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FIPP WORLD MEDIA CONGRESS
4-6 JUNE 2024

Agenda

Please note the agenda remains subject to change. This includes potential changes to session running orders and descriptions. We will add details for the speaking slots that remain open in the coming weeks - all open slots are now reserved, pending final confirmations.

  • 08:00

    Registration, Coffee and Conversations

  • 09:30

    Take your seats | Housekeeping

  • 09:35

    Welcome to Cascais

    Cascais Tourism Board

  • 09:45
  • 09:55

    AI iQ for a Human-Focused Future

    Join Dr Seth Dobrin as he presents a compelling call to action for C-suite executives to critically assess and enhance their organisation's AI intelligence quotient (AI iQ) in the evolving AI and GenAI landscape. Offering insights from Fortune 500 transformations, he explains AI's transformational (and future) impact and the strategy, culture, talent and practical readiness you will need to develop sustainable growth in the new world of work and life.

  • 10:30

    Session details to be announced soon.

  • 10:55

    Media innovation: From hype to hope

    Join Juan for this year’s launch of the Innovation in Media World Report, where he will banish hype and lay out how media is reinventing itself and finding new (realistic) revenue, relevance and reach.

  • 11:20

    Huddles, Coffee and Conversations

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  • 12:20

    Brain Break

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    • 12:25

      Beyond Reporting: How Indian media drive social change

      Global, independent reporting faces challenges, ranging from politics to the distortionary effects of social media and fake news. In the age of AI, contentious content and deep fakes will proliferate. In this session, Srini will explore the power of impact journalism with examples from India’s now near-century-old Vikatan Group, offering insights and lessons applicable across markets.

    • 12:25

      Reinvent or suffer the consequences

      Digital media, with BuzzFeed the most prominent, has had a torrid time of late. However, not all media are equal. Discover how reinvention fuels continued success at 7awi. Learn from their journey of adapting to ever-changing digital trends to captivate Millennials and Gen Z, leveraging their 18 digital platforms, social media influence, and innovative content strategies to achieve impactful reach and engagement. Former Microsoft technologist turned publisher Anas Abbar shares more.

    • 12:45

      Women’s Health: Forces for fitness

      As the world’s largest wellness media brand for women, Women’s Health has built a winning strategy that engages audiences and builds community by combining science-based service with authentic storytelling. From sharing inspiring athlete stories to spotlighting the next generation of fitness influencers to tapping into key cultural moments, Women’s Health (US) editor-in-chief Liz Plosser will share insights on the brand’s approach and why it resonates.

    • 12:45

      The 2024 State of the Mobile Publishing Market Report

      With access to data across 400 media brands, Pugpig has an unmatched insight into mobile publishing. This year’s report mixes analytics and interviews across the Pugpig portfolio to deliver a blend of high-level industry trends with deep dives into subjects including adoption, engagement, retention, audio, video, and more. Join Jonny as he whizzes you through the report and arms you with all the insight you need to be Congress’ mobile champ of the day!

  • 13:05

    Huddles, Lunch and Conversations

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  • 14:40

    Brain Break

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    • 14:45

      Session details to be announced soon.

    • 14:45

      Navigating Nigeria’s media landscape: Innovation, challenges and future opportunities

      Africa may have its challenges, but many see it as the growth market of the future with its rich natural resources, the world’s largest free trade area and population of 1.2 billion. However, those who know will point out that “Africa is not a country” and that a more selective approach is required. With a population of 224 million, Nigeria is one of the markets with undeniable growth potential.

    • 15:05

      The sustainability imperative: Innovation in paper and print

      More details will be announced soon.

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      Niina Niemelä Senior Manager, Sustainability, UPM Communication
    • 15:05

      Session details to be announced soon.

  • 15:25

    Huddles, Coffee and Conversations

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  • 16:35

    Brain Break

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  • 17:30

    Day 1 Social

  • 18:30

    Attendee Free Time

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    • 09:50

      How Harvard Business Review Stays Distinctive in a Crowded Global Media Landscape

      Harvard Business Review is renowned for publishing business ideas that move leaders forward in their companies and careers – but how does this highly successful 102-year-old brand set its own strategy while maintaining rigorous editorial standards? And what are the choices it’s making for the future, from the role of new technologies to meeting the demands of fast-changing consumer habits?
      Join us for a conversation with Harvard Business Publishing co-president Sarah McConville, who will offer an inside look at HBR’s evolution as a global publisher, its uniquely diversified business model, and how it plans to capture value in a world shaped by AI.

    • 09:50

      Session details to be announced soon.

    • 10:15

      Session details to be announced soon.

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    • 10:15

      Session details to be announced soon.

    • 10:35

      Purpose Over Profit

      Archie Carrasco, CEO of AGC Power Holdings Corp., a media powerhouse in the Philippines, delves into balancing humanity with digital advancement and how prioritising social impact over financial gain reshapes business values and promotes sustainable growth.

    • 10:35

      Session details to be announced soon.

    • 10:55

      Navigating diversity and inclusion in the media space

      We know that 21% of people in the world are disabled either physically or invisibly – yet these 21% of people are not represented proportionally in the media, whether that’s in TV, social media or in print. Reflect – the only talent management agency in the D&I space that operates as a community interest company – champions influencers, models, and talent in media to address underrepresentation. 

      What started out as a Covid colleague bonding exercise has turned into the 19th most recognised talent agency in the world, according to Influencer Marketing Hub in 2023. Hear how the team did it and what’s next. 

    • 10:55

      Session details to be announced soon.

  • 11:15

    Huddles, Coffee and Conversations

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  • 12:25

    Brain Break

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    • 12:30

      Creators: A threat or opportunity to big media?

      The disintermediation of media distribution channels and the continuing rise of video, podcast and newsletter channels mean any individual can become media. Some very successfully chip away at big media markets. Others may have the storytelling skills but not the scale or resources to build sustainable business models. Is this an opportunity, a threat, or both? Simon Owens shares his views.

    • 12:30

      Building media in Morocco: The journey of Femme du Maroc

      Learn more about the media landscape in Morocco as Ichrak takes us on a journey of adaptation and innovation using Femme du Maroc as a case study.

    • 12:50

      Navigating the Stars: Captivating China's youth with aerospace knowledge

      Discover how Aerospace Knowledge (Youth) blends science with imagination to engage China's next generation. Explore strategies behind its rapid rise to one of China's top youth science publications, from captivating content to innovative media outreach.

    • 12:50

      Transforming Wanderlust magazine

      Transforming Wanderlust magazine How the UK’s longest-running travel magazine went through a three-year transformation across editorial, brand and commercial. And what happened next…

  • 13:10

    Huddles, Lunch and Conversation

  • 13:55
  • 14:00

    Session details to be announced soon.

  • 14:20

    ‘Why print won't just lie down and die’

    The death-of-print narrative in magazine publishing is dying, but for print to truly make a comeback, publishers need to re-engage with the format. Here's how.

  • 14:40

    Ask us anything

    For our final, interactive session of Congress 2024, Colin Morrison CBE hosts business leaders from three continents to hear their key take-outs from Congress and to answer audience questions.

  • 15:25
  • 15:30

    Post-Congress Social with Cascais Tourism

  • 17:00

    Attendee free time and airport departures

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