Program

Agenda

All times are in Singapore Time (GMT+8). Please note that this is a draft schedule, subject to change. Updates will be made in due course.
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  • 27 July

    Wed

  • 28 July

    Thurs

  • 29 July

    Fri

  • 30 July

    Sat

  • 31 July

    Sun

  • Researchers and news executives will discuss the outcome of AAJA-Asia's research report on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in Asia newsrooms and the impact of DEI projects on news media relevance and sustainability.
    General
    Where
    NUSS Kent Ridge

  • Newsroom leaders from Asian media outlets and international news brands operating in Asia will discuss the key issues that marked their coverage in the past 12 months and the challenges that lay ahead.
    Plenary
    Where
    NUSS Kent Ridge

  • During the break prior to this session, participants physically present in Singapore will be invited to submit topics they wish to discuss. Up to 3 topics will be selected and discussed in groups; participants will volunteer to moderate and lead the conversation in each group.
    Networking
    Where
    NUSS Kent Ridge

  • Celebrate the start of N3Con with AAJA in Bloomberg's Singapore office!
    Networking
    Where
    Bloomberg Singapore

  • How to build a sustainable mission-based news site? What kind of media start ups are VC interested in investing in Asia? This session will feature example of innovative new voices in the Asia news media landscape and insights about how they get funded.
    General
    Where
    NUSS Kent Ridge

  • Journalists covering China are leaving the mainland and Hong Kong for other cities in the region. What's it like to cover China from "exile"? Journalists stationed from Seoul to Sydney share the pros and cons of covering China from each location.
    Beat
    General
    Where
    NUSS Kent Ridge

  • While the military coup in Burma and the extension of the Chinese government's information control in Hong Kong have been the more spectacular attacks against the exercise of press freedom in Asia in the past year, news media are also facing pressure from populist and increasingly authoritarian governments in India, Sri Lanka and the Philippines. How are Asia's journalists coping and working in this detoriorated environment?
    General
    Plenary
    Where
    NUSS Kent Ridge

  • Enjoy a networking evening with AAJA!
    Networking
    Where
    Google Singapore

  • Part of the Google News Initiative
    Skills
    Workshop
    Where
    Google Singapore

  • Part of the Google News Initiative
    Skills
    Workshop
    Where
    Google Singapore

Speakers and Moderators

N3Con invites leaders from across Asia to speak and moderate panels and workshops.
Gilles Demptos

Gilles Demptos

Director for Asia Pacific, AAJA
N3Con

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