World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers

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7th Middle East Conference

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Embrace the future - 7th Middle East Conference

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7th Middle East Conference

Date and Location

  • 29 Feb 2012 - 01 Mar 2012
    Dubai
    United Arab Emirates

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Embrace the future

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WAN-IFRA will be providing summaries of all presentations during the conference, beginning Wednesday, 29 February 2012. Please check back for updates.

Successful strategies for media companies

A new year brings change and for the newspaper industry, the new year will be a time of transition as new business models, new technology and new forms of journalism evolve at an ever-increasing pace. Join us in Dubai on 29 February and 1 March to Embrace the Future, as the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers hosts its 7th Middle East Conference. Hear from industry leaders in the region and worldwide. Explore new sources of revenue. Share success stories. Meet the challenges of the new year with new ideas, new strategies and new friends. These are indeed challenging times but together we have much to learn from each other.

SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATION: Arabic / English

Speakers

  • Amandeep Singh Khurana, COO Madison Media Plus, India
    Amandeep Singh Khurana
    COO Madison Media Plus, New Delhi, India

    One of the largest media companies in India. He is based in New Delhi and completed masters from...

Speakers

  • Amandeep Singh Khurana
    COO Madison Media Plus, New Delhi, India

    One of the largest media companies in India. He is based in New Delhi and completed masters from...

  • Chew Kai Kim
    Vice President, Production (Prepress & Media Centre Operations), Singapore Press Holding, Singapore

    Background Information

    Chew Kai Kim started his career in Singapore Press Holdings in...

  • Christoph Riess
    Group Chief Executive, WAN-IFRA, Darmstadt, Germany

    Christoph Riess

    Group Chief Executive, WAN-IFRA

    Riess, 53, joined WAN-IFRA on 1...

  • David Butter
    CEO/Founder, David Butter Consulting, UK

    David Butter is an independent consultant, CPF facilitator and leadership trainer, who advises...

  • Dhaen Shaeen
    CEO of Publishing Sector, Dubai Media Incorporated

    Current Editor-in-Chief of Al Bayan Daily Newspaper . CEO Dubai Media Incorporated Press.

    ...
  • Dr. Abdul Aziz Bin Sultan Al-Mulhem
    Assistant Deputy Minister for Planning & CIO, Ministry of Culture & Information, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    Studies:

    • Diploma in leadership in changing world- Harvard University, Boston- 2011...

  • Dr. Aralynn McMane
    Executive Director, Young Readership Development, WAN-IFRA

    Based at the Paris headquarters of WAN-IFRA, the young readership development division strives...

  • Khaled Aly Soliman
    CEO of Galadari Brothers Group, Dubai, UAE

    Mr. Khaled Aly Soliman is the CEO of Galadari Brothers Group. The group is one of the prominent...

  • Lara Ayoub
    Digital Media Director, United Jordan Press, Amman, Jordan

    Ms. Lara Ayoub is the Digital Media Director of Jordan’s first Arabic independent daily...

  • Lina Attalah
    Lina Attalah, Managing editor, Al-Masry Al-Youm, Cairo, Egypt

    Lina is the managing editor of Egypt Independent, Egypt's Al-Masry Al-Youm sister English...

  • Lotta Tjulin
    Business Developer in Creative Sales, Aftonbladet, Sweden

    Lotta works as a Business Developer in Creative Sales at Aftonbladet, owned by the Schibsted...

  • Magda Abu-Fadil
    Magda Abu-Fadil, Director of Media Unlimited, Broummana, Lebanon

    Magda Abu-Fadil, who brings years of experience as a foreign correspondent and editor with...

  • Maha Abouelenein
    Head of Global Communications & Public Affairs for Google in the Middle East & North Africa

    Maha Abouelenein is the Head of Global Communications & Public Affairs for Google in the...

  • Major Steadman
    Major Steadman, Digital Director, Saatchi & Saatchi, Dubai, UAE

    Digital evangelist and full-time internaut. Not content with online mediocrity, Major likes php...

  • Manfred Janssens
    Production Manager EPC, Persgroep, Lokeren, Belgium

    More than 28 years experience in printing - finishing and shipping.

    1993-1996: CBS Print...

  • Manfred Werfel
    Deputy CEO, WAN-IFRA, Germany

    Manfred Werfel took up duties at Ifra in 1996. He is Deputy CEO and Executive Director...

  • Mohammad Abdullah
    Managing Director, Media Cluster, TECOM Investments, a member of Dubai Holding, Dubai, UAE

    Mohammad Abdullah is the Managing Director, Media Cluster, TECOM Investments, a member of Dubai...

  • Naja Nielsen
    Head of TV AVISEN, DR News, Danish Broadcasting Corp News, Copenhagen, Denmark

    2010, Head of TV AVISEN, DR News, 2007, Head of Current Affairs, DR, 2006, Commissioning Editor...

  • Pascal Zemp
    Projectleader Business Development Technology, Ringier AG, Zurich, Switzerland

    Pascal Zemp is Project Leader Business Development Technology at the Swiss based media company...

  • Randy Covington
    Director, WAN-IFRA Newsplex Training Centre - South Carolina

    Randy Covington is director of the WAN-IFRA Newsplex Training Centre at the University of South...

  • Saeed Al-Ghamdi
    Saeed H. Al-Ghamdi, Assistant Managing Director, Al Yaum Media House, Damman, Saudi Arabia

    Saeed H. Al-Ghamdi is the Assistant Managing Director of Marketing and Technical Affairs at Al...

  • Thomas Jacob
    Chief Operating Officer, WAN-IFRA

    As Chief Operating Officer (COO) of WAN-IFRA, Thomas Jacob is responsible for operational...

  • Larry Kilman
    Deputy CEO, Executive Director of Communications and Public Affairs, WAN-IFRA

    Larry Kilman is the Paris-based Deputy CEO and Executive Director of Communications and Public...

7th Middle East Conference


Venue

JW Marriott Hotel Dubai >>

P.O. Box 16590
Abu Baker Al Seddique Road
Hamarain Centre
Dubai, UAE

Tel.: +971.4.262.4444
Fax: +971.4.262.6264

Accommodation

Contact for accommodation:

Diana Schaumburg
Assistant Event Manager
P.O. Box 16590
Abu Baker Al Seddique Road
Hamarain Centre
Dubai, UAE

Tel.: +971.4.607.7764
Fax: +971.4.607.7774
E-mail: mhrs.dxbae.events2@marriotthotels.com

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