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Upcoming Events and ProDev as of April 14, 2020

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If you don’t see your event here, please email Sylvia Skene, Executive Director, MagsBC with all details.

MagsBC reserves the right to post only those events of interest to its members.


Magazines West Conference
September 2020
More details soon


See also: Industry Inclusion and Equity Writing Programs, Conferences and Festivals
Writers Guild of America West

April 30, 2020
FOLD: The Festival of Literary Diversity
Brampton, ON – Now ONLINE

Alberta Magazines Awards Gala
Calgary, AB
Note: this year, Provincial Magazine of the Year awards have been added for BC, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, in addition to Alberta.

May 22-25, 2020
Wiscon feminist science fiction & fantasy convention
Madison, WI – Now ONLINE

May 30-June 5, 2020 – CANCELLED
Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2020
London, ON

June 19-21, 2020 – CANCELLED
Editors Canada Conference
Montreal, QC

June 25-30, 2020 – CANCELLED
ALA Annual Conference
Chicago, IL

Sept. 14-16, 2020
FIPP World Media Congress
Estoril, Portugal

Sept. 14-16, 2020 in concert with FIPP World Media Congress
FIPP/VDZ DIS (Digital Innovators’ Summit)
Berlin, Germany.

Oct. 2020
The Folio: Show
New York City

Oct. 6-7, 2020
Niche CEO Summit
Chicago, IL

Oct. 19-25, 2020
The Vancouver Writers Fest
Vancouver, BC

Oct. 23-25, 2020
Surrey International Writers’ Conference
Surrey, BC

Postponed to Nov. 19-20, 2020
Sound On: Design Thinkers 2020
Graphic Designers of Canada
Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, BC

Nov. 26-27, 2020
MagNet: Canada’s Magazine Conference
Includes the Arts and Literary Magazines Summit, April 23.
Toronto, ON

Jan. 22-26, 2021
ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits
Indianapolis, IN

June 24-29, 2021
ALA Annual Conference
Chicago, IL