By Greg Rajan, Houston Chronicle

Here’s a working agenda for the APSE Southwest Region meeting Sunday, May 17, at the Austin American-Statesman offices:

Address: 305 S. Congress Ave., Austin, TX, 78404

Cost: There is no cost to attend. Meeting is open to editors, reporters and students.

Parking: Available on site

10-10:30 a.m. – Introduction, welcome

10:30-11:30 a.m. – State of high school sports coverage

11:30-12:30 p.m. Featured speaker: Steve Patterson, University of Texas athletic director

12:30-1:30 p.m. – Lunch

1:30-2:30 p.m. – Beat writing roundtable

2:30-3:30 p.m. – Dealing with space crunch for smaller papers

3:30-3:45 p.m. – Q&A with students asking questions

3:45-4 p.m. – Closing

(Greg Rajan is lead sports web producer for the Houston Chronicle Media Group and APSE Southwest Region vice chair. Contact him at or 713.362.6947.)