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Friday, May 19
 

08:00 HKT

Meet the Recruiters!
Limited Capacity seats available

Come get the inside scoop on what big news organizations are looking for when they scour for talent. Learn effective ways to sell your skills and experience to recruiters and editors. Bloomberg is opening up its newsroom to give journalists, whether fresh out of college or mid-career professionals, an inside view of the opportunities at the news outlet. In a small group setting, you'll get a chance to ask recruiters and editors about the recruitment process at an international news organization.

Friday May 19, 2017 08:00 - 11:30 HKT
Bloomberg HK Cheung Kong Centre, 2 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong

11:30 HKT

Registration
Please stop by at the registration to check into N3con!!!! Most exciting conference of all! 

Friday May 19, 2017 11:30 - 12:30 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

12:30 HKT

Opening Remarks
Opening remarks from AAJA president, AAJA Asia chapter president and HKU Professor on what they are hoping to accomplish thru N3con 

Speakers
avatar for Angie Lau

Angie Lau

Anchor, Bloomberg TV
Angie Lau is an anchor for Bloomberg Television. Based in Hong Kong, Angie hosts First Up, which begins live daily coverage out of Asia, leading viewers into the start of the business day.Angie has interviewed many business leaders and influencers, from Li & Fung Chairman William... Read More →
avatar for Yvonne Leow

Yvonne Leow

President, AAJA National
Yvonne Leow is the President of the Asian American Journalists Association. She was formerly an editorial project manager at Sequoia Capital, the senior Snapchat Editor at Vox.com, and was one of twelve – and the youngest in the program’s history – to be a John S. Knight Fellow... Read More →
avatar for Keith Richburg

Keith Richburg

Director of Journalism & Media Studies Centre, University of Hong Kong
Keith B. Richburg spent 34 years with The Washington Post as a reporter, editor and primarily a foreign correspondent.Starting as a summer intern and City Hall reporter, he moved to the Foreign Desk in 1986. He was the Post’s Bureau Chief for Southeast Asia based in Manila from... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 12:30 - 13:00 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

13:00 HKT

Plenary Session: The Battle over Truth & Fairness
What are the challenges facings reporters and newsrooms in what's being called a post-truth age? Top editors discuss the implications of the tsunami of information, mis-information and social media's impact on journalism. When is balance a disservice, and what can newsrooms do to raise the bar on standards and fairness.

Moderators
avatar for Angie Lau

Angie Lau

Anchor, Bloomberg TV
Angie Lau is an anchor for Bloomberg Television. Based in Hong Kong, Angie hosts First Up, which begins live daily coverage out of Asia, leading viewers into the start of the business day.Angie has interviewed many business leaders and influencers, from Li & Fung Chairman William... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Ted Anthony

Ted Anthony

News Director, Associated Press
Ted Anthony oversees the Asia-Pacific news operations of The Associated Press — video, photos and text, nearly 200 staff and freelancers, from North Korea to the Pacific Island, Japan to India. A longtime national and foreign correspondent, he has reported from more than 25 countries... Read More →
avatar for Ellana Lee

Ellana Lee

Senior Vice President, CNN International
Ellana Lee is Senior Vice President of CNN International, based in the Asia Pacific headquarters of Hong Kong.She is the most senior executive outside of the U.S. and the Managing Editor for CNN International Asia Pacific. As head of the Asia Pacific network and its editorial output... Read More →
avatar for David Merritt

David Merritt

Executive Editor, Bloomberg News
David Merritt is the executive editor for Bloomberg News based in Hong Kong, responsible for the coverage of the Asia Pacific region. He oversees 24 bureaus and more than 500 reporters, editors and managers.Since joining Bloomberg in 2000, Merritt held various positions prior to his... Read More →
avatar for Philip Pan

Philip Pan

Asia Editor, New York Times
Philip Pan (born 20th century) is an American journalist and author. He is currently Asia Editor of The New York Times after reporting for more than a decade as a foreign correspondent based in China and Russia for The Washington Post.He won the Arthur Ross Book Award Gold Medal in... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 13:00 - 14:00 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

14:15 HKT

Panel: Fintech Dichotomy
Is FinTech part of the financial or technology world? Is it all buzz or for real? Hear from FinTech entrepreneurs on how media coverage has presented these dichotomies as new technologies encroach into the domain of financial institutions.

Moderators
avatar for Chelsea Phua

Chelsea Phua

Associate Partner, Bell Pottinger
Chelsea Phua is an Associate Partner at international communications consultancy firm Bell Pottinger. She provides strategic counsel in public and investor relations to a broad spectrum of companies, including those listed on the Singapore Exchange, helping them to communicate their... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Steven Fang

Steven Fang

CEO and Executive Director, CapBridge
Dr. Steven Fang is the CEO and Executive Director of CapBridge. Dr Fang has over 25 years of Market and Corporate Development experience in the healthcare, medical device and biotechnology industry. He held various operational and managerial positions in global MNCs such as Sterling... Read More →
avatar for Melissa Gecolea

