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Meet us @ EBU Big Data Conference 2017

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When: March 21st and 22nd

Where: Geneva, EBU headquarters

What is it? The Big Data Conference hosted by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) brings together journalists, academics, tech people, legal experts and marketers to discuss the different challenges and opportunities that arise in the context of using big data for public service media in Europe.

Date

Friday, March 10th, 2017

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Fader 2.0: Building a collaborative online platform for VR journalists

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Remember Fader, the journalistic VR tool created by Vragments? The prototype has only been online since December 2016 – and already the project is ready to move to the next level.

Date

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

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Meet us @ Crossmedia-Tag #5

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When: February 17th

Where: Deutsche Welle, Bonn

What is it? A conference and networking event for both journalists and media managers interested in new tech, tools, and strategies in the realm of multi-platform publishing. Crossmedia-Tag is organized by netzwerk medien-trainer.

Date

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

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MultiDrone: Improving media production from above

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In times of low editorial budgets but increased appetite for spectacular video footage, journalism is looking for new ways to overcome restrictions in reporting large global events. With media technology rapidly becoming better and cheaper, new opportunities arise — such as the use of civil drones for new angles on video storytelling.

Date

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

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euBusinessGraph: Foster and improve digital business storytelling

Q: Why is it currently so cumbersome to work with company data?
A: The European data landscape for company registries is highly fragmented and heterogenous. Getting data – especially across borders – is usually expensive, time consuming and error-prone.

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Ready do to some effective data digging: The euBusinessGraph team

euBusinessGraph, an ambitious new EU project, is trying to change the status quo.

Date

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

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Meet us @ Information and Networking Days on Horizon 2020 Big Data Public-Private Partnership

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When: January 18th

Where: Luxembourg Congrès, Luxembourg

What is it? A get-together of various European big data stakeholders.

Date

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

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Meet us @ STOA HLT Workshop

STOA HLT Workshop

When: January 10th

Where: European Parliament, Brussels

What is it? A meeting of experts dedicated to putting HLT (Human Language Technologies) on the European political agenda.

Date

Friday, January 6th, 2017

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Recap: Media Fast Forward 2016

On December 8, 2016, Flemish Radio and Television company VRT hosted yet another instalment of its innovation conference Media Fast Forward in Brussels. Peggy van der Kreeft from DW Innovation attended the event.

Date

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

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DW Innovation Projects 2016: Don’t memo — demo!

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Inno Team’s Eva Lopez testing output created with the alpha version of VR editor Fader

As the newest team member, my first task was pretty straighforward: talk to the colleagues, ask their opinion on what was in important in 2016, and familiarize myself with the formidable projects currently pursued by @dw_innovation. The material I collected turned out to be a very good basis for a year in review post. So here is exactly that.

Date

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

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Meet us @ Global MIL Week

Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2016

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When: October 31st – November 6th

Where: University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil

What is it?
Launched in 2012 the Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week is the annual highlight event for a number of worldwide initiatives hosted and coordinated by UNESCO. It includes the Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue Conference (MILID) as well as the first General Assembly of the Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL). It it furthermore the stage for the Global MIL Awards honouring innovative media and information literacy related projects and activities.

Date

Monday, October 31st, 2016

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