KEYNOTE: Meredith Artley

KEYNOTE PANEL: Newspapers in a post-advertising era

Chair and presenter: Jim Moroney, chairman, president and CEO of the A. H. Belo Corporation (publisher of The Dallas Morning News)

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  • Jim Friedlich, CEO and executive director, Lenfest Institute for Journalism

  • Sara Glines, president and publisher, The News & Observer, and McClatchy regional publisher for the Carolinas

  • David Perpich, GM & president, Wirecutter (a New York Times' product recommendation service), The New York Times Executive Committee

  • Earl Wilkinson, executive director and CEO, INMA (International News Media Association)

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REVENUE: E-commerce, events, membership and the search for new revenue streams

Chair: Janine Warner, Co-founder and Executive Director, SembraMediaICFJ Knight Fellow, Latin America

  • Alex Clark, founder and CEO, Press Patron (New Zealand)

  • April Hinkle, chief revenue officer, Texas Tribune

  • Christina Shih, chief operations officer, News Revenue Hub

  • Rob Wijnberg, editor-in-chief and founder, De Correspondent (Netherlands) and The Correspondent (U.S.)

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TRUST: Tools to Improve the Flow of Accurate Information

Chair: Jennifer Preston, vice president of journalism, Knight Foundation

  • Lisa Fazio, assistant professor, Vanderbilt University, CrossCheck

  • Frédéric Filloux, creator,

  • Darryl Holliday, editorial director and co-founder, City Bureau

  • Joan Donovan, media manipulation/platform accountability research lead, Data & Society

  • Cameron Hickey, producer, PBS NewsHour

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RESEARCH PANEL: Future Vision: Conceptualizing community, seeking solutions and minding metrics

Chair: Amy Schmitz Weiss, ISOJ research chair, associate professor at San Diego State University

  • Looking for Community in Community News: An Examination of Public-spirited Content in Online Local News Sites

    Summer Harlow, University of Houston, and Monica Chadha, Arizona State University

  • Journalists’ Perceptions of Solutions Journalism and Its Place in the Field

    Kyser Lough, University of Texas at Austin, and Karen McIntyre, Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Quality, Quantity and Policy: How Newspaper Journalists Use Digital Metrics to Evaluate Their Roles and Their Papers’ Strategies

    Kelsey N. Whipple and Jeremy L. Shermak, University of Texas at Austin

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KEYNOTE: Meredith Artley

Chair: Kathleen McElroy, associate director, Moody College of Communication Journalism School at UT Austin

  • Meredith Artley, senior vice president and editor-in-chief, CNN Digital Worldwide

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VIDEO: Cracking the code for successful video online

Chair and presenter: Trei Brundrett, chief operating officer, Vox Media

  • Selymar Colón, managing editor/senior director, digital news, Univision

  • Kristie Gonzales, president and general manager, KVUE-TV, Austin

  • Imaeyen Ibanga, senior video producer and manager, AJ+

  • Mindy Massucci, head of content, TicToc by Bloomberg

  • Yusuf Omar, co-founder, Hashtag Our Stories (South Africa/UK)

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WHAT’S NEXT: Artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, augmented reality and other tech trends that will impact journalism

Chair and presenter: Mia Tramz, managing editor, LIFE VR, Meredith (formerly Time Inc)

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GLOBAL ROUNDUP: How news organizations are using satire online around the world

Chair: María Teresa Ronderos, director, Program on Independent Journalism, Open Society Foundations

  • Carlos Cortés, creador, La Mesa de Centro (Colombia)

  • Haris Dedović, director ejecutivo, Šatro (Bosnia y Herzegovina)

  • Samm Farai Monro (alias Camarada Fatso), director creativo, Magamba TV(Zimbabue)

  • Marianna Grigoryan, co-founder/president, Umbrella Journalists' International Network NGO (Armenia)

  • King Muriuki, producer, The XYZ Show, Buni Media (Kenya)

  • Vahe Nersesian, cartoonist and co-founder, (Armenia)

  • Juan Andrés Ravell, co-founder, El Chigüire Bipolar

  • Isam Uraiqat, editor, Alhudood (Jordan)

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NEWSLETTERS: How email, an almost 50-year-old technology, has become the next big thing for news organizations

Chair and presenter: Sara Fischer, media reporter, Axios

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  • Elisabeth Goodridge, editorial director, newsletters and messaging, New York Times

  • Mónica Guzmán, co-founder and director, Evergrey 

  • Dheerja Kaur, head of product and design, theSkimm

  • Fernando Rodrigues, founder and editor, Drive Premium/Poder360 (Brazil)

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RESEARCH PANEL: Cultural change: Telling stories, shaping identity and normalizing precarity

Chair: Jane B. Singer

  • “Don’t read me the news, tell me the story”: How news makers and storytellers negotiate journalism’s boundaries when preparing and presenting news stories

    Jan Boesman and Irene Costera Meijer, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Changing “habits of thought”: An examination of eight years of digital evolution at the Christian Science Monitor

    Jonathan Groves, Drury University, and Carrie Brown , CUNY

  • Journalists Thinking about Precarity: Making Sense of the 'New Normal'

    Henrik Örnebring, Karlstad University, Sweden

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AUDIO: From podcasts to Alexa, Hey Google and Siri, journalism is raising the voice

Chair: Kathleen Kingsbury, deputy editorial page editor, The New York Times

  • Tamar Charney, managing editor at NPR One, NPR

  • Anne Li, interactive audio producer, Washington Post

  • Caitlin Thompson, U.S. director of content, Acast (Sweden)

  • Jillian Weinberger, senior producer for audio, Vox Media and

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