Thursday, 23 November

Sky, Osterley, Grant Way, Isleworth, TW7 5QD

11:00 Registration and refreshments
11:30 Welcome Kim Fletcher, chairman of the NCTJ
11:40 Opening address John Ryley, head of Sky News
12:00 Keep calm and carry on - lessons from reporting disasters and terrorism
Chaired by Lucy Manning, special correspondent, BBC News
Matthew Bell, news editor, Sun on Sunday
Neil Darbyshire, assistant editor, Daily Mail
Harrison Jones, trainee, University of Sheffield
James Toney, managing editor, News Associates
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Socially acceptable - how to make the most from social media
Chaired by Mark Alford, head of digital, Sky News
Jane Bradley, investigative reporter, BuzzFeed News
Ben Hayward, editorial manager, UNILAD
Olly Osborne, head of social media (Europe), VICE
15:00 Reality check - making sure newsrooms reflect their audiences
Chaired by Faisal Islam, political editor, Sky News
Hussein Kesvani, columnist, VICE
Adebola Lamuye, apprentice, Evening Standard
Mark Spilsbury, research consultant, NCTJ

16:00 Session close
  Coaches from Sky UK to DoubleTree by Hilton, Kingston upon Thames for residential delegates
18:00   Coaches from DoubleTree by Hilton to Hampton Court Palace
19:00 Drinks reception at Hampton Court Palace
  Awards presenter: Sophy Ridge, presenter, Sky News
Accredited journalism course performance awards
Awards for Excellence in journalism 2017
Chairman's award for an outstanding contribution to journalism training
23:00 Coaches for residential delegates to DoubleTree by Hilton

Friday, 24 November

Kingston University, MB3004 Penrhyn Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, KT1 2EE

08:30 Coaches from DoubleTree by Hilton to Kingston University
09:00 Welcome Joanne Butcher, chief executive, NCTJ
Beth Brewster, head of journalism, Kingston University
09:10 Doing the right thing - why accuracy, objectivity & ethics have never been more important
Chaired by Brian Cathcart, professor of journalism, Kingston University
Belinda Goldsmith, editor-in-chief, Thomson Reuters Foundation
Cristina Nicolotti Squires, head of content, Sky News
09:45 Alive and kicking - print journalism still prospering in a digital age
Chaired by Ian MacGregor, editor emeritus, The Telegraph
Ted Young, editor, Metro
Emma Youle, investigations journalist, Archant
10:30 Tea and coffee break
10:50 Specialist journalism seminars:

Magazine journalism
Beth Brewster, head of journalism, Kingston University
Jackie Brown, features editor, Good Housekeeping, Hearst UK
Simon Kanter, editorial director, Haymarket Network

Game on! Sports journalism
Andy Cairns, executive editor, Sky Sports News
Darren Lewis, football writer, Daily Mirror
Clare Lovell, senior lecturer in journalism, Kingston University

Business and finance journalism
Patrick Jenkins, financial editor, Financial Times
Sara McConnell, senior lecturer, Kingston University
11:50 Google News Lab: Newsgathering & Verification
Matt Cooke, head of international, Google News Lab
12:50 Networking lunch
14:00 Depart