Over 400 participants will travel from all over the world to take part in what has proven to be one of the top media networking events of the year. The event takes place in the heart of Paris at the world renowned Hotel de Ville. Editors-in-chief, newsroom decision-makers, data journalists, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs meet during a three-day period to share their expertise on creating a better future for journalism.

GEN News Summit isn’t your typical conference, consisting of a dynamic programme with the following highlights:
  • The Drone Journalism Boot Camp: The boot camp is designed to give participants extensive knowledge of the capabilities of drone journalism from editorial, business, and legal perspectives.
  • GEN News Hackathon: Teams from Argentina, Austria, Egypt, France, Germany, India, and the United States will compete in the final stage of the Editors’ Lab hackdays tournament.
  • Data Journalism Awards Ceremony: The international competition recognising outstanding work in the growing field of data journalism. A total of 15,000 euros (around $19,000) will be awarded to six winning projects
  • ONA Paris Workshops: In its European debut, the Online News Association will is hosting six workshops on disrupting the newsroom, giving you the right tools for building your online digital strategy.
  • The EJN Conference: Organised with the Ethical Journalism Network, this portion of the GEN News Summit provides much-needed guidance on how to set standards and keep them high in the new age of journalism.
On the main stage, GEN’s keynote speakers and sessions includes
  • Reinventing Storytelling
PaulSteiger, Editor-in-Chief and CEO, ProPublica
  • Inside HuffPost Live
RoySekoff, President and co-creator, HuffPost Live & FoundingEditor
  • Exclusive Launch of the Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2013
  • Keynote Discussion: Our vision of news in 2020
- Juan Luis Cebrian, Chairman, Grupo Prisa
- Michael 
Maness, Vice President for Journalism and Media Innovation, Knight Foundation
- Natalie Nougayrède, Editor-in-Chief, LeMonde
  • When Theory meets Numbers meets Media
- John Paton, CEO, Digital First Media
  • Are Facebook, Twitter and Apple good or bad for journalism? Yes. 
- Jim Roberts, Executive Editor, Reuters Digital

Don’t miss your opportunity to network with the leading innovators in today’s media landscape. Register online today and reserve your place at the GEN News Summit!
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