Melissa Gecolea

Supervising Producer and anchor for the weekly business show ‘Money Magazine’, TVB Pearl
Melissa Gecolea has worked as a broadcast journalist in the Philippines, Hong Kong and London covering politics, technology, and business.She started as a TV presenter and daily news reporter covering defense, and later as a producer for the award winning investigative show ‘Assignment... Read More →
avatar for Eunice Kim

Eunice Kim

Freelance Reporter, Arirang TV
Eunice is a Seoul-based freelance reporter, currently at Arirang TV’s Business Daily. She has filed stories on a range of topics – from Korea’s demographic and structural challenges to its aspirations for future growth, including FinTech. She also covers global stories for the... Read More →
avatar for Jase Leung

Jase Leung

CEO, Bitcoinnect
Jase is the CEO and co-founder of Bitcoinnect Group, a Hong Kong Limited Company which aims to become the leading digital currency company in SE Asian Region. As the CEO of a leading Bitcoin firm in Hong Kong, Jase and his team provides Bitcoin consultancy services like Bitcoin mining... Read More →
avatar for Mike Raomanachai

Mike Raomanachai

Anchor, Voice TV
Mike Raomanachai is a technology reporter and anchor for Voice TV, a national network in Bangkok, Thailand. He graduated with a Master Degree in Multimedia Communications at Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, where he is inspired by technology businesses in Silicon Valley. Mike... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 14:15 - 15:15 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

14:15 HKT

Workshop: A Refresher: Very Basic Statistics for Journalists
Even brilliant reporters from established news organizations make mistakes getting the numbers wrong. This session is about avoiding pitfalls when interpreting surveys, health research, and social science studies.The workshop trainers have prepared a list of resources for participants. 

Speakers
avatar for Masato Kajimoto

Masato Kajimoto

Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong
Dr. Masato Kajimoto is an assistant professor at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC), the University of Hong Kong, and an affiliate professor at the Center for News Literacy at Stony Brook University (State University of New York). Masato specializes in news literacy education... Read More →
avatar for Anne Kruger

Anne Kruger

Lecturer, University of Hong Kong
Anne is a full time Lecturer and Head of Digital Broadcast at the University of Hong Kong’s Journalism and Media Studies Centre. Anne founded and directs HKU’s Cyber News Verification Lab, the first J-School verification lab of its kind and scale in Asia. The Cyber News... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 14:15 - 15:15 HKT
Session 1 room Meng Wah Complex /Theater 1

14:15 HKT

Workshop: Best practices of Live-streaming platforms
This hands-on workshop will prepare you for your next Facebook Live Video by making sure you know how to position your camera, get good audio, and provide an experience that will glue the audience to their laptops and smartphones.

Speakers
avatar for Jay Hartwell

Jay Hartwell

Student Media Adviser, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Jay Hartwell is the faculty adviser to the student media program at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (@kaleoohawaii). Besides presenting at college journalism conventions, Hartwell was a Fulbright Scholar in Viet Nam (2013-2014) when he ran journalism workshops for students and professionals throughout the country. Prior to joining the university, Hartwell was a reporter for The Honolulu Advertise... Read More →
avatar for Ching-Ching Ni

Ching-Ching Ni

Editor In Chief, New York Times Chinese Website
Ching-Ching Ni is editor-in-chief of the New York Times Chinese language website cn.nytimes.com, the newspaper’s first online edition in a foreign language. She started her journalism career at Newsday in New York and served for about a decade as China correspondent for the Los... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 14:15 - 15:15 HKT
Session 3 room Meng Wah Complex /Theater 4

14:15 HKT

Workshop: Finding the Signal in the Noise
Learn how to sift the noise to find the news, as well as the latest tools to verify facts and stories online--taught by the Storyful experts. Please bring your laptop if you'd like to participate in this interactive workshop.

Speakers
avatar for Iain Martin

Iain Martin

Asia Editor, Storyful
Iain Martin is the Asia Editor for Storyful. Storyful has a team of six people in its Hong Kong bureau working to discover the best stories, photos and video from social media in Asia. Iain joined Storyful in 2012 after working as a financial journalist in London since 2007.


Friday May 19, 2017 14:15 - 15:15 HKT
Session 2 room Meng Wah Complex /Theater 3

15:30 HKT

Panel: Reporting the News on a Digital Short-Form
Many news organizations today use Facebook and YouTube to post video contents. However, traditional news packages may not suit how people watch the news online today. Learn from our experienced reporters and editors how can we create an effective online news package and how to improve your on-camera presentation for online viewers.

