Journalism events diary

Please email information about your events of interest to journalists to Grace Foley grace at journalism.co.uk or call 01273 243592.

The writers' summer school

Start date: 08/08/15
End date: 14/08/15

Details:
A week-long programme for writers of all ages, abilities and genres featuring courses, workshops, panels and one-to-one sessions. Cost includes full board and evening entertainment. 2015 inspirational guest speakers include Simon Brett and Alex Gray.

See the website for details of the short story, writing for children and poetry competitions – closing date 30 April 2015.

Venue:
The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire
Contact: Cathy Grimmer

Web: click here

Brighton Digital Festival

Start date: 01/09/15
End date: 30/09/2015

Details:
Brighton Digital Festival is a big, ambitious, month long celebration of digital culture which takes place throughout September. The Festival provides an ideal platform for a community led programme: with an eclectic mix of individuals and organisations from the cultural and digital sectors getting involved and putting on outstanding events.

Web: click here

What next for community journalism? One-day ideas exchange

Start date: 09/09/15

Details:
The event will take place on Wednesday 9 September 2015, at Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, and is free for all to attend with lunch and refreshments included.

The day will bring together community journalists, academics, policy makers and technologists to explore the future of the sector, discuss solutions to common problems and showcase the latest innovations.

Venue:
Cardiff University

Web: click here

Social Media Week

Start date: 14/09/15
End date: 18/09/2015

Details:
Social Media Week London is a week long conference that provides the ideas, trends, insights and inspiration to help people and businesses understand how to achieve more in a hyper-connected world. The event features a central stage for keynotes and panels, multiple rooms for workshops, masterclasses and presentations, and an area dedicated to co-working, networking and interactive installations.

Venue:
B1, Victoria House, London

Web: click here

International Newsroom Summit 2015

Start date: 05/10/15

Details:
The International Newsroom Summit will aim to share smart solutions specifically tailored for your newsroom and your journalism.

Venue:
Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH
Hamburg
Germany
Contact: Cherilyn Ireton

Telephone: +33-(0)-1 47 42 85 0
Email: cherilyn.ireton@wan-ifra.org
Web: click here

Digiday Publishing Summit Europe

Start date: 05/10/15
End date: 07/10/2015

Details:
Publishers today face a daily dilemma of choosing the right platform on which to display their content, as well as the fear of becoming overly dependent on any one site, or missing the boat entirely on the newest crucial trend.

At the Digiday Publishing Summit Europe, the speakers will explore the ways publishers are navigating the platform space to stay afloat, as well as experimenting with new revenue streams and fighting the ad blocker battle.

Venue:
Plaça de la Rosa del Vents, 1. Final Passeig de Joan de Borbo, Barcelona 08039, Spaine

Web: click here

European News Media Conference

Start date: 18/10/15
End date: 20/10/2015

Details:
A three-day conference highlighting what European media executives need to know now to grow audience, revenue, and brand amid new digital dynamics.

Key topics include native storytelling, the impact of video on social storytelling and how to utilise data in the newsroom and advertising sales.

Venue:
Boscolo Budapest Hotel
Erzsébet krt. 9-11
1073 Budapest
Hungary
Contact: Tom Corbett

Telephone: +32 486 37 13 36
Email: tom.corbett@inma.org
Web: click here

Monetising Media

Start date: 21/10/15
End date: 23/10/2015

Details:
This event focuses on how to make money in media today. The speakers will discuss the challenges and opportunities that can be found in mobile, data, video and digital advertising.

Monetising Media will feature case studies, analysis, debates, workshops and training from a group of global industry leaders.

Venue:
Millennium Gloucester, London

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 3691 5893
Email: info@monetisingmedia.com
Web: click here

news:rewired in focus – social media search and verification

Start date: 21/10/15

Details:
The first of these 'news:rewired in focus' events will look at social media search and verification, scheduled for Wednesday 21 October at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London.

Starting at 1pm there will be a networking lunch, followed by a keynote speech, panel discussion and practical workshops looking at how journalists can quickly, ethically and reliably find stories from social sources. There will, of course, be a chance to relax and network after the event as well.

Venue:
Reuters, Canary Wharf, London.
Contact: Alastair Reid

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 384293
Email: alastair@journalism.co.uk
Web: click here

Web Summit

Start date: 03/11/15
End date: 05/11/2015

Details:
Web Summit is Europe's largest tech event. This year it will bring together 35,000+ attendees, including startups, investors, media and entrepreneurs from 110+ countries across the globe from November 3-5.

Venue:
RDS Main Hall, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

Web: click here

The future of the BBC and priorities for Charter renewal

Start date: 05/11/15

Details:
This event will offer delegates an opportunity to discuss the BBC's public service role and position within the UK television sector, its management and governance structures, and how it is funded.

Guests of honour at the ceremony include include Hugh Harris, Director of Media, International, Gambling and Creative Economy, Department for Culture, Media and Sport; James Heath, Director of Policy and Charter, BBC; Alex Towers, Director, BBC Trust and David Moody, Director of Strategy, BBC Worldwide.

Venue:
Central London

Web: click here

news:rewired

Start date: 01/12/15

Details:
The next full news:rewired event will take place on Tuesday 1 December at MSN in Victoria, London. The details of speakers, sessions and panels will be announced in the near future, but if there are any session you may particularly like to see please get in touch with 'newsrw idea' in the subject.

Venue:
MSN HQ, Cardinal Place, 100 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5JL
Contact: Alastair Reid

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 384293
Email: alastair@journalism.co.uk
Web: click here

news:rewired+

Start date: 02/12/15

Details:
As always, there will be a full day of training available on the day after the main news:rewired conference, on Wednesday 2 December.

A news:rewired+ ticket gives attendees access to the full conference and attendance on the full day of training at a discount of 17.5 per cent compared to buying the tickets separately.

Venue:
MSN HQ,Cardinal Place, 100 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5JL
Contact: Alastair Reid

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 384293
Email: alastair@journalism.co.uk
Web: click here

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