LAST YEAR'S CONFERENCE IN NEW ORLEANS
Harrah's Hotel, New Orleans June 8-11, 2016
NEW ORLEANS 2015 Conference Planner/Agenda
Harrah's New Orleans Hotel is the headquarters of NAREE's 2016 Annual Real Estate Journalism Conference. This posh 26-story hotel was awarded Four-Diamonds by AAA and features 450 "oversized" rooms -- some overlooking the Mississippi River. A self-contained Caesars destination with excellent meeting space, Harrah's is located in front of the lively Warehouse District, across from the Mississippi River boardwalk and a few blocks from the French Quarter. The adjacent casino houses a John Besh restaurant and the Masquerade nightclub as well as myriad other dining and coffee options.
Preview Plans for Real Estate Industry Speakers and NAREE University Speakers
NAREE's June Conference in New Orleans will celebrate 50 years of successfully blending news making sessions with, trends tours and professional development panels under one roof.
NAREE President Steve Brown, Dallas Morning News; Vice President Michelle Jarboe, Plain Dealer; Dion Haynes, Washington Post and Past Presidents Daniel Taub, Bloomberg News and Ralph Bivins, Realty News Report have been working on news-making con- tent and professional development ideas. Look for panels on:
• Affordable Housing
• Adaptive Reuse
• International Investors in the US
During NAREE’s spring conference in New Orleans, NAREE will offer a series of journalist-filled panel discussions designed to help manage the workload and promote it.
NAREE University programming will link journalists with a series of experts and hard-working peers. Editors, newspaper writers, bloggers and Instagrammers, will leave with new ideas, implements and inspiration.
This year’s sessions include:
Managing – and Benefiting from – Social Media: A look at ways to hone the journalist's online presence. Find out about what works, what doesn’t and how real-life metrics compare to expectations.
Five Online Tools You Can Use, from Data to Documents: A primer on interesting, and often free, programs that can help add more oomph to a story. A must-attend for journalists who find themselves playing reporter, photographer, data analyst, graphic artist and search-engine optimization specialist, all in one.
Facebook as a Storytelling Mechanism: A deeper dive into the big gorilla of social-media sites. NAREE university experts will discuss how media organizations are using Facebook, what makes a story “share-able” and why you need to pay attention to the site’s ever- changing features and algorithms.
Enterprise Reporting in a Digital World: A discussion about how to make time for projects, from features that take a few weeks to months-long investigations, and how to position them for success in a click-focused world.
The Anatomy of Award-Winning Stories: A visit with the professionals who produced some of the year’s standout real estate journalism.
Wednesday – June 8
8:30 AM to 6:00 PM Registration and Meet the Press Sign-up
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM Welcome Breakfast
8:30 AM NAREE University: Facebook Storytelling
9:20 AM The Big Easy: Resilience in a French Quarter Culture
10:15 AM Top 10 Issues Facing Real Estate
10:50 AM Resilient Cities
11:55 AM NAREE University Lunch: Social Media
1:15 PM New Design Trends: Creative Office Space
2:15 PM New Generation Homes
3:10 PM Today’s Hotels
4:05 PM Find & Flip: Single-Family Investing
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Opening Reception
8:00 PM to10:00 PM - President’s Suite
Thursday – June 9
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Breakfast
8:05 AM NAREE University: Online Tools
9:00 AM Home Building Outlook
10:00: AM The Adaptive Re-use of Historic Properties
11:00 AM Economic Symposium: Threats to Commercial Realty
11:30 AM Real Estate Topics
12:00 PM NAREE University Lunch: New Media Species
1:05 PM Disruptive Real Estate Issues and Technology
2:10 PM Vacation Homes and Resort Trends
3:05 PM Mixed-Use Development
4:00 PM Realty Hot Spots
5:00 PM to 6 PM Throwback Thursday Reception
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Historic Properties
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM - NAREE President’s Suite
Friday – June 10
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Breakfast
8:05 AM NAREE University Breakfast: Enterprise Reporting
8:55 AM Affordable Shelter
9:55 AM The New Renters
10:30 AM Mid-Year Economic Forecast
12:00 PM to 12:55 PM NAREE's Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Awards Luncheon
1:10 PM Beyond Green: Net Zero
2:05 PM Mortgages & Millennials
3:00 PM Luxury Real Estate
4:00 PM to 5:15 PM NAREE’s Meet the Press
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM NAREE's 87th Anniversary Reception
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM 66th Annual NAREE Journalism Competition Awards Presentation and Reception.
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM Apres Awards President’s Suite
Saturday – June 11
8:30 AM NAREE University Breakfast: Saturday Morning Review
9:15 to 9:45 AM General Membership Meeting
10:00 AM Conference Ends
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