2019 Conference Schedule

JUNE 14 - JUNE 16

** All meetings, receptions and social hours in HOTEL CONFERENCE ROOM **

Friday, June 14

Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 431 North IH-35, Georgetown, Texas 78628

Free hot breakfast served from 6:30 – 9:30 a.m. every day.

Noon-1 p.m.

Box Lunch included

Welcome and Pre-Board Meeting for conference attendees **Board Members are required to attend.

Introduction of New Members

2-3:30 p.m.

(Free and Open to the Pubic)

Werlin Lecture and Workshop:

Ashley Brown: “Finding Peace and Acceptance Through Writing”

Ashley and Nathan Brown: Workshop “Writing for the Sake of Writing”

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Reception with Refreshments (Conference Attendees Only)

6:30 p.m.

Dinner (Dutch Treat)

George’s On The Town, 708 I H 35, Georgetown 78628


Saturday, June 15

Free hot breakfast service begins at 6:30 a.m. Eat early or bring to the conference room.

8- 10 a.m.

Breakfast Business Meeting

10:15 a.m.

Coffee/Tea/Water/Sweetbreads Available

Memorial Service and New Member Introductions

10:30 -11:45 a.m.

World Adventurer Julie Copenhaver: Travel Writing Tips

Noon-1 p.m.

Box Lunch provided

Luncheon Speaker – Claire St. Amant, “48 Hours” Texas Producer: Investigative Reporting

1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.

Coffee/Tea/Water/Sweetbreads Available

Andrew Church, Tiny Texas Docs

2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.

Andrew Church Workshop: “How to Shoot Video With a Cellphone”

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Book Sales & Free Time to Visit Downtown Shops

6 - 9 p.m.

PWT Awards Banquet and Communicator of Achievement Presentation

Dutch Treat Cocktail Hour and dinner at Gumbo’s, 701 Main Street On the Square, Georgetown.

(If communications contest winners attend, PWT will pay for their meals, and they will have the opportunity to read from their winning entries.


Sunday, June 16

8:30-9:30 a.m.

Free hot breakfast starting at 6:30 a.m.

WRAP-UP BOARD MEETING in the Breakfast room