The Southwestern Photojournalism Conference is the conference for those who believe photojournalism to be a calling and the act of bearing witness to be important.

The conference is coordinated by Southern Baptist Photojournalists and hosted by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

March 10-12 2017

Keynote Speakers

Akili Ramsees
Garrett Hubbard
Ron Londen
Brad Smith

Esther Havens will also be hosting a visit at the WELD on Thursday night for the students.

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Early Registration
Regular/Professional admission: $160
Students: $65*

Regular Admission
Regular/Professional: $195
Students: $95*

An additional Student Practicum will take place on Thursday-Friday, March 9-10, for those seeking further training in photojournalism. The practicum is an additional $45.

*enrolled full time in high school, vo-tech school, college or seminary

Food Service

Registration fee includes light refreshments Friday evening; full-scale hot breakfast, buffet lunch, and buffet dinner on Saturday, as well as light refreshments that evening; and continental breakfast on Sunday.


A number of nice and reasonably priced guest rooms in our conference center have been reserved for this event. To book a room, contact our Guest Room Desk by email at guests@swbts.edu or call them at 817-921-8800. Ask for an individual pay room booking or ask for our campus coordinator, Matt Bennett. For a list of area hotels, click here.


Directions to the Riley Center can be found here. Shuttle information from the DFW airport can be found here.

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Email Alyssa Martin at amartin@swbts.edu or call 817.923.1921 x4808

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