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NAM Legislative Conference

The NAM Legislative Conference is held annually in early December and covers topics related to activity at the state and national level, including FOIA, public notice laws, libel, privacy, and more.


The 2023 meeting is scheduled to be held Dec. 3-5 at The Madison Hotel in Washington, D.C.


Sunday, Dec. 3

4:00 p.m. — NAM Board Meeting

6:00 p.m. — Reception at hotel

Monday, Dec. 4

8:00 a.m. — Breakfast

9:00 a.m. — Tax Implications for Foundations: Do's & Don'ts. Presented by Stanley Jutkowitz & Fanny Laurans, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

10:15 a.m. — Journalism & Philanthropy: The New Landscape. Speaker: Tom Rosenstiel, UM Merrill College of Journalism

11:00 a.m. — Break

11:15 a.m. — TBA

Noon — Luncheon with speaker

1:30 p.m. — Alphabet Soup: Updates from NMA, NNA & America's Newspapers

2:15 p.m. — Legal Implications of AI. Speaker TBA

3:00 p.m. — Break

3:15 p.m. — Getting Real About the Future of Public Notice. Panel discussion led by Richard Karpel, PNRC, featuring Laurie Hieb, Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association, and Jerry Raehal, Louisiana Press Association

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. — Reception at Twin Oaks Estate, hosted by Taiwan, the Republic of China. RSVP required.

Tuesday, Dec. 5

8:00 a.m. — Breakfast

9:00 a.m. — TBA

9:45 a.m. — The PressForward Campaign: Knight and MacArthur's $500 Million Investment in Local News. Speaker: Duc Luu, Knight Foundation

10:30 a.m. — Break & Check Out

10:45 a.m. — Open Mic and Wrap Up



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The room block has now expired. Click here to make reservations at the Madison Hotel at the open rate. Alternate lodging options close to the Madison Hotel include the Westin City Center next door and the Residence Inn DC Downtown one block away on Vermont Ave.

For more information:

Brian Allfrey

Program Chair

Utah Press Association

Monica Gilmer

Member Services Director

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