Registration will be open from from 8am Monday and Tuesday.


Noel Curran, Director General, EBU

Noel Curran sets the scene for the event which comes at a time of unprecedented turbulence for the international news industry, as journalists navigate multiple challenges in a rapidly changing media landscape.


Liz Truss MP, former UK Prime Minister

Liz Truss MP discusses the impact of the constant demands of the 24-hour news cycle on government and the influence of social media on the news agenda; reflecting on more than ten years in ministerial office, she assesses how the reporting of crucial issues facing Britain and the world can in turn shape political outcomes.


The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD

The Taoiseach will be speaking about actions the Irish Government is taking to maintain a thriving media landscape in Ireland, and warning of the threat to press freedom in many parts of the world in the face of growing autocracy and misinformation.


Lunch provides an opportunity to visit the exhibitor stands in the extensive Forum area of the Convention Centre – where there will also be workshops, to expand on the themes of News Xchange. Details of the exhibitors and activities in the forum will be announced shortly.


The Commercial Frontline

Rachel Corp CEO of ITN, speaks about the pressures facing the UK’s largest independent commercial news supplier