Agenda

An intense two-day focus on strategy and trends from the world’s top news media companies is the centerpiece of World Congress Week: the best keynotes, panels, and interviews with a twist of what makes New York the center of the media world.

Thursday

May 25

7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Conference registration + welcome coffee + Networking Lounge + Ask Me Anything sessions

Pick up your conference credentials at the Registration Desk and settle into the Media Conference with coffee and snacks to start your morning – punctuated by meetings with colleagues, INMA subject matter experts, and solution providers.

9.30
Conference welcome ceremonies

Be welcomed to the International News Media Association’s 93rd annual conference, be introduced to your peers, and get a snapshot on the state of news media.

President, Gannett Media, United States

Maribel Perez Wadsworth

9:30 a.m.
Keynote session

10:15 a.m.
Keynote session

11:00 a.m.
Networking break

11:45 a.m.
Panel discussion

1:00 p.m
Lunch

2:30 p.m.
Case studies

3:15 p.m.
Case studies

4:00 p.m.
Networking break

4:45 p.m.
Newsmaker spotlight

5:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Takeaways of the day

Let INMA boil down the day’s key learnings into a digestible format for you to take home.

5:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Networking Lounge reception: a special wine-tasting

Friday

May 26

7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Conference registration + welcome coffee + Networking Lounge + Ask Me Anything sessions

Settle into the final day of World Congress with coffee and snacks to start your morning – augmented by meetings with colleagues, INMA subject matter experts, and solution providers.

9:00 a.m.
Welcome back
9:10 a.m.
Keynote session

9:55 a.m.
Keynote session

10:40 a.m.
Networking break
11:30 a.m.
Panel discussion

12:45 p.m.
Lunch
2:15 p.m.
Case studies

3:00 p.m.
Case studies

4:30 p.m.
Takeaways of the day

Wrap up the day with a synthesis of our keynotes and panels.

4:45 p.m.
News media outlook: What’s over the horizon

Close out the World Congress with an INMA-exclusive tradition: INMA CEO Earl J. Wilkinson’s outlook for the year ahead, unveiled for the first time. Part aggregation of World Congress Week, part aggregation of the INMA network, this closing session will distill where news media likely is going over the next two years. Drawing on his vast experiences, imagine where your brand will be in 2025.

Executive Director and CEO, INMA, United States

Earl J. Wilkinson

4:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Conference wrap-up

INMA President Maribel Perez Wadsworth will put the World Congress into a final perspective while briefing members on the year ahead.

7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
Global Media Awards Dinner

Join INMA for the unveiling of the 2023 Global Media Awards at a dinner at New York’s Harvard Club. Whether a finalist or just interested in witnessing the best the news industry has to offer, connect with peers around the world over a cocktail reception, dinner, and an after-party. Business attire is requested for the evening, black-tie optional.