the toughest problems facing your newsroom and how designers can earn a seat at the decision-making table.
Presenter: David Wright, Twitter

11 a.m. to 12 p.m
Newsletter Super-Session
At least 20% of your digital revenue should be coming from your email program. This doesn't mean you need to spend a boatload more money on content--you have most of the content already--it just needs to be delivered and marketed in a different way. You should have one in each vertical--food, music, arts--and even cocktails/beer.
Moderator: Bill Jensen; Panelists: Ruth Presslaff, Presslaff Interactive Revenue; and Colby Roberts, Seven Days

12 to 1 p.m.
Lunch at the Argonaut Hotel

1 to 1:50 p.m.
Paywall and Crowdfunding Case Stories
Presenters: Lindsey Millar, Arkansas Times; Sally Freeman, Boise Weekly; and Pat Kitano, Breaking News Network

2 to 2:45 p.m. (Concurrent sessions)
Selling with Social: Prospecting and Positioning your Own Brand
As we continue to evolve our portfolio of products to include a variety of social advertising options, have we considered how our sellers should be using them to grow our own business? This session will look at various social media platforms and how we can be using them to both create ROI for our advertisers and our own newspapers.
Presenter: Amie Stein, Local Media Association

2 to 2:45 p.m. (Concurrent sessions)
Editorial Roundtable

3 to 4 p.m.
Native Advertising: What's the Story?
We all know Native Advertising is top of the charts when it comes to one of the hottest trends in digital advertising. But do we really know what "native advertising" is? Content marketing? Sponsored content? Brand journalism? Branded content? Advertorials? This session will look at the current state of native and what it's all about. From defining to pricing to best practices and case studies, find out how the industry is responding and how you can leverage your newspapers core competency ... content creation to drive new revenue.
Presenter: Amie Stein, Local Media Association

4:15 to 4:45 p.m.
Search and Reputation Management for Alt-Weeklies
It is estimated that there are more than 5 billion Google searches every day, and according to Google, one of the top search terms includes the word "review." Where are your customers and what does this mean for their business? Search engines continue to be the dominant platform for delivering information, in real time on every kind of device, and alternative newsweeklies can lay an important role in this, the fastest growing advertising and marketing segment. How can your organizations monetize improving search engine exposure and reputation management? Search engine optimization and marketing is more than links and content. Success in search marketing is about creating a better information and user experience to build up your audience and turning them into brand ambassadors, something the alternative newsmedia knows all too well.
Presenter: Chris Robino, SearchRankings.net

4:45 to 5 p.m.
Closing Remarks
A roundup of takeaways from the digital conference and why they're important to the future of publishing.
Sally Freeman and Tiffany Shackelford

5 to 6 p.m.
Wrap-up Happy Hour at The Parlor

Please note: the daily schedules are subject to changes.

Speakers

Tal Alamany is Sr. Manager of Business Development at OpenX, a global leader in digital and mobile advertising technology. At OpenX, Tal is charged with selling OpenX's full monetization suite including an ad server, global ad exchange and SSP. Prior to his current role, Tal headed up Partner Development for Adconion Direct or (ADR) where he sourced and on-boarded new inventory into the network, including a majority of the comScore Top 500 publishers. Prior to Adconion, Tal was an Account Manager for MyLife.com (formerly Reunion.com) where he managed and grew revenues from $200K to $700K per month.

Kelly Benish is the VP of Sales and Marketing for Search Influence. She has a history of sales and business development specialization in the SEO, IYP, and vertical industries. After graduating with honors from the University of North Carolina with a degree in English, Kelly worked in finance before finding her passion in sales and business development on the interwebs. Kelly enjoys training and building the business development team at Search Influence, and in her spare time, she writes for the Movers and Shakers column of Street Fight. Her primary goal at Search Influence is to develop and enhance new and existing relationships between major reseller platforms and channel partners.

