05 October 2020

Program of the 76th General Assembly Online

October 21-23, 2020

Program of the 76th General Assembly Online

October 21-23, 2020

The schedule for this program is based on the EST (Eastern United States).

Wednesday 21

10:00 am

• Inauguration of the 76 General Assembly.

• President of the IAPA, Cristopher Barnes, The Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaica.

• President of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo Cohen.

• Signature of the Declaration of Chapultepec

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

• Discussions of the Committee on Freedom of the Press and Information.

Roberto Rock, La Silla Rota, Mexico City, Mexico

• Country-by-country reports

12:30 pm

Presentation of the Chapultepec Grand Prize to Edison Lanza, OAS Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression.

14:00 - 15:30 pm

Official presentation of the Chapultepec Index

María Elvira Domínguez, El País, Cali, Colombia

Edward Seaton, Seaton Newspapers, Manhattan, Kansas

Edison Lanza, Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, OEA.

Mónica Guarín, Grupo Sura, Colombia

León Hernández, Andrés Bello Catholic University (UCAB), Venezuela

15:30 - 16:30 pm

Salta Declaration Panel - Intellectual Property

Martin Etchevers, Clarín - ADEPA, Argentina

David Chavern, News Media Alliance, Virginia, USA

Diego Garazzi, La Nación, Argentina

16:30 - 17:30 pm

Lee Hills Panel. Immortal Pencils, new IAPA campaign against Impunity.

Juan Francisco Lanz-Duret, El Universal, CDMX, Mexico

Roberto Rock, La Silla Rota, CDMX, Mexico

Luis Núñez, ZubiAdvertising, Miami, Florida.

Thursday 22

09:30 - 11:00 am

• Board of Directors of the IAPA

• Reports Chairmen of Commissions

11:00 am - 12:00 hrs

Publishers panel: Challenges to the media after the worsening of the pandemic crisis.

Jorge Canahuati, Opsa Group, San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Michael Greenspon
, The New York Times, New York, New York '

Luis Javier Salido
, Debate, Mexico

Ernesto Kraiselburd, El Día, La Plata, Argentina

Moderator: Eduardo Tessler, Midiamundo, Porto Alegre, Brazil

12:00 hrs - 13:00 pm

SIP-Rockstart Challenge Presentation

Jorge Canahuati, Opsa Group, San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

Felipe Santa María, Rockstart Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.

Darío Palacio, Sindyk, Medellín, Colombia

13:00 - 14:00 pm

Panel of former Presidents: Deviations from democracy and freedom of expression and information during the pandemic and its perspectives.

Laura Chinchilla, Costa Rica

José María Aznar, Spain

Jorge Quiroga
, Bolivia

Moderator: Asdrúbal Aguiar, Venezuela

14:00 - 15:00 pm

Panel: Subscriptions and Payment Models

Borja Echevarría, El País, Spain

Pepe Cerezo, Evoca Media, Spain

Gabriela Hadid, Luminate, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Moderator: Alejandro Lorenzo, Protecmedia, Madrid, Spain

15:00 - 16:00 pm

Panel: Multi-platform content management.

Guillermo Gammacurta, Ambito, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Rodrigo Díaz Tebot, Saeta - Channel 10, Montevideo, Uruguay

Hieronymus Rodríguez Carbone, Grupo RPP, Lima, Peru

Friday 23

09:30 am - 11:00 hrs

• Assembly

• Result of Elections to the Board of Directors

• President of Panama, Luis Abinader Corona

• Signature of the Declaration of Chapultepec

• Approval of Country by Country Reports

• Resolutions and conclusions

12:00 hrs - 13:00 pm

Panel: Artificial intelligence.

Paul Cheung, John S. & James L. Knight Foundation, Miami, USA.

Ashley Alvarado, Southern California Public Radio, USA

Pablo Fernández, Chequeado.com

13:00 - 14:00 pm

Presentation: "Facebook and the News Industry: building together sustainable business opportunities".

Fares Akkard, Director of Media Partnership Facebook and Instagram for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa.

Introduction by Michael Greenspon, The New York Times, New York, USA

14:00 - 15:00 pm

Presentation: Brad Bender, Google VP of Product Management for News,

Introduction by Christopher Barnes, The Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaica

15: 00– 16:00 pm

CLAEP discussion: Post-pandemic journalism training: challenges and opportunities

Tomás Ciuffardi, Universidad de Los Hemisferios, Ecuador

Sergio Rodríguez Blanco, Universidad Iberomaericana, Mexico

Santiago Humberto Gómez Mejía, UNAB, Colombia

Hernán Cappiello, UCA, Argentina

Moderators: Susana Mitchell and Aurelio Collado

16:00 pm

• Address by President Christopher Barnes

• Speech by the new president of the IAPA

• Closure

IAPA Commission Meetings

Thursday October 15

09: 30-11: 00 am

Meeting of the New Members Commission

11:00 am-12:30pm

Meeting of the Press Institute, Internet Commission and SIP Scholarship Fund

13:30 - 15:30 pm

Meeting of the Committee on Freedom of the Press and Information

15:30 - 17:00 pm

Nominations Committee Meeting

• Elections of the Board of Directors, SurveyMonkey

Friday October 16

09: 30-10:30 am

Meeting of the Finance and Investment Commission

10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Meeting of the Executive Committee of the IAPA

14:00 - 16:00 pm

Continuation of the IAPA Executive Committee Meeting