Agenda

5th News Agencies World Congress

“New Challenges for News Agencies”

Agenda

November 15-17, 2016, Baku, Azerbaijan

November 13, 14, 15 Arrival of delegates
Transfer of the delegates to the hotel

November 15, Tuesday

13.00-15.00 Lunch (JW Marriott Absheron Baku Hotel, buffet dinner)
15.00-18.00 Baku tour (By buses, the route depends on the weather)
18.00-19.00 Free time
19.00-20.00 The last meeting of NACO before the 5th Congress (JW Marriott Absheron Baku Hotel, Amirjan ballroom)
19.00-21.00 Buffet-dinner (JW Marriott Absheron Baku Hotel, Sharg zali ballroom)

 

November 16, Wednesday

08.00-08.30 Transfer of the delegates to the Heydar Aliyev Center
08.30-09.30 (Heydar Aliyev Center)
Registration
10.00-11.00 Joint opening ceremony of the 5th News Agencies WorldCongress (NAWC) and 16th General Assembly of OANA
11.00-11.15 Group photo session
11.15-12.00 Continuation of the opening ceremony
Speeches - Mr Abdullah bin Fahd Al-Hussein, President,NAWC, President, Saudi Press Agency (SPA)
Mr Sergey Mikhaylov, President, OANA, Director General, TASS
- Mr Jonas Eriksson, President, EANA, President, TT News Agency
Mr Mubarak Duaij Ibraheem Al-Sabah, President, FANA, President, KUNA
- Mr Aslan Aslanov, Director General, AZERTAC
Mr Clive Marshall, President, NACO, CEO, PA Group
12.00-12.30 Keynote speaker: Ms Megan Brownlow, PwC, Editor, Australian Entertainment and Media Outlook
12.30-13.30 Lunch (Heydar Aliyev Center)
13.30-15.00      Session 1: The future of news consumption
Moderator: Mr Clive Marshall, CEO, PA Group
Panelists Mr Alan Oakley, Director of Editorial Network, News Corp
Mr Turki Abdullah Aldakhil, Director General, Al Arabiya
Mr Romanus Otte, Global Head of Network, Axel Springer
Mr Kim Svendsen, Director of Stibo Accelerator, Hojbjer Denmark
Mr Yusif Babanli, Special correspondent of AZERTAC in the USA
15.00-15.30 Coffee break
15.30-16.50 Session 2: News agencies – challenges and opportunities of new technologies and social media
Moderator: Mr Mikhail Gusman, Secretary General, OANA, First Deputy Director General, TASS
Panelists Mr Park No-Hwang, President, Yonhap News Agency
- Mr Tony Gillies, Editor in chief, Australian Associated Press (AAP)
Mr Peter Clifton, Editor in chief, Press Association
Mr Mohammad Khodadi, CEO, IRNA news agency, Iran
16.50-17.00 Technical break
17.00-18.30 Session 3: News agency innovation
Moderator: Mr Bruce Davidson, CEO, Australian Associated Press (AAP)
Panelists Mr Meinolf Ellers, Chief Digital Officer, DPA
Mr Ignacio Martin, videojournalist, EFE
Mr Edward Mason Anthony, Asia Pacific News Director, AP
Ms Anita Louise Tobias, Global Head of Sales, Reuters
Mr Senol Kazancı, Director General, Anadolu Agency
Mr Sergey Mikhaylov, President, OANA, Director General, TASS
Mr Kakuya Ogata, Managing Director, Kyodo
18.30-19.00 Tranfers of the delegates to the hotel
19.00-19.30 Free time
19.30-20.00 Transfer of the delegates to the Gulustan Palace
20.00-22.00 Dinner (Gulustan Palace)

 

November 17, Thursday

08.30-09.00 Transfer of the delegates to the Heydar Aliyev Center
09.00-10.00 (Heydar Aliyev Center)
Registration
10.00-11.30 Session 4: Training journalists for a multi-media future
Moderator: Mr Farid Ayar, Secretary General, Federation of Arab News Agencies (FANA)
Panelists Ms Joanne Lin Weir, Global Head of Training, DMA-Media
Mr Erik Wishart, Member of AFP Global News Management
Mr Alejandro Ramos Esquivel, CEO, Notimex
Mr Scott Kraft, Deputy Managing Editor, LA Times
Mr Getachew Engida, Deputy Director General, UNESCO
11.30-12.00 Coffee break
12.00-13.30 Session 5: Protecting the journalists’ mission: freedom, access, safety and conflict zones
Moderator: Mr John Daniszewski, Vice President, International News, Associated Press
Panelists Mr David Schlesinger, former Editor-in-Chief, Reuters
Mr Miklos Haraszti, Center for European Neighborhood Studies of Central European University
Mr Maxim Minchev, Director General, BTA
Mr Vugar Seidov, Special correspondent of AZERTAC in Germany
13.30-14.30 Lunch (Heydar Aliyev Center)
14.30-15.00 Closing ceremony
Election of President of the News Agencies World Congress for 2019-2022
- Adoption of declaration
15.30-16.30 Free time
16.30-17.00 Transfer of delegates to the International Mugham Center
17.00-18.00 Cultural program (International Mugham Center)
18.00-20.00 Dinner (Ud restaurant)