Schedule

Our initial schedule for the conference will be posted in June before early bird pricing ends. In the meantime, we hope the outline below will be useful for planning flights and other logistics.

Please note, the schedule is subject to change; keynote times, for instance, are often subject to speaker availability.

The ONA18 Program Team will select a handful of sessions from the Suggestion Box, which closed in April with over 400 entries.

See ONA18 Suggestions


Wednesday, Sept. 12 – Pre-conference Activities

6:30-8 p.m. – Sponsored session w/ reception
7-9 p.m. – Early registration begins

Thursday, September 13

7:30 a.m. – Registration opens
8:30–10:00 a.m. – Welcome, Opening Remarks and Keynote
11 a.m.–12 p.m. – First session block
12–2 p.m. – Networking / Midway / lunch on your own
2–3 p.m. – Second session block
3:30–4:30 p.m. – Third session block
6–8 p.m. – Opening Night Reception

Friday, September 14

10 a.m.–12 p.m. Table Talk conversations (session block 1)
12–2 p.m. – Networking / Midway / lunch on your own
2–3 p.m. – Second session block
3:30–4:30 p.m. – Third session block
5–6 p.m. – Fourth session block

Saturday, September 15

10–11 a.m. – Featured speaker
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. – First session block
12:30–2:30 p.m. – Networking / Midway / Lunch on your own
2:30–3:30 p.m. – Featured speaker
4-5 p.m. – Second session block
7-10 p.m. – Online Journalism Awards Ceremony (separate ticket required)