“Inspiring Women Leaders” conference

The Iowa Newspaper Foundation’s annual conference, “Inspiring Women Leaders: Our Role and Influence in Iowa’s Newspapers,” is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 28 at the Des Moines Embassy Club, 666 Grand Ave, 34th Floor.

Registration is $50 for professionals and $25 for students and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. Registration deadline is Sept. 21. The conference begins at 8:30 a.m. with breakfast and networking and ends at 2:30 p.m. Scheduled speakers include Jill Geisler, who is on the faculty of the Poynter Institute journalism thinktank; Leisha Barcus of Kum & Go; Connie Wimer of Business Publications, and Chris Mudge of the Iowa Newspaper Association.

To register, sign up online at www.INAnews.com.