Friday, June 22, 2007

Last Day for Marriott Discount

If you want to stay at the Marriott for the group rate of $99, today is the last day to register.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

If you come to the conference for one reason...

I know many of you have been debating whether or not to make it down for the conference. Well, let me assuage your angst. You will certainly get something out of the conference when you see this 4-ton bohemoth statue of Capt. Christopher Newport standing watch in front of the university:

The statue is lowered onto the base. A peg at the bottom of the statue will be anchored by cement poured inside the base. (Mike Holtzclaw, Daily Press) Jun 20, 2007

Story can be found here.

Sunday, June 17, 2007

Updated Schedule of Events

For July 14, here's what you can expect...

8:00 to 9:00 a.m. Breakfast (available until 10:00 a.m.)
9:00 to 9:30 a.m. Attorney General Bob McDonnell
9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Roundtable on anonymous blogging moderated by Jay Hughes
10:15 to 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Media Panel
11:30 to 11:45 a.m. Lunch served
11:45 to 12:30 p.m. Del. Brian Moran
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Political Panel
1:30 to 1:45 p.m. Break
1:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Jack Holt, OSD-Public Affairs
2:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fair-use/RSS Feeds Panel
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Roundtable on technology moderated by Jim Hoeft
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Break
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Dinner with Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling and friends