Programme

Initial timings for the Journalism Skills Conference are below. A complete programme will follow in the coming weeks.

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

11:00

Arrive Europa Hotel

12:00

Coach departs for Northern Ireland Assembly

13:00

Buffet lunch

13:15

Minister welcome address

13.30

Politics and the media Q&A

14:30

Coach departs for Belfast Metropolitan College

15:00

Welcome address

15:15

Digital skills and technology in journalism

16:15

Regulation and ethics panel

17:00

Coach departs for Europa Hotel

19:15

Drinks reception at Belfast City Hall

20:00

Dinner at Belfast City Hall

21:30

Awards presentation

 

 

Thursday, 1 December 2011

09:00

Depart for University of Ulster

10:00

Welcome address

10:15

Architects of peace: The media in Northern Ireland

11.15

Workshops

 

   Financial and economic reporting

 

   Health reporting

 

   International journalism

 

   Lifestyle journalism

12:45

Buffet lunch

13:15

Depart and optional tour of Belfast

13.30

Titanic Quarter (Shipyards)

13.40

St Annes Cathedral

13.50

Crumlin Road Jail and Courthouse

14.00

Peacewall at Lanark Way

14.20

Shankill Road

14.30

Falls Road

14.40

Queens University

14.50

Europa Hotel and bus station

15.00

George Best Belfast City Airport