Program


Time Session
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Rewiring Tomorrow’s Newsroom Today

How can a modern newsroom be seamlessly connected to all distribution points, incorporating AI for vital efficiencies in content production and versioning? How can people be better organized with systemic connection points across the organization, especially when multiple platforms (e.g. broadcast or cable networks, streaming channels and digital platforms) are involved? How can duplication be avoided in reporting efforts and production?

9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Fireside Chat

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Keynote Interview with News Leader

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Networking Break

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.

Rebooting the Digital Product Suite

Organizations are taking a top-to-bottom look and reassessment of their products across digital platforms from their homepages to news and weather apps and more. What are the major changes coming to UX and UI based on consumers’ changing habits? Who is working on the forefront of change there, and what does it look like? What technologies are involved?

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Video Journalists on the Cutting Edge

A panel of four highly innovative video journalists from across the media spectrum share examples of their work, discussing their process and the technology employed for TV, digital, streaming, mobile and social media storytelling.

1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Fireside Chat

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Streaming and FAST News 3.0

How are news organizations tackling challenges in content strategy, product development and news workflow on their AVOD and FAST channels? How are innovators expanding the content pipeline, fine-tuning the product and simplifying workflows?

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Networking Break

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

AI and the News Storyteller

Media industry technologists and producers talk about specific tech advancements in current use that expedite the news production and story-building process. Use cases, developments just-around-the-corner and tools being integrated into newsroom systems will illustrate how journalists can be more productive and newsrooms can avoid “zombie processes” and substantially slim down their size.

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Fireside chat

4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Networking break

4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Scenes from a Gen AI-Enabled Newsroom

News AI pioneers work through scenarios of embracing the technology from pragmatic, ethical, journalistic, technological and cybersecurity lenses in a workshop context. A technologist, newsroom leader, AI ethicist and security leader will address real-world issues like disinformation/deepfakes, versioning and AI as part of the reporting/story building process.