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About Lviv Media Forum | LMF 2017
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
*This list is not complete. The final program of the forum will be published in February 2017
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.
Our locations
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
  • 1 Adam Mikhnik Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland
    1 Paul Hansen Dagens Nyheter World Press Photo, Sweden
  • Benton Joshua Benton Nieman Journalism Lab, USA
    Nataliya Gumenyuk hromadske.ua, Ukraine
  • Duy Linh Tu Columbia University, USA
    Dennis Chamberlin Iowa State University Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, USA
  • Grzegorz Piechota Harvard University, USA
    Mikhail Zygar ex-TV Rain, Russia
  • Anne Applebaum Washington Post Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, USA
    Olha Herasymyukк The National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting, Ukraine
  • Leonid Bershidsky Bloomberg, Germany
    Serhiy Rakhmanin Mirror of the Week, Ukraine
  • Andriy Kulykov Hromadske Radio, Ukraine
    Zurab Alasania ex-UA:Pershyi, Ukraine
  • Oleksandr Tkachenko 1+1, Ukraine
    Vitalii Sych Novoe Vremya, Ukraine
  • Natalya Ligacheva Detector Media, Ukraine
    Michal Broniatowski Forbes Polska, Polandа
  • Eric Harris Buzzfeed, USA
    Bernard-Henri Levy Writer, France
  • Sergei Medvedev TV Rain, Russia
    Roman Skrypin skrypin.ua, Ukraine
  • Sonya Koshkina Lb.ua, Ukraine
    David 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!