On Monday 7 October, the News Impact Summit will arrive in Birmingham to discuss how technological and journalistic innovation is enabling new forms of reporting on the climate and its impact on our lives.
Launched in 2017 by the European Commission, the EU – Western Balkans Media Days aim to ensure that media freedom remains a priority while tackling the complexity of pressing political, economic and social issues the region experience at present.
The 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference will take place from 26-28 August 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. The conference, organized by DGC with civil society (NGO Executive Committee) as the lead partner, is hosted by the City of Salt Lake.
19-21 July 2019, Toronto, Canada
The International Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety) is an annual gathering of leading social media researchers from around the world.”
The 21st Regional Central Asia Media Conference, titled “Media Freedom and Pluralism in times of Digital Transformation” will be held this year in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from July 17th to 18th.
12-15 July 2019 – Brno, Czech Republic
The 25th International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS) seeks proposals.
From July 10th to 11th 2019, GFMD will attend the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London, co-hosted by the UK and Canadian Govenments. The conference is part of an international campaign to raise awareness of the importance of international press freedom, and also to increase the consequences faced by those who try to restrict it.
9-16 July 2019 – New York, NY
The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2019 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019.
GFMD will be represented by Advocacy and Engagement Manager, Michael Oghia at a session titled “Impact of Digital Development on Media Pluralism” at the 21st Regional Central Asia Media Conference, titled “Media Freedom and Pluralism in times of Digital Transformation” will be held this year in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from July 17th to 18th.
GFMD member Abraji hosted its 14th International Congress of Investigative Journalism in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from June 27th to 29th. Held annually since 2005, the Congress is the largest gathering of journalists in Latin America and this year’s event attracted 1200 attendees.
Registration is now open for GFMD member Abraji’s 14th Annual International Congress of Investigative Journalism. The event will be held from June 27 to 29, 2019 in São Paulo, at the Vila Olímpia campus of the Anhembi Morumbi University (R. Casa do Ator, 275).
On May 28-29, GFMD’s Anne Marie Hammer and Justine Marchal attended the EU DisinfoLab’s annual conference. Key experts presented the emotional and psychological mechanisms behind public susceptibility to disinformation, introduced research and findings related to the recent European election campaigns, and discussed viable options for regulation both nationally and internationally.
11-14 June 2019 – Tunis, Tunisia
RightsCon is the world’s leading conference on human rights in the digital age, brought to you by Access Now.
UN expert David Kaye discusses his book on internet governance, including what to do about incitement, disinformation, repression, and surveillance. The future of human rights depends on how these challenges are addressed.
GFMD will be represented at RightsCon 2019 in Tunis by Executive Director, Mira Milosevic, and Advocacy and Engagement Manager, Michael J. Oghia. Additionally, GFMD will be co-organising a session on Wednesday, 12 June at 9:00 AM with Tim Karr from Free Press.
GFMD and the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) are co-organising various workshops related to journalism and news media in the digital age on day 2 of the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG)
15 Nov – 17 Nov, 2018, Prague, Czech Republic
Prague Media Point is a series of annual international conferences, dedicated to discussing the changing media landscape in a professional, political, economic, and social context. These events gather leading academics, journalists, media executives, and experts from around the world to exchange experiences, establish new relationships, and debate challenges facing both traditional and new media. The topic for this iteration of conference is Media and Technology: Innovative Journalism in a Contested Political Space.
14 Nov – 16 Nov, 2018, Bogota, Colombia
Digital Media LATAM 2018 brings to you a concise, carefully-tailored, rich and relevant programme along with a perfect mix of business, editorial and technology topics. It will deliver a series of sessions from the world’s best speakers brought to LATAM, on a wide range of topics including innovation in newsrooms, digital journalism storytelling, audience monetisation and data science for media companies.
07 Nov – 09 Nov, 2018, Hong Kong
Digital Media Asia has, since its launch in 2009, grown to become the largest new media conference dedicated to the news publishing industry in Asia. The event offers three focussed days of conference and workshops and a technology and services expo.
The 9th Asian Digital Media Awards will be presented during the conference.
31 October – Lugano, Switzerland
This pre-conference of ECREA 2018 is based on the basic thesis that the fate of public communication will be determined by the further development of digital media convergence.