08 August 2022

IAPA and Madrid's prestigious IE University to offer special academic program at 78th General Assembly

Spaces will be limited and only available to delegates registered for the Assembly.

Miami (August 10, 2022) - Madrid's famed IE Business School of the IE University will offer delegates of the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) an academic program on digital transformation prior to the start of the organization's 78th General Assembly.

The assembly will be held at the Hotel Meliá Castilla in Madrid from October 27-30. The IE University IE Business School course will be held at the IE Tower in Madrid on Wednesday, October 26. Spaces will be limited and only available to delegates registered for the Assembly. Details and registration for this course will be available soon.

The course will consist of three academic sessions (4 hours and 30 minutes in total) and a tour of the university building. Lunch is included.

The 78th IAPA General Assembly will begin on Thursday, October 27, at 9:00 a.m. and will end on Sunday, October 30, at 5:00 p.m. An outline of the preliminary program can be found here.

The program includes panels on press freedom in the Americas, the economic sustainability of the media and its relationship with large digital platforms, success stories on how the media is transforming culture and how private companies must commit to democracy, among other topics.

The IAPA began receiving registrations for its 78th General Assembly, which will mark a high-profile return to face-to-face activities after three years of virtual meetings due to the pandemic.

You can register for the assembly and book your hotel here. The Melia Castilla Hotel is offering IAPA delegates competitive rates that are comparable to those offered in the pre-pandemic era.

Iberia Airlines is the official airline partner of IAPA. Delegates will receive a 10% discount on tickets from their place of origin to Madrid and issued on the website www.iberia.com. This is the code to obtain the discount: SIPMADRIDRID2022.

IAPA is a non-profit organization dedicated to defending and promoting press freedom and freedom of expression in the Americas. It comprises more than 1,300 publications in the Western Hemisphere and is based in Miami, Florida, USA.