SEJ Regional Conferences and Meetups

April 11, 2019

Telling the World's Stories: Reporting on Biodiversity and Community-Based Conservation

To increase and improve coverage of biodiversity, SEJ's Fund for Environmental Journalism is offering grants of up to $5,000 for stories on these issues. To help you prepare the best FEJ proposal, join us at 1:30-2:30 p.m. for an interactive webinar with leading experts on biodiversity and journalists who cover it. They'll provide an introduction to the top issues, share new data sources, and offer advice and story tips. Participate in a Q&A moderated by SEJ board member Gloria Dickie (pictured).

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May 3, 2019

Straddling the Climate and Policy Divide: A Colorado Journalists’ Roundtable

Join SEJ at the CSU Denver Center, 3:30-6:30 p.m. MT, for this robust journalists' panel and public discussion on Colorado's challenges and opportunities regarding droughts, wildfires, climate change, energy production, decarbonization and more, including an interview with Will Toor, executive director of the Colorado Energy Office.

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January 26, 2018

2018 Journalists’ Guide to Energy & Environment

From pipeline politics to hurricane horrors, 2017 witnessed a flood of energy and environment news — and 2018 promises to set a new high-water mark. On Friday, January 26 at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC, the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) will launch its annual report, "The Journalists' Guide to Energy and Environment,” which previews the top stories of 2018, with comments from a roundtable of leading journalists. The event takes place 3:00-5:00 p.m., with a reception to follow.

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July 6, 2017

Trump and the Cascades: How Federal Environmental Policies May Impact the Northwest

SEJ is hosting a public forum for journalists examining Trump environmental policies at the Seattle Aquarium, 5:00-7:00 p.m. (with reception to follow) on July 6, 2017. The evening comprises two moderated panels. The policy panel will seek to examine the impact of, and response to, specific federal actions whether they have already occurred or may occur in the future. The journalists’ panel will seek to identify stories and examine the reporter’s role in covering them. RSVP.

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May 2, 2017

SEJ-NYC Meet-up with NYU/Institute for Policy Integrity's Director

NYC-and-area journalists are invited to an informal discussion at 7:30 p.m. with Richard Revesz, law professor and director of NYU's Institute for Policy Integrity. He will answer all your questions about the legal details and implications of the Trump administration's environmental deregulation efforts.

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March 24, 2017

The First SEJ North Texas Meetup!

This is the first meetup for SEJ members and environmental journalists in the North Texas region. Come meet others who are part of SEJ, join the group if you aren't already a member, and talk about the craft of science and environmental journalism.

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February 9, 2017

DEADLINE: Fellowships for SEJ Workshop "Searching for Truth in the Age of Alternative Facts"

The Society of Environmental Journalists invites SEJ member journalists to apply for a three-day, reporting workshop, "Searching for Truth in the Age of Alternative Facts," that will examine the changing landscape of environmental regulation in Dallas, Texas, April 20-23, 2017. Deadline to apply: Feb 9.

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February 4, 2017

The Trump Administration and the Environment: A Reporter’s Primer

This mini-conference, sponsored by SEJ and New York University-DC, includes speakers Myron Ebell, the head of the Trump transition team for EPA; Scott Segal, a fossil fuels industry attorney for Bracewell; Bob Perciasepe, Center for Climate & Energy Solutions and former Obama and Clinton EPA appointee; and more, plus a panel of reporters who have covered Donald Trump and his appointees to head EPA and the Department of Energy. RSVP required. Can't be there in person? The event will be livestreamed (and archived).

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February 3, 2017

Journalists' Guide to Energy & Environment 2017

Join the Society of Environmental Journalists at the Wilson Center for the launch of SEJ's new report, "Journalists' Guide to Energy and Environment 2017," presented by SEJ Board President and Climate Central Senior Science Writer Bobby Magill. The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion with leading reporters and editors, a reception and photography exhibit opening.

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November 16, 2016

SEJ New York City Post-Election Meetup Nov. 16

The outcome of the 2016 election will have an enormous impact on environmental and climate policy both in the U.S. and across the globe. Join other NYC-based SEJ members to share ideas about different approaches to environmental and climate policy coverage in the final months of the Obama administration. SEJ President Bobby Magill (and your Meetup Group host) will also be on hand to hear your ideas about the future of SEJ as we look ahead to a new era of leadership with our incoming ED.

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