Conference Schedule

Day 1 Day 2
March 5
08:30
Registration and Networking
March 5
09:30
Welcome from Chairman
March 5
09:35
Summit Keynote
March 5
10:05
Morning Keynote - Media and Cloud
March 5
10:45
Morning Break
March 5
11:15
Parallel Cloud Technologies Sessions (Technology, Workflow, Content)
March 5
11:15
Technology: Media Cloud

Moving into the cloud or bringing it in? Hybrid Cloud, best of the two worlds? Is Hybrid Cloud the answer to the fluctuating workloads, unpredictable budgets, and globalized efficient production while addressing the security, availability and privacy concerns? (Demo/Use case)?

March 5
11:15
Workflow: Media Cloud

Media companies are moving their video and visual effects workflows to the cloud. How to build high-quality media workflows to increase productivity, reduce operational complexity and lower costs?

March 5
11:15
Content: Media Cloud

How does the new cloud-enabled workflows impact content productions? Will it really be better, cheaper and faster to produce news?

March 5
12:15
Lunch and Networking
March 5
13:30
Afternoon Keynote - Cyber-Security and Fake News
March 5
14:00
Parallel Cyber-Security Sessions (Technology, Workflow, Content)
March 5
14:00
Technology: Cybersecurity and Fake news

Cybersecurity is a concerning media reality: Does the cloud improve or worsen this reality? Use cases around GDPR, data sovereignty, encryption

March 5
14:00
Content: Cybersecurity and Fake news

Fake news and alternative truths has eroded the trust between news outlets and their audience. How to confront this crisis of misinformation? Is the solution technical or editorial?

March 5
14:00
Workflow: Cybersecurity and Fake news

Running Media Operations under the gun of cyber threats: Media companies have to exchange tarrabites of content every day with partners globally. How to do this efficiently while keeping their data and people safe and secure?

March 5
15:30
Al Jazeera Tour/Town Activity Tour
March 5
19:00
Gala Dinner and Awards
March 6
09:30
Day One Wrap-up
March 6
09:45
Morning Keynote – Artificial Intelligence and Automation
March 6
10:35
Morning Break
March 6
11:00
Parallel AI sessions (Technology, Workflow, Content)
March 6
11:00
Technology: AI and Automation

Is it time for a Chief Algorithm Officer? How AI is impacting the media technology landscape? what new skills are needed? What capabilities is it offering?

March 6
11:00
Workflow: AI and Automation

AI is making its way to every step of the media life cycle: panel discussion on examples of newsgathering, content production and delivery, advertsing, archive management using AI.

March 6
11:00
Content: AI and Automation

Artificial Intelligence impacts the way we consume content. Will it now impact content production too? How can AI help journalists? How to maintain standards of journalism in the robot era?

March 6
12:15
Lunch and Networking
March 6
14:00
Afternoon Keynote - TV+, The Augmented Newsroom
March 6
14:00
Parallel TV+ sessions (Technology, Workflow, Content)
March 6
14:00
Tecnology: TV+, The Augmented Newsroom

How to transition from a traditional hardware driven broadcast architecture into a Cloud, software and IP based one?

March 6
14:00
Workflow: TV+, The Augmented Newsroom

Cloud and IP broadcast enable new production workflow. We explore the new ways of harnessing the power of the cloud in an Augmented Newsroom

March 6
14:00
Content: TV+, The Augmented Newsroom

The Augmented Newsroom harnesses the new technologies to inform and engage a multiplatform audience. How to build audience loyalty in times of doubt?

March 6
15:00
Closing Remarks
March 6
16:00
Al Jazeera Tour/ Town Activity Tour