Agenda


In this two-day virtual summit, learn where Asia/Pacific media companies fit into the global trends surrounding advertising, subscriptions, product, revenue diversification, and more. Hear from global experts and regional publishers — opportunities and threats faced by news media.


Thursday, July 14

Theme: Exploring strategy and business model viability

11:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m.
(Hong Kong time)

Karen Davila

11:00 a.m.-11:05 a.m. (Hong Kong time)

Welcome and introductions

Gain an in-depth understanding of the state of the global news industry, followed by the digital transformation journey of news media houses in the region along with insights on subscriptions strategy. Understand what’s working, what’s not, and what’s next.

Karen Davila, News Anchor, ABS -CBN, Philippines






Earl J. Wilkinson

11:05 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (Hong Kong time)

State of the news industry

Earl J. Wilkinson, Executive Director, and CEO, INMA, United States






11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Hong Kong time)

Emily Sweet Chia Lun Huang Greg Piechota

Where digital subscriptions go next

Greg Piechota, Module Moderator & Readers First Initiative Lead, INMA, United Kingdom
Chia Lun Huang, Digital Transformation Director, CommonWealth Magazine Group, Taiwan
Emily Sweet, Head of Engagement, Australian Community Media, Australia






12:30 p.m.-12:40 p.m. (Hong Kong time)

A presentation by Google News Initiative






Andy Budiman

12:40 p.m.-1:05 p.m. (Hong Kong time)

Case study: business model sustainability and transformation

Andy Budiman, CEO, KG Media, Indonesia






Rudyard Arbolado

1:05 p.m.-1:30 p.m. (Hong Kong time)

Case study: the road from print to digital

Atty. Rudyard Arbolado, CEO, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Philippines






1:30 p.m. (Hong Kong time)

Takeaways and Day 1 Concludes






Friday, July 15

Theme: The role of data and advertising for media

11:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m.
(Hong Kong time)

Karen Davila

11:00 a.m.-11:05 a.m. (Hong Kong time)

Welcome and introductions

In this module learn about surfacing best practices from the region on integration of newsrooms into business, backed by technology and data. Unpack the role of digital advertising and take a strategic look at what’s next vis a vis digital media, how publishers are using ad tech and renewing advertising businesses while growing revenues. Innovation in acquiring and retaining digital advertisers.

Karen Davila, News Anchor, ABS -CBN, Philippines






Shea Driscoll Eshwaren Manoharen Peter Bale

11:05 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Hong Kong time)

Integration of newsroom in the news business

Peter Bale, Module Moderator & Newsroom Initiative Lead, INMA, United Kingdom
Eshwaren Manoharen, Head of Product Management and Development Department, Malaysiakini, Malaysia
Shea Driscoll, Digital Editor, South China Morning Post, Hong Kong






Saemmool Lee

12:00 p.m.-12:25 p.m. (Hong Kong time)

Case Study Presentation - Transforming the newsroom for long-term sustainability




Saemmool Lee, Head of Digital Innovation, Dong A Ilbo, South Korea






12:25 p.m.-12:50 p.m. (Hong Kong time)

Transformation in the digital advertising landscape and top trends defining it




Carolyn Luey

12:50 p.m.-1:15 p.m. (Hong Kong time)

Case study: innovation in digital advertising

Carolyn Luey, Chief Digital and Publishing Officer, NZME, New Zealand






Wahyu Dhyatmika

1:15 p.m.-1:40 p.m. (Hong Kong time)

Case study: what’s next in digital advertising

Wahyu Dhyatmika, CEO, Tempo Digital, Indonesia






1:30 p.m. (Hong Kong time)

Takeaways and Summit Concludes








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