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WAN-IFRA India 2010 to be held on 15 and 16 September in Jaipur

Parallel 'Production Conference' and 'Newsroom Summit / South Asia' planned - Presentation papers invited

(PresseBox) (Darmstadt/Chennai, ) The WAN-IFRA India 2010 Conference, the premier event for Indian newspapers and news publishers, will be held on 15 and 16 September in the Pink City of Jaipur (, the organisation announced at the close of its twoday seminar in Delhi on 'Cost control and revenue opportunities'.

The conference, the 18th annual event of WAN-IFRA South Asia, will be held in Jaipur for the first time.

The event will have a parallel 'Production Conference' and 'Newsroom Summit South Asia'. The Newsroom Summit, to be held for the first time in the region, will be an extension of the Newsroom Summit that WAN-IFRA organises every year in Europe and the Asia Pacific region. The event will focus on convergent newsroom strategies and young reader concepts. The Production Conference will discuss technological innovations, process management and other contemporary newspaper production subjects.

Although the conference will not be accompanied by the acclaimed WAN-IFRA Expo India, which follows a biennial cycle and will be held next year, the event will offer sponsorship opportunities and as well as a limited number of 'information kiosks'.

WAN-IFRA South Asia is inviting submissions of papers on the conference themes to be presented for consideration by the conference programme committee.

For more information, please contact: Magdoom Mohamed, Managing Director, or V. Antony, Business Development Manager, WAN-IFRA South Asia Pvt Ltd., 54 K B Dasan Rd, SIET Administrative Building, 3rd Floor, Chennai 600 018, India.


WAN-IFRA (, based in Paris, France, and Darmstadt, Germany, with subsidiaries in Singapore, India, Spain, France and Sweden, is the global organisation of the world's newspapers and news publishers. It represents more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries. The organisation was created by the merger of the World Association of Newspapers and IFRA, the research and service organisation for the news publishing industry.