Programme | WAN-IFRA India 2019

WAN-IFRA India 2019

18 Sep 2019 to 19 Sep 2019
Delhi
India

The 27th Annual Conference

Programme | WAN-IFRA India 2019

Programme

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

Sessions

September 18
Wednesday

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    09:30

    • Printing Summit

    • Advertising Summit

    Inauguration and welcome

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    09:40

    • Printing Summit

    • Advertising Summit

    Keynote address

    Keynote address 1: Is the future of news media business sustainable for legacy media companies. What are the tech innovations and business transformation experiences at Tiso Blackstar Group.

     

    Keynote address 2: Extending the life of the printed product, while gearing up for a digital-first newsroom and the transformation. SPH experience.

     

    Speakers 

    • WAN-IFRA Vice President & Head of Digital, The Tiso Blackstar Group, South Africa
    • Editor-in-Chief, The Straits Times & SPH's English/Malay/Tamil Media Group
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    10:20

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    World Press Trends

    What metrics are driving the strategies of news publishers? What underlying trends are shaping the local news challenge.

    Speakers 

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    10:40

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    Networking break

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    11:10

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    Strategic shift in advertising

    Advertising shift

    how will the future of advertising go - challenges and opportunities.

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    11:10

    • Printing Summit

    Pressing issues of the newspaper business

    Looking back to leap forward: WAN-IFRA’s recent report ‘Newspaper technology history’ documented and analysed the milestone developments in the newspaper technology. These findings reveal interesting facts, which necessitated the invention of ground breaking technology and lessons we could learn from this study to change the course of newspapers business?

    Speakers 

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    11:40

    • Advertising Summit

    Content, Communities, and Commerce

    Content, Communities, and Commerce, the 3Cs shape the new age advertising world. What to watch out for and how do we set sail.

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    11:40

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    Newsprint demand-supply

    Painful days of the past year caused by higher newsprint prices and uncertainty in availability has almost stabilised now. Nevertheless, the newspaper companies still worry about volatile prices. What is the present scenario, trends in the future and possible price indexes in the pulp & paper industry?

    Speakers 

  • 12:10

    Panel discussion - Advertising challenges in print

    Panel discussion: How do we manage the challenge of advertising in print and enhance the pie.

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    12:10

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    Business model

    Indian newspapers continue to invest in new press and production capabilities. How far this would go and what to invest in the future is in everyone’s mind. Some companies look to optimise the utility of the existing capacity by taking outsourced print jobs, and some outsource their printing job in new markets/non-competing areas to others. What is the ideal win-win model?

    Speakers 

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    13:00

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    Networking lunch

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    14:00

    • Printing Summit - Breakout

    Print Quality

    Improving the quality through process innovation. How does an in-house developed application helps to manage and improve their print quality and what are the key practices that helps to stay focused on print quality.

    Chairman 

    Speakers 

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    14:00

    • Advertising Summit

    A case study from Metro UK

    Metro UK packs a lot to be successful. News without bias, news to use, shorter stories, Young readership, less than 39 years, no investigative stories, no serious stuff, but informative. A recipe for success in print. A case study.

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    14:00

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    Efficiency and cost optimisation

    Efficiency and excellence: What does efficiency and excellence mean for a newspaper organisation. What are the options available to optimise the resources from the management point of view.

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    14:30

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    Product based innovation at its best

    What drives them. Conceptualising monetisation friendly product, aimed at youth audience. A case study.

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    14:30

    • Printing Summit

    Global trends and case studies

    Global trends and case studies of printing efficiencies. How different environment/ cultures prepare themselves for making the production processes future proof.

    Speakers 

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    14:50

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    Extend the life of your press

    ‘Extend the life of your press' is the latest special report from WAN-IFRA based on Condition monitoring of printing presses project done at several newspapers printing plants. Learn from the findings of the project.

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    15:00

    • Advertising Summit

    What it takes to innovate

    What it takes to innovate and the process behind it. What are some of the outstanding innovations from The Telegraph?

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    15:10

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    Lean and green supply.

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    15:30

    • Printing Summit

    • Advertising Summit

    • Printing Summit - Breakout

    Networking break

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    16:00

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    intelligent Density System

    intelligent Density System (IDS) and soft proofing to optimise cost and improve efficiency in printing.

    Speakers 

    • Anup Pal, AGM-Quality Assurance, BCCL
    • Chief Manager - Electrical, BCCL
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    16:00

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    Panel discussion - Revenue 360

    Revenue 360: In a challenging economic environment, what are the opportunities that exist beyond pure print advertising for newspapers publishers to capitalize on.”

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    16:30

    • Printing Summit

    Achieve the operational excellence in newspaper production by closing the gaps and addressing the performance hiccups in the production unit.

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    16:30

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    Women in News panel

    'Women in News' is the initiative of WAN-IFRA that aims to increase women's leadership and voice in news. It hopes to address head on the issues of women in newsrooms, in order to initiate a dialogue that aims at better gender diversity and equality in newsrooms. The panel on 18 September will discuss:

    • What are the largest issues that need to be addressed regarding women in newsrooms?
    • What happens when women take on decision making or leadership roles in newsrooms?
    • It doesn’t begin and end with hiring and retention of women journalists – we need to bring balance to women as source and subject of stories. How do we achieve that?
    • What has been the REAL impact of the #MeToo movement in newsrooms - on the rampant sexism in newsrooms? What are the HR practices, amendments to Vishakha guidelines that are needed now?
    • How do we address the trolling against women journalists head on?

