Association of European Journalists Congress and the General Assembly

A New World Order in the Media?
Association of European Journalists
Congress and General Assembly
Sapiegos Tech Park & Lithuanian Journalism Centre
16 – 19 November 2017

Thursday 16.11. 2017

Arrival of delegates

18.00 — Reception at the Finnish Ambassador’s Residence, K. Kalinausko gatve 24, 03107 Vilnius (passports required) (by invitation)

Friday 17.11.2017

Sapiegos Tech Park

9.30 — Welcome address – Otmar Lahodynsky, President of the Association of European Journalists

9.45 — Address by Darius Skusevičius, Lithuanian Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs: Reliable media and democratic politics and Q & A

10.30 — Panel debate: Dalia Bankauskaitė (Media Program Director at Vilnius Institute of Policy Analysis) Brian Whitmore (RFE/RL); Nerijus Maliukevičius (infowars expert) Marius Laurinavičius (senior expert at Vilnius Institute of Policy Analysis)

Topic: Russian financed/controlled GONGOs’ role in disinformation campaigns

11.15 — Coffee break

11.30 — Panel debate: Dainius Radzevičius, President of Lithuanian Journalists Union (moderator); Audrone Nugaraite, Ass. Prof Vytautas Magnus University; Ruslanas Irzikevicius, Editor-in-Chief Lithuanian Tribune.

Topic: Pressing media issues in Lithuania in the wider European context

12.30 — Lunch hosted by His Worship Mayor Remigijus Šimašius of Vilnius, Sapiegos Tech Park (by invitation)

14.00 — Address: Jennifer Adams (OSCE Media Freedom Project Officer)

Topic: Safety of Female Journalists Online; Q & A

14.45 — Address by Mikko Salo, Faktabaari Finland: Escalation of “Post-Truth” in the Nordics and Baltics

15.15 — Panel debate: William Horsley (moderator); Mikko Salo; Liepa Želnienė, Journalist at,; Irina Nedeva – Senior Editor, Bulgarian Radio and Television; Llewellyn King (executive producer and host of  White House Chronicle)

Topic: Fact-finding, media pluralism and editorial integrity

16.00 — Coffee break

16.15 — Interview with Dutch journalist and media expert Geert -Jan Boogaerts, head of the Future Media Lab with Lieven Taille and Džina Donauskaite (Association of Lithuanian Journalists

Topic: Big or Thick data? Journalism in times of personalized and data-driven user experience

17.00 — Closing

19.00 — Dinner hosted by the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry/StratCom: The Element (T. Ševčenkos g. 16) (by invitation)

Saturday 18.11.2017

Lithuanian Journalists Centre, Soros Foundation

09.30 — AEJ General Assembly, Didžioji g. 5, Vilnius 01128

12.30 — Lunch: Restaurant Kitchen, Didzioji str. 11 sponsored by EIGE with speaker Mira Banerjee – Head of Knowledge Management and Communications: Why is gender equality an issue in journalism? (by invitation)

The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) works to promote and ensure equal opportunities for women and men across Europe and beyond.

14.00 — Guided walking tour arranged and sponsored by Go Vilnius

16.00 — Free time

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