World Journalist Fellowship- (Worldwide)

Deadline: 01/04/2020

This Fellowship provides support to international journalists who enroll in one of our graduate programs in journalism at the NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

The 2020 Fellowship covers tuition expenses and registration fees for two of the three or four semesters of the program. The fellow will also receive a stipend of approximately $14,000 for each of the two semesters of the fellowship.

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Workshop on heart health (US)

Deadline: 12/06/2019

Journalists interested in health journalism can apply for this training.

The National Press Foundation (NPF) is organizing the workshop "Covering the Heart Beat" will take place Jan. 26 to 29, 2020 in West Palm Beach, Florida. 

Participants will look at all facets of heart health and heart disease: who is at risk, symptoms, preventive care, treatment, demographics, data, and the latest science and medicine.

NPF will cover travel, lodging and most meals during the four-day program. 


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Journalist fellowship at Oxford (Worldwide)

Deadline: 02/03/2020

The Reuters Institute, based at the University of Oxford, offers a number of Journalist Fellowships each year. The fully-funded Fellowships are aimed at practicing journalists from all over the world, to enable them to research a topic of their choice, related to their work and the broader media industry, before returning to newsrooms. The Fellowships offer an opportunity to network with a global group of journalists, spend time away from the daily pressure of deadlines, and examine the key issues facing the industry, with input from leading experts and practitioners. Fellowships last three or six months.

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Investigative journalism contest seeks entries (Worldwide)

Deadline: 01/30/2020

Journalists and photographers can compete for a US$5,000 prize.

The Hillman Prizes honor investigative journalism and commentary in service of the common good. Winners exemplify reportorial excellence, storytelling skill, and social justice impact.

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Global News General Assignment Internship – 2020

Associated Press seeks interns (Worldwide)

Deadline: 12/21/2019

The Associated Press is offering paid 12-week general assignment journalism internships for the summer 2020 in four U.S. cities (Miami, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.) and four international locations (Jerusalem, London, New Delhi and Rome).

Interns will receive training and experience in text and in at least one other visual format (video, photos or interactive/graphics).

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Excellence Awards to the best in Students Journalism (US)

Deadline: 01/04/2020

US. students can compete for this award.

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) presents the Mark of Excellence Awards, honoring the best in student journalism.

Entries will be first judged on the regional level. First-place regional winners will advance to the national competition and will be recognized at SPJ spring conferences. National winners will be showcased on SPJ's site.

The categories include newspapers, magazine, radio, television, art/graphics, online, videography and podcasts.

The contest is open to anyone studying toward an academic degree enrolled in a U.S. college or university in 2019. International SPJ student members may also enter.

The fee for SPJ members is US$10 per entry and for non-members, US$20 per entry.

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Reporting fellowship on drowning (Worldwide)

Journalists who are fluent in English and interested in developing data reporting skills in service of public health journalism can apply for this fellowship.

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), is accepting applications for the Drowning Prevention 2019 Reporting Fellowship.

The program will select 10 journalists from around the world to attend the 2019 World Conference on Drowning Prevention Oct. 8 to 10 in Durban, South Africa, as well as a pre-conference workshop Oct. 6 to 7.

The conference will bring together experts and research on drowning prevention, rescue, lifesaving and water safety. Fellows will have the opportunity to meet and interview leading experts on drowning prevention to help inform their reporting.

Fellows will deepen their understanding of drowning prevention and sharpen the skills needed to cover this topic. The selected journalists are expected to produce at least three safety stories during and after the conference.

Priority will be given to journalists from low- or middle-income countries.

The fellowship covers travel, accommodations, meals, emergency insurance and conference registration.

The deadline is Aug. 19.

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Reporting on Criminal Justice

(US based Journalists only)

The National Press Foundation (NPF) will select 20 journalists to attend the workshop "Reporting on criminal justice" Nov. 10 to 12 in San Francisco, followed by the American Society of Criminology conference Nov. 13 to 16. 

Participants will take a deep look at the criminal justice system, learning about incarceration data, pre-trial justice, specialty courts, violence and weapons, implementation of the First Step Act, incarceration impact on families, re-entry into society and more.

NPF will cover travel, lodging and most meals during the training and conference. 

The deadline is Sept. 20.

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Humanitarian photography contest open 

Amateur and professional photographers can compete for a grant. 