    Panelists: 

    Neha Dixit, Independent journalist
    Priya Ramani, Journalist
    Ritu Sarin, Editor, Investigations, Indian Express

    Please write to infoindia@wan-ifra.org for your complimentary registration.

    Chairman 

    • Co-Founder & CEO, Quintillion Media, India
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    17:00

    • Printing Summit

    Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

    IT in printing: How do we harness IT to improve the efficiency of our printing operations. Given the complex requirements in manufacturing units, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) helps maintain the assets, improve overall efficiency and maintain the inventory effectively. A case study

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    17:30

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    • Advertising Summit

    • Printing Summit - Breakout

    Summary and conference closing for the day

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    19:30

    • Printing Summit

    • Advertising Summit

    • Printing Summit - Breakout

    Gala dinner

September 19
Thursday

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    09:30

    • Printing Summit - Breakout

    Consumables: Paper, Ink, Plates, Blankets

    Newsprint: Best practices to reduce waste, achieve better yield and efficiency.

    Achieving better ink mileage and blanket run length. Best practices.

    Challenges and opportunities for newspaper printing inks.

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    09:30

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    Maintenance of gears

    Maintenance of gears: Lessons in professional approach to maintaining them in printing machines.

    Speakers 

    • Head-NPD & Business Development, Shanthi Gears
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    09:30

    • Advertising Summit

    New revenue streams

    Keynote

    Advertising in print is declining, and the digital advertising revenues are not accruing to news publishers as much as we like to. How do we accelerate new revenue streams - venture into new revenue verticals, set up cross-media sales teams, and the like. How to turn adversaries into profit. Planning for big buck business.

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    10:00

    • Advertising Summit

    Integrated platform - Junction K

    Integrated platform and 360 degree approach to advertisers needs. Junction K from Malayala Manorama.

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    10:00

    • Printing Summit

    Mounting and adjust different kind of bearings in printing machine - how to do it professionally and avoid costly damages to the machine.

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    10:30

    • Advertising Summit

    Event based advertisment

    Event based advertising business, and an exclusive TV channel to support it. A case study.

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    10:30

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    Case study on Press maintenance

    Case study on Press maintenance and Folder maintenance. Precautionary measures to maintain life of the folders.What strategy is adopted by Jagran to reduce the failures and breakdowns in folders and printing units to obtain maximum availability.

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    11:00

    • Printing Summit

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    • Printing Summit - Breakout

    Networking break

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    11:30

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    Innovation and design thinking

    Products should be constructed on the needs of customer expectation. In the digital era, what do our readers expect? Time to revisit the elements of design thinking and user-centric approach. How the design-thinking ideas could be aligned with putting customers first in newspaper business.

    Speakers 

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    11:30

    • Advertising Summit

    Advertisers dilemma

    Media planning

    How do advertisers plan the campaign for their clients?

    Education academy as a category

    attracts advertising to newspapers. What is the expectation of the advertiser? A leading advertiser shares his thoughts.

    Supporting brand growth

    what do advertisers look for in news media brands.

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    12:00

    • Printing Summit

    Round up of best examples from WAN-IFRA Print innovation awards 2018.

    Speakers 

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    12:30

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    Networking lunch

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    14:00

    • Advertising Summit

    Advertisers dilemma

    How do advertisers plan the campaign for their clients? Manish Bhat, Director, Scarecrow Advertising

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    14:00

    • Printing Summit

    Newspaper distribution

    On-time distribution of newspaper is still a challenge and complicated one for every newspaper company. Throughout the world, companies have evolved with different models to achieve with a good business model for on-time delivery. Case study from a European newspaper.

    Speakers 

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    14:30

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    Education academy as a category attracts advertising to newspapers.

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    14:30

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    A case study from Japanese newspapers

    Asian case study: Newspaper market in Japan is very similar to India, with high circulation numbers and door delivery of newspapers every day. How do Japanese newspapers manage distribution? A case study.

    Speakers 

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    15:00

    • Advertising Summit

    Business transformation

    Mapping invisible networks in organisation and driving innovation and change. How to create competitive context and effectively use it to drive the change.

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    15:00

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    Efficiency of newspaper delivery

    Efficiency of newspaper delivery: Optimising resources, routes, logistics to minimise and working with vendor/distributors to reduce the overall time of distribution. An Indian case study.

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    15:00

    • Advertising Summit

    Innovative projects that help advertisers

    to achieve campaign objectives. How differently they are done. ABP One’s Cha Choluk Chini Noy is one such campaign that gave fantastic results for the advertiser’s brand. A case study

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    15:30

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    • Advertising Summit

    • Printing Summit - Breakout

    Networking break

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    16:00

    • Printing Summit

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    • Printing Summit - Breakout

    Common closing session

    Panel discussion: CEOs of leading Indian publishing companies discuss the challenges in print, how to extend its life, how each media group is transforming, where are the opportunities, etc.

    Speakers 

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    17:00

    • Printing Summit

    • Advertising Summit

    • Printing Summit - Breakout

    End of the conference

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    17:15

    • Printing Summit

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    • Printing Summit - Breakout

    Visit to a printing plant

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Contact 

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