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Day 1, Tuesday 12 November

Speaker programme starts at 1pm through to 6pm

Criss Angel Stage

13:00 - 13:10 Welcome
James Hewes, President and CEO, FIPP and Linda Thomas Brooks, President and CEO, MPA and Chair of the 42nd FIPP World Media Congress
13:10 - 13:35 Investing in the future
Martin Weiss, Member of the Executive Board, Hubert Burda Media, Chairman of Immediate Media Co., and MD of Burda Principal Investments, Germany and the UK
13:35 - 14:00 Heroics at Trusted Media Brands
Bonnie Kintzer, CEO, Trusted Media Brands, USA
14:00 - 14:25 Fiercely independent: Building Monocle
Tyler Brûlé, Editor in Chief, Monocle, UK
14:25 - 14:50 Is it still about scale? How editors optimise content
Kate Lewis, Chief Content Officer, Hearst Magazines, USA
14:50 - 15:15 Fireside chat: Revenue model development for the 2020s
Tracy Corrigan, Chief Strategy Officer, Dow Jones, USA
15:15 - 15:45 Coffee break
15:45 - 16:10 Celebs and sports stars as media
Leonard Brody, Co-founder and Chairman, Creative Labs, a JV with Creative Artists Agency, Serial Entrepreneur and Best-selling Author, USA
16:10 - 17:00 Panel discussion: Diversity, the 50:50 project and you
Angela Henshall, Senior Producer – 50:50 Project, BBC, UK, Gary Butterworth, Executive Producer, Voice of America, USA, more participants to be annouced
17:00 - 17:20 Platforms, politics, people– what happens next?
Jason Kint, President and CEO, Digital Content Next, USA
17:20 - 17:40 Fireside chat: How an unassuming lad from the UK’s Midlands ended up designing an iconic Brexit cover for TIME
Chris Spencer, a.k.a. Cold War Steve, UK Interviewed by James Hewes, President and CEO, FIPP
17:40 - 18:00 Fireside chat: Politics in 2020: who wins?
Matt Kaminski, Editor in Chief, Politico, USA
18:00 - 18:15 Special announcement
James Hewes, President and CEO of FIPP, and Ralph Bücchi, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Axel Springer SE, COO Ringier Group and Chairman of the Management Board, FIPP, Switzerland
18:15 - 18:20 Join us for UPM opening drinks and awards
James Hewes, President and CEO of FIPP
19:00 - 21:00 UPM opening drinks and awards

Day 2, Wednesday 13 November

Speaker programme starts at 9am through to 6pm

Nevada Stage

09:00 - 09:05 Welcome to Day 2
Linda Thomas-Brooks, President and CEO, MPA, USA
09:05 - 09:30 How PE and street smarts are driving Dennis’ international expansion
James Tye, Group CEO, Dennis, and another participant to be confirmed
09:30 - 09:55 A century (plus) of innovation. What’s next for Forbes?
Mike Federle, CEO, Forbes Media, USA
09:55 - 10:20 To be announced
10:20 - 10:25 100 second pitches
10:25 - 10:50 Lessons from the movies
Chantal Rickards, CEO, BAFTA Los Angeles, USA
10:50 - 11:10 Coffee break
11:10 - 11:50 Panel discussion: Data, privacy and trust: the new battleground
Ting Cai, Partner Director of Product and Technology, Microsoft, USA, Brigitte Gwyn, EVP Government Affairs, MPA, USA, Tom Bureau, CEO, Immediate Media Co., UK Interviewed by Stephan Scherzer, CEO, VDZ, Germany
11:50 - 11:55 100 second pitches
11:55 - 12:35 Panel discussion: The meshing of entertainment and gaming – and what media can learn from the communities they form
Jill Wilson, SVP Game Development, Jam City, USA, Luke Stepleton, Co-founder, 3Blackdot, USA, Matt Edelman, Senior Director of Product, Verizon Media, USA Hosted by Mitchell Berman, Managing Partner, Berman Strategic Advisors, USA
12:35 - 12:40 100 second pitches
12:40 - 13:00 Your Oxygen Mask First: 17 habits to help high achievers survive & thrive in leadership & life
Kevin Lawrence, Author of Your Oxygen Mask First, Canada
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 14:40 Panel discussion: International business today
Yulia Boyle, SVP: Global Media and Experiences, National Geographic Partners, USA; Jonathan Wright, Global Managing Director, Dow Jones, Hong Kong Tim Hudson, Director of International Licensing and Syndication, Immediate Media Co, UK Interviewed by James Hewes, FIPP President and CEO
14:40 - 14:45 100 second pitches
14:45 - 15:05 Fireside chat: How Fast Company and Inc. became more than only magazine titles
Eric Schurenberg, CEO, Mansueto Ventures, USA Interviewed by Mike Greehan, Partner and COO, Cue Ball, USA
15:05 - 15:25 How brand saved Playboy
David Israel, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Playboy, USA
15:25 - 15:30 100 second pitches
15:30 - 15:50 When regulatory frameworks change – innovation in the cannabis industry
Josh Campbell, President, dosist, USA
15:50 - 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 - 16:55 Panel discussion: Journalism hacks
Beth Tomkiw, Chief Content Officer, Trusted Media Brands, USA, Brooke Siegel, VP – Content, Hearst Magazines, USA Interviewed by Barry McIlheney, CEO, Professional Publishers Association, UK
16:55 - 17:15 Insights for publishers from an American retail giant
Krifka Steffey, Director, Merchandise, Newsstand, Barnes & Noble, USA
17:10 - 17:30 Journalism in the face of adversity
17:15 - 17:20 Interval
17:20 - 18:00 Panel discussion: The changing media ownership landscape and conclusions to draw from it
James Tye, Group CEO, Dennis, Robin Warner, Managing Director, Oaklins, DeSilva + Phillips, USA, David S. Johnson, SVP Corporate Development, Meredith Corporation, USA, John Cabell, CEO of Cue Ball and Senior Advisor to Oaklins DeSilva Phillips, USA Interviewed by Peter Kreisky, Founder and Chairman, Kreisky Media Consultancy, USA
18:00 - 18:05 Wrap Up Day 2
James Hewes, President and CEO, FIPP

