This event is hosted by the Lancashire Evening Post, Preston, and sponsored by the School of Journalism, Media & Communication at the University of Central Lancashire with support from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA)
13:00 DEN Registration & networking lunch at the Lancashire Evening Post. [Those planning to arrive by train and wanting to share a taxi from the station, please post a comment here with your ETA in Preston]
13:45 Welcome Simon Reynolds, Editorial Director, Lancashire Evening Post,
14:00 Where else is the money? François Nel, director of the Journalism Leaders Programme, presents some highlights from a two-year research project into the online revenue models of news publishers in Britain’s 66 cities.
14:15 Sarah Hartley, Digital Editor, The Guardian, on Guardian Local partnerships for innovation.Break1
14:45 Tony Johnston, Press Association, on teaming up with Trinity Mirror to report on local government and public bodies in Liverpool.
15:45 Alastair Bruce, Microsoft UK 'What does MSN Local’s partnership proposal mean for regional publishers?'
16:40 Nick Turner, CN Group 'What next for DEN?'
Wrap up.16:45 Transfer to UCLAN campus for the 13th Journalism Leaders Forum & networking reception, which includes an exhibition of images from the 'zine, 'Preston is my Paris'.