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#smsldn London Social Media Summit

BBC College of Journalism and The New York Times

Friday, May 16, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (BST)

London, United Kingdom

#smsldn London Social Media Summit

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The BBC College of Journalism and the New York Times are delighted to announce the London Social Media Summit 2014 #smsldn. It follows the success of last year's event in New York #smsnyc.

We will again be looking at the key issues and challenges facing journalists and news organisations using social media.

There will be an excellent line-up of panels and keynote speakers, covering topics including chat apps, shareable video, mobile and global innovation. 

Keynotes

Vivian Schiller, head of global news and journalism partnerships, Twitter

James Harding, director of news and current affairs, BBC

Panel Discussions

How to Make Highly Shareable, Highly Clickable Content (The Right Way)

Mobile in Social: How Each is Influencing the Other

Global Innovation: Social Media in World News


Agenda 

9.15am - 9.50am Registration

9.50am Hello and Welcome, Pooneh Ghoddoosi, BBC

10.00am - 10.30am Opening Keynote Speech

James Harding, director of news and current affairs, BBC, in conversation with Charlie Beckett, director, Polis, at the London School of Economics and Political Science

10.30am - 11.40am Panel Discussion One

How to Make Highly Sharable, Highly Clickable Content (The Right Way)

Chair

Aron Pilhofer, associate managing editor, digital strategy, New York Times (US)

Panel

Martin Belam, Trinity Mirror (UK)

Laura Oliver, Guardian (UK)

Luke Lewis, BuzzFeed (UK)

11.40am - 12.00pm Coffee Break

12.00pm - 1.15pm Panel Discussion Two

Global Innovations - Social Innovation in World News

Chair

Esra Dogramaci, BBC (UK)

Panel 

James Montgomery, BBC (UK)

Andy Carvin, First Look Media (US)

Michal Broniatowski, Espreso TV (Ukraine)

Libby Powell, Radar media (Kenya)


1.15pm - 2.15pm  Lunch


2.15pm - 3.15pm Keynote Speech

Vivian Schiller, global head of news and journalism partnerships, Twitter, and Joanna Geary, head of news, Twitter UK

3.15pm - 4.30pm Panel Discussion Three

Mobile in Social: How Each is Influencing the Other

Chair

Sasha Koren, New York Times

Panel

Cynara Vetch, CCTV Africa

Ramaa Sharma, BBC World Service Group

Matt Peacock, Vodafone

Liam Corcoran, Newswhip


 



Have questions about #smsldn London Social Media Summit? Contact BBC College of Journalism and The New York Times

When & Where


The Radio Theatre
BBC Broadcasting House
Portland Place<br />
W1A 1AA London
United Kingdom

Friday, May 16, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (BST)


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