Each week, MediaShift will post an ongoing list of upcoming events in the digital media and journalism world. These will be a mix of MediaShift-produced events and other events. If we’re missing any major events, please use our Contact Form to let us know, and we’ll add them to the list. If you’d like to pay to promote your event in the “featured event” spot of our weekly post, use the Contact Form to let us know. Also, be sure to sign up for our Events email newsletter to get notifications about future MediaShift events.
Featured Event of the Week
Collab/Space New York
July 8, 2014
New York City
The event is an all-day, hands-on workshop focused on “intrapreneurial” innovation and spotlighting 8 cutting-edge media projects at the Ford Foundation.
Register here; use hashtag #collabNYC.
Upcoming Events: June
Cannes Lions 2014
June 15-21, 2014
The event features more than 250 speakers sharing their insights on driving the creative communications industry forward, plus networking opportunities and awards.
Register here; use hashtag #CannesLions.
Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State
June 18, 2014
This event is part of the Journalism After Snowden initiative from Columbia’s Tow Center and will host Glenn Greenwald, discussing the state of journalism today and his recent reporting on surveillance and national security issues.
Register here; use hashtag #AfterSnowden.
Poynter Teachapalooza 2014
June 20-22, 2014
Journalism educators will gather to discuss new technology and preparing students for the job market, as well as new ways to use social media, mobile phone and mapping tools in the classroom.
Register here; use hashtag #Teachapalooza.
Investigative Reporters & Editors Conference 2014
June 26-29, 2014
The conference offers extensive knowledge of covering business, public safety, government, health care, education, the military and the environment plus strategies for locating documents and gaining access to public records.
Register here; use hashtag #IRE14.
Upcoming Events: July
Association of National Advertisers Digital & Social Media Conference 2014
July 13-15, 2014
The conference will answer questions about social media, content marketing and native advertising, as well as issues of measurement and agency selection.
Register here; use hashtag #ANADigital.
news:rewired Digital Journalism Conference 2014
July 23, 2014
The event will focus on what comes after the mobile revolution, digital storytelling, data journalism and growing social media communities.
Register here; use hashtag #newsrw.
National Association of Black Journalists Convention & Career Fair 2014
July 30-August 3, 2014
This event invites black journalists to network, participate in professional development sessions and celebrate excellence in journalism.
Register here; use hashtag #NABJ14.
Upcoming Events: August
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference 2014
August 6-9, 2014
The AEJMC conference features sessions and panels on the latest research, teaching methods and public service within journalism and mass communication.
Register here; use hashtag #AEJMC14.
Asian American Journalists Association Convention 2014
August 13-16, 2014
The 24th annual convention is for media professionals and future journalists looking to network and grow in their careers through interactive discussions about industry and community issues, networking and one-on-one critiques.
Register here; use hashtag #AAJA14.
Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo 2014
Aug. 26-27, 2014
The conference features the brightest speakers in the industry and exhibits from the organizations that are helping move the 3D printing revolution forward.
Register here; use hashtag #3DPrintConf.
Upcoming Events: September
Code/Media Series: New York
Sept. 4, 2014
New York City
The Code/Media Series brings together the most interesting minds in media and technology discussing the risk and opportunity that comes with change.
Register here; use hashtag #codemedia.
American Society of News Editors Conference 2014
Sept. 15-17, 2014
This joint convention with the Associated Press Media Editors offers topical conference sessions that will explore key issues newsroom leaders are tackling; showcase innovations; and provide practical takeaways in such areas as improving content on mobile, increasing audience engagement and reach, and developing partnerships for greater impact.
Register here; use hashtag #editors2014.
Ad Age Digital Conference 2014
Sept. 16, 2014
The conference brings together big brands and young startups in emerging media and technology, with entrepreneurs that are building new consumer marketplaces and the next generation of mobile payments and services.
Register here; use hashtag #AADigital.
Online News Association Conference 2014
Sept. 25-27, 2014
This event calls highly engaged digital journalists to learn about new tools, techniques and technologies, discuss advancements and challenges in the industry, network and share best practices with peers.
Register here; use hashtag #ONA14.
Digiday Publishing Summit 2014
Sept. 17-19, 2014
The event features insights from digitally-native and legacy publishers in how they create and pay for content in a multi-platform environment.
Upcoming Events: October
GigaOm Structure Connect 2014
Oct. 21-22, 2014
The event will discuss how to connect homes and business to the Internet with minimal disruption and maximum efficiency.
Oct. 27-28, 2014
Half Moon Bay
The inaugural event features big names in the industry who are leading the mobile revolution, as well as those whose businesses are being transformed — those rethinking, reinventing and recoding the mobile industry.
Register here; use hashtag #codemobile.
Ad Age Data Conference 2014
Oct. 28-29, 2014
New York City
The event helps marketers understand big data and insights needed to making marketing efforts more successful.
Upcoming Events: November
ad:tech New York 2014
Nov. 5-6, 3024
New York City
The digital marketing event is a marketplace for buying and selling and an opportunity to discuss industry trends and initiatives.
Register here; use hashtag #adtechNY.
AllFacebook Marketing Conference 2014
Nov. 10, 2014
This conference discusses best practices for launching and maintaining successful advertising campaigns on Facebook.
Register here; use hashtag #AllFacebook.
Digiday Programmatic Summit 2014
Nov. 17-19, 2014
The summit will address how brands, agencies and publishers are adjusting to the changing dynamics of modern media buying.
Digital Media Asia 2014
Nov. 18-20, 2014
The conference will showcase international trends in digital media related to online content monetization, digital advertising, social media, tablet publishing and big data.
Streaming Media West 2014
Nov. 18-19, 2014
The event hosts content owners, viral video creators, online marketers, broadcast professionals and ad agencies to learn the latest online video technology.
Register here; use hashtag #SMWest.
Upcoming Events: 2015
International Consumer Electronics Show 2015
Jan. 6-9, 2015
The show features exhibits giving a first look at consumer electronics like wearables, web services, digital imaging and photography, online media and video.
Register here; use hashtag #CES2015.
SXSW Interactive 2015
March 13-17, 2015
This annual event features the brightest minds in upcoming technology, networking events and a great lineup of startup ideas from the digital community.
Registration open in August 2014; use hashtag #SXSW2015.
Angela Washeck is a freelance writer and editor based in Dallas. She is a proud graduate of Texas A&M University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a journalism minor. Angela also writes for MediaBistro’s 10,000 Words blog and TexasMonthly.com, and she once interned with TV newsmagazine “Dan Rather Reports.” Her work has been republished on Editor and Publisher, the American Press Institute and more. When Angela is not busy with PBS MediaShift work, you can find her watching “How I Met Your Mother” reruns, watching Aggie football and attending indie/folk concerts in Dallas. Follow her @angelawasheck.