Lviv Media Forum 2017 Announced The Official Program. 50 Tickets Are Left


The registration to Lviv Media Forum 2017 is closing. This year one of the biggest media events in Eastern Europe gathers together more than 100 speakers from 15 countries.

Yale professor Marci Shore will make an inauguration speech. Generation battle between two political journalists Serhiy Rakhmanin and Pavlo Kazarin will take place on the main scene. 4 public talks are prepared for the first and second day of Media Forum: Michael Weiss and Ivan Yakovina, Konstantin Eggert and Susanne Scholl, Oleksandr Tkachenko and Andriy Kulykov, Katarzyna Kwiatkowska-Moskalewicz and Otar Dovzhenko.

Traditionally, one of Ukrainian journalists will be awarded with Oleksandr Kryvenko Award For Progress in Journalism. A poet Boris Khersonsky will deliver The Lecture of Freedom.

Separate media cases will be presented in the parallel thematic streams such as Investigations, Business Journalism, Media Management, Digital Journalism, Reportage, Storytelling, Media and Reforms, Cultural Journalism, Regional Media. The separate discussion will be devoted to Public broadcasting in Ukraine.

A number of side-events is planned at Lviv Media Forum 2017. In particular visitors will have an opportunity to watch Something Better To Come, a film of an Oscar nominee Hanna Polak. The lecture of BBC World presenter Yalda Hakim is planned for the third day. Among other presents of Lviv Media Forum 2017 are data-event by TEXTY.ORG.UA, presentation of MediaDriver online tutorial for teenagers and side event on highlighting rights of minorities in media.

The official programme of Lviv Media Forum 2017 is announced on its website.

The list of speakers is available on the website as well.

Lviv Media Forum 2017 is held on 25-27th of May.

V Lviv Media Forum is supported by National Endowment for Democracy NED, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine.

General partner is Dragon Capital investment company.

Organizers: NGO Lviv Media Forum, School of Journalism UCU. With the assistance of the Lviv City Council.