After three years of success with the Big Data for Media conference in London, organisers World Newsmedia Network (WNMN) and International News Media Association (INMA) have announced Big Data for Media WEEK, a comprehensive, 5-day series of two conferences and two study tours focused on the intersection of data and the media industry.
The two conferences are:
* Big Data for Media conference, in its fourth year,, will be held 14-15 April at Thomson Reuters in Times Square. The conference focuses on the business side of Big Data for the media industry, including analytics, strategy, technology and monetisation of data. Target delegates are C-Level ececutives including CEOs, chief revenue officers, chief information officers, data scientists, academics and consultants. Among the speakers are from the Weather Company, Conde Nast, Axel Springer, Huffington Post, CNN, ESPN, Politico, Schibsted and more.
* Data Journalism Summit will be held 11 April at the Associated Press in NYC. The conference focuses on data journalism management and strategy, and targets delegates including editors in chief, data editors and technology editors. Among the topics at the summit include management, strategy, culture integration of data teams and newsrooms, technology, recruiting and training data practitioners. Confirmed speakers are from Associated Press, Thomson Reuters, ProPublica, and award-winning data journalists.
The two study tours are:
* Data Analytics for Media study tour will visit major media companies across NYC from 12-13 April. The content focuses on best practices, strategy, technology and management of data operations at media companies. Confirmed visits include Bloomberg, City University, New York (CUNY), and more to be confirmed soon.
* Data Journalism study tour will visit major media companies across NYC from 12 to 13 April. The content focuses on strategy and management of data journalism operations, with a heavy dose of examples from data journalists themselves. The tour will inspire the top editors and publishers to expand and improve their data journalism operations. Confirmed visits include Bloomberg, City University, New York (CUNY), ProPublica and more to be confirmed soon.
Join us for Big Data for Media Week! For programmes, speakers and registration information, go to the Big Data for Media Week website.
For more information, contact Martha Stone