Agenda

Block

Time

Topic + Speaker

OPENING

14:00

Host: Bartosz Węglarczyk, Onet
Welcome

Valdo Lehari Jr. Vice President, European Newspaper Publishers Association

14:10

Opening address

Věra Jourová Vice President, European Commission

14:25

Opening address

B. Bix Aliu Charge d'Affaires, U.S. Embassy in Poland

THE NEW REALITY OF MEDIA? WILL MEDIA FREEDOM PREVAIL?

14:35

Host: Bartosz Węglarczyk, Onet
State related media ownership. Case study Poland.

Klaus Bachmann Professor, SWPS University

14:55

Security and safety of Journalists. Case study Slovakia.

Beata Balogová Editor-in-Chief , SME

15:10

Oligarchs owning media. Case study Hungary.

Zoltan Varga Founder, Central Médiacsoport

15:30

Lack of media freedom and freedom of speech. Case study Belarus and Russia.

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya The leader of democratic Belarus and a human rights activist

15:45

Summary: The new reality of media? Will media freedom prevail?

Christophe Deloire General and Executive Director, Reporters Without Borders

SOCIAL (IR)RESPONSIBILITY? THE NEW ROLE OF MEDIA

15:55

Host: Stephen Brown, Politico
Social polarisation from AI perspective

Aleksandra Przegalińska Vice-Rector, Kozminski University

16:05

One-on-one talk: Who should own the data? Role of social media

Mathias Döpfner Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Axel Springer SE

Judit Varga Minister of Justice, Hungary

16:35

Social media manipulation by political actors

Hannah Bailey Oxford Internet Institute

HOW TO SECURE THE FREEDOM OF MEDIA? FINANCING AND REGULATIONS

16:45

Host: Joanna Plucinska, Thomson Reuters
Fireside Chat: Understanding media. How to educate users on media literacy?

Maarit Jaakkola Co-Director, Nordic Centre for Media Research

Emma Lacey-Bordeaux Senior Director, CNN News Standards & Practices

Alona Romaniuk Editor-in-Chief, «Behind the News»

17:05

Introduction

Christoph Fiedler Chairman of the Legal Affairs Committee of EMMA and Managing Director of European and Media Policy at VDZ

17:20

Fireside Chat: Economic sustainability of the media

Mark Dekan CEO, Ringier Axel Springer Media

Ricardo Castanheira Digital Counsellor Coordinator at the Permanent Representation of Portugal to the European Union

Stéphanie Yon - Courtin Member, European Parliament

17:40

Media under pressure. Case study of "Rzeczpospolita" and "Klubradio.hu"

Grzegorz Hajdarowicz Chair of the Supervisory Board, Gremi Media SA

Mihály Hardy Head of news and current affairs, Klubrádió

AllForJan AWARD

17:55

President Lech Wałęsa's address on the Freedom of Speech

Lech Wałęsa Former President of Poland, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

18:05

Award ceremony

Mark Dekan CEO, Ringier Axel Springer Media

Peter Bárdy Editor-in-Chief, Aktuality.sk

18:15

Closing

Valdo Lehari Jr. Vice President, European Newspaper Publishers Association