Dana Chinn's teaching, research and consulting focus on digital analytics for news and nonprofit organizations. She is the media analytics strategist for the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center Media Impact Project, which is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. She also teaches data journalism and directs interdisciplinary programs that bring together journalism, business and engineering students and faculty. Previously at USC Annenberg she directed the Convergence Core Curriculum, which teaches students to report in print, broadcast and online. Her work experience includes management and consulting positions in online planning and operations, strategic planning, marketing and finance at Gannett, the Los Angeles Times and Media Insight Group. She has an undergraduate degree in journalism and an MBA from USC. She occasionally blogs at NewsNumbers.com, and can be found on Twitter (@danachinn) and at SlideShare.net/danachinn

Matt Coen is the co-founder and president of Second Street. Second Street works with over 2,400 media, marketing and other clients to provide online, private-label contests, daily deals, user generated photo and video, e-commerce and email marketing solutions across North America.

Ryan DeRose is the founder of Vibethink, a digital creative agency based in Charlottesville, Va.

Dave Gehring is part of the Global Alliances and Partner Strategy team at Google. In his role on this team, Dave focuses on Google's strategic engagement in the Media industry with a particular focus on News and Sports. Specifically, Dave develops and directs strategic projects designed to facilitate greater collaboration across Google product areas and divisions with the goal to grow the digital economic opportunity for News Media partners alongside Google. Prior to joining this group in early 2013, Dave spent two years leading News Media Strategic Partnerships at YouTube, a division of Google. In that role, Dave developed and then managed YouTube's strategic partner program for News and lead investments in a variety of original programming initiatives designed to define web-centric news video programming strategy and production techniques.

Kevin Goldberg's expertise is in First Amendment, Freedom of Information Act, and intellectual property issues, particularly copyright and trademark matters encountered by content creators and users.

Emma Carew Grovum is the homepage and social media editor at Foreign Policy magazine in Washington, DC. She previously worked as a data journalist for The Chronicle of Philanthropy and can tell you more than you ever wanted to know about the IRS Form 990. Emma has spoken at the Online News Association and Asian American Journalist Association’s conferences and worked as a trainer for Webbmedia group. She previously led social media strategy for The Cooking Club magazine and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Ches Hagen is the co-founder of VendAsta. Ches has over a dozen years experience building software in the industrial equipment space. In addition to his work with VendAsta, Ches is a co-founder and partner at Alta Pacific Mortgages, which operates in three western Canadian provinces. He studied marketing management at the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

Parker Higgins is an activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, specializing in issues at the intersection of freedom of speech and copyright, trademark, and patent law. He previously lived and worked in Berlin, Germany. A friend of Aaron Swartz, Higgins is a volunteer on the SecureDrop project.

Bill Jensen was voted "Most Likely To Turn Your Alt Weekly Websites and Email Newsletters Into Significant Money Makers" in high school. Since 1997, he has worked in virtually every position in the alt weekly newsroom--from listings assistant to editor in chief to head of digital--and now helps media companies achieve their digital goals.

Marc Joffe is the principal consultant at Public Sector Credit Solutions, an organization that provides data and analysis related to sovereign and municipal securities. Previously, Joffe was a Senior Director at Moody's Analytics for more than a decade, where he managed technology and data collection for thefirm’s structured finance operations

Adam Jones is a Channel Manager at Google.

Jeremy Kagan has been an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School teaching Digital Marketing for almost a decade. He also runs digital advertising startup Pricing Engine, which helps smaller advertisers with Search Marketing and Digital Advertising across Google, Yahoo, Bing, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Foursquare, and Reddit. Kagan was a Vice President in Sony Music’s Global Digital Business running mobile accounts, and head of strategy for Publicis Modem, a leading digital ad agency. You can see him as an expert guest about digital marketing on Bloomberg TV, Fox Business News, and Forbes.

Paul Kamp is the vice president of business development and corporate counsel at Backbone Networks Corporation. He's in charge of Backbone's online marketing strategy, customer acquisition and implementation. Paul has launched a number of initiatives to drive adoption of services that utilize cloud computing for their infrastructure. He has run SEO and online efforts that increased website traffic by over 200% and grew customer engagement by over 300%.

Jeff Lawrence is the publisher and founder of Dig Boston.