Vegas Stage

09:00 - 09:05 Welcome to Day 2
Nikolay Malyarov, EVP, Chief Content Officer and General Counsel, PressReader, Canada
09:05 - 09:30 Future-proof your business: These are the top revenue model innovations from around the world
John Wilpers, Senior Director USA, Innovation Media Consulting, and editor of FIPP & IMC’s Innovation in Media World Report, USA
09:30 - 09:55 Global industry overview: Here are the latest developments from FIPP’s Digital Subscriptions Snapshot
James Hewes, President and CEO, FIPP
09:55 - 10:20 Internet, tech and media: Axel Springer’s new business investment strategy explained
Caroline von der Groeben, SVP, Partnerships and Business Development, Axel Springer, USA
10:20 - 10:25 100 second pitches
10:25 - 10:50 5G and the implications for media
Keyvan Peymani, MD Partners, Salem LLC, USA
10:50 - 11:10 Coffee break
11:10 - 11:30 Engaging audiences through emerging technology & Innovation
Stephan Hamberger, Head of Digital Product and Engineering, Red Bull, USA
11:30 - 11:50 Paywalls and data platforms: why Aller Media decided to build their own – and what you can learn from it
Christoph Schmitz, interim CTO, Aller Media, Norway
11:50 - 11:55 100 second pitches
11:55 - 12:15 The transformation of Nylon
Evan Luzzatto, President, Nylon, USA
12:15 - 12:35 How and why Nylon and Socialyte became the perfect match
Evan Luzzatto, President, Nylon, and Becca Alexander, Founder and President, Socialyte, USA
12:35 - 12:40 100 second pitches
12:40 - 13:00 Fireside chat: How Google plans to foster digital literacy, safety and trust online. Where do you stand?
Reese Pecot, Global Director, Search, Geo, Assistant & ML Product Policy, Google, USA
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 14:40 Panel discussion: AI for media
Anita Zielina, Director of News Innovation and Leadership, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, USA Tor Jacobsen, SVP of Consumer Marketing Revenue, Schibsted, Norway Lindsay Silver, VP of Product, Condé Nast, USA Interviewed by Martha Stone Williams, CEO, World Newsmedia Network, USA
14:40 - 14:45 100 second pitches
14:45 - 15:05 The bookazine revival
Larry Hackett, Managing Partner, 10Ten Media, USA
15:05 - 15:25 Creating content that’s not only good to read, but for readers to readers put their faith in
Curtis Gillespie, Journalist, Editor and Author, Canada
15:25 - 15:30 100 second pitches
15:30 - 15:50 What media can learn from e-sports in building and maintaining a competitive people edge
Mia Stellberg, Olympics and e-Sports Coach, Finland
15:50 - 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 - 16:35 Podcast best practice
Andy Bowers, Chief Innovation Officer, Megaphone (formerly Panoply), USA
16:35 - 16:55 Building better communities through partnerships and collaboration
Alvaro Paes de Barros, Head of Studio, YouTube Spaces America, USA
16:55 - 17:15 From zero to hero: how one of the UK’s most popular online football shows became a serious business
Joe Tomlinson, Head of Male Lifestyle & Sport, Diagonal View, UK
17:15 - 17:20 Interval
17:20 - 18:00 Deep dive: Developing exciting, lucrative events and experiences
More details to be annouced
18:00 - 18:05 Wrap Up Day 2
Peter Houston, Co-host, Media Voices Podcast, UK

