Journalism Conferences in 2018

 
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Journalism conferences are a great way to meet new people, learn a thing or two and snag a new job, if you're looking. Plus: free lunch. For the third year running I've put together a list of journalism conferences taking place in the USA, UK and Europe in 2018. Did I miss one? Email me abigail@abigailedge.com or tweet me at @abigailedge.

   
🇬🇧 news:rewired – March 7, London, UK    
🇺🇸 Association of Writers and Publishers (AWP) – March 7-10, Tampa, Florida
🇺🇸  SXSW – March 10-15, Austin, TX     
🇺🇸  Journalism (Un)conference – March 30-April 1, Boston, MA    
🇮🇹 International Journalism Festival – April 11-15, Perugia, Italy  
🇺🇸  International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) – April 13-14, Austin, TX   
🇨🇦 Canadian Association of Journalists National Conference – May 4-5, Toronto, Canada    
🇺🇸  American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) Annual Conference  – May 18-19, New York, NY    
🇵🇹 Global Editors Network (GEN) Summit  – May 30-June 1, Lisbon, Portugal    
🇵🇹 Women in News Summit – June 6, Estoril, Portugal
🇵🇹 World News Media Congress, World Editors Forum – June 6-8, Estoril, Portugal
🇩🇪 Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum – June 11-13, Bonn, Germany
🇺🇸 National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) and Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) – July 18-21, Miami Florida
🇺🇸  National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) – August 1-5, Detroit, Michigan
🇺🇸  Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) – August 8-11, Houston Texas
🇺🇸 The Association of LGBTQ Journalists (NLGLA) – September 6-9, Palm Springs, California
🇺🇸 ASNE-APME News Leadership Conference – September 11-12, Austin, Texas
🇺🇸  Online News Association (ONA) – Sep 13-15, Austin, TX
🇺🇸  Excellence in Journalism – September 27-29, Baltimore, MD

Investigative & Data Journalism

🇺🇸 NICAR – March 8-11, Chicago, IL    
🇸🇪 Nordic Data Journalism Conference (NODA) – March 15-17, Stockholm, Sweden
🇧🇪 The European Investigative Journalism & Dataharvest Conference – May 24-May 27, Mechelen, Belguim
🇺🇸  Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) 2018 – June 14-17, Orlando, FL  

Narrative Journalism

🇺🇸 Muse and the Marketplace 2018 – April 6-8, Boston, MA
🇨🇦 2018 Conference on Narrative – April 19-22, Montreal, Canada      
🇺🇸 THREAD at Yale: Storytelling in Modern Media  – June 10-13, New Haven, CT    Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520    
🇺🇸  The Power of Narrative – March 23-25, Boston, MA    

Niche

🇺🇸 Association of Health Care Journalists (AHJC) Health Journalism – April 12-15, Phoenix, AZ
🇺🇸 Society of American Business Editors and Writers Annual Conference – April 16-18, Washington DC    
🇺🇸  North American Travel Journalist Association Conference – April 24-27, Branson, MO
🇺🇸  Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM) –  June 21-24, Scottsdale, Arizona
🇺🇸 Society of Environmental Journalism 2018 Conference – October 3-7, Flint, MI  

Publishing

🇺🇸 Mega-Conference – February 26-28, San Diego, CA   
🇺🇸 Digital Strategy Innovation Summit – February 27-28, New York, NY   
🇬🇧  The Guardian Changing Media Summit  – March 7, London, UK
🇬🇧  Digital Media Strategies – March 8-9, London, UK   
🇺🇸 Digiday Publishing Summit – March 21-23, Vail, CO     

Local Journalism

🇺🇸 SPJ Region 8 Conference – March 2-3, San Antonio, TX    San Antonio College, 1819 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212    
🇺🇸 SPJ Region 4 Conference – March 9-10, Pittsburgh, PA
🇺🇸 SPJ Region 12 Conference – March 16-17, Little Rock, AR
🇺🇸 SPJ Region 3 Conference – March 24, TBA    
🇺🇸 SPJ Region 5 Conference – April 6, Chicago, IL      
🇺🇸 SPJ Region 5 Conference – April 7, Chicago, IL   
🇺🇸 SPJ Region 2 Conference – April 13-14, Richmond, VA    
🇺🇸 SPJ Region 6 Conference – April 13-15, Bloomington, MN   
🇺🇸 SPJ Region 7 Conference – April 13-14, Ames, IA

Academia

🇬🇧 Association for Journalism Education (AJE) – January 19, London, UK
🇺🇸 ICJMC – June 3-4, New York, NY   
🇺🇸 AEJMC – August 6-9, Washington DC   

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