Welcome and opening remarks

Emcee: Maria Iqbal

Keynote: Catherine Porter

Newsroom Preparation and Resources


 Disasters happen fast. What should journalists know before rushing in, and what resources are available once they return home?

Guests: Angela Mullins (Metro); Cliff Lonsdale (CJF); Marion Warnica (CBC)

Moderator: Daina Goldfinger

Photographing Disaster

Images of catastrophe can have powerful effects. What are the ethics and processes of capturing people and places in their worst moments?

Guests: Blake Fitzpatrick (IMA); Ed Ou (Getty); Peter Bregg (RSJ)

Moderator: Annie Arnone

Outside Looking In

Expert perspectives from beyond the newsroom

Guests: Rachel Pulfer (CJR); Saurabh Dani (WorldBank); Mathew Ingram (CJR)

Moderator: Emma McIntosh.

Staying on the Story

The effects of disaster linger long after news crews leave. How do we cover the aftermath, and what stories are we missing?

Guests: Jayme Poisson (Toronto Star); David Thurton (CBC by Skype); Tim Alamenciak (TVO)

Moderator: Jacob Dubé