Registration (starts at 9 a.m.)
Atrium, Rogers Communications Centre, Ryerson University, 80 Gould St. (at Church)

Public lecture: The audience revolution
(9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)

In this public event, experts Alex Watson (Telegraph Media Group), Kim Schrøder (Roskilde University) and Philip Napoli (Rutgers University), will present the latest on transformations in audience and how technological innovations in journalism and publishing are at once responding to and advancing these changing needs. Retha Hill is the discussant.


Lunchtime conversations with guest experts
(12 p.m. – 1 p.m.)
Oakham House, 55 Gould St. (at Church)

Enjoy a working lunch at a table with the invited speaker of your choice. Please make sure you have expressed your table preference before the event. 

Breakout sessions
(1:30 p.m.-3 p.m.)

Each breakout discussion picks up where the morning session left off regarding the subject and takes the conversation progressively deeper. Invited guests are encouraged to participate in the moderated discussions and share their professional insights.

Shifting audiences (Details):
Philip Napoli
, Kim Schrøder 

Currents in technology (Details):
Alex Watson, Retha Hill

Innovations in education (Details):
Carrie Brown, Rich Gordon

Closing plenary: The j-school value proposition
3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.)

In a discussion led by guest experts Carrie Brown (CUNY) and Rich Gordon (Northwestern), invited guests are encouraged to share their observations and insights into the essential question: What is the value proposition of journalism education for an age where, aided in part by rapidly evolving technologies, anyone can be a journalist and in which publishing models seem so unstable?


The colloquium will end at 4:30 p.m.