Please note: Program is subject to change.

9.00-9.25am

Lobby

Registration
OPENING PLENARY:

9.30-10.25am

Ionic Room

Media policy: Responding to rapid change
Chair: Franco Papandrea, News & Media Research Centre
Rod Tiffen, University of Sydney
Richard Windeyer, Department of Communications & the Arts
Derek Wilding, University of Technology Sydney
KEYNOTE:

10.30-11.25am

Ionic Room

Policy implications: developments in the production and distribution of media content

Presenter: Jonathan D. Levy, Deputy Chief Economist, Federal Communications Commission, USA

Chair: Richard Windeyer, Department of Communications & the Arts
PANEL:

11.30am-12.55pm

Ionic Room

Measuring influence in a disrupted media sector

Chair: Richard Bean, Chair, ACMA

Tom Burton, Publisher, The Mandarin
Bridget Fair, Group Chief Corporate and Regulatory Affairs – Seven West Media
Peter Leonard, Partner, Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers
David Levy, Director, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford
Ishtar Vij, Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, Google Australia and  New Zealand
1.00-1.55pm

 Lobby

Lunch
PANELS:

2.00-3.10pm

STREAM A, Ionic Room

STREAM B, Doric Room
Digital inclusion

Chair: Julian Thomas, Swinburne Institute for Social Research

The media ecologies of local government: politics and place

Chair: Julie Freeman, Deakin University

Ellie Rennie, Swinburne Institute for Social Research Travis Holland, Charles Sturt University
Catherine Middleton, Ryerson University and Sora Park, News & Media Research Centre Penny O’Donnell, University of Sydney and Anna Schinella, President, Skid Row
Gerard Goggin, MECO, University of Sydney Kristy Hess & Lisa Waller, Deakin University
PANEL:

3.15-4.25pm

Ionic Room

Innovation and disruption in Australian Indigenous media

Chair: Kerry McCallum, News & Media Research Centre

Lisa Waller, Deakin University
Daniel Featherstone, Indigenous Remote Communications Association
Luke Pearson, IndigenousX
Gabrielle Jackson, Guardian Australia
David Nolan, University of Melbourne
4.30-5.00pm

Lobby

Conference drinks, sponsored by the News & Media Research Centre & Policy Online