Moderators
avatar for Zela Chin

Zela Chin

Principal Reporter/Producer, TVB Pearl
Zela is the principal reporter/producer for the weekly business program “Money Magazine” on TVB, Hong Kong’s flagship broadcaster. Besides business news, she reports on new technology trends, consumer issues, government policy, and luxury brands in the Asia region. She started... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Farland Chang

Farland Chang

WorldBizWatch, Executive Producer
Farland Chang is an Emmy Award-winning Journalist, Producer, Media Strategist, Entrepreneur, Communications Coach and Journalism Professor at Shantou University in China.In a journalism career spanning some 25 years, Farland has reported on top stories across Asia & North America... Read More →
avatar for Marc Lourdes

Marc Lourdes

Director, CNN Digital Asia
Marc Lourdes is Director of CNN Digital Asia. Based in Hong Kong, Lourdes leads CNN Digital’s Asia team across editorial content and multiplatform programming for CNN’s global audience during the Asian time zone. Lourdes works closely with CNN’s digital teams in London, Abu... Read More →
avatar for Archith Seshadri

Archith Seshadri

Anchor, WION
Archith Seshadri is a news anchor for WION (World Is One News) – Zee News’ first English news network. Archith presents the afternoon and evening bulletins from New Delhi, India. Archith managed the US elections coverage from New York City and covered Jayalalithaa’s demise from... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 15:30 - 16:45 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

15:30 HKT

Panel: Women in Media: Is equality a myth?
What are the challenges for modern day female media executives? What does reality look like? Is work life balance possible? How can our next generation of female leaders better prepare to overcome hurdles?

Moderators
avatar for Yuri Nagano

Yuri Nagano

Senior Reporter, Mergermarket Group
Yuri Nagano is a senior reporter for the Mergermarket Group in Tokyo. Nagano has reported for news organizations including Bloomberg BNA, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, International New York Times, The Economist and Public Radio International. She started her career as a staff... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Yun-Hee Kim

Yun-Hee Kim

Senior Editor, The Wall Street Journal
Yun-Hee Kim is senior editor at The Wall Street Journal based in Hong Kong. Prior to this role, she was Asia technology editor since 2011, overseeing the Journal’s coverage of technology news across the Asia-Pacific region. Ms. Kim has been with Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal... Read More →
avatar for Yvonne Leow

Yvonne Leow

President, AAJA National
Yvonne Leow is the President of the Asian American Journalists Association. She was formerly an editorial project manager at Sequoia Capital, the senior Snapchat Editor at Vox.com, and was one of twelve – and the youngest in the program’s history – to be a John S. Knight Fellow... Read More →
avatar for Anne Marie Roantree

Anne Marie Roantree

Hong Kong Bureau Chief, Reuters
Anne Marie is Bureau Chief of Reuters in Hong Kong. She has nearly two decades of experience in Asia, working mainly in Hong Kong and Singapore, with a stint at the Irish Times in Dublin in between. Anne Marie took on her current post in the spring of 2014 and oversaw award-winning... Read More →
avatar for Mariko Sanchanta

Mariko Sanchanta

Head of Corporate Communications, Fidelity International
Mariko Sanchanta is the Head of Corporate Communications, Asia Pacific, for Fidelity International. She and her team look after seven countries in Asia Pacific plus the Middle East. Prior to joining Fidelity, Mariko was the Regional Managing Director for Media at Burson Marsteller... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 15:30 - 16:45 HKT
Session 2 room Meng Wah Complex /Theater 3

15:30 HKT

Workshop: How to Negotiate Your Salary?
You are very close to receiving an offer then find out that the pending offer maybe a little low for the market. How do you go about getting a fair offer? How do you advocate your value to an employer? If you have a job and you want a raise, how do you negotiate one? Find the answers at this career workshop led by Ron Brown.

Speakers
avatar for Ron Brown

Ron Brown

Founder, Banks Brown
Ronald B. Brown, Ph.D., President of Banks Brown, a management consulting firm based in San Francisco, is a leading authority and innovator in the fields of Leadership Development, Global Diversity, and Organizational Transformation. Working with numerous Fortune 100 corporations, he has served as a strategic consultant to companies... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 15:30 - 16:45 HKT
Session 1 room Meng Wah Complex /Theater 1

15:30 HKT

Workshops: Google News Lab DataViz
Put Google's toolbox to work to strengthen your reporting, as well as glean story ideas. This session will cover advanced search, using Google Trends and Analystics features, as well as how to produce compelling visuals and charts and more.

Speakers
avatar for Irene Jay Liu

Irene Jay Liu

News Lab Lead, APAC, Google
Irene Jay Liu leads Google News Lab in the Asia-Pacific region. She was previously an investigative reporter and data editor at Reuters, special projects team leader at Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post, and a statehouse reporter with the Times Union in Albany, New York... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 15:30 - 16:45 HKT
Session 3 room Meng Wah Complex /Theater 4

17:00 HKT

Plenary: HK Handover Anniversary
In this part two of a two-part series on the anniversary, foreign correspondents will recall and discuss covering the historic day of July 1, 1997.

