Conference 2015

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Society of Editors Conference 2015

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Many thanks to our delegates, sponsors, staff and all who supported the event. It was unanimously agreed as a fabulous conference.

The Society of Editors returned to London for this year’s annual conference with a clear focus on the business of journalism and how editors can make the best use of digital news platforms.

David Dinsmore, made his first key speech as the new chief operating officer for News UK at the Society of Editors’ annual conference (download his speech here). 

Dinsmore’s contribution was the final session at the conference. It was his first major speech since moving up from the editorship of the Sun following the return of Rebekah Brooks as chief executive.

Alan Rusbridger delivered the prestigious Society of Editors Lecture, Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport, John Whittingdale MP presented a keynote speech, Ian MacGregor and Sarah Sands joined the panel on Tuesday morning discussing the future of news, Sir Martin Sorrell and Rona Fairhead were in conversation with Steve Hewlett at the UK’s biggest gathering of editors, held in London between October 18 and 20.

Alan Rusbridger Speech

John Whittingdale Speech

They were joined by a stellar cast including the French Ambassador, Sylvie Bermann, Sir Christopher Meyer, former PCC chairman and Ambassador to the USA, Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, Head of Counter Terrorism and Mark Bailey, the Chief Constable leading for the police on child abuse.

The conference, the major annual gathering of editors and senior figures from all sectors of the media, always makes headlines with its keynote speakers and debates on the major issues facing journalism.

High Resolution Photos from the Conference 2015 for Press

Society of Editors Lecture (External cloud storage)(credit the Society of Editors and Nick Carter, Magstar Ltd)

Monday Sessions (External cloud storage)
(credit  Nigel Howard/Evening Standard/SoE)

Gala Dinner (External Cloud Storage
(credit the Society of Editors and Nick Carter, Magstar Ltd)

Tuesday sessions (External cloud Storage)
(credit  Nigel Howard/Evening Standard/SoE)