Upcoming Events in Digital Media: Nov. 14 Edition

    by Sonia Paul
    November 14, 2014
    Photo by Richard Scott and used here with Creative Commons license.

    Each week, MediaShift posts 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.


    Newsgeist 2014: Exploring the Frontiers of New Journalism
    Nov. 14-16, 2014
    This free, invite-only “unconference” is a participant-driven meeting exploring the future of news at the intersection of journalism, technology, and public policy. The event is sponsored by Google and the Knight Foundation.
    Register here.

    Inaugural Brown Institute Concert Series
    Nov. 14, 2014
    Columbia Journalism School, New York, N.Y.
    Part of the Brown Institute’s new monthly concert series featuring performances that explore the relationship between music and data, code and journalism. The first installment of the concert series will investigate the connection between music and mathematics. Composed by Oscar Bianchi and Christopher Burns, the performance will feature violinist Miranda Cuckson and cellist Paul Dwyer.


    Open Data Camp Delhi 2014
    Nov. 15, 2014
    New Delhi, India
    DataMeet invites you to Delhi’s first Open Data Camp, a one-day conference to foster collaboration among people talking about and/or working with #opendata — researchers, developers, journalists, bureaucrats or anyone else.
    Register here.

    Digiday Programmatic Summit 2014
    Nov. 17-19, 2014
    Bonita Springs, Fla.
    The summit will address how brands, agencies and publishers are adjusting to the changing dynamics of modern media buying.
    Register here.

    Nonfiction in Transitional Times
    Nov. 17, 2014
    Columbia Journalism School, New York, N.Y.
    Sponsored by the School of Writing at The New School and the Columbia Journalism School, a screening of “How Washington Really Works,” a 30-minute documentary about the magazine “The Washington Monthly” and its founder Charlie Peters. Event is followed by a panel discussion on how writers are grappling with nonfiction writing today


    Journalism After Snowden: Normalizing Surveillance
    A lecture with Ethan Zuckerman 

    Nov. 18, 2014
    Columbia Journalism School, New York, N.Y.
    As part of the Journalism After Snowden series supported by The Tow Foundation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, a lecture on whether the normalization of commercial surveillance helps explain Americans’ mixed reactions towards revelations of widespread government surveillance by Snowden and other whistleblowers.
    Space limited; register here.

    GigaOm Roadmap 2014
    Nov. 18-19, 2014
    San Francisco, Calif.
    A conference on tech product design, with speakers from Google, Nest, Twitter, and more.
    Register here.

    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.
    Register here.

    Streaming Media West 2014
    Nov. 18-19, 2014
    Huntington Beach, Calif.
    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.

    Liquid Creative: Designing Campaigns that Flow Across Screens
    Nov. 19, 2014
    Free Custom Webcast
    The Potter Conference will bring together community news executives and leaders at the Missouri School of Journalism for an exchange and dialogue of best practices that will help sustain local journalism, especially in small and rural markets.
    Register here.

    The Walter B. Potter Sr. Conference: Innovation and Transformation in Community Newspapers
    Nov. 20-21, 2014
    Columbia, MO
    The Potter Conference will bring together community news executives and leaders at the Missouri School of Journalism for an exchange and dialogue of best practices that will help sustain local journalism, especially in small and rural markets.
    Register here.


    International Consumer Electronics Show 2015
    Jan. 6-9, 2015
    Las Vegas
    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.

    Digital Book World Conference 2015
    Jan. 13-15, 2015
    New York City
    The conference and expo brings together media, publishing and tech professionals to discuss digital content and digital publishing strategies as well as industry challenges.
    Register here; use hashtag #DBW15.

    Digiday Publishing Summit Europe
    Feb. 4-6, 2015
    Monte Carlo, Monaco
    Digiday’s annual look at the state of the global digital media business, for publishers and advertisers.
    Register here.

    Journalism After Snowden Conference
    Feb. 5, 2015
    Washington, D.C.
    One in a series of events sponsored by the Tow Foundation and the Knight Foundation seeking to answer the questions facing the press in the wake of the NSA leaks.
    Register here.

    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 here; use hashtag #SXSW2015.

    GigaOm StructureData 2015
    March 18-19, 2015
    New York, N.Y.
    Thoughts on big data and the information economy.
    Register here.

    GigaOm Structure 2015
    June 17-18, 2015
    New York, N.Y.
    Meet the innovators and thinkers building infrastructure to run the applications of the future.
    Register here.


    Sonia Paul is a freelance journalist based in India, and is the editorial assistant at PBS MediaShift. She is on Twitter @sonipaul.

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