Programme | WAN-IFRA India 2016 Conference

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WAN-IFRA India 2016 Conference

21 Sep 2016 to 22 Sep 2016
Kolkata
India

Programme | WAN-IFRA India 2016 Conference

Programme

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Sessions

September 20
Tuesday

  • 09:30

    Workshop on Writing the Perfect News Story

    20 Sep 2016, Swissotel, Kolkata
    Session time: 09.30 hr to 17.00 hr

    Workshop leader: Sitaraman Shanker, Journalism Trainer & Consultant, India

    The workshop deals about the key characteristics and elements for writing a perfect
    news story, the ideal length, 8 cardinal signs of lede writing, converting bad
    ledes into good one, identifying weak ledes in terms of colour, context, quotes,
    nut graph and the possibilities of improvement.

    Send your registrations to infoindia@wan-ifra.org

  • 09:30

    Workshop on Waste Management in Printing Plants

    20 Sep 2016, Swissotel, Kolkata
    Session time: 09.30 hr to 14.30 hr

    Seminar Chair: Manfred Werfel, Director, WAN-IFRA World Printers Forum, Germany

    This seminar will feature case study presentations from large printing houses in
    South Asia on their approach to achieve low wastage in production. The seminar
    will cover areas such as newsprint, ink, energy and manpower.

    For registrations, please write to infoindia@wan-ifra.org

  • 15:00

    Pre-Conference Workshop 3: drupa review

    20 Sep 2016, Swissotel, Kolkata
    Session time: 15.00 hr to 17.00 hr

    Seminar Chair: Manfred Werfel, Director, WAN-IFRA World Printers Forum, Germany

    Did you miss drupa this year? Attend this free seminar to get an overview of new
    technologies and workflow solutions, relevant to newspaper industry that were
    showcased in drupa 2016. Leading suppliers of news publishing industry will also
    share their ideas and new product launches.

    For registration, write to: g.ambiga@wan-ifra.org

September 21
Wednesday

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419
    • 1450

    09:30

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    • World Editors Forum Conference

    Common Opening Session

    Inauguration and Welcome

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419
    • 1450

    10:10

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    • World Editors Forum Conference

    Opening Keynote: World Press Trends.

    Speakers 

  • 11:00

    Session: Trends in Crossmedia Advertising

    It is print and digital and not print Vs. digital. Integrating print and digital to provide
    a powerful advertising experience.

    Speakers 

    • Managing Director, Print Power Europe, Brussels, Belgium
  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419

    11:00

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    World Printers Forum Conference, Session: Operational Efficiency in Print Production

    Optimised paper handling. Paper is handled 16 times between the mill and the press. Can we optimise it to reduce wastage and increase efficiency of reels in the press?

    Speakers 

  • 11:40

    The advertising strategy of Quartz. How Quartz, with its creative advertising
    strategy, helps its advertisers achieve their objectives?

    Speakers 

    • Publisher and President, Quartz, USA.
  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419

    11:40

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    Inserting systems. With challenges in finding manual labour, will inserting systems become a norm in newspaper production in India? What are the advantages and challenges with these systems?

    Speakers 

    • Chief General Manager - Works, Malayala Manorama Company Ltd
  • 12:20

    What are the current trends in print, online and mobile advertising? What are the challenges and opportunities?

    Ramanujam Pobbisetty, Enterprise Sales Director, comScore, India

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419

    12:20

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    Energy efficiency in newspaper printing plant - a key step for sustainability.

    Speakers 

    • Technical Director, Suddeutscher Verlag Zeitungsdruck, Germany
  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419

    14:00

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    Asian Best in Print Awards

    Presentation of awards for the best printers in Asia.

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1450

    14:00

    • World Editors Forum Conference

    Embracing the open mobile web

    Speakers 

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419

    14:15

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    Engineering excellence in print. Strategic management of technology and organization’s human capital to achieve competency in cost, productivity and quality. A case study.

    Speakers 

    • Neeraj Sharma, Assistant General Manager, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., India.
    • S.Karthik, Deputy Chief Manager, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., India.
  • 14:30

    Building a strong brand to reach out to the masses. DBCL through its various
    campaigns and social initiatives has established itself as one of the top media
    brands of India. A case study.

