The APSE West Region meeting will be Monday, Nov. 10 at the Bleacher Report offices in San Francisco.

Here’s a look at the details and agenda. For more information, contact APSE West Region chair Melissa Geisler of Yahoo! Sports at

When: Monday, Nov. 10

Where: Bleacher Report offices, 153 Kearny Street, San Francisco

Directions:Downtown San Francisco, near the corner of Sutter Street. Two blocks from Montgomery BART station. Three blocks from Union Square. Sixth floor. No pass card needed. Ask for Mark Smoyer.


9:30 a.m. – Arrival, welcome

9:45-10:45 a.m. — Competing with teams, schools, leagues we cover. Includes discussion on ethics, access, social media, speed and accuracy (Leader: Joe Baird; Panelists: Larry Graham, Tom Moore (tentative)

10:50 a.m. – Welcome students

11-Noon – Grill the millennial: What does one of the main growing demos think about the state of the industry; What are we doing right and wrong; How do they feel about the future, etc. (Leader: Todd Adams; Panelists: 5-6 students)

Noon-1:15 p.m. – Lunch with students

1:20-2:20 p.m. – Emerging media – Bleacher Report (Leader: Mark Smoyer)

2:30-3:50 p.m. – Training – Let’s get social: How to make a GIF, optimize those Facebook posts, best structure a tweet or Tumblr post and other social media tips and tricks (Leader: Melissa Geisler; Panelists: Yahoo social media editors) 

 4-4:30 p.m. – Wrap up: Vice chair nominations, 2015 Western Region meeting, Judging, News