The yearly regional innovation journalism conference in Slovenia takes place on Sep 3. There are are grants for covering the participation for journalists from the Balkan region. Others are welcome to the conference, but need to cover their own costs.
The conference is co-organized by Vibacom, who are running the Slovenian Innovation Journalism initiative, and EJC, the European Journalism Center in Maastricht.
I will be participating in the conference over video, I hope to see you there!
See the call below for applicants to the funded spots:
Journalists, editors, communicators and media employees from select Eastern European countries are invited to a conference on innovations in journalism on September 3 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Participants can come from Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Slovenia, Austria, Italy and Hungary; the number of spots is limited.
The event is being organized by the European Journalism Centre and Vibacom, a business solutions company. The event will examine key points discussed at a Conference on Innovation Journalism which took place at Stanford University in the United States in May. It will also discuss innovation as a journalistic topic, the education and professional development of journalists and new media business models.
Accommodation and travel expenses will be covered by the organizers. The draft program is available here.