Register for Medium Day

Join us for a free virtual conference exploring the frontiers of technology, business, culture, and human wisdom. Here’s how to sign up.

Medium Staff
The Medium Blog

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A banner promoting Medium Day on August 12, 2023. Visit https://hopin.com/events/medium-day-2023/registration to get your free ticket.

Update: Medium Day is over — thank you so much to everyone who joined us for our inaugural event! Check out some highlights from the event.

On Saturday, August 12th, join thousands of readers and writers from around the world to celebrate 11 years of human storytelling on Medium.

Register now to secure your free ticket.

Don’t miss your chance to explore 100+ sessions led by experts and innovators, join live talks with Medium authors and staff, and get a first look at the future of Medium in a keynote presentation from CEO Tony Stubblebine.

On Medium Day, our amazing community of pub editors will be at centerstage. You’ll have the chance to attend special panels and workshops with the minds behind your favorite pubs, like Towards Data Science, Entrepreneur’s Handbook, The Belladonna, and many others.

Here are just a few of the speakers and panels you can look forward to hearing from on Medium Day:

  • Inspired by her new book Rest Easy, former user research lead at Pinterest and Twitter Ximena Vengoechea teaches strategies for reducing stress and conquering burnout for a calmer, happier you.
  • Author and activist Cory Doctorow looks at the media crisis and Big Tech.
  • Columbia Business School professor Rita McGrath shares insights about anticipating change in the business world.
  • Writer and cartoonist Liza Donnelly (whose work appears in the New Yorker, New York Times, Washington Post and elsewhere) talks about how she found her creative voice.
  • Columnist and author Jude Ellison S. Doyle (Slate, The Guardian, and The Atlantic) takes a critical look at the media’s coverage of trans issues.
  • Mastodon creator Eugen Rochko peers into the future of social media and the Fediverse.
  • Brandeis Marshall, host of the Black Women in Data Summit and author of Data Conscience, explores at the future of AI.
  • Harvard physicist Avi Loeb makes the case for his ongoing quest to find evidence of extraterrestrial life at the bottom of the Pacific.
  • Project leader Alex Hollender takes you behind the scenes of Wikipedia’s high-stakes 2023 redesign, revealing what it’s like to rebuild one of the world’s most popular products.
  • Strategist and author Roger Martin dives into how to use Medium to spread your ideas and build your business
  • Plus: An all-star panel of Medium writers turned published authors explain how they used Medium to land their books deals — and how you can, too.

Medium Day is about celebrating our shared love for human stories, and it wouldn’t be the same without your input. What else would you like to see? Take this quick survey to let us know.

More exciting sessions, speakers, and special guests will be announced soon.

We can’t wait to see you on August 12th.

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