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2011 AAJA-JMSC New Media Conference
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University of Hong Kong

QUICK LINKS [Updated June 9]:


Friday’s networking event
Saturday’s full-day conference schedule
How to get to the conference (directions and maps)
Fees
Register now
Sunday’s “Explore Hong Kong Day”
Press invitations (English) (Chinese)
Enquiries
Join the Facebook group


Friday, June 10: Networking reception from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Wooloomooloo Lan Kwai Fong (G/F Onfem Tower, 29 Wyndham St., Central, Tel: 2894-8010) Fee: HK$160, includes unlimited drinks and canapes.

Meet AAJA-Asia President Ken Moritsugu, Vice-President Allen Cheng & HKU’s Ying Chan.

Saturday, June 11: A full day of interactive panel discussions at HKU. 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Check here for full schedule of speakers and panels.

Print out a conference flier and help spread the word.

Sunday, June 12: Optional culinary, cultural or hiking events led by AAJA HK members. (Details to come)


LOCATION: T4, Meng Wah Complex, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, HK. (How to get there: Transportation and campus maps here)

LODGING: Very limited, moderately priced lodging is available on a first-RSVP basis. The rooms are close to campus at Robert Black College. Per-night costs range between HK$485-$750 and include breakfast and wi-fi. E-mail aajaasiaconference@gmail.com to book.

FEES: Attendance on Saturday is free for all active, registered AAJA members, and for all others the cost is HK$100, which includes refreshments. Saturday’s fee is waived for MJ/BJ journalism students at HKU. Payment in HK dollars cash at the door on Saturday, June 11. Please bring exact cash, if possible.

REGISTER: Register to attend and for accommodation by Wednesday, June 8. Send an e-mail now to aajaasiaconference@gmail.com. Include your name, home city, organization and contact number.

ENQUIRIES: Amy Wu at 852-2219-4112 or conference co-chairs Allen T. Cheng at 852-9284-2145 or allencheng@iihongkong.com and Ramy Inocencio at ramy.inocencio@cnn.com Or post a comment on our Facebook page.


Saturday, June 11:

A full day of interactive panel discussions at HKU. 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. [Updated June 9]

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8:00-8:45: Registration & Coffee

9:00–9:15: Opening Remarks

Ken Moritsugu, President, AAJA-Asia & Yuen-Ying Chan, Director, HKU-JMSC

9:15–10:30: Morning Session 1

Working the Great Firewall: New Media Perspectives of China from Inside & Out

  • Kristie LuStout, Anchor, CNN International
  • Kaiser Kuo, Director of International Communications, Baidu
  • Michael Logan, Content & Business Development Manager, Next Media

10:30-10:45: BREAK

10:45-Noon: Morning Session 2

3/11/11: Regional journalists share lessons covering Japan’s crisis of March 11, 2011

  • Almar Latour, Asia Editor-in-Chief, Wall Street Journal
  • Eric Burroughs, Asia Financial Markets Editor, Reuters
  • Akiko Fujita, Reporter, ABC News Tokyo
  • Steven Herman, Northeast Asia Bureau Chief, VOA News

12:00-1:00: LUNCH

Box lunches are included in the HK$100 fee for paying attendees. For others, lunches will be available for purchase (budget about HK$30-HK$40). On-campus facilities will also be open: Maxim’s, Oliver’s and Starbucks. Ask a volunteer for directions.

1:00-2:00: Conference Keynote

Top Tech Tools of Journalism 2.0: Kristie LuStout, Anchor, CNN International

2:00-2:15: BREAK

2:15-3:30: Afternoon Session 1

Ultimate Backpacker: The gear, skills and common sense you need to anoldent via Flickrsucceed

  • Andrew Lih, new media researcher, author Wikipedia Revolutions
  • Lam Thuy Vo, Multimedia Editor, Wall Street Journal
  • Margaret Conley, Shanghai correspondent, Bloomberg

3:30-4:00: COFFEE BREAK

4:00-5:15: Afternoon Session 2A

The Post J-Life: Former journalists share success secrets after that last press pass

  • Lorraine Hahn, former host, CNN Talk Asia
  • Christine Chen, Sr. Manager, Global Policy Communications, Google
  • Charles Lee, former contributor FEER, Asiaweek, Economist Intelligence Unit
  • Cynthia Yoo, founder Nanoomi.net, professor at Kyung Hee University, Seoul

4:00-5:15: Afternoon Session 2B

Critique’s Corner: Revamp your resume with the guiding eyes of experienced peers

5:30-6:00: Closing Remarks

Ken Moritsugu, President, AAJA-Asia & Yuen-Ying Chan, Director, HKU-JMSC

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