Programme | Digital Media Asia 2020

Digital Media Asia 2020

13 Oct 2020 to 15 Oct 2020
Virtual
Singapore

Programme | Digital Media Asia 2020

Programme

Sessions

October 13
Tuesday

  • 10:00

    WELCOME REMARKS & OPENING KEYNOTE

    Welcome remarks by Gary Liu, Chair of WAN-IFRA's APAC Committee of the region's top management executives.

    Chair 

    • CEO, South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd
  • 10:45

    NEW PRODUCTS, NEW REVENUES

    Media companies are increasingly innovating and coming up with new ideas for digital products and services which bring in new revenues.

    Moderator 

    • Ariane Bernard
      Publishing platform founder & product management consultant

    Speakers 

    • Director of Newsroom Product, The Washington Post, USA
    • Tan Lee Chin
      COO (Content & Commercial), Sin Chew Media Corporation
  • 11:30

    VIRTUAL EXPO & NETWORKING

    Find the technology solutions you have been looking for. Check out our sponsors’ virtual exhibition booths and meet them online! Delegates and exhibitors can schedule meetings and video calls via WAN-IFRA’s EventsAIR platform

  • 13:00

    POWER CONVERSATION 1: BUILDING A DATA CULTURE [WAN-IFRA publisher members only]

    Ways to build a data community and talent pool of media data and analytics professionals who are critical to today’s data-driven media organisations.

    Power Conversations are 45-minute closed-door conversations for industry colleagues to come together to exchange ideas with peers. Each of these sessions is limited to 20 participants to ensure everyone has a chance to speak up. If you're a WAN-IFRA publisher member, you're invited to sign up for your place at this virtual table when you register for Digital Media Asia! The Power Conversation session you have been accepted into will only appear on your virtual event schedule (called a timeline) if you have secured a place. No further registrations will be possible once the session is fully subscribed.

  • 15:30

    BUILDING A DATA-CENTRIC NEWS ORGANISATION

    From audience engagement to advertising to spotting new opportunities, media companies are moving to a data driven culture. How do you build the right data stack? Learn through these examples from data-savvy publishers.

    Speakers 

    • Fiona Chan
      Head of Analytics, Customer Experience and Business Operations, Singapore Press Holdings
    • Korey Lee
      VP of Data, South China Morning Post
  • 16:30

    AFTERNOON KEYNOTE | From Belgium to Dublin and beyond: the MediaHuis story

    For a seven-year-old company, MediaHuis’ expansion from its native Belgium to the Netherlands, Ireland and most recently Luxembourg in April 2020, through acquisition of the Dutch NRC Media group, Telegraaf Media Group, Ireland’s Independent News & Media and Saint-Paul Luxembourg, has been nothing short of remarkable. Today, it publishes over 23 news titles and employs more than 4,600 staff.

    Find out what drives this bold company with big media technology and services ambitions, a strong digitally diversified business base and above all, a deep commitment to independent quality journalism and innovation, coupled with strict operational and financial discipline.

    Keynote 

October 14
Wednesday

  • 10:00

    MORNING KEYNOTE | Sustaining local news: Ken Doctor's prescription for storytelling, scale and digital economics

    In the tumultuous 2020s, dare we dream of a new, growing model that can work to build democracy?

    Ken Doctor's Lookout Local launches soon, and he takes us inside its strategy.

    Keynote 

    • Media analyst & Newsonomics author, USA
  • 10:30

    PREMIUM ADVERTISING

    The future of the advertising ecosystem and opportunities with premium programmatic, publisher alliances

  • 11:30

    VIRTUAL EXPO & NETWORKING

    Find the technology solutions you have been looking for. Check out our sponsors’ virtual exhibition booths and meet them online! Delegates and exhibitors can schedule meetings and video calls via WAN-IFRA’s EventsAIR platform

  • 13:00

    POWER CONVERSATION 2: THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL ADVERTISING [WAN-IFRA publisher members only]

    A discussion on what new models and formats are emerging as third-party cookies crumble in less than 18 months.

    Power Conversations are 45-minute closed-door conversations for industry colleagues to come together to exchange ideas with peers. Each of these sessions is limited to 20 participants to ensure everyone has a chance to speak up. If you're a WAN-IFRA publisher member, you're invited to sign up for your place at this virtual table when you register for Digital Media Asia! The Power Conversation session you have been accepted into will only appear on your virtual event schedule (called a timeline) if you have secured a place. No further registrations will be possible once the session is fully subscribed.

  • 15:30

    DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS

    Customer journey orchestration, recurring value and the offer, and product UX are essential elements of implementing a successful digital subscription strategy

    Hosted by:

    Speakers 

  • 16:30

    AFTERNOON KEYNOTE

October 15
Thursday

  • 10:00

    MORNING KEYNOTE

  • 10:30

    VIDEO & AUDIO

    Video and audio consumption have grown exponentially. How to monetise is still the big question. Tips and best practices

    Speakers 

  • 11:30

    VIRTUAL EXPO & NETWORKING

    Find the technology solutions you have been looking for. Check out our sponsors’ virtual exhibition booths and meet them online! Delegates and exhibitors can schedule meetings and video calls via WAN-IFRA’s EventsAIR platform.

  • 13:00

    POWER CONVERSATION 3: NEW TECHNOLOGIES, NEW PRODUCTS [WAN-IFRA publisher members only]

    Power Conversations are 45-minute closed-door conversations for industry colleagues to come together to exchange ideas with peers. Each of these sessions is limited to 20 participants to ensure everyone has a chance to speak up. If you're a WAN-IFRA publisher member, you're invited to sign up for your place at this virtual table when you register for Digital Media Asia! The Power Conversation session you have been accepted into will only appear on your virtual event schedule (called a timeline) if you have secured a place. No further registrations will be possible once the session is fully subscribed.

  • 14:00

    ASIAN DIGITAL MEDIA AWARDS: BEST IN ASIA

    Announcement of the best works in Asia and Awards showcase where winners will share their insights and learnings.

  • 15:30

    THE FUTURE FORUM

    AI, IoT and 5G will have an impact on consumption of news and entertainment. What is around the corner? How can news organisations prepare themselves to stay ahead of the curve?

    Speakers 

  • 16:30

    CLOSING KEYNOTE

Shariff