2020 IRMA Virtual Conference Schedule (more details to come!)

Tuesday 10/20

Welcome Reception 10-10.45 am

Come celebrate 60 Years of IRMA and reconnect with your fellow IRMA Members and Sponsors for the Opening Reception of IRMACon2020. Shawn Dalton, Saltscapes, kicks off the evening with the President’s welcome. Andrea Lin, Publisher Texas Highways, and  your conference planning Chair will let us know what to expect over the next few days. We will also hear from our newest members.

Break 10.45-11 am

 

Hits & Misses 11-12.30

Introduced by IRMA Sponsor Michel Tessier of Solisco! One representative of each member magazine presents their successes and failures from the last year. You’ll learn a lot and take away some great ideas. Take copious notes and plan to follow-up after the session. Hosted by Michelle Kelly, Editor-in-Chief, Cottage Life.

Lunch Break 12.30-1.30

 

40th Annual Awards Presentation: Part 1, 1.30-1.45

Your Executive Director Tara Flint and Michel Tessier of Solisco present the First Session of our 2020 IRMA Award Winners! Come back each day to celebrate all of our winners!

Concurrent Breakouts 1.45-2.45

Advertising and Editorial Breakout Sessions. More details to come!

Wednesday 10/21

Welcome Back and Cover Session 10-11.30 am

Andrea Lin welcomes you back for our Day 2 Cover Session, and we will also hear from our IRMA Sponsors Nancy White and Ken Smith of SFG.

Lunch Break 11.30-12.30

 

Keynote A 12.30-1.30

We are very excited to announce our first Keynote Speaker – more details to come!

40th Annual Awards Presentation: Part 2, 1.30-1.45

Your Executive Director Tara Flint and Nancy White of SFG present the Second Session of our 2020 IRMA Award Winners! Come back each day to celebrate all of our winners!

Concurrent Breakouts 1.45-2.45

Publishing and Design Breakouts. More details to come!

Thursday 10/22

Welcome Back and Keynote Speaker 10-11.15 am

Andrea Lin welcomes you back for our Day 3 Keynote Speaker (to be announced!), and Allyson Gordon of IRMA Sponsor Wiland shares with us.

Break 11.15-1.00

 

Concurrent Breakouts 1.00-2.00

Circulation and another topic TBD. More details to come!

40th Annual Awards Presentation: Part 3, 2.00-3.00

Your Executive Director Tara Flint, SFG and Wiland present the Final Session of our 2020 IRMA Award Winners!

Closing Remarks 3.00-3.15

See you in Ottawa October 15-19, 2021!