The White House, the US Capitol, the Lincoln Memorial; these are only a few examples for what Washington D.C. is known for all over the world. However, in the beginning of October 2017, the capitol of the United States will be taken over by something else. From Oct. 5 - 7 the Online News Association conference 2017 (#ONA17) will take place in the heart of Washington.
Online News What?
For most of you, the Online News Association won’t be a stranger. In case you haven’t heard of it yet, we will give you a quick intro. The Online News Association is a nonprofit membership organization for digital journalists regarding technology, innovation and, of course, journalism. It was founded in 1999 and is the world’s largest association of its kind. They present the Online Journalism Awards and host the annual Online News Association (ONA) conference.
When it comes to digital journalism, ONA17 offers the perfect opportunity to get up-to-date in no time at all. Maps4News will be present at the conference to give you a demo, present our latest features and answer all your questions. The conference is about exploring the latest trends and best practices in digital media. It’s also about new tools and tech and there will be plenty of time for networking and having inspiring conversations with some of the most creative minds in the industry. Several conference speakers will share their knowledge with us and we’re really looking forward to it!ONA17 will be held at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. and we would love to see you there. You can find us at booth M119 (Midway). For further information have a look at the website: https://ona17.journalists.org/