Conference Program

Bilde (Foto: Kenneth Hætta)

Program for The 3rd World Indigenous Television Broadcasting Conference
27-29 March 2012.

Final Program.

Tuesday, March 27

09:00-11:00HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco Arctic Seminar:
Arctic Change, Indigenous Youth and Future Opportunities
HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco will give a speech: Adaptation to Climate
Change and Protection of the Arctic
Diehtosiida - the Conference Venue
Open seminar. No entrance after HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco arrival into the auditorium
11:00-12:00Departure to the Tundra for Cultural Tour
12:00-16:00Cultural Tour
Finding Stories in the Field
Traditional Sámi Lunch and Workshops at the Siida
Participation requires warm clothing
16:00-19:00Registration for the Conference open at the Thon Hotel
20:00-20:45Official opening of Sápmi WITBC 2012 at
Thon Ice Adventure
20:45-21:15Torchlight procession to the LES house
21:15-22:00A Sámi dance performance:
at the LES-buidling
Johtti Kompani
22:00-00:00Indigenous gathering at the Lávvu with a Taste of the ArcticThe bar is hosted by the Thon hotel

Wednesday, March 28

08:00-09:00Registration at Diehtosiida - the Conference Venue
09:05-09:20WelcomeMr. Hans-Tore Bjerkaas, Director General of Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK)
Welcome address
Mr. Egil Olli, The President of the Sámi Parliament in Norway
09:30-09:45WITBN chairmanship handover ceremonyMr. Nils Johan Heatta, NRK Sápmi, Norway, and Mr. Masao Aki, TITV, Taiwan
►Session I
09:45-10:15Indigenous Self-determination and Broadcasting as a Freedom of SpeechProf. Ole Henrik Magga, Sámi University College, Norway
Coffee & refreshment
►Panel I
10:45-11:30Indigenous Broadcasting Dialogue
Indigenous Self-determination and Broadcasting
Prof. Ole Henrik Magga, Sámi University College, Norway
Prof. Tom Moring, University of Stockholm/Helsinki, SUC, Sweden/Finland
Mr. Nils Johan Heatta, NRK Sápmi, Norway
Mr. Jean LaRose, APTN, Canada
11:30-13:30Lunch at Diehtosiida
►Session II
13:30-14:00Indigenous Perspective vs. Mainstream PerspectiveMs. Cheryl McKenzie, APTN, Canada
►Panel II
14:00-14:30Indigenous Broadcasting Dialogue
Indigenous Journalism in Broadcasting – A competitive advantage in a Global Media World
Ms. Cheryl McKenzie, APTN, Canada
Mr. Magne Ove Varsi, Resource Centre for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Norway
Ms. Amy Selwyn, News Xchange, USA
Ms. Rávdná Nilsdatter Buljo, NRK Sápmi, Norway
Coffee & refreshment
14:45-15:30Maori TV:The Story Behind the Success of its Coverage
of the Rugby World Cup 2011
The only broadcaster at the RUGBY World Cup 2011
Mr. Jim Mather, CEO Maori Television, Aotearoa/New Zealand
15:30-15:45Final thoughts and summary of the day
16:00-18:00Dinner buffè - Traditional Sámi Bidus
19:00-21:00The Magic Concert:
«Gilvve Gollát»
at Bákteharji
Mari Boine and The Norwegian Radio Orchestra
21.00-00:00Indigenous Casual Gathering at the Conference Pub, Maras

Thursday, March 29 

09:00-09:05The introduction of the day
►Session III
09:05-09:45Language Strategies in Indigenous BroadcastingMr. Tim Hartley, S4C, Wales, and
Mr. Julian Wilcox, Maori Television, Aotearoa/New Zealand
►Panel III
09:45-10:05Indigenous Broadcasting Dialogue:
The Strategies of using Indigenous Languages in Broadcasting
Mr. Tim Hartley, S4C, Wales
Prof. Tom Moring, University of Stockholm/Helsinki, SUC, Sweden/Finland
Mr. Julian Wilcox, Maori Television, Aotearoa/New Zealand
Coffee & refreshment
10:20-11:35A Global Indigenous Broadcasting and Media Cooperation
The World Indigenous Television Broadcasting Network
Achievements and strategies for the future
11:35-12:20The World Indigenous Journalism Award Ceremony
►Session IV
13:30-14:10Media Trends and News Sharing in a Global Media WorldMr. Eirik Solheim, NRK, Norway, and Ms. Amy Selwyn, News Xchange, USA
►Panel IV
14:10-14:45Indigenous Broadcasting Dialogue:
The Future of Building Global Audiences
Ms. Ann-Irene Buljo, NRK Sápmi, Norway 
Mr. Eirik Solheim, NRK, Norway
Mr. Pol O Gallchoir, TG4, Ireland
Mr. Na’alehu Anthony, Oiwi TV, Hawaii
Margaret Cameron, MG Alba, Scotland
Coffee & refreshment
15:00-15:30Final thoughts and summary of Sápmi WITBC 2012
18:00-18:30The WITBC Handover Ceremony
The WITBC 2014 hosted by APTN, Canada
Thon Ice Adventure
19:00-Lávvu Gala Dinner for all Sápmi WITBC 2012 delegates
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