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Thursday May 18, 2006
1:00 - 2:30 pm Registration at Castle on Hudson and Tarrytown House
3:15 - 4:30 pm Discussion: "Pitching to the Arts & Culture Magazines"
Featuring James Conaway, Editor-in-Chief, Preservation, and
Kathleen Burke, Senior Editor, Smithsonian
5:30 - 6:45 pm Cocktail Reception hosted by Castle on the Hudson
6:45 - 8:30 pm Welcome Dinner hosted by Castle on the Hudson
8:30 pm - Dessert, Introductions, and Keynote Address
Featuring Sheila F. Buckmaster, Senior Editor, National Geographic Traveler
 
Friday May 19, 2006
7:30 am - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast at Castle on the Hudson
7:30 am - 9:15 am Offsite Editor Breakfast at Tarrytown House
9:30 am - 10:15 am Shiela F. Buckmaster, "The New Traveler and How to Write For It"
  Morning Break hosted by Vintage Hudson Valley and The Valley Table
10:30 - 11:45 am Panel Discussion: "Food in Travel"
Moderated by Fred Ferratti, Food & Wine Editor, TravelClassics.com
with Jim Romanoff, Senior Editor, Eating Well
Victoria von Biel, Executive Editor, Bon Appetit
James Oseland, Executive Editor, Saveur
Phillip Rhodes, Features Editor, Cooking Light
12:00 noon Lunch at Castle on the Hudson hosted by
Tourism Ireland, featuring Chef Noel McNeel from Castle Leslie
1:15 - 4:45 pm Editor/Writer Consultations
One-on-ones with scheduled speakers
Workshop with Fred Ferretti
  Afternoon Break hosted by Cross Country International Equestrian & Walking Vacations
5:45 - 9:30 pm Offsite Dinner hosted by Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance at Lyndhurst Restoration, a property of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
 
Saturday May 20, 2006
7:30 am - 8:45 am Continental Breakfast at Castle on the Hudson
8:45 - 10:00 am Panel Discussion: "Catering to the Sophisticated Traveler"
Moderated by Lee Hurley, Editor-in-Chief, Executive Traveler, with
Jeffries Blackerby, Senior Editor, Departures
Lori Bryan, Associate Managing Editor, Robb Report
  Morning Break hosted by Pride of New York
10:15 am -11:00 am John Rasmus, Editor-in-Chief, National Geographic Adventure
"The Essense of a Great Travel Story"
11:15 am -11:50 am Brad Weiners, Executive Editor, Men's Journal
"Writing for Men's Magazines"
12:00 noon Lunch at Castle on the Hudson hosted by
Geoffrey Weill Public Relations, with Iguazu Grand Hotel, Medjet Assist, Conservation Corporation Africa, and Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa
1:15 pm - 4:00 pm Editor/writer consultations
One-on-ones with scheduled speakers
Workshop with Fred Ferretti
  Afternoon Break hosted by Pride of New York
4:45 pm - 11:00 pm Yacht and Cocktail Reception by Eastern Star Cruises,
in cooperation with Lake Placid/Essex County
Door Prize presented by The Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa
Offsite Dinner hosted by Valley Restaurant at The Garrison: A River View Resort
 
Sunday May 21, 2006
7:30 am - 8:45 am Continental Breakfast at Castle on the Hudson
9:00 am - 10:00 am John Rasmus and remaining conference speakers
"What Every Editor Wants You to Know"
11:00 am - 1:30 pm Farewell Brunch at Castle on the Hudson hosted by Danika Communications, with Chateau La Cheneviere, Dorset Square Hotel, Kristiana Lech, Manor on Golden Pond, and Park Hotel Kenmare
2:30 am - 7:30 pm Optional post-conference tour; airport departure
 

 

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