Collab/Space 2012

Brower Center, Berkeley, CA Architects - WRT / Solomon E.T.C.

PBS MediaShift and the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism will be hosting the first Collab/Space 2012, a hands-on workshop and networking event to help journalists better collaborate. The event will include thought leaders in the world of journalism and technology, with targeted talks, helpful demos, and breakout teams that will work in collaboration. Collab/Space will be held in conjunction with the new website, Collaboration Central, recently launched by MediaShift and Berkeley IRP, and with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

See the full agenda!

Collab/Space is sponsored by ScribbleLive, a leader in real-time content creation and publishing.

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We Are Sold Out!

We have sold out registration for Collab/Space, but there will be coverage of our gathering on Collaboration Central so stay tuned for that. Follow live-tweets of the event at #Collab12.


You’ll get to hear from innovative journalism leaders, and work with them on teams, too! Highlighted participants and facilitators include:

Mark Glaser, PBS MediaShift
Carrie Lozano, Berkeley IRP
David Cohn, UC Berkeley Journalism School,
Burt Herman, Storify
Evelyn Larrubia, Investigative News Network
Jigar Mehta,
Martin Reynolds, Bay Area News Group
Ulrich Nettesheim, Haas School of Business
Wendy Levy, Tomorrow Partners

Also, we expect key people to attend from NPR, Center for Investigative Reporting, Guardian, New York Times, Voice of San Diego, ProPublica, Texas Tribune, KQED and many others.

We are looking for reporters, editors, web developers, project managers, designers and community engagement experts to join us as well. Participation will be capped at 100 people.


April 11, 2012, at the David Brower Center, Berkeley, Calif.


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The David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704


April 11

> Collab/Space at Brower Center, Berkeley, Calif.

> Targeted talks on project management, team building. Case studies on successful (and failed) collaborations.

> Tools demos: Top tool-makers talk about how their technology can aid in collaboration.

> Networking lunch

> Breakout into teams: Work collaboratively to help solve issues and begin to shape collaborative efforts. Topics currently include: effectively and journalistically engaging with community organizations; solving data access problems; gauging the impact of collaboration; and overcoming multi-platform obstacles.

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And a Mixer Too?

Yes! On the night of April 11, from 6 pm to 8 pm, we’ll invite the public in to join us for a MediaShift Mixer, with drinks and food for all. It will be a chance to share what we’ve learned with our friends and colleagues in a great setting at the Brower Center. We will cap attendance to the Mixer at 120 people.

Collab/Space 2012 is funded by a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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