Moderators
avatar for Keith Richburg

Keith Richburg

Director of Journalism & Media Studies Centre, University of Hong Kong
Keith B. Richburg spent 34 years with The Washington Post as a reporter, editor and primarily a foreign correspondent.Starting as a summer intern and City Hall reporter, he moved to the Foreign Desk in 1986. He was the Post’s Bureau Chief for Southeast Asia based in Manila from... Read More →

Friday May 19, 2017 17:00 - 18:00 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

18:15 HKT

Lightning Talks
Topic:1 Compilation of AAJA-Asia members statements addressing their worst mistake as a professional in Asia: "Don't Make My Mistake!"
Jay Hartwell

Topic:2 Why facts don't matter: A reflection of the stories we tell each other and ourselves Yvonne Leow

Topic:3 Super sneaky PR tricks that PR Pros teach clients
3. Erik Cornelius
 
Topic 4 Crisis Comms 101: Fire-fighting with the media
4. Chelsea Phua
5. Sam Turvey

Topic 5 Story in a Frame
6. Daylon Soh
Digital Product Lead

Topic 6 Voice is Power: How to be Heard Loud and Clear
7. Arthur Joseph 

Speakers
avatar for Erik Cornelius

Erik Cornelius

COO and Co-Founder, G3 Partners
Erik is COO and co-founder of G3 Partners, a firm that specialises in marketing, PR and growth for startups in Asia and beyond. He has spent more than a decade in Korea, serving clients ranging in size from startups to Samsung. His professional passion is telling the stories of Asian... Read More →
avatar for Jay Hartwell

Jay Hartwell

Student Media Adviser, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Jay Hartwell is the faculty adviser to the student media program at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (@kaleoohawaii). Besides presenting at college journalism conventions, Hartwell was a Fulbright Scholar in Viet Nam (2013-2014) when he ran journalism workshops for students and professionals throughout the country. Prior to joining the university, Hartwell was a reporter for The Honolulu Advertise... Read More →
avatar for Arthur Joseph

Arthur Joseph

Founder and Chairman, Vocal Awareness Institute
Arthur Samuel Joseph MA, founder and chairman of the Vocal Awareness Institute, today is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost communication strategists and authorities on the human voice. A renowned teacher/mentor, Mr. Joseph’s mission is to Change the World through Voice. His trademarked, proprietary voice and leadership training program, Voc... Read More →
avatar for Yvonne Leow

Yvonne Leow

President, AAJA National
Yvonne Leow is the President of the Asian American Journalists Association. She was formerly an editorial project manager at Sequoia Capital, the senior Snapchat Editor at Vox.com, and was one of twelve – and the youngest in the program’s history – to be a John S. Knight Fellow... Read More →
avatar for Chelsea Phua

Chelsea Phua

Associate Partner, Bell Pottinger
Chelsea Phua is an Associate Partner at international communications consultancy firm Bell Pottinger. She provides strategic counsel in public and investor relations to a broad spectrum of companies, including those listed on the Singapore Exchange, helping them to communicate their... Read More →
avatar for Daylon Soh

Daylon Soh

Digital Product Lead
Daylon first picked up a DSLR camera in the Singapore Armed Forces where he served as an intelligence specialist and documented the life of infantry soldiers. As a freelance photojournalist, his works have been featured in regional and overseas publications such as GOOD Magazine and... Read More →
avatar for Sam Turvey

Sam Turvey

Managing Director, Bell Pottinger
Sam is Managing Director of Bell Pottinger’s operations in Hong Kong, supporting organisations with their communications needs throughout the North Asia region, including China.He specialises in handling complex corporate, financial and political stories with the international media... Read More →


Friday May 19, 2017 18:15 - 18:45 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

19:30 HKT

VIP Reception (by invitation)
Friday May 19, 2017 19:30 - 21:30 HKT
Bloomberg HK Cheung Kong Centre, 2 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
 
Saturday, May 20
 

08:30 HKT

Registration
Saturday May 20, 2017 08:30 - 09:00 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

09:30 HKT

Plenary: Entrepreneurship and the future of media in Asia
Three media entrepreneurs bid farewell to traditional media and strike out on their own. What are the lessons learned to start up and how they see the trends of storytelling in Asia.

Moderators
avatar for Wendy Tang

Wendy Tang

Independent Tech Writer
Wendy Tang is a freelance technology writer focuses on Greater China. Her mission is to bring more China's tech coverage to the West, leveraging her fluency in Cantonese, Mandarin, and English. She moderates panels bilingually in tech, media, and entrepreneurship events. She also... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Yi Wen Chan

Yi Wen Chan

Co-founder, Content.co
Yi Wen is co founder of content.co, a content marketing platform that powers brand stories through its fast growing network of over 5,000 content creators in Asia Pacific. Content.co has been shortlisted as Disruptor of the Year by the Mumbrella Awards Asia 2017. A former business journalist, Yi Wen has developed content s... Read More →
avatar for Toshi Maeda

Toshi Maeda

CEO, Pacific Bridge Media & Consulting
Toshi Maeda has more than 20 years experience in international communications and journalism. Raised in Tokyo, he has worked in several countries, including the USA and Japan, carving out a career in television and print media. Some of the companies he has worked for include Reuters... Read More →
avatar for Nina Xiang

Nina Xiang

Editor and Co-founder, China Money Network
Nina Xiang is co-founder of China Money Network, a Hong Kong-headquartered media organization dedicated to tracking China’s smart investments and tech innovations. Before co-founding China Money Network, Ms. Xiang worked at BusinessWeek magazine in Beijing and Institutional Investor... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 09:30 - 10:30 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

10:45 HKT

Panel: Independent Filmmaking in the Age of Disruption
Media content is fighting for audience's attention. Consumers choose from the silver screen, TV sets, and mobile devices to watch long-form content productions. How does an effective digital strategy help raising funds for indie filmmaking? The filmmakers and media critics discuss documentaries distribution models, how VR plays a role in the production and best practices on crowdfunding as a form of financing.

