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15-17 November, 2019 – Beirut, Lebanon
Bread&Net, organised by SMEX, is the first Arabic-language gathering of its kind where activists, technologists, lawyers, artists, trainers, journalists, researchers, entrepreneurs, and others from across the region will come together to strengthen collective efforts to advance human rights in digitally networked spaces.
15 November 2019 – Lyon, France
The News Impact Summit in Lyon will discuss deepfakes, bots, and improved algorithms, looking into design thinking for tackling misinformation and how audio and video are being used to improve storytelling and take the political debate to new audiences.
25 November 2019– Berlin, Germany
Join the media development stakeholders attending the 2019 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) symposium to discuss strategies for our sector to increase engagement and overall impact in global internet governance processes.
6 December – Munich, Germany
The News Impact Summit will take place in Munich on Friday, December 6th for a discussion on diversity and inclusion in the newsroom and in news.
10 December 2019 – Washington, D.C.
As part of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence (GBV), ARTICLE 19 and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) are hosting a multi-sector discussion and day-of-action to combat online gender-based violence against women.
11-12 December 2019 – Paris, France
The 2020 CFI Forum in Paris will gather 200 media actors from 30 countries to explore the demands placed on the media and whether or not we are asking too much of our media.
12 December 2019– Budapest, Hungary
Public Service Media should broadcast for the public, be financed and controlled by the public to help them make informed decisions. Join the ECPMF in a discussion on the ways to protect Public Service Media and to preserve press and media freedom in Europe.
28-30 January, 2020 – Geneva, Switzerland
The annual Production Technology Seminar focuses on recent and future developments in media production technology. It is a key industry event for those needing to make informed strategic decisions in the technical domain.
11-13 February, 2020 – Saly, Senegal
Panos Institute West Africa's "Building and Regulating a Gender Inclusive West African Media Environment Together" symposium aims to facilitate a shared and critical review of gender mainstreaming in the media environment (political, legal, and professional) as a condition for the production of gender sensitive and inclusive content.
12-14 March, 2020 – Gdansk, Poland
The Free European Media Conference 2020, organised by European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) and Free European Media, will gather speakers and policy makers from across Europe to address the importance of uncensored, pluralistic media for the development of free democracies in Europe.
13 March, 2020 – New York, USA
On March 13th, 2020, join the GFMD Women in Media Working Group for a panel discussion on the effects of gender-equal reporting on the role of women in society. The event, co-organised by GFMD, CFI, Fondation Hirondelle, Free Press Unlimited, IMS, and Sembramedia, with support from Fojo Media Institute, is taking place as an NGO parallel event at the 64th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (NGO CSW64).
01-05 April, 2020 – Perugia, Italy
The 14th edition of the International Journalism Festival will take place from April 1-5, 2020, in Perugia, Italy.
Apr 23, 2020 – Webinar at Zoom
In a global crisis like this, journalists play a critical role: they inform the public and they monitor and report abuses of power by officials. But how can they do this when they’re dealing with psychological stress and threats to their own health and safety? This one-hour webinar is free and designed for journalists interested in investigating the pandemic. I will be held on Apr 23, 2020 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada).
April 24, 2020 – Webinar
How can journalists protect themselves physically, psychologically and digitally while #coveringCOVID? What should employers be doing to support them? And what long term effects should we prepare for now? This webinar is part of the Global Health Crisis Reporting Forum from the International Center for Journalists and IJNet.
10-12 June, 2020 – Online
The next EuroDIG will take place online from June 10-12. The overarching theme for EuroDIG 2020 is “Towards a sustainable governance of the Internet”.
15-18 June, 2020 – Online
With online sessions spread across four days, this crucial and timely mix of online panel discussions on the future of news media will address the biggest questions facing change-makers and top executives at news publishers around the world.
WEBINAR – WILL COVID-19 TRIGGER A NEW ERA OF MEDIA DEVELOPMENT? BIG IDEAS FROM SCHOLARS AND PRACTITIONERS
17 June, 2020 – Online
On June 17th, join IAMCR and GFMD for webinar exploring big ideas for reshaping media development in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
24 June, 2020 – Online
As the media faces even more financial uncertainty as well as new threats from hostile governments in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this webinar, organised by GFMD member Sourcefabric, aims to explore the ways that technology can support the future of journalism as an instrument of public accountability, and tell truth to power.
25-27 June, 2020 – Online
The 2020 Mobile Journalism Conference Asia aims to highlight agile, adaptive, and innovative trends in the industry and how to maintain and build your portfolio despite the challenging times we are in.
27-31 July, 2020 – Online
Due to the travel restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, RightsCon has moved entirely online for 2020. The ninth edition of the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age will now take place online from Monday, July 27 to Friday, July 31, 2020.