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How to navigate the Midway

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This post was written by Christine Johnson, our #ONA15 Midway Producer.

This year’s Midway features more than 60 programs, including office hours, hands-on-trainings, demos, product launches, speed pitches, make-and-build and special sessions from 35 participating groups  And if you just want to have a quiet chat, recharge yourself and your devices, look for the Power Table (sponsored by Bing News).

Working with committed innovators, universities, nonprofits, startups and corporations to execute a stellar #ona15mw schedule was a team effort. Besides the programming highlighted in the online agenda, all Midway participants have scheduled independent sessions at their tables, booths and lounges. Be sure to visit them for swag, treats and interactive educational offerings.

Highlights of Midway’s independent sessions:
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ONA Local: Harnessing ONA15 energy all year

ONA’s annual conference is a great time to meet and network with colleagues from around the world. We hope you carry the energy and inspiration that you get from our community back to your own to improve your work, share tips and connect with other digital journalists.

To help you keep the momentum going, join our ONA Local program. Our 50 ONA Local groups around the world connect more than 10,000 journalists, technologists and educators through meet-ups and professional development events. Getting involved is a great way to collaborate with others who are passionate about digital journalism. Continue reading

New Midway Programming Announced

This post was written by Christine Johnson, our #ONA15 Midway Producer.

Make sure that a visit to the Midway is part of your ONA15 plan. You’ll get a hands-on look at what’s new in tech tools for journalists via dozens of quick-hit information sessions and demos.

And did we mention NASA will be there? Continue reading

Make plans for Midway Programming

This post was written by Christine Johnson, our #ONA15 Midway Producer.

Midway programming is set, and this year will feature 50+programs — including office hours, demos, hands-on-trainings, make-and-build sessions and other unique events. Among the highlights: Continue reading

Meet the 2015 Midway #1

We are seven weeks away from #ONA15 and our fourth ever Midway, an open space for journalists to explore new tools and play with interactive landscapes. Leading up to the conference, the ONA15 blog will feature details about the 25+ start-ups, nonprofits, organizations, universities and founders of cutting-edge technologies participating in this year’s Midway.

Meet the Midway . . . Continue reading