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.

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.

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News Impact Summit

Start date: 03/09/15

Details:
The News Impact Summit will focus on the theme “The Value of Digital Innovation & Quality Journalism”. It will look at how today’s journalism should embrace digitalisation in both content production and journalistic research, and find the solution to best merge digital transformation and traditional quality journalism.

Organised by the European Journalism Centre (EJC) and the Google News Lab, this one full-day public event will feature some of the best practices in digital content strategies as well as cutting edge data-driven storytelling and investigative methods from all around the world.

Venue:
PIN-UP Studio
Nowogrodzka 84/86 02-018, Warsaw, Poland

Email: info@newsimpact.io
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

New Media Europe 2015

Start date: 12/09/15
End date: 13/09/2015

Details:
New Media Europe is aimed at podcasters, bloggers, social media visionaries, content creators, entrepreneurs, marketing professionals and new media enthusiasts who are looking to up their game through the effective use of new media tools.

During this two-day event, you will have the choice to attend over 24 sessions. From general 'know-how’ sessions and technical workshops to inspiring keynote speeches ‒ you are going to be equipped with the new media knowledge, ideas and inspiration that will make you stand out from others in your niche!

Venue:
The Midland Hotel, Manchester

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

Next Radio 2015

Start date: 14/09/15

Details:
Next Radio is a radio conference all about finding great, creative ideas for radio.

It is different to other events as it’s not created by a committee, it’s not trying to balance commercial radio and the BBC or guaranteeing sponsors speaking privileges. Instead it’s curated by James and Matt and is dedicated to showcasing interesting ideas and case studies from radio (and other sectors) from all around the world.

Next Radio is an informal conference where over 250 radio practitioners can get together, watch brilliant sessions and also have the opportunity to meet and network.

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From Revolution to Evolution: What Next for the Digital Creative Industries?

Start date: 23/09/15
Time: 4pm - 6pm with networking drinks at 7pm

Details:
The University of Brighton is marking the launch of its new Journalism and Digital Media Hub by bringing together industry and academics involved in the digital creative industries for an early-evening gathering of short talks and discussion.

The aim of this event is to consider the future of the digital creative industries and ways in which universities and industry can work together in advancing the sector. The digital revolution has taken place – but how can the creative industries evolve?

Key note speaker: Making Universities Fit for Business, Jon Dovey (Professor of Screen Media at the University of the West of England)
Catalina Albeanu (Technology Reporter for journalism.co.uk) 'The Tech Revolution in the Newsroom'
Lance Dann (Course Leader of Broadcast Media Top-Up, University of Brighton) 'Podcasting: An Evolution of Traditional Broadcasting'.

Venue:
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill

Telephone: 01424 229 111
Web: click here

Messaging Apps Europe 2015

Start date: 23/09/15
End date: 24/09/2015

Details:
This event brings together messaging apps and Heads of Digital, Social, Mobile and Audience Engagement at brands and media companies to discuss how the pioneers in this space have been experimenting and starting to figure out what works, how to engage with authentic content and how to monetise.

Venue:
Millennium Hotel Knightsbridge, London, UK

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

Society of Editors Conference 2015 - Making News Pay

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

Details:
The Society of Editors will return to London for this year’s annual conference with a clear focus on the business of journalism and how editors can make the best use of digital news platforms.

It will concentrate on issues such as how to raise revenue from content, making social media work effectively, the ten-step guide to achieving diversity targets, developing future leaders for a dynamic media and how to inform without inflaming tensions.

Venue:
Grange St. Paul's Hotel, London

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

Digital Media Strategies 2016- Develop a profitable and sustainable media business model for the digital era

Start date: 09/03/16
End date: 11/03/2016

Details:
Over three days of case studies, analysis, workshops, training, round table discussions and tailored networking opportunities, this conference focuses on the key strategic challenges behind developing a profitable and sustainable media business in a digital world.

Now in its third year, it has now become the key venue for addressing the big-picture challenges facing the industry, focusing not on PR pitches, but instead on honest, in-depth case studies which go deeper than the surface trends.

Venue:
Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG

Telephone: +44 (0)203 6915 893
Email: info@briefingmedia.com
Web: click here

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