Enter the Pitch Contest; Hurry for Early Bird

Written by Leslie Walker. Posted in Program

Please join us for the next Journalism Interactive Conference, which takes place at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. on April 4-5, 2014. If you have any questions or problems with your registration, or need a press pass, please send an email to lwalker AT jmail.umd.edu.

Key themes for  J/i this year are mobile, engagement, data, video and  entrepreneurship. Schedule and session titles are listed below. The full program is available from the “Program” tab in the menu above. We’re still adding speakers and sessions, so check back soon.

We are still taking applications from attendees who want to participate in J/i’s version of Shark Tank, a live pitch contest in the Saturday morning entrepreneurship session. See details on this J/i Pitch Contest page — and enter for your chance at winning a new Kindle.

MediaShift Mixer Added for Thursday: MediaShift is hosting a networking mixer at the conference hotel, the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, from 6 pm to 8 pm on Thursday, April 3. Registration for J/I will be open from 4 pm to 8 pm in the same area, so you can register for the conference and then drop by the MediaShift Mixer.  Admission to the mixer costs nothing and includes one free drink; please RSVP in advance through the MediaShift Mixer page.

Teach-A-Thon and Research-A-Thon — Applications are now closed for the Teach-a-Thon and Research-a-Thon. See the list of presenters in the PROGRAM tab above.

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