11th International Digital Storytelling Conference

Save the Dates: June 20-22, 2023

In 2023, the 11th International Digital Storytelling Conference will be held in the Washington, D.C. region of the United States. Local hosts include the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC); Montgomery College (MC); and the Smithsonian Institution (SI).  The three day-long conference features three uniquely different experiences. Every day is special; you won’t want to miss a moment!


June 20: Day one opens on the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s campus with a morning keynote and conference sessions followed by an afternoon in Baltimore City where we celebrate the American Juneteenth holiday with site visits, storytelling tours, and community project exploration.

June 21: Day two at Montgomery College honors the traditional conference framework, providing opportunities for participants to present their scholarship and storywork, enjoy local story art, and reflect on the day’s learning.

June 22: Day three, our finale, will be in Washington, D.C., and offers special gallery tours and workshops within several of the Smithsonian Institution’s spectacular museums.

The International Digital Storytelling conference is designed to be inclusive and accessible.  Virtual and hybrid attendance options will be opened, and prior to registration public health consideration will be offered.  Central lodging available and transportation provided.


Learn more at dst2023.org