Midway session: Everyone loves data visualization

We’ve changed the Midway programming approach for ONA17 to give attendees more insider information and best practices. This year will feature 10 panel discussions highlighting Midway participants’ areas of expertise, unique data, research and industry analysis — no pitches, no fluff. Maps and more: Engage your audience through data visualization Friday, Oct. 6, 2-3 p.m.…  Read More

RSVP for these 3 ONA17 events today

We are excited to host a record number of official receptions, breakfasts, lunches and special sessions at ONA17. Here are three events that’ll wake up your mind and your body so you can get the most out of the conference. Each event requires an RSVP to attend — register now before they fill up! Disrupting…  Read More

Ask ONA speakers questions in advance!

Help shape the conversations at ONA17! For the second year, we’re using Hearken to connect you to speakers in advance of the conference. This is your opportunity to ask some of the top minds in journalism questions about all things digital. The more questions you (and your digital journalism friends) submit, the better our speakers…  Read More

ONA17 sessions for educators and students

Educators are preparing journalism students for the challenges they’ll meet in an ever evolving field, and students are eager to learn new approaches to storytelling. These sessions aim to bring together educators to share their approaches to everything from teaching tech projects and training product thinkers to new ways of prepping students as they enter…  Read More

5 receptions and events to attend at ONA17

Networking is an important part of ONA’s conference experience, and this year, we are excited to host a record number of official receptions, breakfasts, lunches, special sessions and even a mini-conference for students and young professionals in D.C. Some events are open to all full conference pass holders, while others require an invitation or an…  Read More

Midway session: The role of data + journalism in a post-truth society

We’ve changed the Midway programming approach for ONA17 to give attendees more insider information and best practices. This year will feature 10 panel discussions highlighting Midway participants’ areas of expertise, unique data, research and industry analysis — no pitches, no fluff. Find information better: New ways to research and access information Thursday, Oct. 5, 3:30…  Read More

Midway session: Producing high quality, engaging video on-the-go

We’ve changed the Midway programming approach for ONA17 to give attendees more insider information and best practices. This year will feature 10 panel discussions highlighting Midway participants’ areas of expertise, unique data, research and industry analysis — no pitches, no fluff. Audience Engagement Through Video: Live, Mobile, and More Friday, Oct. 6, 12-1 p.m. –…  Read More

ONA17 tech sessions for developers and non-tech folks alike!

You don’t have to be a developer or know how to code in order to enjoy these sessions. With opportunities to learn coding basics in unconventional ways, gain a greater understanding of how to test newsroom products and a hands-on session to build your very own chatbot (with no coding involved!), there’s something in this…  Read More

Nursing, pumping and family resources at ONA17

ONA has reserved a private room on the lobby level of the Marriott Wardman Park as a secure and quiet space to breastfeed or pump during ONA17. The space — Park Tower Room 8218 — will be equipped with a bathroom and sink, purified water, a microwave and a small refrigerator to store expressed milk…  Read More