Tony Lee is the publisher of CareerCast.com and founder/former publisher of The Wall Street Journal Online Vertical Network.

Caroline Li is an award-winning journalist, marketing & PR strategist, and media entrepreneur. She likes big ideas and creative campaigns. She spent several years as a ground-breaking member of TD Wang Advertising Group, a multicultural advertising agency helping companies, big and small, connect to targeted demographics with branded experiences online and off. Caroline currently works on various new media projects, believes in the potential of digital convergence, and likes turning big ideas into simple solutions. She recently joined the Snap Skout team to launch their content discovery and digital advertising tool for publishers.

Dave Maass is part media relations coordinator, part investigative research at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. A writer for alt-weeklies across the southwest for more than a decade, Maass currently writes the "No Life Offline" column for San Diego CityBeat.

Lindsey Millar is the editor of Arkansas Times.

Jeremy Mims is the cofounder of OwnLocal, a technology company that turns more than 400 legacy media companies into full-fledged digital ad agencies. OwnLocal is backed by Y Combinator, Baseline Ventures, Lerer Ventures, Automattic, The Knight Foundation, 500 Startups, Digital First Ventures, Paul Buchheit, Joshua Schachter, and other great investors. He and his company have been featured by NPR, Current TV, Editor & Publisher, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, TechCrunch, Street Fight, and more. He currently advises three additional startups and splits his time between Austin and New York City.

Giles Morris is the editor of C-Ville Weekly in Charlottesville, Va.

Dennis Mulcahy is the Vice President of Business Development at SpinGo.

Elizabeth Osder is principal of the Osder Group, specializing in internet business strategy, audience, product and content development and social media for companies navigating the changing landscape of interactive media. Since the early 1990s, Osder's experience has been both strategic and hands-on as an executive, editor, producer, educator and consultant leading media, marketers and publishing brands in the interactive space. A pioneer in news and information online, her depth of experience includes projects as diverse as launching The New York Times on the Web; helping make Yahoo News the number one online news destination; deploying the publishing system for The Financial Times; teaching and developing curriculum for interactive journalism and online community; tackling emerging trends in social media that deliver real user engagement, and pioneering the application of semantic technologies to both relational content display and monetization.

Ruth Presslaff, founder of Presslaff Interactive Revenue has been working in the media since her college days. Presslaff started The Media Gallery, Inc., now Presslaff Interactive Revenue as a means of bringing media companies innovative, interactive products. The company's reputation grew by providing both the technical and marketing support necessary to ensure each client's greatest success. Those early clients included CBS, Westinghouse, AM/FM, Clear Channel and Bonneville. In 1997, after years of successfully developing interactive platforms, Presslaff steered the company toward a dedicated focus on database marketing, believing the collection of local data and the development of audience relationships and revenue opportunities, will eventually outweigh the value of individual transmitters and printing presses. Further, that the combination of local media and local data is lucrative beyond measure.

Colby Roberts is Associate Publisher / Director of Sales at Seven Days in Burlington, Vt.

Chris Robino has more than 18 years of leadership experience building business and guiding leading organizations. An accomplished entrepreneur and corporate strategist, his vision and expertise in organizational performance have driven notable achievements in the corporate and technology sectors. His accomplishments have been featured in Business First, The Daily Reporter, and The Columbus Dispatch. Chris has built, run and sold 8 different businesses over the last 20 years. His latest venture SearchRankings.Net, is a full services Search Engine Optimization and Marketing firm, that helps clients optimize web based initiatives for better search engine exposure.

Alexa Schirtzinger is a John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University researching alternative business models for local journalism, with a focus on alt-weeklies. Previously the editor of the Santa Fe Reporter, she enjoys whiskey, hell-raising, and long walks in the mountains.

