Journalism Innovation Summit Agenda

Agenda for Journalism Innovation Summit in London

Subject to change

Thursday May 14

Opening Reception, hosted by Wayra and BBC News Labs

Shropshire House
2-10 Capper Street
London WC1E 6JA
United Kingdom
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5:30 to 7:30 pm

Friday May 15

City University London
Drysdale Building
Northampton Square
London EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom
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9:00 to 9:30 am: Networking breakfast

9:30 to 9:45 am: Welcoming Remarks

Michael Bromley, City University London
Jane Singer, City University London
Mark Glaser, PBS MediaShift

9:45 to 10:30 am: Morning Keynote: Chris Hamilton, Social Media Editor, BBC News

10:30 to 11:15 am: Morning Panel Discussion

How news organizations are pushing innovative forms of content

Nathalie Malinarich, BBC News Online

Malachy Browne, Reported.ly
Subhajit Banerjee, Guardian

11:15 to 11:30 am: Coffee Break

11:30 to 12:30 pm: Morning Breakout Sessions

6 breakouts based on topics from the morning speakers:

1) Chris Hamilton: Posting original content on social media
2) Nathalie Malinarich: Creating compelling mobile content

12:30 to 1:30 pm: Networking Lunch

1:30 to 2:15 pm: Afternoon Keynote: Jennifer Schwanenberg, Innovation Manager, DPA

2:15 pm to 3:00 pm: Afternoon Panel Discussion

How journalists can make money through audience engagement and crowdfunding,

Cassie Werber, Quartz

Lyra McKee, The Muckraker
Matt McAlister, Contributoria
Seung-yoon Lee, Byline
Alex Hartman, Newzulu

3:00 to 3:15 pm: Coffee Break

3:15 to 4:30 pm: Afternoon Breakouts

6 breakouts based on topics from the afternoon speakers.


> App development workshop by Bjorn Rosenthal of Deutsche Welle
> Playing Lean, a board game based on “Lean Startup,” and run by Tore Rasmussen

4:30 to 5:00 pm: Wrap-up Takeaways from Breakouts

Closing remarks: Mark Glaser and Jane Singer

Closing Reception

5:30 to 7:30 pm: Google Campus London