Midyear Meeting (vía Zoom)
Inter American Press Association
April, 20-23, 2021
10:30 a.m. Inauguration, Jorge Canahuati, Grupo Opsa, San Pedro Sula, Honduras, President of the IAPA.
11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Presentation, "Return to the path of economic development after the pandemic" Mauricio Claver-Carone, President of the Interamerican Development Bank (IADB), Washington DC.
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Presentation, Martin Baron, Chapultepec Grand Prize. Presented by Jorge Canahuati and Roberto Rock, IAPA Vice President.
12:45 - 4:00 p.m. Freedom of the Press and Information Committee. Special guest Dr. Pedro Vaca, Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression, OAS.
Panel 1 Vice Presidents by country
Panel 2 Vice Presidents by country
Panel 3 Vice Presidents by country
10:00 -11:00 a.m. Google News presentation
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Presentation: "How to reinvent the press in the post-pandemic era", Juan Señor, Innovation Media Consulting. Presenter: Martha Ramos, Organización Editorial Mexicana (OEM), Mexico City, México.
12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Panel: "Transformation time".
Jorge Cahanuati, OPSA, Honduras; Armando Castilla, Vanguardia, Mexico; Adrián López, Noroeste, Mexico. Moderators: Alejandro Lorenzo and Fernando Gómez-Carprintero, Protecmedia, Spain.
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Panel: "Support for the media and democracy" The Colombia case.
Dina Rodriguez, Ministry of Information, Technologies and Communications of Colombia; Werner Zitzmann, Colombian Information Media Association (AMI), Jaime Abello, New Ibero-American Journalism Foundation (FNPI). Moderator: Laura Puertas, Medcom, Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Presentation: "Pandemic and vaccination".
Dr. Jarbas Barbosa da Silva Júnior, Assistant General Director, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Presenter: Michael Greenspon, The New York Times, New York, EE.UU.
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Panel: "Internet content moderation. The
Trump Case and future perspectives". Agustina del Campo, Center for Studies on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information (CELE), Argentina; Alex Walden, Free Expression & Human Rights, Google; Gustavo Gómez, Latin American Observatory for Media Regulation and Convergence (Observacom), Uruguay. Moderator: Carlos Jornet, La Voz del Interior, Córdoba, Argentina.
11:00 - 12:30 p.m. Panel: "Australia and the future of media" Angela Mills-Wade, European Publishers Council, Belgium; Javier Díaz Olarte, Spanish Center for Reprographic Rights, Spain; John Hinds, Canadian News Media; Florian Nehm, Axel Springer, Germany.
12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Panel: "The effect of the pandemic on media audiences". Andrés Mompotes, El Tiempo, Colombia; Paulo Samia, UOL, Brazil. Moderator: Leonor Mulero, El Nuevo Día, San Juan, Puerto Rico
1:45- 3:15 p.m. Solutions of the winning startups of the Media Challenge to the chanllenges of the IAPA members. Sindyk, Whale and Jaguar, Hey, Audilector, Recaudia, Datawifi, Atriann, Keepup news and Mi Megafono. Presenter: Ernesto Kraiselburd, El Día, La Plata, Argentina y Felipe Santamaría, Rockstart, Bogotá, Colombia.
3:15 - 4:00 p.m. Panel: "Guide for the initiation of cultural change" Julieta Shama, Facebook News Media Partnership Latam; Rodrigo Bonilla, Regional Director for the Americas at Wan-Ifra and Diego Carvajal, Digital Director USH / LATAM at Discovery
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Approval of country-by-country reports, resolutions and conclusions.
12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Discussion Panel: Media Vs.Political Power. Adrián Ventura, lawyer and journalist from Todo Noticias, Argentina; Juan Ernesto Pardinas Carpizo, Reforma, Mexico; Miguel H. Otero, El Nacional, Venezuela, Newspaper executive TBC, Brazil. Moderator: Roberto Rock., La Silla Rota, Mexico City, México
1:15 a 2:45 p.m. Panel: "Government Oppression in Nicaragua. Censorship against expression, mobilization and organizations". Dr. Antonia Urrejola, president of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR); Cristiana Chamorro, Violeta Chamorro Foundation; Carlos Fernando Chamorro, Confidencial, Nicaragua. Moderator: Douglas Carcache, , Managua, Nicaragua.
2:45 a 3:15 p.m. Closure