Roanoke, VA 2008


SEJ's 18th annual conference, October 15-19, was hosted by Virginia Tech and co-chaired by Bill Kovarik, Professor, School of Communication, Radford University, and Charleston Gazette reporter Ken Ward Jr. The agenda provides descriptions of the tours and sessions, and lists of speakers with links to biographies.

On Wednesday evening, the winners of SEJ's seventh annual Awards for Reporting on the Environment were announced. Later in the week, the 2008 Stolberg Award was presented to the National Journal's Margie Kriz.

See SEJ's official conference coverage page, which includes links to independent bloggers about conference happenings. If you have good shots of your tours or sessions that you'd like to share through posting on, SEJ's Flickr photo page, or in the SEJournal, send JPG or GIF files to Cindy MacDonald, SEJ's Web Content Manager, or mail prints to the SEJ office. Please include a short caption, with IDs for people if possible, and how you would like to be credited.

You'll find lists of conference exhibitors, advertisers and independent hospitality reception hosts here.

Questions or comments about the conference? Please contact the SEJ office.

Photo: A reporter interviews Friday keynote speaker Dr. R.K. Pachauri, Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Credit: Kate Lutz.