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New Platforms, Virtual Reality, Ad Blocking Get Tackled at GEN Summit 2016 in Vienna


16 Jun 2016


Innovation & Enterprise

The GEN Summit 2016 is set to start tomorrow in Vienna, Austria on 15-17 June 2016and will gather over 600 editors-in-chief and media experts from around the world. The theme this year is "The Rise of Platform-Driven News". 

With over 80 speakers from organisations such as CNN, Twitter, The Wall Street Journal, the BBC, Blendle, La Presse, NBC News, Mic, and many more, the GEN Summit 2016 brings together the most innovative minds in media today. 

Emily Bell (Columbia University), Wolfgang Blau (Condé Nast International), Meredith Artley (CNN Digital), Mark Little (Twitter), and Cory Haik (Mic), are all part of our speakers list for the GEN Summit 2016

Themes tackled at the GEN Summit this year include virtual reality, newsgaming, robot journalism, ad blocker solutions, and take place through thought-provoking sessions identifying real media solutions.

Running for a sixth year, the GEN Summit is a three-days conference aimed at editors-in-chief and news professionals looking for insights, innovative solutions, practical workshops and experts' discussion on the future of journalism. It is organised this year in partnership with the City of ViennaTelekom Austria Group and Eurocomm PR. It is supported by Google and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.




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