Programme | Indian Media Leaders eSUMMIT

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Indian Media Leaders eSUMMIT

Programme | Indian Media Leaders eSUMMIT

Programme

World class speakers, workshops, best case studies from around the world, be a part of it!

In this first-of-its-kind e-Summit in India, thought leaders and leading industry figures share their insights, predictions, and their recommendations for leading through this pandemic. We look at where growth opportunities exist and how they might be leveraged.

Two consecutive days, covering Post Covid media outlook, Regaining revenue and new opportunities, Digital Subscription, Distributed newsrooms, Solutions journalism, Women in news leadership and Leadership in challenging times, will provide ideas and food for thought.

Two sessions a day.

Day 1: 10:00 am IST to 11:30 am and 03:00 pm IST to 05:00 pm.

Day 2: 10:00 am IST to 11:30 am and 03:00 pm IST to 04:30 pm. 

Sessions

September 21
Monday

  • 10:00

    Opening remarks

    Speakers 

    • Director, WAN-IFRA South Asia & Director, The Printers Mysore Ltd., India.
  • 10:05

    Keynote: Leading through tough times and the transformation for a sustainable future.

    How it is to be in the position of leading the business in the midst of protest and pandemic coming one after the other. How did SCMP manage to wither this crisis with least disruption to its operation. Also, hear SCMP's fascinating digital transformation story, from a print giant to a nimble digital first enterprise that included transforming the newsroom to create content for digital first, investing in data centric decision making, building video capabilities and finally pivoting to charging for digital content.

    Where they are now in the transformation journey and how the transformation is helping them go after the new opportunities they see for the future.

    in conversation between Gary Liu and Ritu Kapur.

    Speakers 

    • CEO, South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd
    • Co-Founder & CEO, Quintillion Media, India
  • 10:35

    Panel discussion: Managing business and the future of news, post COVID19.

    CEO’s of Indian media companies discuss the plans and strategies from a business sustainability perspective, cost control measures and management of human capital.

    Session brought to you by

    Chair 

    • Associate Professor of journalism at Harvard University

    Speakers 

  • 11:30

    End of session 1

  • 15:00

    Fireside chat: Advertising revenue: Where it is headed.

    What will be the reality in post covid-19 world? Is the news media industry bracing for a structural change in the revenue pattern?

    The session brought to you by

    Speakers 

  • 15:30

    Business models in post-covid world.

    Ideas and innovations for news media companies in replicate print success in digital world. 

    Chair 

    Speakers 

    • Managing Director & Partner, Boston Consulting Group, India
  • 16:00

    Data strategy.

    Using big data to engage audience, create new products and grow revenues.

    Moderator 

    Speakers 

    • Group Data & Insights Director, Mediahaus NV, Belgium
  • 16:30

    Turning data into action to grow reader revenue and reader engagement.

    In recent years, news publishers have become more and more aware of the importance of data to support both editorial and business decisions. Expertise in data is still rare, but it’s at the heart of all developments for Google. As part of their collaboration with the news industry, the Google team will do a live demo of News Consumer Insights for the Indian Media Leaders eSummit attendees. News Consumer Insights is one of the Google News Initiative data tools, that allows publishers to get personalized actionable recommendations from their Google Analytics data in order to grow reader engagement and revenue (subs., contributions, memberships...).

     

    Anntao Diaz and Valentin Cornez, NCI Partnerships Lead, Google, will take you through insights, case studies and the tools to help regional and local newsrooms navigate their digital journey.

    Moderator 

    Speakers 

    • Head of News Consumer Insights, Real-time Content insights and Google Surveys for Publishers, Google
    • Co-founder of News Consumer Insights & Realtime Content Insights, Partnerships lead of Google Surveys
  • 17:00

    End of session 2

September 22
Tuesday

  • 10:00

    Distributed newsrooms.

    During covid outbreak, newsrooms worldwide adopted distributed approach to produce news and "work from home" became the new normal. Are these changes here to stay? How would newsrooms look and function post-covid.

    Moderator 

    Speakers 

    • Editor for publishing strategy and visual journalism, Dagens Næringsliv, Norway. WEF Board member.
  • 10:30

    Panel discussion - Women in News.

    How do we increase the participation of women in media leadership. Leading women in media profession share ideas, challenges and the way forward for inclusiveness in media profession.

    Chair 

    Speakers 

  • 11:30

    Three trends in digital newsroom transformation.

    How do you ensure that the digital transformation of your newsroom becomes a long-term benefit for your business, not just a change of technology? With COVID-19, the risk of making hasty decisions has increased. To avoid the technology pitfalls, get inspired by the key trends that are shaping digital transformation projects among news companies across the world.

    Chair 

    Speakers 

  • 12:00

    End of session 3

  • 15:00

    Constructive journalism.

    Why journalism needs constructive solutions. Now. Journalism might be part of the problem in the trust meltdown in our democracies. Journalism needs to be part of the solution. How constructive journalism approach helps to change the global news culture.

    Chair 

    Speakers 

  • 15:30

    Drivers of digital subscription.

    What strategies that worked for NYT to acquire digital subscribers. And, how to sustain coronabump digital readers.

    Chair 

    Speakers 

    • Vice President, Product, The New York Times, USA
  • 16:00

    Closing keynote: Digital transformation and translating print value into digital.

    What do we do to drive our business in digital future as we did to print all these years. The strategies that worked. Learning from the experiences of The Globe and Mail.

    Chair 

    Speakers 

  • 16:30

    End of the summit.

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