Programme | The Newsroom Summit 2018

The Newsroom Summit 2018

29 Oct 2018 to 30 Oct 2018
Oslo
Norway

Programme | The Newsroom Summit 2018

Programme

(New sessions and speakers to be confirmed soon!)

Sessions

October 29
Monday

  • 08:30

    Registration

  • 09:40

    The VG Blueprint

    An insight into next-generation newsrooms: VG is the leading brand in the Schibsted portfolio. Editor-in-Chief, Gard Steiro, shares the group’s view of the future and how the investment in quality journalism and technology is driving VG to greater heights.

    Speakers 

    • Editor in Chief and CEO, VG - Verdens Gang AS, Norway
  • 10:10

    Purposeful Personalisation: Towards a more productive, empowering and sustainable news experience

    Mark Little is focused on building a trustworthy, social, news ecosystem that maximises return on attention and gives individuals control of their own, personalised news experience. He is a big thinker and entrepreneurial journalist who founded and built verification agency Storyful, (which was eventually sold to News Corp) and was head of Twitter, Ireland.  

    Speakers 

  • 10:40

    Audience engagement case study: Why it’s good for business at the Financial Times

    Hannah Sarney will share how the Financial Times Audience Engagement team operates and will present an in-depth look at a major editorial series exploring the millennial economy. She will tell how readers inform and kickstart the reporting process; how the FT uses audience insights to optimise a multi-platform approach; and how the benefits of audience engagement extend outside the newsroom.

    Speakers 

    • Deputy Head of Audience Engagement, Financial Times, United Kingdom
  • 11:10

    Energy Break!

  • 11:40

    A journey into content intelligence with Newsmavens' Lea Berriault

    Newsmavens is a publication on a mission to give readers a different perspective on the news. With a pan-European group of female editors selecting content they feel is newsworthy, they're addressing the unspoken - and often unnoticed - consequences of a male-dominated industry. Managing Editor Lea Berriault talks to Content Insights' Content Manager, Em Kuntze, to reveal what they're learning about their content - and their readership - through judicious use of content intelligence tools.

    Speakers 

  • 12:00

    Engagement via Newsletters: How The Economist uses newsletters to drive engagement and subscription

    Email newsletters are experiencing a renaissance. Sunnie Huang will share how The Economist developed a newsletters strategy that puts readers' needs at the heart, as well as how the digital teams use audience research and experimentation to help shape the look and feel of newsletters.

    Speakers 

    • Newsletters Editor, The Economist, United Kingdom
  • 12:30

    Growing subscribers: How Helsingin Sanomat is converting readers into paying customers

    Speakers 

    • Senior Editor-in-Chief, Helsingin Sanomat, Finland
  • 13:00

    Lunch

  • 14:00

    Hacking the news reading experience through cross-department collaboration

    Improving reader and subscriber loyalty is the holy grail of today’s business model for news. Can new in-house collaboration models help us crack the code – without the newsroom giving up its independence? At DN, Norway’s top business news publication, journalists, marketers, technologists and analysts work together to present great content and a better user experience.

    Speakers 

    • Director of Audience Engagement, Dagens Næringsliv, Norway
  • 14:30

    Table Discussions: Audience Engagement

    A deep dive into the topic of audience engagement. Participants can join small group discussions, raising their own challenges and experiences with industry leaders. Summaries of these discussions will be presented to all groups.

  • 16:00

    Energy Break!

  • 16:00

    Unconference - short briefings at tables

    Proposals welcome!

  • 16:30

    Impact Day projects

  • 18:00

    Welcome reception hosted by Schibsted

    Continue the conversation with food and drinks!

October 30
Tuesday

  • 08:30

    Welcome back!

  • 09:00

    Breakfast Session

     

  • 09:35

    How MittMedia is using personalisation, data and AI to drive reader revenue

    This Swedish legacy, local news media company, has started to make real revenue. Learn how they connect with readers everyday and what’s next. Read more!

    Speakers 

  • 10:05

    Building bridges for next-generation newsrooms – Innovation at WELT

    Speakers 

  • 10:35

    Driving innovation in BBC newsrooms worldwide

    Speakers 

    • BBC World Service Digital Development Editor, BBC, United Kingdom
  • 11:05

    The Matrix Organisation: a project-based, cross functional approach to getting things done

    Speakers 

    • Head of Digital, The Tiso Blackstar Group, South Africa
  • 11:35

    Energy Break!

  • 12:00

    The Content Personalisation Network

    The Content Personalisation Network project (CPN) is working on building a new, transparent approach to personalise digital content, delivering the right information, at the right time, in the right context. Partners include Deutsche Welle, IMEC, VRT, ATC, DIAS Media Group and WAN-IFRA.  Read more  

    Moderator 

    Background, challenges and needs from the media perspective

    Speakers 

    • Tilman Wagner photo
      Innovation Manager, DW Research & Cooperation Projects, Deutsche Welle, Germany

    The CPN tool: what are we building ? Live demo.

    Speakers 

  • 12:30

    Table Discussions: Personalisation / Newsroom Organisation

    In-depth look at the topics of personalisation and newsroom organisation. Participants will take part in small group discussions where they can discuss select themes with industry leaders. Summaries of these discussions will be presented to all groups.

  • 13:00

    Lunch

  • 14:00

    Panel discussion on newsroom cooperation

    The ICIJ brought together Süddeutche, the Guardian, the BBC, La Nación and many other publishers to work on the Panama Papers. What is the future of content collaboration?

  • 14:45

    Take-Aways and Summaries of Table Discussions

  • 16:30

    End of NRS 2018

The Newsroom Summit 2018

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