Discussion groups offer opportunity for sharing among Mega-Conference attendees


Seven roundtable discussion groups will give attendees the opportunity to exchange ideas on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 18, at the Mega-Conference. 

Attendees can choose from the following discussions:

  • Thinking of Changing Your Publication’s Frequency? What you need to consider first Moderated by Alan Fisco, president and chief financial officer, The Seattle Times
  • Innovating for Survival: Leading the way in the transformation and growth of your community
    — Moderated by Vince Johnson, publisher, The Sumter Item
  • Take One Tablet Daily: The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s iPad Strategy to move from print to digital deliveryModerated by Walter E. Hussman Jr., publisher, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
  • Privacy, Please: A legal perspective on how new data privacy and protection laws will impact your business Moderated by Camille Olson, partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • The Future is Now: Putting AI and Machine Learning to Work at Your Organizations Moderated by Lloyd Armbrust, founder and CEO, OwnLocal
  • Print and  Digital Subscriptions: Acquisition, Retention and Engagement Strategies on the Road to Revenue — Moderated by Matt Lindsay, president, Mather Economics, and Christine Taylor, managing editor, audience, Chicago Tribune
  • Fighting the ‘Fake News’ Smear: Protecting and enhancing your news organization’s credibility Moderator to be announced

Following a break to change tables, attendees will be able to choose a second topic from this same list.