This event list contains meetups, conferences and workshops which could be exciting for ddj-interested people. I am filling it manually, so if there’s something missing, feel free to contact me. I’m looking forward to hearing from you!
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Description of the organizers: The Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference offers something for everyone, from beginners to those on the cutting edge of digital reporting. We'll offer everything from the basics on using spreadsheets, databases and online mapping to data visualization and the latest technological advances. You'll come away with story ideas, plenty of inspiration and tools to help you overcome typical data hurdles. Bypass the budget issues in your newsroom by taking hands-on classes in free software. Get a look at what the biggest names in data-driven reporting are using to make a major impact online. Learn from the best in the business in discussions and during hands-on training sessions.
The conference begins Thursday, March 8 at 9 a.m. and runs all day Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Sessions will end by 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 11.
Description of the organizers: The EIJC (European Investigative Journalism Conference) and Dataharvest, organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. The EIJC and Dataharvest 2018 will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018 in Mechelen. Conference hashtag is #EIJC18.
Description of the organizers:
Once again, there are radical shifts that are upending today’s media landscape. How can game-changing technologies such as artificial intelligence, voice interfaces, and blockchain impact your newsroom? And how can they be used to improve efficiency and build a deeper relationship with audiences?
Whether you are a multinational publisher or a local newsroom, the GEN Summit will present you with solutions and insights that can make your journalism more impactful – and sustainable. We’re making a place for thought-provoking conversations across three themes:
Disruption (30 May) | Personalisation (31 May) | Monetisation (1 June)