Media City Stage

09:00 - 09:05 Welcome to Day 2
09:05 - 09:30 To be announced
09:30 - 09:55 To be announced
09:55 - 10:20 To be announced
10:20 - 10:25 Interval
10:25 - 10:45 To be announced
10:50 - 11:10 Coffee break
11:10 - 11:30 How to play to win the paid content game
Nikolay Malyarov, EVP, Chief Content Officer and General Counsel, PressReader, Canada
11:30 - 11:50 To be announced
11:50 - 11:55 Interval
11:55 - 12:15 To be announced
12:15 - 12:35 To be announced
12:35 - 12:40 Interval
12:40 - 13:00 UPM – paper business in transition
Ruud van den Berg, SVP Magazines, Merchants and Office, UPM Communication Papers, Germany
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 14:20 To be announced
14:20 - 14:40 To be announced
14:40 - 14:45 Interval
14:45 - 15:05 To be announced
15:05 - 15:25 To be announced
15:25 - 15:30 Interval
15:30 - 15:50 To be announced
15:50 - 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 - 16:55 Deep Dive: The ins and outs of international brand licensing, content syndication and other media partnerships
Tom Rowland, VP International Licensing and Business Affairs, Meredith, USA, Deb Gallagher, Head of Planning, Digital and Marketing, MIT Sloan Management Review, USA, Anne Mollo-Christensen, EVP Digital and Strategy, Mariah Media, USA Hosted by Mike Greehan, Partner and COO, Cue Ball, USA
16:55 - 17:15 Six keys to establishing a successful business in China
Didier Guérin, President and CEO, Media Convergence Asia-Pacific, Australia
17:15 - 17:20 Interval
17:20 - 18:00 Deep Dive: A better fit: The hidden possibilities of workflow design
Killian Schalk, Founder, PurpleGray, USA
18:00 - 18:05 Wrap up Day 2
Nikolay Malyarov, EVP, Chief Content Officer and General Counsel, PressReader, Canada

Day 3, Thursday 14 November

Speaker programme starts at 9am through to 1pm

UPM @ Sin City

09:00 - 09:05 Welcome
Ruud van den Berg, SVP Magazines, Merchants and Office, UPM Communication Papers and main FIPP World Media Congress sponsor, Germany
09:05 - 09:30 Meet the Parennials
Liz Vaccariello, Editor in Chief, Meredith Parents Network, USA
09:25 - 09:45 Award-winning cover design – unpacked
D.W. Pine, Creative Director, TIME, USA
09:45 - 10:05 Jockeying for position: keeping print magazines in the spotlight
Julia Raphaely, CEO, Associated Media Publishing, South Africa
10:05 - 10:25 How La Nacion overcame tough market conditions to buck downward trends
Teresa Elizalde, Editor in Chief, Magazine Group, La Nacion, Argentina
10:25 - 10:45 The rebirth of a brand: from legacy media to new start-up
Paula Mageste, Independent Editor and Publisher, Brazil
10:45 - 11:05 Coffee break
11:05 - 11:25 Stepping beyond standard: a new benchmark to show how media research must change
Oliver Brix, Axel Springer, Germany, and Tino Meitz Texas Tech and Cognition Lab, USA
11:25 - 11:45 How failures are powering our path to reader engagement and revenues
Srini Balasubramanian, Managing Director, Ananda Vikatan Publishers, India
11:45 - 12:05 Transforming to meet a new generation of media consumer needs
Chia Lun Huang, Director of Transformation and Learning, Common Wealth Magazine, Chinese Taipei
12:05 - 12:25 Manga culture and new media – lessons from Japan
Mr. Teruyuki Kitabatake, Editor in Chief and Director, Manga Magazines, Shueisha, Japan
12:25 - 12:55 Fireside chat: What next for magazines
Linda Thomas Brooks, President and CEO, MPA, USA and James Hewes, President and CEO, FIPP In conversation with Samir Husni, Mr. Magazine, USA
12:55 - 13:00 Wrap Up Congress 2019
James Hewes, President and CEO, FIPP

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The FIPP World Media Congress 2019 will tackle the most pressing challenges and opportunities faced by the global media industry. Set over three inspiring days, our extensive agenda includes keynotes, panel discussions, on-stage interviews, specialist breakouts and sponsor sessions.

Take a look at the draft agenda below. Day two features three session rooms so be sure to check out all three. Some sessions are still to be announced and all information in the agenda (sessions, speakers, times, dates, etc.) is subject to change. Sign up below to receive FIPP newsletters and hear the agenda announcements as soon as details are released.

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