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Programme

09.00 Registration and Refreshments
09.40 INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME
Tom Kibasi, Director, IPPR
09.50 IN CONVERSATION: Mark Thompson, President and Chief Executive, The New
York Times Company
Chair: Tom Kibasi, Director, IPPR
10.30 PLENARY PANEL: CHANGING CONSUMPTION, PRESS SUSTAINABILITY AND
THE NEWSROOM OF THE FUTURE
  • Bénédicte Autret, Head of Strategic Relations – News & Publishers, UK, Ireland, France & Benelux – EMEA Strategic Relationships, Google
  • Janine Gibson, Former Editor-in-Chief, Buzzfeed UK
  • Polly Curtis, Visiting Fellow, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
  • Chair: Mimi Turner, Founder and Brand Strategist, Mimi Turner Associates
11.30 KEYNOTE: Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries
Chair: Tom Kibasi, Director, IPPR
12.00 KEYNOTE: Sir David Clementi, Chairman, BBC
Chair: Dr Damian Tambini, Director, Media Policy Project, LSE
12.45 Lunch
13.30 PLENARY PANEL: INFORMATION CRISIS? MISINFORMATION, DEMOCRACY
AND NATIONAL SECURITY
  • Damian Collins MP, Chair, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee
  • Louise Edwards, Director of Regulation, The Electoral Commission
  • Will Moy, Director, Full Fact
  • Professor Farida Vis, Professor of Digital Media, Manchester School of Art; Director, Visual Social Media Lab
  • Chair: Dr Damian Tambini, Director, Media Policy Project, LSE
14.30 PARALLEL PANELS
THE STUDIO PARALLEL PANEL 1: NEW MODELS OF MEDIA OWNERSHIP AND FINANCE
  • Alex Kann, Chief Executive, Together
  • Angela Phillips, Professor of Journalism, Goldsmiths, University of London
  • Justin Schlosberg, Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media, Birkbeck, University of London
  • Chair: Professor Petros Iosifidis, Professor in Sociology and Media Policy, City, University of London
THE LECTURE THEATRE PARALLEL PANEL 2: REFORM, REGULATION AND MEDIA FREEDOM
  • Jodie Ginsberg, Chief Executive, Index on Censorship
  • Jonathan Heawood, Chief Executive Officer, IMPRESS
  • Thomas Hughes, Executive Director, ARTICLE 19
  • Chair: Meera Selva, Director of Journalism Fellowship Programme, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
15.20 Coffee
15.35 KEYNOTE: James Currell, President, Viacom International Media Networks UK,
Northern and Eastern Europe
Chair: Professor Lis Howell, Senior Lecturer in Journalism, City, University London
16.10 IN CONVERSATION: Trevor Phillips OBE, Chairman, Green Park Executive Recruitment and Deborah Williams, Executive
Director, Creative Diversity Network
Chair: Su-Mei Thompson, Chief Executive, Media Trust
16.55 CLOSING REMARKS
Tom Kibasi, Director, IPPR
17.00 Drinks Reception
18.00 Close

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