The next newsrewired digital journalism conference will take place on 7 November 2018 at Reuters in Canary Wharf, London.
This will be our 23rd conference, and as usual, we are aiming to provide delegates with practical skills and ideas they can take home and explore in their own organisations.
The day will feature a mix of workshops and panel discussions about the latest tools, trends and techniques in digital journalism.
The tickets (£190+VAT) give you access to the full-day conference on Wednesday 7 November 2018, and include lunch and refreshments, as well as after-event networking drinks and a delegate ‘goodie’ bag.
Buy your tickets here
|Time||Sessions and speakers|
|8:50-9:20am||Registration and coffee|
|9:30-10:00am||Keynote speech – details to be announced
|10:00-10:50am||Getting Generation Z engaged with the news
This panel will explore what the younger generation (13-24), who never knew life without smartphones, wants from news organisations. Getting them engaged with your brand and making them stay is crucial to get ahead of your competition.
|11:20-11:50am||Artificial intelligence in the newsroom can become your new best friend
Robots can’t replace journalists quite yet, but AI provides useful tools that expand the boundaries of reporters’ work. We will look at some of the most innovative ways of using AI tools in the newsroom, from processing loads of data to spotting patterns.
|11:50-12:15pm||Spotlight talk – details to be announced|
|12:15-1:00pm||Beyond the Facebook News Feed: New social media strategies for content sharing
Although Facebook demoted news in its feed, appetite for sharing news stories doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. This panel will look at how news organisations are using chat apps and social media groups to share their content.
|1:00pm-2:30pm||Networking lunch and lunchtime workshop
Verifying content in the age of fake news
One of the key sessions of the day will be a discussion about fact-checking, verifying user-generated content and fighting disinformation.
Social media storytelling
Learn how to produce eye-catching images and videos for audiences on social media, using the most powerful contention creation tool you already own: your smartphone.
Caroline Scott, video features editor at Journalism.co.uk, will guide you through an array of mobile applications and editing techniques to help you stand out from the crowd.
Details of this session to be announced
Building successful online communities
This workshop will provide you with practical advice on establishing and maintaining thriving communities in social spaces.
Memberships in news organisations – how can we build revenue?
Learn about successful membership strategies and how they can contribute to your organisations’ revenue stream.
We will update the agenda with the speakers’ names as soon as we have them confirmed – watch this space.
All topics and speakers are subject to change. If you’d like to contribute as a speaker or sponsor, please get in touch by emailing marcela[at]journalism.co.uk.