Moderators
avatar for Matthew Scott

Matthew Scott

Freelance Journalist
Mathew has been based in Hong Kong for the past 23 years, covering the worlds of film, entertainment and sport for a variety of local international media outlets, including the South China Morning Post, Agence France-Presse and Asia Times.

Speakers
avatar for Joanna Bowers

Joanna Bowers

Joanna made her directorial debut in 2009 after graduating from the University of Leeds with a BA in Broadcast Journalism with the BBC. Beginning her career in film in Los Angeles she worked her way up in the industry developing content for networks including MTV and working as a... Read More →
avatar for Danny Kim

Danny Kim

Graduate Student/Documentary Filmmaker, Duke University
Danny Kim is a documentary filmmaker based in Durham, NC & Seoul, South Korea. Currently working on his MFA thesis film STILL WATERS, a documentary film about Sewol ferry disaster. In 2014, his work with New York City-based director Valerie Veach as a producer on a feature documentary... Read More →
avatar for Taehoon Lee

Taehoon Lee

Founder, thekoreaobserver
Taehoon Lee, AAJA Asia Seoul VP and executive producer of the N3Con Seoul 2016, is an award-winning journalist and the CEO of two media startups, Newsbacker and The Korea Observer. Newsbacker, which is on beta, is a crowdfunding and collaboration platform to support independent journalists... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 10:45 - 12:00 HKT
Session 3 room Meng Wah Complex /Theater 4

10:45 HKT

Panel: The Millennial Experience
Gen Y/Millennial journalists in their 20 and 30s now make up a growing workforce in many newsrooms. Tech and media savvy, they are setting new standards for content and news consumption. How can media organizations recruit and keep these young journalists? What kinds of support do these millennial reporters need to stay engaged?

Moderators
avatar for Mike Raomanachai

Mike Raomanachai

Anchor, Voice TV
Mike Raomanachai is a technology reporter and anchor for Voice TV, a national network in Bangkok, Thailand. He graduated with a Master Degree in Multimedia Communications at Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, where he is inspired by technology businesses in Silicon Valley. Mike... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Richard Lai

Richard Lai

Editor In Chief, Engadget Chinese
Richard is a Hong Kong-based Senior Editor at Engadget as well as the Editor-In-Chief at Engadget Chinese. Over the last 7.5 years, he witnessed the boom of Chinese smartphone brands and, more recently, hardware startups in this part of the world. He was one of the first international... Read More →
avatar for Carina Lee

Carina Lee

Sales Coordinator, Discovery Networks
Carina Lee is a sales coordinator at Discovery Networks who is taking charge of business operations in Korea region. She is currently managing the main Discovery Channel, Discovery Asia, Animal Planet and Eurosport channel. She is interested on creating the business infrastructure... Read More →
avatar for Haruka Nuga

Haruka Nuga

TV News Producer, Reuters
Haruka Nuga is an aspiring video news journalist based in Tokyo, Japan. Having grown up in Hong Kong, she graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Journalism & Psychology. During her time at school she previously worked for Citibank, Bloomberg TV and the Associated... Read More →
avatar for Billy Wong

Billy Wong

Reporter/Producer, TVB Pearl
Billy Wong is an aspiring TV journalist based in Hong Kong. Before graduating with a journalism degree from The University of Hong Kong, he has interned or freelanced for Associated Press, Bloomberg TV and CCTV Beijing. He now works as a producer/ reporter for TVB Pearl, Hong Kong's... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 10:45 - 12:00 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

10:45 HKT

Workshop: The Art of Networking
It's not what you know, or who you know but who knows you. We show you the art of networking and how to do it effectively. You'll also learn about pitfalls and successful networking strategies and then put those skills to test with a SPEED NETWORKING hands on workshop. Here is the handout for download (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Eu-iHaXkznX7ulgpA3sv_XQLYEK-xMENBeJ1NW2D5LM/edit?usp=sharing)

Speakers
avatar for Paul Armstrong

Paul Armstrong

Digital Director, Forbes Media (Asia-Pacific)
A journalist for almost 20 years, Paul recently joined Forbes Media as Digital Director for Asia, after spending 10 years at CNN in London, Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi. Paul is now building an editorial team in Hong Kong as the 100-year-old publisher expands its digital footprint... Read More →
avatar for Annalisa Burgos

Annalisa Burgos

Managing Editor, ABS-CBN News
Annalisa Burgos is a TV News Anchor and Managing Editor at ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC). She is a veteran journalist and worked at Channel NewsAsia in Singapore and at Bloomberg, HGTV, CNBC and Forbes in Manhattan. She went to Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and... Read More →
avatar for Archith Seshadri

Archith Seshadri

Anchor, WION
Archith Seshadri is a news anchor for WION (World Is One News) – Zee News’ first English news network. Archith presents the afternoon and evening bulletins from New Delhi, India. Archith managed the US elections coverage from New York City and covered Jayalalithaa’s demise from... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 10:45 - 12:00 HKT
Session 2 room Meng Wah Complex /Theater 3

10:45 HKT

Lecture+Workshop: Where To Start With 360-Degree Video
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

VR news may still be in its early stages of growth but 360-degree video is going mainstream. As 360-degree video proves itself as one of today’s most immersive video technologies, transporting viewers into the middle of the action, this session will provide you with all the insights you need to get started with 360 video content creation? A 75-min group lecture follows by a 90-min hands-on workshop. Spots are limited for the hands-on workshop, advance registration required.

