Upcoming Events in Digital Media: Dec. 12 Edition

    by Sonia Paul
    December 12, 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.


    International Symposium on Online Journalism: Call for Research Papers
    December 12, 2014
    Austin, Texas, United States
    The International Symposium on Online Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin is now welcoming full paper submissions for 2015. Papers accepted to the conference will be published in the #ISOJ journal.
    Information 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.


    Excellence in Journalism 2015 Call for Programs Submission
    Jan. 12, 2015
    The Radio Television Digital News Association, National Association of Hispanic Journalists and Society of Professional Journalists are accepting program proposals for their Excellence in Journalism 2015 Convention.
    Submit ideas for conference sessions and collaboration interests here.

    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.

    February 2015

    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.

    March 2015

    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.

    April 2015

    AdAge Digital Conference
    Apr. 14-15, 2015
    Pier 36, New York, NY
    Ad Age’s best-in-class editorial team pairs with brand, technology and media leaders to drive game-changing conversations — and to get to the bottom of what’s really happening in the advertising arena.
    Register here.

    Journalism Interactive 2015
    Apr. 24-25, 2015
    Columbia, Missouri
    The Journalism Interactive Conference on journalism education and digital media is for journalism educators, and is designed to advance the national discourse on how journalism schools can best prepare students for work in the rapidly changing media environment.
    Register here.

    May 2015 and Beyond

    Ad: Tech SF
    May 20-21, 2015
    Moscone Center West, San Francisco, CA
    Ad: Tech brings the digital marketing industry’s top minds together to share tactics, strategies and insights they can apply as soon as they’re back in the office.
    Register here.

    Code Conference
    May 27-29, 2015
    Rancho Pales Verdes, CA
    Produced by the same team delivering the D: All Things Digital Conference, the Code Conference is where top industry influencers in media and technology gather for in-depth conversations about the impact of digital technology on our lives and our businesses, today and in the future.
    Code Conference sells out within hours. Register for ticket updates here.
    Information on the conference here.

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

    AEJMC Annual Conference
    Aug. 5-9, 2015
    San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel, San Francisco, CA
    Join the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication for its 2015 conference.
    Information here.

    Excellence in Journalism Conference 2015
    Sep. 18-20, 2015
    Orlando World Center Marriott, FL.
    The Excellence in Journalism Convention is sponsored by the Radio Television Digital News Association, National Association of Hispanic Journalists and Society of Professional Journalists.
    Register here.

    Sept. 24-26, 2015
    Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
    Record-breaking numbers of journalists travel to ONA’s conference each year to learn about new tools, techniques and technologies, to discuss advancements and challenges in the industry, take advantage of the rare opportunity to network face-to-face, and share best practices with peers from all over the map.
    Information 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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