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12th Arab Media Forum 2013 program

Arab Media Forum 2013

“Arab Media: Transitional Phase. . . Transitional Media“
May 14-15, 2013
(Grand Hyatt Hotel, Dubai)

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 – Day One

08:30 AM – 09:00 AMRegistration
09:00 AM – 10:15 AM
(Morning Sessions: On Parallel)
Morning Session 1 : “Conventional Media vs. New Media” - Baniyas Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Malak Jaafar
Speakers: Nadia Abou el-Magd , Rima Maktabi, Samia Nakhoul, Thair Soukar
 Morning Session 2 : “Digital Age Deployment: reality and challenges” - Al Ameera Ballroom 1
Moderator: Zeina Soufan
Speakers: Samir Husni, Maha Abouelenein
 Morning Session 3 : “Young Emirati talents: ambitions and challenges” - Al Ameera Ballroom 2
Moderator: Ali Al Ghofaily
Speakers: Meera Al Muhairi, Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Osama Al Amiri, Saud Al Kaabi
10:15 AM – 10:30 AMBreak
10:30 AM – 12:00 AMSession A : “Transitional Media: the need for development” - Baniyas Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Taoufik Mjaied
Speakers: Khalid Al Firm , Hamlinha Baraasi , Yasser Abd El Aziz, Rakan Majali, Kamel Labidi
12:00 PM – 01:30 PMWelcome Remarks and Formal Inauguration - Baniyas Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Zeina Yazigi
Speakers: Sheikh Ahmed Al Tayeb, Nabil Al Araby
01:30 PM – 02:30 PMLunch Hosted by (Sky News Arabia)
02:30 PM – 04:00 PMSession B : “Talk shows phenomenon” - Case Study - Egypt - Baniyas Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Laila Al Shaikhli
Speakers: Youssef El Husseiny, Sherif Amer, Amina Khairy, Dorria Sharaf El Din, Emad El Din Adeeb
04:00 PM – 05:30 PMSession C : “Digital media: Authority without responsibility” - Baniyas Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Muntaha Al Ramahy
Speakers: Mohamed Nasser Al Ghanim , Mohamed Al Rumaihi, Nadim Ladki, Nejiba Hamrouni, Adel Al Toraifi
07:00 PM – 09:00 PMThink Dubai Dinner - By Invitation

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 – Day Two

09:30 AM – 10:45 AM
(Morning Sessions)
Morning Session 4 : “Arab the Dilemma of Arabic Language: The Role of Media” - Baniyas Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Parween Habib
Speakers: Farouk Shousha, Fatma Al-Braiki, Samir Atallah, Yasser Suleiman, Ziad Al Drees
 Morning Session 5 : “Islamophobia: Is the media doing enough to reverse perceptions?” - Al Ameera Ballroom
Moderator: Abdullah Al Modifer
Speakers: Abdulaziz Al Tuwaijiri , Rasheed Al Khayoun , Nathan Lean, Said El Lawindi
10:45 AM – 11:00 AMBreak
11:00 AM – 12:00 PMPlenary Session
Moderator: Turki Al Dakhil
Speakers: Abdul Latif Al Zayani
12:00 PM – 01:00 PMSession D : “Satirical media: Arab Audience Response” - Baniyas Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Tony Khalifeh
Speakers: Bader Saleh, Hind Khlifat , Sami Al Reyami, Khalaf Al Harbi, Mohamed Fathy, Bassem Youssef
01:00 PM – 02:00 PMLunch
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMSession E : “Syria … A decade from now!” - Baniyas Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Mohannad Al Khatib
Speakers: Khalid Al Firm , Ayman Al Safadi, Diya’ Rashwan, Samir Al Taqi
03:30 PM – 05:00 PMSession F : “Art celebrities and media professional went at it head-to-head” - Baniyas Grand Ballroom
Moderator:  Wafaa El Kilany
Speakers: Ahlam , Ali Jaber, Angham , Hesham Selim, Latifa , Tarek El Shennawy
07:00 PM – 08:00 PMArab Journalism Award Ceremony 2013

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