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The Social Media for the Public Sector Conference 2013 will provide the three tiers of government and the wider public sector with detailed information about how to strategically, meaningfully and effectively connect with the millions around the world who have embraced social media as part of their everyday communications. Whether your organisation is already engaging with the community through social media or is looking to get started, the Conference will provide the information you need to more effectively engage with your community online and in doing so improve service delivery, gain community feedback and build your organizational brand. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.
In October of 2013, Rio de Janeiro will host the International Congress of Investigative Journalism, one of the world’s largest conferences on the topic, with roughly 1,200 journalists in attendance. There, journalists will be able to share their experiences of past investigations and techniques used. The last congress was held in Ukraine, in 2011, and this will be the first time that the event takes place outside of Europe. For more information and to register, please visit the website.
The volume and importance of the electronic information that is now stored by governments and the wider public sector, and private companies, means that digital information security and management must now be a top priority. The Digital Information Management and Security Conference 2013 (DIMSC 2013) addresses key challenges and issues including: - How to design, develop and manage information resources and address challenges such as delivering a robust information and compliance framework, streamlining models for digital information management, collaboration and social networking - Analysis of how government agencies and the private sector can protect information assets from attacks in cyber space in an internet economy - Ensuring IT systems are secure and resilient in order to protect confidential and sensitive information and provide reliable services to the public and clients; and - Extracting the maximum value from data that is being collected in quantities and at speeds that have not been seen before (Big Data). For more information and to register, please visit the website.
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists is joining up with the Society of Professional Journalists and the Radio Television Digital News Association for Excellence in Journalism 2013. Speakers and topics still to be announced. For more information, please visit the website.
WCSJ2013 provides excellent opportunities for science journalists and communication professionals to meet and to engage in international dialogue with researchers, decision makers and citizens. Science journalists will be able to exchange ideas and discuss their roles in the new and rapidly-changing media landscape. A world conference organised by and for science journalists is a unique event. Science journalism faces many challenges. WCSJ2013 provides an agenda for revisiting our values and approaches in interactive sessions. There will be a special emphasis on cultural events, while not forgetting the source of our daily bread – science news. The host organisations, the Finnish Association of Science Editors and Journalists (FASEJ) and the World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ), will be very happy to meet you in Helsinki during the peak of the white nights of Finnish summer. Come, get inspired and interact! For more information, please visit the website.
The GEN News Summit 2013 aims to #HackTheNewsroom by challenging conventional practices in the news media while maintaining the sophistication and integrity of journalism. Over 500 participants will travel from all over the world to take part in what has proven to be one of the top media networking events of the year. GEN’s keynote speakers include Jeff Jarvis, Paul Steiger, Juan Luis Cebrian, Jane McDonnell, John Paton and Alan Rusbridger, ensuring participants will learn the latest best practices and trends. The event takes place in the heart of Paris at the world renowned Hotel de Ville, making the GEN News Summit the ideal place to connect with other media professionals. For more information or to register, please visit the website.
The Next Web is Europe’s leading Internet conference and in 2013, it enters its eighth edition. Their mission is to accelerate entrepreneurship, educate, inspire and bring people and businesses together to do business on a global scale. For more information and to register, please visit the website.