Journalism events diary

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

Journalism Innovation Summit

Start date: 14/05/15
End date: 15/05/2015

Tired of hearing complaints about the challenges facing journalists today? The Journalism Innovation Summit @ City University London on 15 May 2015 will off an idea exchange on the way forward, with a focus on innovative content and innovative business models. You’ll hear from innovators at traditional journalism outlets as well as startups looking to disrupt the news. Breakout groups in the morning and afternoon will enable knowledge sharing and networking. We’ll be inviting editors, reporters, producers, publishers, developers, entrepreneurs, academics and other key players in journalism innovation. The one-day conference will include a kick-off reception on May 14, as well as post-event socializing on the evening of May 15.

City University London, Drysdale Building

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GEN Summit 2015

Start date: 17/06/15
End date: 19/06/15

Newsrooms today will survive and thrive only by merging content with technology and the GEN Summit is dedicated to helping you do just that. This year we will explore the benefits and drawbacks of emerging newsroom trends such as wearables, bitcoins, and chat apps.

Super earlybird (ends 19th December): € 890.00
Standard: € 1,750.00
NGO/Academic € 550.00

CCCB - Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona Montalegre, 5 - 08001 Barcelona

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The writers' summer school

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

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.

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

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