Spain-based Doctors of the World seeks entries for the International Humanitarian Photography Award Luis Valtueña. The award was created as a tribute to Luis Valtueña, Flors Sirera, Manuel Madrazo and Mercedes Navarro, aid workers killed in Rwanda in 1997 and Bosnia in 1995.

Photos must cover any of the following themes: humanitarian action, international cooperation and social exclusion, human rights violations, armed conflicts, natural disasters, refugee and immigrant populations, socially excluded groups, etc.

Contestants can submit up to 10 photographs, which can be part of a series or not. They may submit color photographs and/or black and white. Only photographs taken between January and October 2019 will be accepted. Works presented in previous editions will not be accepted. 

The first prize winner will receive a grant of EUR6,000 (US$6,718) intended to carry out a photographic project about topics related to the activity of Doctors of the World.

The deadline for entries is Nov. 8.

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 The 2019 Frontline Club Awards are now OPEN FOR ENTRIES 

Staff and freelance journalists can enter this contest.

The Frontline Club Awards seek to recognize emerging talents and established names who have shown integrity, courage and independent spirit in their work.

The competition has three categories: photojournalism, broadcast and print. Entries must have been broadcast or published between September 2018 and August 2019.

Works can cover any topic and be from any country but must be translated in English or include English subtitles.

Winners will receive trophies and possibly prizes. In the past, prizes included Canon cameras and iPhones.

The deadline is Sept. 2.

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Public Policy Fellowship (Worldwide)

Journalists, scholars and public officials worldwide who are interested in public policy can apply for a fellowship.

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is accepting applications for its nine-month residential fellowship program in Washington.

Fellows will conduct research and write in their areas of interest, while interacting with policymakers, Wilson Center staff and other scholars in residence. The center accepts policy-relevant, non-advocacy fellowship proposals that address key challenges confronting the United States and the world.

Fellowships include a US$90,000 stipend and a part-time research assistant.

The application deadline is Oct. 1.

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IWMF's fund for women journalists open [Worldwide]

Female journalists of all nationalities can apply for a grant.

The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the Howard G. Buffett Fund, which aims to support women journalists in their projects and endeavors.  

Possible projects include exposing underreported but critical global issues; challenging traditional media narratives; developing field-based expertise and strengthening careers; pursuing training and leadership opportunities; and launching entrepreneurial news projects or acquiring the skill to do so.

Grant amounts will depend on the proposal and the inclusion of a detailed budget.

Applicants must have three or more years of professional journalism experience. Teams of journalists may apply, but the submission must be from a woman journalist and her team must include at least 50 percent women.

The deadline is Sept. 3.

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Report for America seeks host newsrooms [US]

News organizations can apply to participate in a program that seeks to strengthen local media.

Report For America (RFA), a project funded by journalists Charles Sennott and Steven Waldman with support from The GroundTruth Project, Google News Lab and others, places journalists in local newsrooms in under-covered corners of America.

RFA is looking for news organizations interested in hosting the next class of RFA corps members in 2020.

Selected reporters will work for one to two years at host newsrooms, starting June 2020. Half of an entry-level salary is paid by RFA, and the rest is split between the news organizations and local donors.

The deadline is Sept. 30.

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State Department offers travel fellowship [US]

U.S. citizens with undergraduate degrees can apply for this travel fellowship.

The Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship, a joint venture of the U.S. State Department and the National Geographic Society, allows participants to spend an academic year traveling abroad and documenting stories.

Fellows will undertake an in-depth examination of a globally relevant issue and compare how that issue is experienced across borders. They will share their experiences using a variety of digital storytelling tools, including text, photography, video, audio, graphic illustrations and/or social media. Their stories will be published on a dedicated blog hosted by National Geographic.

This year's theme is oceans and water, with a focus on plastics, community coastal and fishery management, and biodiversity. 

Fellows will be able to travel to any three countries where there are active Fulbright Programs.

The deadline to apply is Oct. 8.

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Grants fund artist-journalist teams [Worldwide]

Artist-journalist teams producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work can apply for a grant.

The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ), underwritten by Craig Newmark Philanthropies, offers grants ranging from US$500 to US$5,000 to facilitate artists’ major media commissions in the realm of journalism.

