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May

15

Friday

Journalism Innovation Summit

9.00am

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Venue: Room ELG15, Drysdale Building via Northampton Square entrance

One day summit focusing on innovative content and innovative business models to combat challenges facing journalism today.

You’ll hear from innovators at traditional journalism outlets as well as startups looking to disrupt the news. Breakout groups in the morning and afternoon will enable knowledge sharing and networking.

The one-day conference will include a kick-off reception at a major media outlet in London on May 14, as well as post-event socializing on the evening of May 15.

The Summit will be equal parts learning, sharing and networking with the brightest minds in the industry. The day will be split into two parts: The morning will highlight innovative content from top journalists, while the afternoon will focus on innovative business models. Each half of the program will feature a keynote speaker, a moderated panel and breakout groups led by panelists and speakers. The breakouts will feature collaborative discussions in which attendees will share their own experiences, challenges and solutions.

Further networking opportunities include the kick-off reception on 14th May  and the closing reception on the evneing of 15th May.

Programme

Thursday 14 May
Opening Reception: 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Friday 15 May
9am: Breakfast

Morning Keynote:
Chris Hamilton, BBC: Social Media Editor, BBC News

Morning Panel Discussion:
How news organizations are pushing innovative forms of content (data visualizations, interactives, multimedia) onto multiple platforms.
Malachy Browne, Reported.ly
Subhajit Banerjee, Guardian
Cassie Werber, Quartz.

Morning Breakouts:
Speaker and panelists run breakouts according to their project, discussing more in-depth and allowing attendees to share their own work in a smaller group setting.

Lunch

Afternoon Keynote:
TBD, talking about new business models for journalism in various forms.

Afternoon Panel Discussion:
How journalists can make money through audience engagement and crowdfunding
Matt McAlister,Contributoria
Lyra McKee, The Muckraker
Seung-yoon Lee, Byline

Afternoon Breakouts:
Speaker and panelists run breakouts according to their project, discussing more in-depth and allowing attendees to share their own work in a smaller group setting.

Afternoon Workshop:
Bjorn Rosenthal of Deutsche Welle will run afternoon workshop on app development.

Wrap-up and closing reception.

Registration

Registration is via the eventbrite page for this event
Registration is £129 for professionals and £79 for students.

More information on this event and speaker details can be found on the MediaSift event page

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When & where

9.00am - 5.00pmFriday 15th May 2015

City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom