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2023 Christopher J. Georges Conference on College Journalism

Know Before You Go


The conference will take place at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, located at One Francis Ave., (corner of Kirkland St.) in Cambridge, Mass. [MAP]

Action Items

  • Please familiarize yourself with the  conference schedule. 
  • We encourage everyone to bring a laptop. 
  • On Saturday you will be asked to choose one of three afternoon breakout sessions to attend. 
  • Feel free to tweet about the conference using the hashtag #Georges23. 
  • Check out  the conference website for more details. 


  • Please plan to be in Cambridge in time for the welcome reception and dinner, which will start at 5:30 p.m. Friday, at the Nieman Foundation. 
  • *Please note*  There will be an optional open house at The Harvard Crimson student newspaper before the official start of the evening events on March 31, from 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. at 14 Plympton St., Cambridge, Mass. (MAP)  
  • Saturday activities begin with breakfast at 9:00 a.m. and events are scheduled to end around 5:00 p.m.  


  •   For those of you staying overnight, you should have received your accommodations information by now. If you did not, please contact
  •   If you are staying in the Irving House B&B Friday night only, be sure to check out of your room Saturday morning and bring your luggage with you to Nieman.


  •   All events are free of charge.
  •   All meals and beverages will be provided at the workshop.
  •   Suggested dress is business casual for the Friday dinner and casual for Saturday.
  •   Please note that temperatures average around 50 degrees during the day, and 35 degrees at night, so warm clothing and a coat or jacket is recommended.
  • Please do not come to the conference if you are exhibiting symptoms or have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or have otherwise been instructed to quarantine or isolate.


  •   Samantha Henry, Nieman Assistant Director For Programming, Work: 617-496-8511 / Cell: 917-842-8423 / Email:
  •   Carrie Cashmore, Nieman Programming Coordinator, Work: 617-496-4055 / Cell: 781-290-7160 / Email: