Journalism events diary

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Global Investigative Journalism Conference

Date: 1 - 5 November 2021

Details: The Global Conference is the seminal international event in investigative journalism, featuring practical panels and workshops on the latest investigative techniques, data analysis, online research, cross-border collaboration, and more by the best journalists in the field. The conferences have trained over 8,000 reporters and resulted in the founding of investigative teams, nonprofit newsrooms, and headline-making stories around the world.

Venue: Sydney, Australia/Online

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Digiday Media Buying Summit

Date: 18 - 20 October 2021

Details: As the world weighs a slow in-person return a year and a half into the spread of covid-19, agencies are left rearranging the pieces for their own new normal. How are they focused on retaining talent? What challenges are they seeing in the marketplace due to the pandemic? How are they authentically navigating their own set of DE&I initiatives? Digiday Media Buying Summit will explore solutions to these challenges, provide ideas for your own strategies and connect attendees from across the industry.

Venue: Miami, Florida 

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Truth and Trust Online (2021)

Date: 7 - 8 October 2021

Details: The annual Conference for Truth and Trust Online is organised as a unique collaboration between practitioners, technologists, academics and platforms, to share, discuss, and collaborate on useful technical innovations and research in the space.

Its mission is to bring together all parties working toward improving the truthfulness and trustworthiness of online communications. 

Venue: TBC

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Twipe: Digital Growth Summit 2021 – The Next 10 Years in News

Date: 27 - 28 September 2021

Details: With an outlook on the next 10 years in news media, the main themes in focus for the conference are: readers, technology, news product, people and leadership, and startups to watch for 2031

Venue: Online and Brussels, Belgium

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Future of Journalism Conference 2021

Date: 22 - 24 September 2021

Details: The School of Journalism, Media and Culture (JOMEC) at Cardiff University will host the eighth biennial Future of Journalism conference. Key addresses will be delivered by Gary Younge (UK), Danielle Kilgo (USA) and Cherian George (HK).

The theme this year is "Transformations in journalistic practices" taking account of the unprecedented challenges and obstacles for journalism as an institution, and journalists as professionals. More than 200 abstracts are expected to be delivered from scholars across the globe over the three days in a virtual conference.

Venue: Online

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WAN-IFRA Digital Media Europe

Date: 7 - 10 September 2021

Details: In the 2021 virtual edition, the conference will cover two main topics: subscription marketing and premium advertising. Besides, there will be a special session with a focus on local media.

Venue: Online

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SPJ Journalism Conference

Date: 2 - 4 September 2021

Details: The conference will bring on White House correspondent and Washington Week moderator Yamiche Alcindor, journalism trailblazer and Latino USA anchor/executive producer Maria Hinojosa, Pulitzer Prize winner and Chicago Tribune institution Clarence Page, and more

Venue: New Orleans, USA/Online

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The Publishing Show

Date: 1 - 2 September 2021

Details: The extensive conference programme is designed to give you a rapid review of what has been learned in the last year and how to grow businesses, subscriptions, and readership in the new world of media. Built around a list of industry-leading speakers from top organisations, you will have the chance to delve into the inner workings of some of the UK's media powerhouses to improve your personal and brand performance.

Venue: London, UK

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Local Media Association: Digital Revenue Summit

Date: 9 - 12 August 2021

Details: The Digital Revenue Summit is back virtually for 2021! Join us for four days full of great content and takeaways for your sales and digital revenue teams.

Venue: Online

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Membership Puzzle Project Summit

Date: 2 - 6 August 2021

Details: Membership Puzzle Project and the Media Development Investment Fund are inviting you to join them at this summit where they will celebrate the growth of membership models in news, work on some of the remaining challenges, and come up with a plan for helping the space continue to thrive.

Venue: Online

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