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67th World News Media Congress · 22nd World Editors Forum · 25th World Advertising Forum


67th World News Media Congress · 22nd World Editors Forum · 25th World Advertising Forum


67th World News Media Congress


Sunday, 31. May 2015

  • 12:30
    Washington Hilton: Georgetown

    The workshop organized by the Global Alliance for Media Innovation, will be a combination of inspirational talks, roundtable discussions, group exercises, case stories and of course hands on experience with both the consumer side of receiving news on wearable devices as well as writing for smart watches in various journalistic forms. 

    Speakers also include:

    Ganesh Ram, Master of Science Student, Aarhus University, Denmark

    Jonas Skytte, Master of Science Student, Aarhus University, Denmark

    Kim Svendsen, Director, Stibo Accelerator, Denmark

    CEO and Founder, García Media, USA

    Director, Ubilab/PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Brazil

    R&D Director, Zaman Media Group, Turkey

    Head of Lab, Berlinske Media, Denmark

    CEO, Sanoma Mobile Development Centre Ltd, Hungary

  • 15:30
    Washington Hilton: Cabinet

    Moderated by Nancy Lane of the Local Media Association, a superstar panel will discuss case studies on diverse issues such as native advertising, using multi-platform content to gain loyal audiences and how small and mid-sized publishers can succeed in the digital age.  Specifically aimed at publishers, editors and media professionals from regional or mid-sized news organizations.

    President, Local Media Association, USA

    CEO, Sprited Media, USA

    Vice President of Sales & Marketing, The Gazette Company, USA

    Chief Digital Officer, Shaw Media, USA

    Local Media Association
  • 15:30
    Make the most of video and live-streaming
    Washington Hilton: Jefferson

    This practical workshop will give you tools to increase the power of your online videos. It will also show you how USA Today is using Periscope to live stream. Workshop by Randy Covington and Tanya Sichynsky.

    Director, WAN-IFRA Newsplex Training Centre - South Carolina, USA

    Social Media Editor, USA TODAY Sports, USA

  • 15:30

     More than ever, we in news publishing must help young people learn about what makes professional journalism different from other content, why their freedom of expression is at stake and how they can get involved in both. We will look at best practices and the next global steps. Participation is limited to 20 people and is by invitation only. If you are interested in attending, please contact Dr. Aralynn McMane, WAN-IFRA's executive director for youth engagement and news literacy, at NOTE - This event will be held at the Newseum from 15h30 to 18h30. The session is co-hosted by the Newseum and API-NAA. Participants can then go directly to the welcome cocktail in the same building.

  • 19:00
    Hosted by NAA in cooperation with the Knight Foundation.

    Find out why the Newseum is called the "must-see" attraction in Washington, D.C. Located between the White House and the U.S. Capitol, the Newseum offers a conversation-inspiring experience you won't find anywere else. Explore historic artifacts, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs, interactive exhibits, a 4-D theater and more, to relive significant moments through the eyes of the media. Enjoy an evening with old friends and make new ones - the Welcome Cocktail is the place to mingle with your peers from all over the world.

    Bus shuttle provided from the Washington Hilton to the Newseum and back.

Monday, 1. June 2015

Tuesday, 2. June 2015

Wednesday, 3. June 2015

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  • 01 Jun 2015 - 03 Jun 2015
    Washington, D.C.

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