Adam Schweigert is the director of technology with the Investigative News Network where he is responsible for leading all of the organization's technology-related efforts including developing publishing tools, managing content syndication and measuring the impact of members' journalism. He joined INN in September 2012 after founding his own digital consultancy, Media Toybox. Before that he served as director of strategy for Mindset Digital, a Columbus, Ohio based firm providing customized social media training and strategic consulting to Fortune 500 companies and institutions of higher education and spent the previous 8 years working in public media heading up digital efforts at two NPR/PBS member stations, WOSU Public Media in Columbus, Ohio and Indiana Public Media (WFIU/WTIU) in Bloomington, Indiana. He holds degrees in music composition, music theory and oboe performance from The Ohio State University and has pursued graduate study in music composition, electronic music and nonprofit management at Indiana University.

Amie Stein is an 19-year veteran of the newspaper publishing industry. Stein is the Director of Training & Development for Local Media Association where she develops and implements custom sales and digital training programs for media executives across the country. Since joining LMA in April of 2013, she has trained individuals from over 70 media companies. She has served in leadership positions with multiple media organizations including E.W. Scripps, Lee Enterprises, Pulitzer and Journal Register Company. She began her career in local and automotive sales and quickly assumed management roles. Amie has served as local advertising manager, regional ad director and senior associate publisher. She has led the advertising operations in virtually every revenue category including local, real estate, automotive, major/national and recruitment with both large community groups and a major metro daily. Additionally, Amie has been instrumental in talent acquisition and developing strategy for major structural reorganizations. She earned a Bachelor's of Journalism with a degree in Advertising from the University of Missouri and is a graduate of various community and regional leadership programs. She has been active in many community organizations including serving on the boards of non-profits such as the United Way, YMCA and many others. She currently resides in Memphis, Tenn., with her husband and two daughters.

Taylor Treese is the President and CEO of MediaTrax, LLC. MediaTrax provides digital marketing infrastructure and end-to-end solutions that enable the channel (digital agencies, newspapers, Yellow Pages and digital publishers) to be more efficient and profitable. Before MediaTrax Taylor was the head of Global Business Development for Ericsson Telecom AB, the Swedish cellular Telecom Giant. Taylor was responsible for Ericsson's 3G product development, marketing and sales on a world-wide basis.

Matt Voigt is a 3x entrepreneur and currently serves as the CEO of saambaa, which makes award-winning mobile entertainment technology for publishers. The saambaa app platform increases engagement and revenue for media companies by providing a branded mobile experience designed to monetize suggested events & entertainment destinations. The platform has no startup costs for publishers -- the company only gets paid through revenue share agreements. Prior to saambaa, Matt founded a successful Chicago real estate development firm and a niche medical staffing company. Matt cut his teeth during Dot Com 1.0 and filed the first of two patents prior to graduating from Loyola University Chicago, which he attended on academic scholarship.

David Wright is a platform designer at Twitter and former NPR Design director where he built cross-platform editorial products.

Hotel Info

The fabulous Argonaut Hotel is our home for the Digital Conference once again. Click here to make your reservation. Note: use the "Edit Dates" button to select your specific arrival and departure dates. The rate is $170 per night single/double. Make your reservation prior to the cut-off date of Jan. 14 and you will receive a $20 per room per night rebate at check-out. Don't delay.

Argonaut Hotel
495 Jefferson Street at Hyde
San Francisco, CA 94109
Tel: (415) 563-0800
Toll-free: (866) 415-0704

For a map and directions to the Argonaut Hotel, click here.

Attendee Registration Info

  • AAN Members: $225 early registration; $250 for registrations received after January 10, 2014.
  • Associate Members: $225 early registration; $250 for registrations received after January 10, 2014.
  • Nonmembers: $250 early registration; $275 for registrations received after January 10, 2014.
  • Registration fees include lunch on Friday and Saturday.
Click here to register.

Exhibitor Registration Info

  • A very limited number of table-top spaces is available for exhibitors. Exhibit space will be assigned in order of registration.
  • Exhibit space fee includes one 6' skirted table, and lunch on Friday and Saturday.
  • Additional exhibitor fee includes lunch on Friday and Saturday.
  • Associate Members: $450 for table-top space and one exhibitor; $225 for each additional exhibitor. Click here to register.
  • Nonmembers: $500 for table-top space and one exhibitor; $250 for each additional exhibitor.
  • Nonmembers, please send an e-mail to Debra Silvestrin to register.

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