AAN in NOLA: Early Registration Deadline Approaching Fast

may 12, 2011  02:41 pm
AAN in NOLA: Early Registration Deadline Approaching Fast
Time is running out to get the early registration rate for AAN's Annual Convention in New Orleans. Three new speakers have been confirmed to discuss interactive news:

  • Tyson Evans (@tysone) works on the interactive news desk at the New York Times to build data-driven Web apps on deadline. Recent projects include: Room for Debate, Olympics results, New York City homicides, immigration trends, school test scores, an investigation into water pollution and a system for reader submissions.

  • Aron Pilhofer (@pilhofer) is editor of Interactive News at the New York Times, overseeing a news-focused team of journalist/developers who build dynamic, data-driven applications to enhance the Times’ reporting online. He is also co-founder of two journalism nonprofits: Hacks and Hackers and DocumentCloud, a project designed to improve journalism by making source documents easier find, search, analyze and share online.

  • David Wright (@davewrightjr) is lead interactive designer at NPR, where he designs and builds award-winning digital news platforms. Over the past decade, Wright’s work for news agencies has been recognized by organizations and publications including Communication Arts, Editor and Publisher, The Peabody Awards and AIGA.

  • Additional speakers will be announced in the coming weeks. Check out the full slate of what's in store by clicking here.

    If you register by May 27, you can bring your entire staff to the convention for just $499 and stay at the beautiful Ritz Carlton New Orleans for only $139 per night.

    If you haven't already, check out the Session Selector, where you can submit your ideas for sessions you'd like to see, and vote on others' suggestions.

    2011 Annual Convention Website