MagsWest 2020 Conference Schedule
Each online session will be presented via Zoom at 12 noon PT except for Friday, September 18 as follows:
September 14, 12-12:50 p.m.: Use Your Voice: The Power of Small Magazines and Local Media – Keynote Manifesto by Erin Millar, Discourse Media. Sponsored by Magazines Canada.
September 15, 12-1:15 p.m.: Building Your Magazine Through Unique Brand Experiences and Other Revenue Strategies – Jason Maghanoy, St. Joseph Media. Sponsored by Magazines Canada.
You can also register for 1 of 4 Revenue Diversity Doctor consultations with Jason Maghanoy on September 15 (3:15-3:45 p.m. / 4-4:30 p.m. PT) and September 17 (10-10:30 a.m. / 10:45-11:15 a.m. PT).
September 16, 12-1:15 p.m.: CANCELLED – How To Do Scrollytelling in an Effective and Appealing Way – Malin Pettersen, Vev Design
September 17, 12-1:15 p.m.: Investigative Collaborations for Local News Organizations and Magazines – Patti Sonntag, Institute for Investigative Journalism
September 18, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. PT (with a brief break 1/2 way): Finding Stories in Numbers – 3-hour online workshop on data journalism with David McKie
– David McKie’s workshop registrants must have a spreadsheet program they’re familiar with using, e.g. MS Excel, available during the workshop, and will also be asked to submit a data-related research question at least a week beforehand.
September 21, 12-1:15 p.m.: Leveraging Your Grant Funding to Get Stuff Happening – Allyson McGrane, Left Right Minds
September 22, 12-1:15 p.m.: Service Packages for Small and Niche Magazines – Stacey McLachlan, Canada Wide Media
September 23, 12-1:15 p.m.: Using Storytelling to Expand Your Magazine’s Reach – Fiona Bramble and Kari Whittle-Brown, Here Magazine and David McKie
September 24, 12-12:50 p.m.: Changes to the CPF Aid To Publishers Program (presentation & Q&A) – Karine Morin, Canada Periodical Fund
September 25, 12-1:30 p.m.: Freelance Writing – Jennifer Van Evra