Al Jazeera Forum 2007 – Schedule

Schedule for the 3rd Al Jazeera Forum to be held in Doha in April 2007

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Here is a timetable of events for the 3rd annual Al Jazeera Forum 2007 – Media and the Middle East: Going beyond the Headlines.

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Saturday, March 31, 2007
13:00 – 21:00

Registration and Tours

19:00 – 20:30 Cocktail Networking Reception
Sunday, April 01, 2007
09:00 – 09:05

Introduction to Day 1

09:05 – 09:15 Welcoming remarks
09:15 – 09:30 Opening address: Wadah Khanfar
09:30 – 10:00

Keynote – Seymour Hersh

10:00 – 11:15

Session: Parachute Journalism v Journalism of Depth

11:15 – 11:45

Coffee Break

11:45 – 13:15

Roundtable discussion:
Politics, Media and Misinformation – the Arab World and the South in Focus

13:15 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30 – 16:30

Free time, networking and sightseeing

16:30 – 18:00

Session: Regional News Channel in the Middle East: Building Bridges or Walls

Monday, April 02, 2007
09:00 – 09:05

Introduction to Day 2

09:05 – 09:45

Keynote – Lawrence Lessig

09:45 – 11:15

Session: New Media – Speaking Truth to Power?

11:15 – 11:45

Coffee Break

11:45 – 13:15

Session: Future Wars?

13:15 – 14:30

Lunch