The grant is open to longer-term, research-intensive projects in text, photography, audio and video. Possible topics include data privacy, 2018/2020 elections, the role of technology in society, political influence campaigns, interrogating harmful technologies, countering disinformation and artificial Intelligence.

U.S. and international applicants are welcome, but applications must be in English.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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Politico seeks interns [US]

College students and recent graduates can apply for this program in Rosslyn, Virginia. 

Politico is accepting candidates for its spring 2020 editorial internship, which will run from January to May.

Interns must be enterprising and creative journalists who want to report, write and research for an audience of political and policy junkies.

Candidates should have previous newsroom experience, work well under pressure and have an avid interest in Washington.

The deadline is Oct. 1.

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Steinman Fellows program offers news reporting positions [US]

merging journalists of color with strong digital-first skills can apply for this fellowship.

The Steinman Foundation and LNP Media Group are looking for young journalists to participate in the Steinman Fellows project, which supports two full-time news reporting positions for two-year terms, with salary and benefits.

The selected journalists work as reporters, photographers and videographers across digital and print platforms covering Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

The fellowship seeks to foster the professional development of emerging journalists while helping LNP cover and engage segments of the community that are underserved.

Applicants should have familiarity with working in the journalism field, but this experience can come from a school newspaper, volunteer position, etc.

Candidates must email their cover letter and resume to Tom Murse, content editor for LNP and LancasterOnline, at tmurse [AT] lnpnews [DOT] com.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.


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Fellowship for  Journalists in Climate Change  [Worldwide]

Deadline: June 1, 2019

Journalists interested in climate change reporting can apply for this program.

CUNY's Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism is organizing the Resilience Journalism Fellowship July 6 to 12 in New York.

The program will focus on the science of climate change and resilience. In addition to classroom training, fellows will kayak in Jamaica Bay and ride bicycles on city streets, searching across New York for solutions to some of the world’s most difficult environmental problems.

Fellows will receive lodging, tuition and reasonable travel costs, along with most meals.

The deadline is June 1.

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Filmmaking Grants  [Worldwide]

Deadline: June 1, 2019

Filmmakers Without Borders provides grants for narrative, documentary, experimental and new media projects in various stages of production.

Grant amounts range from U$100 to U$5,000 and can cover development, production, post-production and film festival applications.

Applicants must submit a variety of materials including a project proposal and a video essay. 

The deadline is June 1.

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Online News Association awards for digital reporting (Worldwide)

Deadline: June 6, 2019

Online journalists, digital news organizations and students worldwide can apply for an award.

The Online News Association (ONA) is accepting entries for the 2019 Online Journalism Awards recognizing excellence in digital reporting.

Award categories include data journalism, visual digital storytelling, investigative journalism to public service, technical innovation, general excellence and more. This year features two new categories: excellence in engaged journalism and digital video storytelling.

The awards offer a total of US$58,500 in prize money, courtesy of the Knight Foundation, the Gannett Foundation, Journalism 360 and the University of Florida.

Awards will be given at the Online News Association Conference & Awards Banquet Sept. 12 to 14 in New Orleans. The OJAs, launched in 2000, are a comprehensive set of journalism prizes honoring excellence in digital journalism. You can view a list of the 2018 winners here

Entries must have published between June 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019.  Although English translations are strongly recommended, works may be submitted in any language. 

The deadline is June 6. The entry fee is US$100 for ONA members, US$175 for non-members, US$15 for student members and US$50 for student non-members.

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Fellowship for writers working on longform, nonfiction projects

Deadline: June 15, 2019

Journalists, documentary filmmakers, photographers and multimedia producers working on longform, deeply reported nonfiction projects are invited to apply for this fellowship.

The Logan Nonfiction Program is accepting candidates for the fall 2019 fellowship, which will run from October to December at the Carey Institute for Global Good in Rensselaerville, New York.

The program seeks to support democracy by advancing independent journalistic inquiry and investigation. Applicants must submit a proposal on socially relevant political, health, environmental, human rights and justice topics.

Professionals who work in languages other than English are encouraged to apply but must have a working knowledge of English.

The fellowship provides lodging, meals, mentorship and community for up to 10 weeks. 

The deadline is June 15.

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Contest for audio documentaries

Deadline: June 18, 2019

Audio stories, including podcasts and radio features, are eligible for a prize.

The Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition will honor the best audio work produced worldwide between January 2018 and May 28, 2019.

The categories are serialized story, documentary, directors' choice, new artist, radio impact, news feature and the Skylarking Award. There is also a best documentary category for work produced in a language other than English.

Entries must range between 3 and 60 minutes in length, with the exception of news feature submissions, which cannot exceed 12 minutes.  

Winners will receive US$1,500 to US$3,000 prizes, a license for Hindenburg Journalist Pro editing software and two free passes to the Third Coast Festival Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 in Chicago. 

The deadline is June 18. The application fee costs US$35 to US$200. Register by May 28 to receive the discount rate.

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Environmental photography contest

Deadline: June 30, 2019

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) hosts an international competition that features the best in environmental photography.

The competition includes the Environmental Photographer of the Year 2019, Young Environmental Photographer of the Year 2019 (under 21), Changing Environments Prize, Sustainable Cities Prize, Climate Action and Energy Prize, and Water, Equality and Security Prize.

The prizes consist of GBP2,000 (US$2,600) for the Environmental Photographer of the Year, photo equipment for the Young Environmental Photographer of the Year and GBP500 (US$650) for the remaining winners.

Photographs must have been completed since Jan. 1, 2018.

The deadline is June 30.

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Business journalism fellows [Worldwide]

Deadline: June 28, 2019

Journalists with at least five years of experience can apply for a fellowship.

The McGraw Center for Business Journalism at the City University of New York's Craig Newmark School of Journalism offers a fellowship program to support in-depth coverage of business and the global economy.

The fellowship provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to tackle complex, time-consuming stories.

The program is accepting applications for in-depth text, video or audio pieces. Fellows will receive grants of US$5,000 a month for one to three months.

Reporters and editors working at news organizations, as well as freelancers, may apply. International journalists are also eligible as long as their reporting is completed in English and targeted to a U.S. media outlet and audience.

The application deadline is June 28.

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Reporting  Fellowships are  open!

South Asian Journalists Association- SAJA is now accepting applications for the 2019 reporting fellowships.. This program is aimed at promoting a rare element in 24/7-news-cycle journalism: in-depth and follow-up reporting on major events relating to South Asia or South Asians, long after the breaking news crews have moved on. 

All applications for the current period are 11:59 p.m. ET on April 25, 2019.

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ICFJ offers immersive storytelling grants [Worldwide]

Journalists from all beats who participated in an ICFJ program can apply for this grant.

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), in partnership with the Microsoft Modern Journalism program, will award four grants for six-month reporting projects focusing on data journalism and immersive technology.

The next call is for immersive storytelling projects.

Proposals must be creative projects that emphasize personal experiences, including live-streamed interviews or events, 360-degree video experiences, interactive games or data-driven projects.

Winners will receive US$7,500 and hands-on training in tools and techniques, plus instruction in relevant Microsoft technologies. 

The resulting stories may be published in any language but should also be available in English before Oct. 31.

The deadline to apply is April 26.

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National Geographic hosts travel photo contest [Worldwide] 

Photographers can submit digital photos in three categories: nature, cities and people.

Deadline:   05/03/2019 

The National Geographic Travel Photo Contest is accepting entries from March 18 through May 3. Harness the power of photography and share your stunning travel experiences from around the globe. Enter your most powerful photos for a chance to win the 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest. We are looking for images that show us the world: its people, places, and cultures. Photos that tell the story of a place and travel moments that reveal what inspires you.

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Conference focuses on conflict journalism [Worldwide] 

Journalists ages 21 to 35 can   apply to attend a seminar Aug. 25 to 30 in Herzliya, Israel.


Deadline: 04/30/2019

Journalists ages 21 to 35 can apply to attend a seminar in Israel on conflict journalism.

Academic and professional journalists will discuss the challenges of reporting in conflict zones at the "Media in Conflicts Seminar" on Aug. 25 to 30 in Herzliya, Israel. The event is organized by the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy.

The conference includes expert lectures, strategic tours of Israel and surrounding conflict zones, hands-on workshops and a fully funded stay in Israel, excluding airfare.

The deadline is April 30.

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Summer school for filmmakers open [Worldwide] 

Students in film direction and cinematography can participate in this summer school.

