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Sunday, April 23 • 1:15pm - 2:00pm
The Educational Travel Boom

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avatar for Catharine Hamm

Catharine Hamm

Hamm is the Travel editor for the Los Angeles Times. She was born in Syracuse, N.Y., to a peripatetic family whose stops included Washington, D.C.; Honolulu; and Manila. Her varied media career has taken her from McPherson, Kan., to Kansas City, Mo., San Bernardino, Salinas and L.A. Hamm has twice received individual Lowell Thomas Awards, and the Travel section has been recognized seven times during her tenure as editor. Her favorite place? Always where... Read More →
avatar for Lawrence Ingrassia

Lawrence Ingrassia

Ingrassia joined the Los Angeles Times in January 2015 as managing editor focusing on new ventures. Previously, he worked at the New York Times as business editor from 2004 to 2012 and later as deputy managing editor for new initiatives. Coverage he directed at the New York Times won five Pulitzer Prizes... Read More →
avatar for Chase Poffenberger

Chase Poffenberger

Poffenberger is a veteran of Academic Travel, having begun her career as a China Program Designer just three short months before the Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing that redirected her job, and her life! She has since worn many hats during her tenure, including France Program Designer and Assistant Director of the Program and Marketing Departments. Poffenberger currently oversees Academic Travel... Read More →
avatar for Mark Steinberg

Mark Steinberg

Steinberg, prior to becoming a full-time traveler, worked as a ballpark vendor, a parking attendant at a Chicago racetrack, a television news producer, a law firm partner, Counselor to the Legal Adviser of the State Department, Associate Deputy Attorney General in the Clinton Justice Department, Senior Policy Adviser to the International Commission on Missing Persons in the Former Yugoslavia, Deputy General Counsel to the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department, editorial and research aide to the late Secretary of State Warren Christopher, General Counsel of the Screen Actors Guild, Senior Adviser at the Motion Picture Association of America, and author of what he refers to as "arguably amusing" oped pieces that appeared... Read More →


Sunday April 23, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Travel & Wellness Stage, Signing Area 9

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