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Congress 2019 programme ()


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Day 1

Criss Angel Stage

Bonnie Kintzer, Trusted Media Brands: Heroics at Trusted Media Brands

Tyler Brûlé, Monocle: Fiercely independent: Building Monocle

Brooke Siegel, Hearst: Is it still about scale?

Jonathan Wright, Dow Jones: Developing sustainable media revenue models for 2020 and beyond

Alfred Heintze, Hubert Burda Media: Investing in the future

Jason Kint, Digital Content Next: Platforms, politics and people – what happens next?


Day 2

Nevada Stage

James Tye, Dennis: How PE and street smarts are driving Dennis’ international expansion

Mike Federle, Forbes Media: A century (plus) of innovation. What’s next for Forbes?

Chantal Rickards, BAFTA: Lessons from the movies 

Panel discussion: Data, privacy and trust

Ting Cai, Microsoft

Brigitte Gwyn, MPA

Jean-Paul Schmetz, Hubert Burda Media

Mitch Berman, Berman Strategic Advisors: The meshing of entertainment and gaming

Patrick Hainault, Inc. and Fast Company: How Fast Company and Inc. became more than magazine brands

David Israel, Playboy: How brand saved Playboy

Kerin O’Connor, The Week: Journalism hacks

Krifka Steffey, Barnes & Noble: Insights for publishers from an American retail giant


Vegas Stage

John Wilpers and Juan Señor, Innovation Media Consulting: Top revenue model innovations from around the world

James Hewes, FIPP: Global industry overview: Here are the latest developments from FIPP’s Digital Subscriptions Snapshot

Keyvan Peymani, Salem LLC: 5G and the implications for media

Christoph Schmitz, Aller Media: Paywalls and data platforms: why Aller Media decided to build their own

[Deep dive panel] Oliver Brix, Axel Springer; Dr. Tino Meitz, Texas Tech and Cognition Lab; Dr. Julia Pannicke, Facit Research: Stepping beyond standard: a new benchmark to show how media research must change

Kerin O’Connor, The Week Junior: How Dennis successfully rewired children’s publishing

[Panel discussion] AI for media

Anita Zielina, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY

Tor Jacobsen, Schibsted

Lindsay Silver, Condé Nast

Alvaro Paes de Barros, YouTube Spaces: Building better communities through partnerships and collaboration

Evan Luzzatto, Nylon, and Becca Alexander, Socialyte: How and why Nylon and Socialyte became the perfect match

Mia Stellberg, Olympics and e-Sports Coach: What media can learn from e-sports

Andy Bowers, Megaphone: Podcast best practice

Cresta Norris, Sound Understanding: Lessons from the world of audio-books

Curtis Gillespie, Journalist, Editor and Author: How to create trustworthy and compelling content in the age of fake news


Media City Stage

Nikolay Malyarov, PressReader: How to play to win the paid content game

Michael Mendoza, Lineup Systems: From Competitors to Allies to Friends: How Media Companies are Innovating Together

Jim Anderson, SocialFlow: The Media Is Social: Data, findings and actionable tips to better your social strategy

Eveliina Lakka, UPM Communication Papers: UPM – responding to a changing world

[Deep Dive] The ins and outs of international brand licensing, content syndication and other media partnerships

Tom Rowland, Meredith

Deborah Gallagher, MIT Sloan Management Review

Anne Mollo-Christensen, Outside Integrated Media

Didier Guérin, Media Convergence Asia-Pacific: Six keys to establishing a successful business in China


Day 3

UPM Stage

D.W. Pine, Time: The Time Cover: Inside the Red Border

Larry Hackett, 10Ten Media: The bookazine revival

Teresa Elizalde, La Nación: How La Nación overcame tough market conditions to buck downward trends

Paula Mageste, Independent Editor and Publisher: From legacy media to start-ups: how to think about your brands

B. Srinivasan, Ananda Vikatan Publishers: How failures are powering our path to reader engagement and revenues


Special offer for FIPP World Media Congress 2019 delegates

A quick reminder about our special offer exclusive to Congress 2019 delegates to join us in 2020 for Digital Innovators’ Summit in Berlin ( and the 43rd FIPP World Media Congress in scenic Estoril, 20 minutes’ drive from Lisbon.

Congress 2020 only:

– FIPP members: €995

– Non-members: €1,295

DIS 2020 and Congress 2020 in combination:

– FIPP members: €1,795

– Non-members: €1,995

*Please note all prices exclude VAT

Sign up hereThis offer is available until 17 December 2019. 

If you want to register for DIS only in the meantime, you can do so with our pre-agenda offer which is available until 2 December 2019. Go to for more or to register with the pre-agenda rate.


DIS and Congress dates in 2020

DIS2020 takes place on Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 March in Berlin, Germany. Now in its 13th year, DIS focuses on intersection between digital, media and innovation.

The 43rd FIPP World Media Congress takes place on 15 and 16 September in Estoril, Portugal. There will be an opening reception the evening of 14 September.


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