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Wednesday, 24th May

18.00 The President of Azores Government H.E. Vasco Cordeiro officially welcomes the President and the European Board of CIRCOM Regional at Santana Palace.
(meeting restricted to the European Board members, President and Secretary General of CIRCOM Regional)

19:30 Welcome Reception
hosted by: Câmara Municipal Ponta Delgada (Ponta Delgada City Council)
venue: Coliseu Micaelense, Ponta Delgada

Thursday, 25th May

conference venue: Teatro Micaelense
Day 1 moderator: Domagoj Novokmet, HRT, Croatia

09:30 - 10:00 Official Opening
Tone Kunst, NRK, Norway and CIRCOM Regional President
Gonçalo Reis, President of RTP, Portugal
Vasco Alves Cordeiro, President of Regional Government of Azores and Member of the European Committee of the Regions

10:00 - 11:00 Attracting and Serving the Youth: A View From Canada
with public discussion (Q&A)
Hubert Lacroix, CEO of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
moderator: José Lopes de Araujo, RTP, Portugal and CIRCOM Regional Vice President

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 - 11:45 Screening What's New and Trendy
Guillaume Kuster, CIRCOM Networking Manager and MoJo Workshop Coordinator

11:45 - 12:45 New Tools for TV Production: iReporter, Appgree, City Producer
Roman Ondrůj, ČT, and Jakůb Liška, Natavideo, Czech Republic 
José Morán, Appgree, Spain
Philippe Baudet and Bertrand Samimi, City Producer, France
moderator: Guillaume Kuster, CIRCOM Networking Manager

12:45 - 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 14:45 Factchecking. A trend, a Must
Julien Pain, FTV, France
Christine Schwarz, RTBF, Belgium
moderator: Jean-Marc Dubois, FTV, France

14:45 - 15:30 Capturing Young People: Generation What, Project Arena
Thomas Grond, Project Coordinator, EBU
João Pedro Galveias, Director of Multimedia, RTP, Portugal
Esben Seerup, Editorial Director, TV2/Fyn, Denmark
moderator: Joe Reddington, RTÉ, Ireland

15:30 - 15:45 Coffee break

15:45 - 16:30 It’s Not the Device, Stupid!
Why newsrooms should start to look beyond the mobile phones
Mika Rahkonen, Head of Development, YLE, Finland
moderator: Gerard Schuiteman, Stichting Roos, The Netherlands

16:30 - 17:00 Power to the Viewers!
Cecilia Lönnehed, Sofia Nordén and Anton Svendsen, SVT, Sweden
moderator: Frank Böhm, HR, Germany

19:00 Prix CIRCOM Regional Gala Awards
venue: Teatro Ribeiragrandense, Ribeira Grande


Friday, 26th May

conference venue: Teatro Micaelense
Day 2 moderator: Jyri Kataja-Rahko, YLE, Finland

10:00 - 15:30 (room 2) Prix CIRCOM Regional: Meet the Winners Sessions
Opportunity to meet the winners of the Prix CIRCOM Categories, view and discuss the winning programmes

09:30 - 10:00 Prix CIRCOM Winners' View on New Audiences
David Lowen, President of Prix CIRCOM Regional
Winner of the Grand Prix and winners of Prix CIRCOM categories

10:00 - 11:00 AJ+ Is There to Change Storytelling
with public discussion (Q&A)
Dr. Yaser Bishr, Executive Director of Digital, Al Jazeera Media Network
moderator: Jane Birch, BBC

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 - 12:00 The Future of Journalism
Dr. Johan Lindén, project manager of The Future of News consortium, Sweden
moderator: Fernando R. Ojea, TVG, Spain and CIRCOM Regional Secretary General

12:00 - 12:45 Disruptive Production Models
Adde Granberg, Head of Technical Means, SVT, Sweden
Rui Almeida, SuperSportTV, Portugal
Dag Gulbrandsen, Head of Technology, NRK Media Service Division, Norway

12:45 - 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 14:45 Disasters Coverage
Isabella Di Chio, RAI, Italy
Luciano Barcelos, RTP Azores, Portugal

14:45 - 15:30 CIRCOM Contents Exchange - Co-production and Workshop
Alexandre Pletser, RTBF, Belgium and CIRCOM Regional Co-production Co-ordinator
Olivier Amory, European Parliament

15:30 - 15:45 Coffee break

15:45 - 16:15 MoJo Workshop Showcase
Guillaume Kuster, CIRCOM Networking Manager and MoJo Workshop Coordinator
Tone Kunst, NRK Norway and CIRCOM Regional President
José Lopes de Araujo, RTP, Portugal and CIRCOM Regional Vice President

16:15 - 16:30 Closing Ceremony and 2018 Annual Conference Invitation
Tone Kunst, NRK, Norway and CIRCOM Regional President
Fernando R. Ojea, TVG, Spain and CIRCOM Regional Secretary General
José Lopes de Araujo, RTP, Portugal and CIRCOM Regional Vice President
Jan Koster, Managing Director and Klaas-Geert Bakker, Editor-In-Chief, Omrop Fryslân, The Netherlands

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