The Washington Journalism and Media Conference will be held at George Mason University July 8-13, 2012.
The conference is for "high school student leaders" who are "outstanding sophomores and juniors (rising juniors and seniors)," according to its website.
The conference includes "hands-on, experiential learning through decision-making simulations," speakers, and visits to Washington, D.C. According to the event's website, participants will "explore the creative, practical and ethical tensions inherent in journalism and media."
Students can be nominated online here.
UPDATE: 3/7/2012 10:27 AM EST: Added information about the conference.