10:45-12 pm Group lecture opens to all conference delegates 
12:00 - 12:30 pm Lunch break 
12:30 - 2:00pm Hands-on workshop requires advance registration with limited equipment 

Sign-up at registration
: https://www.n3con.com/conference-registration-form/

Questions? Email our conference producer at producer@n3con.com 

Speakers
avatar for Paul Cheung

Paul Cheung

Director of Visual Journalism, NBC News Digital
Paul Cheung is the Director of Visual Journalism at NBC News Digital. This newly created role is designed to build NBC News’ foundation of visual language and define how stories are told beyond text, videos and photos across all digital platforms. Prior to NBC, Cheung helped pioneer... Read More →
avatar for KC Lai

KC Lai

Founder and CEO, iZugar
KC Lai, the founder and CEO of iZugar, is a VR pioneer since 1995. Aiming to empower worldwide producers bringing their stories into 360 spaces, iZugar develops new gears for 360 videos, and creates high quality optics exclusively for VR. Top VR content makers like Google, Facebook... Read More →
avatar for Max Richter

Max Richter

Insta360, Global Marketing Lead
Max Richter is the Global Marketing Lead of Insta360 and manages external outreach on behalf of the company. Since joining Insta360 in 2016, he has helped engage industry leaders across multiple sectors, top-tier global media and partners to understand the potential of 360 camera... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 10:45 - 14:00 HKT
Session 1 room Meng Wah Complex /Theater 1

12:00 HKT

Mentoring Hour (Resume, TV Critiques)
Limited Capacity seats available

We all need professional advice when we move ahead in our careers. AAJA-Asia recruited experienced journalists and media professionals to offer their insights. N3Con delegates can take advantage of picking their brain for a 15-min one-on-one session. Bring your resume, videos for critiques if you’d like, or just prepare questions to discuss scenarios with them.
Tell us what help you’d need, we will try our best to match you with the right mentor. Spots are limited. Questions? E-mail our conference producer at producer@n3con.com 

Sign-up at registration:  https://www.n3con.com/conference-registration-form/ 
Once signup closes, we will let you know your time slot. Open to all conference delegates.

Deadline for sign-ups: May 17, 2017, at 6 pm Hong Kong time





Saturday May 20, 2017 12:00 - 13:00 HKT
Shum Room Eliot Hall at HKU

12:00 HKT

Lunch
Saturday May 20, 2017 12:00 - 13:30 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

13:30 HKT

Plenary: Asia's Not-So-Free Press
The acceleration of social media is raising fears among some Asian governments about their ability to control the message and the press. Join us for a lively discussion on the media access challenges journalists face in Asia and learn how reporters navigate the hurdles to inform the public without landing in jail.

Moderators
avatar for K.Oanh Ha

K.Oanh Ha

Asia Consumer Team leader, Bloomberg News
K. Oanh Ha is the Asia Consumer Team Leader for Bloomberg News, where she oversees regional coverage of consumer trends and companies from luxury to casinos to retailers. She was previously Bloomberg’s Vietnam bureau chief based in Hanoi, heading a team responsible for covering... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Mark Angeles

Mark Angeles

Senior Expatriate Editor, Global New Light of Myanmar
Mark Angeles is the senior expatriate editor for the Global New Light of Myanmar. In 2014, he launched the first English-language broadsheet newspaper in Myanmar. He previously worked for several news outlets in the US and the Middle East, including the Star-Ledger in New Jersey... Read More →
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Annalisa Burgos

Managing Editor, ABS-CBN News
Annalisa Burgos is a TV News Anchor and Managing Editor at ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC). She is a veteran journalist and worked at Channel NewsAsia in Singapore and at Bloomberg, HGTV, CNBC and Forbes in Manhattan. She went to Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and... Read More →
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Yuen Chan

Senior Lecturer, School of Journalism and Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Yuen Chan is currently Senior Lecturer at the School of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong where she oversees the student practicum magazine Varsity, and is a founding member of Journalism Educators for Press Freedom. She is a journalist who... Read More →
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Ching-Ching Ni

Editor In Chief, New York Times Chinese Website
Ching-Ching Ni is editor-in-chief of the New York Times Chinese language website cn.nytimes.com, the newspaper’s first online edition in a foreign language. She started her journalism career at Newsday in New York and served for about a decade as China correspondent for the Los... Read More →
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Mike Raomanachai

Anchor, Voice TV
Mike Raomanachai is a technology reporter and anchor for Voice TV, a national network in Bangkok, Thailand. He graduated with a Master Degree in Multimedia Communications at Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, where he is inspired by technology businesses in Silicon Valley. Mike... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 13:30 - 14:45 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

15:00 HKT

Panel: "Challenges of Expat Reporting"
What are the challenges for reporters who have returned to their or their parents' birthplaces to report for foreign and domestic news organizations? Hear from American and Canadian expat journalists who have been living in Asia for years in countries they now call "home".

