Journalism events diary

Please email information about your events of interest to journalists to Madalina Ciobanu, madalina at, or call 01273 384290.

Lviv Media Forum

Date: 25/05/17 - 27/05/2017

Lviv Media Forum is the biggest media event both in Eastern Europe and in Ukraine. Annually over 800 particapants from all over the world attend Ukrainian city of Lviv to take part in Media Forum as participants or as speakers.

They discuss hottest trends and problems of world media industry. In 2017 Michael Weiss (The Daily Beast), Tony Barber (Financial Times), Marci Shore (Yale University) and Susanne Scholl (writer and ORF journalist) are among speakers at Media Forum in Lviv.

The agenda can be found here.

Venue: Arena Lviv football stadium, Lviv, Ukraine

Web: click here

Women in Media

Date: 04/03/17 and 05/03/2017

Women In Media gives delegates the opportunity to celebrate and learn from successful women in journalism, radio, TV, blogging, PR and much more, through keynote speeches, panel sessions and workshops.​

Last year, WIM, organised by a small group of student journalists from the University of Manchester's student media collective Manchester Media Group, welcomed delegates from across the UK including Stirling, Bristol and London.

The agenda can be found here.

Venue: People's History Museum, Left Bank, Manchester, M3 3ER

Web: click here

Beyond Borders

Date: 07/03/17

This panel debate tackles some of the themes raised during The Refugee Journalism Project, which has supported exiled and refugee journalists in re-establishing their careers in the UK.

The debate will explore key issues around migration and journalism – the representation of migrants in the media; news values in the reporting of conflicts and humanitarian disasters; diversity in industry recruitment.

Venue: Lecture Theatre A, London College of Communication, Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6SB

Web: click here

Future News Worldwide

Start date: 06/07/17

End date: 07/07/17

Future News Worldwide offers aspiring young journalists from across the world the opportunity to develop practical and editorial skills and hear directly from some of the world’s most high-profile industry leaders.

The conference is open to undergraduate students aged 18-25 of any discipline (i.e. not just Journalism or Media Studies) and to those who have graduated within the last year. Applicants can come from any region of the world and must speak English at IELTS 6.5 or above.

All applicants must complete an online form designed to test their passion, enthusiasm and journalistic skills.

The British Council covers conference costs, travel to and from Edinburgh (including visas if applicable), meals and accommodation for successful delegates.

Venue: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

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ONA Dublin

Date: 19/05/17

ONA Dublin will feature a full day of programming to address the latest issues in the digital media landscape with experts from around the world, as well as hands-on demos that will offer the chance to engage with emerging technology.

The conference will include sessions around public trust in media, metrics/analytics, immersive journalism content, revenue, video.

Venue: Facebook Dublin, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin, Ireland

Web: click here

ORAMA Immersive Journalism Conference

Start date: 31/03/17

End date: 01/04/2017

ORAMA will connect journalists and creators to discuss how immersive tech and virtual reality will shape the future of newsrooms.

The conference plans to address three key types of content: online news, docs for the festival circuit, and NGO projects.

Venue: The Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Pl, London, W2 1QJ

Web: click here

Digital Publishing Innovation Summit 2016

Start date: 19/10/16
End date: 20/10/2016

The Digital Publishing Innovation Summit brings together 30+ Industry Speakers and over 100 delegates to discuss leading digital publishing initiatives.

Venue TBC, London

Web: click here

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