    Speakers 

    • Sr. Vice President - Sales & Market Development and Brand Marketing, DB Corp Ltd., India
  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419

    14:45

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    Pro-active maintenance. How can periodic mechanical audits and pro-active maintenance help to improve the life of printing machines.

    Speakers 

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1450

    15:00

    • World Editors Forum Conference

    Youth initiatives of Philippine Daily Inquirer. How does these initiatives help to build the
    brand and attract young readers.

    Speakers 

  • 15:00

    Native advertising. In the age of ad blockers, can native advertising save digital advertising? What are the issues involved?

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1450

    16:00

    • World Editors Forum Conference

    Session: South Asian Digital Media Awards Presentation

    In this one-of-a-kind session, the winners of South Asian Digital Media Awards will receive their awards. Some of these award winners will also share their innovative and adaptable strategies for successful digital transformation that merited recognition in this prestigious WAN-IFRA competition.

    WAN-IFRA thanks Google for partnering with us.

    Speakers 

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419

    16:00

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    Data analytics to improve operational efficiency. What KPIs to measure, how measuring, tracking them and deriving insights can help achieve production targets?

    Speakers 

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419

    16:45

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    Print quality standardisation across multiple printing plants. The Printers Mysore Ltd. launched a quality standardisation project across its multiple printing plants in 2015. What are the results?

    Speakers 

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419

    17:15

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    Achieving environmental efficiency in printing plants. How to use the comprehensive eKPIs to achieve efficiency and benchmark within printing plants?

    Speakers 

September 22
Thursday

  • 09:30

    Session: Advertising Innovations

    Crossmedia advertising campaigns. Strategies and successful case studies from
    Amar Ujala.

    Speakers 

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419
    • 1450

    09:30

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    • World Editors Forum Conference

    Day 2, Newsroom Summit, Common with World Printers Forum Conference

    Session: Publishing Systems

    Sakal Media Group has leveraged digital platform to build ecosystem to drive its publishing, events and social initiatives. This platform has created positive impact on revenue, ability to create new service line, and operational effectiveness. A case study.

    Speakers 

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419
    • 1450

    09:50

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    • World Editors Forum Conference

    Implementation of a new publishing system at The Hindu. What are the objectives and how
    the new installation helps in achieving the goals of the organisation? A case study.

    Speakers 

  • 10:00

    Innovative advertising campaigns for a better reach. Case study from Franklin Templeton on their advertising strategies.

    Speakers 

    • Associate Vice President - Marketing and Communication, Franklin Templeton Investment India Pvt. Ltd., India
  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419
    • 1450

    10:10

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    • World Editors Forum Conference

    Challenges and best practice on multi language and multi channel newsrooms

    Speakers 

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419

    11:00

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    Session: Value Added Printing

    The power of print: Why print media is still important in a good advertising campaign?

    Speakers 

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1450

    11:20

    • World Editors Forum Conference

    The tale of Ebela: how this home grown Bengali language daily newspaper brand have created new youth readership, both in print and digital platforms. A Case study.

    Speakers 

    • Vice President - Anandabazar Patrika and Ebela, ABP Group, India
  • Stream IDs:
    • 1450

    11:40

    • World Editors Forum Conference

    A media platform for the youth. Youth ki Awaaz, driven by a community model and a unique
    editorial style, provides a perfect platform for India’s youth to express their views.

    Speakers 

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419

    11:40

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    Value addition through innovative ad designs. Design thinking to achieve feasible and practical innovations.

    Speakers 

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419

    12:10

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    Value addition with UV inks. Opportunities and key considerations.

    Speakers 

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419
    • 1450

    14:00

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    • World Editors Forum Conference

    Common Closing Session: Shaping the future of news publishing

    Driving performance and culture in traditional enterprises. The Hindu Group experience.

    Speakers 

  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419
    • 1450

    14:30

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    • World Editors Forum Conference

    Aligning human resource to business goals. As publishers try new strategies for business growth, how to get a buy-in from the team involved?

    Speakers 

    • Founder, GPR HR Consulting, India
  • Stream IDs:
    • 1419
    • 1450

    15:00

    • World Printers Forum Conference

    • World Editors Forum Conference

    Chinese news media industry and the Guanzhou Daily Group. The future of of print and beyond.

    Speakers 

    • Executive Director - International Relations, Guangzhou Daily Press Group, China

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