Early-bird registration is $95.
Mobile Media Tips, Tricks and Best Practices
MobileMe&You 2018 is a journalism and technology conference focused on new and innovative tools and best
practices for newsgathering and storytelling on mobile media.
We introduce you to the latest technologies affecting the journalism industry. This year's MobileMe&You
conference will be on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.
Speakers from The Washington Post, Quartz, CNN, Univision and various universities will talk about how to use drones, bots, mobile multimedia newsgathering, virtual reality, 360 video, social media and audience analysis.
Pre-conference training, Thursday, Oct. 25
(Free with conference registration.
Registration for this session only is $50)
Those who register for the conference are also invited to free hands-on training Thursday, Oct. 25, using several mobile media platforms and technologies.
10 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.:
Your desktop and Google mobile: A look at Google Earth Pro, Google Earth measure tool and the Timelapse tool. What happens to your Google Streetview images once they’re posted live to the web? We’ll show you.
11 a.m. to noon:
More desktop: Google basics and Google Trends, Google Reverse Image Search and verification tools, Google Scholar. Fun with Google AutoDraw.com
Noon-1 p.m.: Lunch
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.: More desktop: Data scraping with Google Sheets, scraping .PDFs with Tabula. Google MyMaps and Fusion Tables (charts and maps). Fun with Google Flourish and Google Public Data Explorer.
3:15 p.m.-4:20 p.m.:
Mobile, Immersive and Google: Google Streetview, Cardboard and Cardboard Camera apps. We’ll do some hands-on shooting with Streetview (prizes for the best ones!)
4:30 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.: Mobile reporting apps that can work for you. Mix of presentation and hands-on work with fun mobile apps you can put in your reporting workflow and classrooms right now. Hands-on work in the second half of the session.