25-27 may 2017
V Lviv Media Forum
Lviv Media Forum is one of the biggest media events in the Central Eastern Europe. 800 participants, 70 speakers from over 10 countries of the world visit it annually to discuss the latest trends in the world of media.
The event that inspires
The ardent speeches of the best representatives of the industry from Ukraine and all over the world, filled with facts and personal observations, give the feeling of where the world of media is going and how it will look like tomorrow.
Explore your professional niche deeper
The Lviv Media Forum provides an opportunity for exploring specialized topics deeper. Master classes, workshops, trainings, professional discussions will help to improve knowledge, communicate with professionals and spend time with colleagues and people sharing similar views. In 2017, apart from main program, The Lviv Media Forum will offer its participants side events on the following topics*:
- Anti-corruption investigation
- Digital revolution in media
- Media and Culture
- Travel journalism
- Managing media projects
- Economic journalism
- Regional media
- Platform for political discussion
Who are the participants?
The permanent participants of the forum are representatives of media business – journalists, editors, media managers, media analysts, bloggers, etc. However, the event also attracts colleagues from adjoining spheres – IT, publishing, PR and marketing. This mix of knowledge and experience allow to learn more and to step beyond the limits of common prejudice.
New acquaintances in Lviv
Lviv Media Forum is famous not only because of its professional part, but also exiting evening program. The inspiring atmosphere of Lviv cafes, restaurants and night clubs will give participants wonderful opportunity to refine new knowledge and think over the information received during the lectures.
We use all best Lviv spaces as conference venues. The main event is held in the biggest conference room of the city, located at Arena Lviv Stadium. The thematic events start in smaller halls of the “Arena Lviv” and continue in different locations of the historical city center.
Our previous speakers
Adam Mikhnik Gazeta Wyborcza, PolandPaul Hansen Dagens Nyheter World Press Photo, Sweden
Joshua Benton Nieman Journalism Lab, USANataliya Gumenyuk hromadske.ua, Ukraine
Duy Linh Tu Columbia University, USADennis Chamberlin Iowa State University Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, USA
Grzegorz Piechota Harvard University, USAMikhail Zygar ex-TV Rain, Russia
Anne Applebaum Washington Post Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, USAOlha Herasymyukк The National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting, Ukraine
Leonid Bershidsky Bloomberg, GermanySerhiy Rakhmanin Mirror of the Week, Ukraine
Andriy Kulykov Hromadske Radio, UkraineZurab Alasania ex-UA:Pershyi, Ukraine
Oleksandr Tkachenko 1+1, UkraineVitalii Sych Novoe Vremya, Ukraine
Natalya Ligacheva Detector Media, UkraineMichal Broniatowski Forbes Polska, Polandа
Eric Harris Buzzfeed, USABernard-Henri Levy Writer, France
Sergei Medvedev TV Rain, RussiaRoman Skrypin skrypin.ua, Ukraine
Sonya Koshkina Lb.ua, UkraineDavid Herszenhorn New York Times, USA
Lviv is a cultural capital of Ukraine, the major part of which is on the UNESCO heritage list. This is a wonderful city, developed under the influence of many cultures – Ukrainian, Polish, Jewish, Austrian, German, Armenian, Italian and other. Over 2 million tourists visit Lviv annually. It is famous for its tourism infrastructure, hotels, numerous monuments of architecture, wonderful cuisine and bright cultural life.
Welcome to V Lviv Media Forum!