The documentary session of VGIK International Summer School, organized by the Russian State University of Cinematography, will take place July 1 to 12 in Svetlogorsk, Russia.

The school program includes shooting-oriented workshops, tutorials and training carried out by prominent European and Russian filmmakers. The working language of the school is English.

The organizers will provide accommodations, meals and local transportation, as well as the necessary equipment during filming sessions for selected participants.

  Deadline: 05/10/2019 

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Global Investigative Journalism Network organizes contest [Worldwide]

Investigative journalists who have reported in developing or emerging countries are eligible for this award.

The Global Shining Light Award, sponsored by the Global Investigative Journalism Network, recognizes investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress or in the direst of conditions.

The categories are small and medium outlets (organizations with a staff of 10 or less, including freelancers); and large outlets (organizations with more than 10 staff).

Works must have been broadcast or published between Jan. 1, 2017 and Dec. 31, 2018. 

If the original entry is not in English, a detailed English-language summary of a print or online story or an English-language transcript of a broadcast script must be provided.

The winners will receive an honorary plaque, US$2,000 and a trip to the 2019 Global Investigative Journalism Conference Sept. 26 to 29 in Hamburg.

The deadline is May 19.

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Deadline extended: Pulitzer grant for crisis reporting [Worldwide]

DEADLINE  Apr 15 2019 

Journalists who reside outside the United States interested in crisis reporting can apply for a US$5,000 travel grant.

The Persephone Miel Fellowship will fund a reporting project that focuses on a global crisis underreported in the mainstream American media.

The fellowship, overseen by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in consultation with Internews, is designed to enable media professionals outside the United States to bring their work to a broader international audience. The fellowship will benefit those with limited access to other fellowships or international distribution of their work.

The fellowships are open to journalists, writers, photographers, radio producers or filmmakers; staff journalists as well as freelancers and media professionals who are seeking to report from their home country. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be proficient in English.

The deadline has been extended to April 15.

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Journalism conference offers scholarships [US]

Minority, professional and student journalists can apply for scholarships to attend a conference.

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) offers scholarships for journalists to attend the 2019 Excellence in Journalism Conference, organized by SPJ, the Radio Television Digital News Association and the National Association of Hispanics Journalists (NAHJ).

The 2019 Excellence in Journalism Conference will take place Sept. 5 to 7 in Santo Antonio, Texas.

The Dory Maynard Diversity Leadership Fellows Program is open to journalists who have at least three years of professional experience and are persons of color or from underrepresented groups. Fellows will receive convention registration, accommodation and airfare.

The Terry Harper Memorial Scholarships will award professional journalists with convention registration, accommodation and airfare.

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism will provide five students with convention registration and up to US$575 for travel expenses.

The Robert D.G. Lewis First Amendment Award is open to students who have demonstrated outstanding service to the First Amendment through the field of journalism. 

Applicants must be current SPJ members.

The deadlines range from April 22 to May 8.

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We thank you for joining INJA ! 

INJA aims to strengthen the craft of journalism and to promote for the public benefit high ethical standards in journalism, based on principles of truth and accuracy, independence, fairness and impartiality, humanity and accountability by the provision of education, training and networking of journalists and the publication of useful research materials.

Let’s put hands together and support INJA! 

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CyberSecurity Workshop Training

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Cybersecurity Workshop Training – DFARS 204.73 / NIST SP 800-171

About Cyber security workshop by the organizer:

Workshop Objectives

The primary purpose of our one-day 8-hour workshop is to ensure that small businesses are aware of the cybersecurity requirements mandated under Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS) Subpart 204.73. We will focus on understanding the risks associated with safeguarding controlled unclassified DoD information.

The workshops will focus on the groups of controls from NIST SP 800-171, with examples highlighting what happens when these controls are not implemented. By the end each workshop, you will become familiar with all 110 controls and be able to better identify the areas where you may need greater focus to meet the DoD’s cybersecurity expectations. We hope you’ll join us.

Event Schedule

Registration information can be found by clicking on the individual workshops in drop down tables below.

Please select the your region to identify the workshop near you. If there is not a nearby workshop that aligns with your schedule, you may enroll in an online workshop. You may register for as many workshops as needed. Please note that all workshops are available to participate in person or online unless otherwise specified, just indicate how you will be joining when filling out the registration form. 

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