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.”
12-15 July 2019 – Brno, Czech Republic
The 25th International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS) seeks proposals.
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.
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).
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.
29 to 31 Oct, 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa
The African Investigative Journalism Conference is an annual event organised by the Journalism Programme of the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University) in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is Africa’s premier investigative journalism conference.
29-31 October – Johannesburg, South Africa
The African Investigative Journalism Conference is Africa’s premier annual investigative journalism conference organised by Wits Journalism.
29-30 October – Oslo, Norway
Newsroom Summit 2018 is the first stop for senior editorial executives looking to exchange ideas on practical newsroom strategy. This year it is hosted by digital trailblazers and Norwegian market leaders Verdens Gang – with a strong focus on Nordic excellence.
22-26 October 2018 – Johannesburg, South Africa
Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) is excited to announce Media Freedom Week 2018, a series of interesting, engaging, and challenging discussions that will be held from 22-26 October.
22-24 October – Copenhagen, Denmark
The International Anti-Corruption Conference theme for this year is “Together for Development, Peace and Security: Now is the Time to Act”. Register for early bird rates.
15 October – Cardiff, Wales, UK
The event will focus on Local News and Community Engagement and will explore challenges and opportunities that will define the future of regional, local, and hyperlocal news.
3-7 October – Flint, Michigan
The Society of Environmental Journalists are hosting their 28th annual conference. SEJ’s 28th annual conference will explore these issues of regulatory rollbacks, water rights and the continued disproportionate environmental burden shouldered by low-income communities and people of colour.