Moderators
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Richard C. Paddock

Southeast Asia Reporter, The New York Times
Richard C. Paddock is an award-winning foreign correspondent who covers Southeast Asia for The New York Times. He previously covered the region as senior correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and served as Jakarta bureau chief and Moscow bureau chief for The Los Angeles Times... Read More →

Speakers
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Wilfred Chan

Journalist
Wilfred is journalist, editor and photographer, social media editor and writer at Fusion, reviewing visual art and photography for CNN Style and co-founding editor of Still / Loud, a new art and culture magazine in Hong Kong.
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K.Oanh Ha

Asia Consumer Team leader, Bloomberg News
K. Oanh Ha is the Asia Consumer Team Leader for Bloomberg News, where she oversees regional coverage of consumer trends and companies from luxury to casinos to retailers. She was previously Bloomberg’s Vietnam bureau chief based in Hanoi, heading a team responsible for covering... Read More →
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Catherine Lai

Reporter, Hong Kong Free Press
Catherine is a Canadian journalist and photographer who lived in Beijing for almost two years, working in TV and online media. Aside from Hong Kong and mainland affairs, she is also interested in urban spaces, art and feminism. She holds a BA in Literature and Art History from the... Read More →
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Yuri Nagano

Senior Reporter, Mergermarket Group
Yuri Nagano is a senior reporter for the Mergermarket Group in Tokyo. Nagano has reported for news organizations including Bloomberg BNA, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, International New York Times, The Economist and Public Radio International. She started her career as a staff... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 15:00 - 16:15 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

15:00 HKT

Panel: Follow the Money
To get to the heart of many stories, good reporters know to follow the money. Learn strategies to covering companies and their executives deeply and finding the hidden narratives within the numbers.

Moderators
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Sherisse Pham

Tech, Business Reporter, CNNMoney
Sherisse Pham is a tech and business reporter for CNNMoney and CNN International in Hong Kong. Prior to that, she was based in Washington, D.C., where she was a general assignment weekend correspondent and digital producer. She also worked as a correspondent in London with CNN International... Read More →

Speakers
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Enda Curran

Senior Reporter, Bloomberg News
Hailing from a farming family in the hills of County Wicklow, Ireland, Enda covers major themes and trends driving Asia’s economies as a correspondent for Bloomberg News. Recent coverage has focused on China’s transition, Myanmar's fading star and Japan’s struggle for growth... Read More →
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Youkyung Lee

Associated Press, Reporter
Youkyung Lee joined the Associated Press Seoul bureau as a technology writer in 2012, covering consumer electronics, mobile and internet trends as well as South Korea’s startup scenes and big businesses known as chaebol. Before joining the AP, Lee covered technology, business and... Read More →
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David Webb

Activist Investor, Webb-site Reports
A Hong Kong resident since 1991, former investment banker David Webb retired in 1998 to focus on his investments and to establish Webb-site.com, a non-profit platform for better corporate and economic governance in Hong Kong, which now has over 22,000 subscribers to its free newsletter... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 15:00 - 16:15 HKT
Session 1 room Meng Wah Complex /Theater 1

15:00 HKT

Workshop: How to Nail Your Next TED Talk
ave you ever been asked to speak in public, and panicked at the thought? Well, no more! In this interactive workshop, TV anchor, speaking coach and TEDx Talk Hong Kong veteran Angie Lau along with Akshobh Giridharadas, a TEDx speaker from Singapore will share with you tips and insights on how you can approach your next speaking opportunity. In this new media age, journalists and communication professionals of all stripes are being asked to share their ideas and experience in front of an audience. Learn how to: own the stage, write an impactful speech, and engage with your audience like a pro. You’ll walk away with the secret to your personal success… and be able to share it on stage!

Speakers
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Angie Lau

Anchor, Bloomberg TV
Angie Lau is an anchor for Bloomberg Television. Based in Hong Kong, Angie hosts First Up, which begins live daily coverage out of Asia, leading viewers into the start of the business day.Angie has interviewed many business leaders and influencers, from Li & Fung Chairman William... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 15:00 - 16:15 HKT
Session 2 room Meng Wah Complex /Theater 3

15:00 HKT

Workshop: Innovative Brand Storytelling in Asia Pacific
Branding in Asia requires a tricky balance of localization, lean content and leveraging experts to tell stories effectively. Content.co's Chan Yi Wen invites participants to brainstorm content marketing strategies to achieve the company's objectives in an interactive session.

