Symposium Schedule

First Newspaper
Best Practices Public Notice Symposium

Thursday, September 22, 2016 • Cool Springs Marriott Hotel

Tentative Schedule of Topics

11:30 a.m.
Welcome by Public Notice Resource Center President Bradley L. Thompson II
Backgrounder on public notice

Noon – Working Buffet Luncheon
Challenges in legislation – Tips from experts in legislative strategies
Organizing for change – Press Associations as managers of public policy change

1 p.m.
Disruptive digital –the state of digital notice today; how aggregation sites work; is 
digital ready to be the “paper” of record for archives and legal records?

1:45 p.m. – Break

2  p.m.
Designing for the reader: make your notices visible and readable – Graphics guru Ed Henninger

2:45 p.m.
The importance of archives: state of the industry report and recommendations for future – Results of research by writer and researcher Teri Saylor; PNRC panel

3:15 p.m.
Best Practices:  How to treat your advertisers like customers, help them to understand through newspaper stories, educate your policymakers – Industry panel