Saturday, May 14, 2011

BLOG-MEDIA: South Caucasus Media Conference

New media - New Opportunities of Communication In the Region

Congress Hotel, Picasso Hall
Yerevan, Armenia
19 May 2011, 14.00 - 18.00

13.45 – 14.00 Registration

14.00 - 14.30 Opening Session
Suren Deheryan, president of Journalists for the Future

14.30 - 15.30 First Session - Alternative resources for media: the potential and dangers

Moderator: Samvel Martirosyan, Information Security Expert

Speakers: Gregory Shvedov, Editor-in-chief of the Internet news agency Caucasian Knot

Onnik Krikorian, Caucasus Editor for Global Voices Online

15.30 - 16.00 First Session Discussion

16.00 - 16.15 Coffee break

16.15 - 17.15 Second Session – International Experience of Online Broadcasting. Prospects for
the South Caucasus Countries

Moderator: Ashot Melikyan, Chairman of “Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression”

Speakers: Robert Parsons, Director General of Canal PIK
Manana Aslamazyan, Representative of Internews Network in Armenia

17.15 - 17.45 Second Session Discussion

17:45 – Closing Remarks

The conference is being organized within the framework of the “New Media Workshops for Media Society” project. It is implemented with the financial support of the Social Transformation Program (Matra) of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the OSCE Office in

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