Speakers
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Yi Wen Chan

Co-founder, Content.co
Yi Wen is co founder of content.co, a content marketing platform that powers brand stories through its fast growing network of over 5,000 content creators in Asia Pacific. Content.co has been shortlisted as Disruptor of the Year by the Mumbrella Awards Asia 2017. A former business journalist, Yi Wen has developed content s... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 15:00 - 16:15 HKT
Session 3 room Meng Wah Complex /Theater 4

16:30 HKT

Panel: Covering the North Korea Crisis
President Donald Trump is the new sheriff in town, and he is trying to shake up relations with North Korea. How the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, will react is anybody's guess. What will Kim do if Trump shakes too hard? Veteran news leaders talk about the challenges of covering a country that speaks through official pronouncements issued through state-run media, where access is severely restricted and people aren't able to talk freely.

Moderators
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Ken Moritsugu

News Director for Koreas and Japan, Associated Press
Moritsugu oversees the AP’s video, text and photo newsgathering for Japan and the Koreas. He has been a leader in AP’s efforts in Asia to reshape coverage for the digital age. Moritsugu started his journalism career at The Japan Times in Tokyo. He later was a reporter for the... Read More →

Speakers
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Ted Anthony

News Director, Associated Press
Ted Anthony oversees the Asia-Pacific news operations of The Associated Press — video, photos and text, nearly 200 staff and freelancers, from North Korea to the Pacific Island, Japan to India. A longtime national and foreign correspondent, he has reported from more than 25 countries... Read More →
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Mike Chinoy

Senior fellow, USC U.S.-China Institute
Mike Chinoy is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the U.S.-China Institute at the University of Southern California and the creator of the Assignment China documentary film series on the history of American correspondents in China. He is also an independent consultant on media strategy... Read More →
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Giles Hewitt

Asia Pacific Editor in Chief, Agence France-Presse
Giles Hewitt has been AFP's Asia-Pacific editor-in-chief since January 1, 2017 Giles, 54, was recruited by AFP Hong Kong in July 1990. A British national, he was born in India and graduated from the University of East Anglia in Norwich. From 1993 to 1997 Giles worked in AFP’s Beijing... Read More →
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Taehoon Lee

Founder, thekoreaobserver
Taehoon Lee, AAJA Asia Seoul VP and executive producer of the N3Con Seoul 2016, is an award-winning journalist and the CEO of two media startups, Newsbacker and The Korea Observer. Newsbacker, which is on beta, is a crowdfunding and collaboration platform to support independent journalists... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 16:30 - 17:30 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

16:30 HKT

Workshop: Broadcast Bootcamp For On-Air Talent
Learn the fundamentals as well as advanced techniques in broadcast communication including the importance of pitch/pace/storytelling/vocal warmups/ and more as taught by Arthur Samuel Joseph, one of the world's top broadcast trainers and communication strategists for Fortune 500 companies and media organizations.

Speakers
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Arthur Joseph

Founder and Chairman, Vocal Awareness Institute
Arthur Samuel Joseph MA, founder and chairman of the Vocal Awareness Institute, today is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost communication strategists and authorities on the human voice. A renowned teacher/mentor, Mr. Joseph’s mission is to Change the World through Voice. His trademarked, proprietary voice and leadership training program, Voc... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 16:30 - 17:30 HKT
Session 2 room Meng Wah Complex /Theater 3

17:45 HKT

Closing / Photo Session
Saturday May 20, 2017 17:45 - 18:00 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

19:00 HKT

Gala Dinner
Limited Capacity seats available

Join our social event of the year -- buy tickets here.

Speakers
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Joshua Wong

Joshua Wong, internationally known for his prominent role during the Umbrella Movement, is a Hong Kong student activist and now serves as secretary general of Demosisto. His major influence in Hong Kong's pro-democracy movements has resulted in his inclusion in TIME's Most Influential... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 19:00 - 22:00 HKT
FCC 2 Lower Albert Road, Central,
 
Sunday, May 21
 

09:00 HKT

Mindful Leadership Through Communication Mastery
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop is a conference add-on -- buy tickets here.

Speakers
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Arthur Joseph

Founder and Chairman, Vocal Awareness Institute
Arthur Samuel Joseph MA, founder and chairman of the Vocal Awareness Institute, today is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost communication strategists and authorities on the human voice. A renowned teacher/mentor, Mr. Joseph’s mission is to Change the World through Voice. His trademarked, proprietary voice and leadership training program, Voc... Read More →


Sunday May 21, 2017 09:00 - 11:00 HKT
Bloomberg HK Cheung Kong Centre, 2 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong

11:00 HKT

Ron Brown's Influence and Leadership
Limited Capacity seats available

Dr. Ron Brown, one of the top US career coaches, will be giving an advanced session on how to harness 'influence' so attendees can advance throuch the ranks in their organizations. Limited space available (25 max).

This workshop is a conference add-on -- buy tickets here.

Speakers
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Ron Brown

Founder, Banks Brown
Ronald B. Brown, Ph.D., President of Banks Brown, a management consulting firm based in San Francisco, is a leading authority and innovator in the fields of Leadership Development, Global Diversity, and Organizational Transformation. Working with numerous Fortune 100 corporations, he has served as a strategic consultant to companies... Read More →


Sunday May 21, 2017 11:00 - 13:00 HKT
Bloomberg HK Cheung Kong Centre, 2 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
 
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