Journalism events diary

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INMA Media Innovation Week

Date: 5 - 9 October 2020

Details: This event will start with a Seminar Monday where you can meet with industry peers during one of two pre-conference seminars. It will continue with the Media Conference that will look at changing revenue and brand dynamics impacting the relationship between content and audiences. It will conclude with a Silicon Docks study tour.

Venue: Dublin, Ireland

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DW Global Media Forum

Date: 6 - 7 July 2020

Details: The Global Media Forum 2020 will discuss the opportunities as well as challenges to established players and newcomers alike, and examine what contributions the digitisation of media and news can make to safeguarding the values of pluralism around the world.

Venue: Bonn, Germany

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Global Fact 7

Date: 24 - 27 June 2020

Details: For the seventh year running, the Global Fact-Checking Summit (Global Fact) will bring together fact-checkers, journalists, scholars and representatives of tech platforms, as well as other professionals and students interested in this form of journalism.

It will be a practitioner's conference, where participants will come together to share their experiences and learn about best practices to implement in their own work.

Venue: Oslo, Norway

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LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism

Date: 24 - 28 June 2020

Details: The LUMIX Festival honours, in several categories, young and socially engaged 21st-century photojournalism that actively investigates political, cultural, social, ecological and technological processes. The focus is directed at journalistic, transmedia narrative formats and current perspectives of the documentary.

Venue: Hannover, Germany

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72nd World News Media Congress

Date: 17 - 19 June 2020

Details: This conference offers editors and journalists the opportunity to analyse and discuss the news media industry’s challenges at its current crossroads between content and technology, advertising and readership, cooperation and competitiveness – while enjoying one of the best places to be while they are at it.

Venue: Zaragoza, Spain

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Collaborative Journalism Summit

Date: 14 - 15 May 2020

Details: The 2020 Collaborative Journalism Summit will feature a day-and-a-half of panels, roundtables, networking, and socialising about all things collaborative journalism.

Venue: Charlotte, NC, USA

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The Media Production & Technology Show

Date: 13 - 14 May 2020

Details: The Media Production and Technology Show is the biggest gathering of industry professionals in the UK. The interactive exhibition and seminar programme cover all aspects of content production, including pre-production, lighting, audio, technology, post and sports broadcasting.

Venue: London, UK

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Campaign Media360

Date: 6 - 7 May 2020

Details: Now in its 17th year, Media360 is the UK’s leading media event bringing together industry leaders across brands, media agencies, media owners and technology companies for two days in Brighton to discuss how we are powering growth in the face of disruption.

Venue: Brighton, UK

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The PPA Festival 2020

Date: 30 April 2020

Details: Join the PPA Festival 2020, the one day in the year when our entire industry comes together, to share key learnings, spark big new ideas, and fuel the necessary growth in today’s ever-changing multi-platform world.

Venue: London, UK

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International Symposium on Online Journalism

Date: 24 - 25 April 2020

Details: The ISOJ is an annual gathering of editors, producers, executives and academics from around the world who convene at the University of Texas at Austin to discuss the evolution of online journalism. ISOJ started in 1999 as a small, but very intense one-day conference. It has grown throughout the years to become a unique international conference that serves as a barometer for the state of online journalism globally.

Venue: Austin, Texas

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INMA World Congress of News Media

Date: 23 - 28 April 2020

Details: The 90th Annual INMA World Congress of News Media returns to Paris with a clear task: re-align news brands for the changed consumer appetite. Join INMA for a week of rejuvenation, discovery, and celebration of strategies, trends, and revenue models — against the backdrop of the City Of Lights.

Venue: Paris, France

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World Press Freedom Conference

Date: 22 - 24 April 2020

Details: The 2020 conference will be hosted by UNESCO and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It will take place at the World Forum in The Hague, a city known for its role in international peace and justice. Both organisers call upon those active in the field of press freedom to participate in WFPDC 2020. The event will also feature on the third day the first-ever World Press Freedom Festival. The conference and festival are being held in the run-up to World Press Freedom Day on 3 May.

Venue: The Hague, The Netherlands

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Building the Future of Community Journalism: our 20/20 Vision

Date: 2 April 2020

Details: This conference will bring together community journalists, academics, policymakers, innovators and technologists to explore the future of independent community news, celebrate its recent successes, hear from its most ardent practitioners, and share new ideas, skills, and tools to help build the next generation of community and hyperlocal news.

Venue: Cardiff, UK

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International Journalism Festival 2020

Date: 1 - 5 April 2020

Details: The biggest annual media event in Europe. The 2019 festival had 289 sessions and 631 speakers in the 5-day programme. Just come to Perugia and enjoy the festival. All IJF sessions are free entry for all attendees, without any need for registration.

Venue: Perugia, Italy

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Digital Media Europe 2020

Date: 31 March - 1 April 2020

Details: #DME20 is launching a two-day conference focused on subscription strategy and marketing. It is a combination of expert keynotes, intimate roundtables, and targeted networking. This time it will also have a special focus on the subscription challenge for local publishers, with experience learned from its Table Stakes Europe programme.

Venue: Vienna, Austria

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