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WAN-IFRA Middle East Conference 2016

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Introduction to Event

WAN-IFRA’s 11th Middle East Conference on February 24th and 25th 2016 in Dubai provides publishing executives with an excellent opportunity to discover the latest regional and international top trends and best-practice ideas.

Hear about The Internet of things, Virtual reality, ad blocking, wearables, 3-D Printing, new and emerging business models for newspaper printing companies just to name a few.

Save the date and be sure not to miss this exciting event.


We thank our Strategic Partner for supporting the WAN-IFRA Middle East Conference 2016




We thank our Platinum Partner for supporting the WAN-IFRA Middle East Conference 2016

 


We thank our Diamond Partner for supporting the WAN-IFRA Middle East Conference 2016

 


We thank our Awards Partner for supporting the 1st WAN-IFRA Middle East Digital Media Awards


Speakers

  • Thomas Jacob
    Chief Operating Officer, WAN-IFRA, Germany

    Thomas Jacob is a management professional with 31 years of experience in media. Jacob was...

Speakers

  • His Excellency Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi
    Chairman of Sharjah Media Centre; Member of the Sharjah Executive Council, UAE

    His Excellency Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in...

  • Thomas Jacob
    Chief Operating Officer, WAN-IFRA, Germany

    Thomas Jacob is a management professional with 31 years of experience in media. Jacob was...

  • Ed Capaldi
    CEO & Founder Ed Capaldi LLC, UAE

    As a strategic advisor and business coach, Ed has supported over 100 high growth individuals...

  • Frederique Lancien
    Strategy and New Business Director at Groupe L'Equipe, France
    Lancien is a seasoned digital and marketing executive who possesses strong international and brand...
  • Jane Davenport
    Managing Editor of the Toronto Star, Canada

    Jane Davenport is the managing editor of the Toronto Star, overseeing newsroom operations and...

  • Michael Golden
    Vice Chairman, The New York Times Company and former Publisher of the IHT, USA

    Michael Golden was appointed vice chairman of The New York Times Company in October 1997. ...

  • Sami Al Reyami
    Editor-in-Chief, Emarat Al Youm Newspaper, UAE

    Journalist and columnist at Emarat Al Youm Newspaper and its editor in chief since 2005....

  • Somayya Jabarti
    Editor-in-Chief, Saudi Gazette, KSA

    Somayya Anwar Jabarti holds the unique distinction of being the first woman Editor- in-Chief of...

  • Wim Maes
    Technical Director, Eco Print Center N.V., Belgium

    Starts in 1990 at Roularta Media Group, were I did several jobs:

    Roularta Media Group (...

  • Saleh Al-Humaidan
    Chairman of the WAN-IFRA Middle East Committee, KSA
  • Justin Kirby
    VP/Strategic Content Marketing, Tenthwave Digital LLC, UK

    Justin Kirby is an Internet veteran who has been writing about the impact of interactive...

  • Peter Lamb
    President, Lamb Consulting, USA

    Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Lamb is a Strategy Consultant, now living in Miami, Florida,...

  • Thomas Mattsson
    Editor-in-Chief of Expressen, Sweden

    Thomas Mattsson is the Editor-in-Chief of Expressen, a national daily in Sweden with an...

  • Andrew Perkis
    Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

    Andrew Perkis received his Siv.Ing and Dr. Techn. Degrees in 1985 and 1994, respectively. In...

  • Ben Shaw
    Director, Global Advisory, WAN-IFRA, Germany

    Ben joins WAN-IFRA's team to strengthen its mission of being the knowledge hub for the news...

  • Hussein Shobokshi
    KSA

    Hussein Shobokshi is a Saudi businessman involved in diversified business. He is also an...

  • Malte von Trotha
    Senior Executive, Consultant and Investor, Hamburg/Germany

    Having worked more then seven years for Unilever in different management positions, Malte...

  • Rodd K Winscott
    President – Topweb LCC, Printing Division, USA

    Rodd joined Topweb LLC (formerly Newsweb) 18 years ago, coming from New Jersey where he was Vice...

  • Manfred Werfel
    WAN-IFRA Deputy CEO / Executive Director, Global Events, Germany

    Manfred Werfel is WAN-IFRA Deputy CEO and Executive Director, Global Events, based in Frankfurt...

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Date and Location

  • 24 Feb 2016 - 25 Feb 2016
    InterContinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, UAE

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