COVID-19 Briefing 11/08

Church of England Digital Labs conference

An online conference for anyone involved in church digital communications: Learn the latest skills and strategy for your church.

Join us as we talk about topics such as livestreaming, mix mode services, online engagement, and insights. Plus, network with churches, speakers, and experts in our first online conference taking place this October.

Is this for me?

Are you a clergyperson, ordinand, reader, church leader, youth worker, social media manager, PCC member, graphic designer, video editor, livestream producer, A Church Near You editor, or perhaps someone who is just getting started? This conference is for you!

At Digital Labs, you’ll learn how to use online communication tools to build engagement, create accessible online services, reach into your local community, and engage new people. Whether you are a church already livestreaming and using social media, or whether you are just getting started – attend Digital labs and be inspired for your next step.

When: Friday, 23 – Saturday, 24 October 2020

Where: online

Tickets: from Friday, 4 September

Sign up to our mailing list here to be notified when tickets are available.

How can I participate in the conference?

Once you are signed up, you will receive an email from the Church’s digital team with your conference pack. You will receive regular emails with speakers, topics, podcasts and blog. In October, you will receive an invite to download the app and create your conference profile.

During the two-day conference, everything will be available through your own online log-in. You will be able to see the speaker schedule and plan which you’ll attend live. Each day, there will be live keynote sessions with opportunity for Q&A, and our Labs sessions where you will learn practical skills from our experts. There will be opportunity to network with other attendees to share advice and learn from each-other.

After the conference, you’ll receive access to all our keynote sessions and Labs to catch up and watch with others.