No. 55

The Role of Media Platforms: Reality and Prospects

  • 21 October 2019

The symposium will discuss the realities of various media platforms, anticipating future prospects at all levels. In particular, it will examine mechanisms to support traditional media as it strives to stay abreast of accelerating and unprecedented developments in the wider media landscape. In this context, highly successful models, in terms of media discourse, will be demonstrated. The symposium will also highlight mechanisms to control digital content, and how to raise societal awareness, particularly in light of weak restriction and control measures for new media.  



Symposium No.55

The Role of Media Platforms: Reality and Prospects

Monday, October 21, 2019

10:00 am- 12:00 pm

Welcoming Remarks
10:00 H.E. Prof. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi

Director General, Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR),
United Arab Emirates.

Keynote Address
10:10 H.E. Dr. Dorria Sharaf El-Din

Former Minister of Media

Arab Republic of Egypt

10:20 Break
Panel Chair Mr. Faisal bin Huraiz

Media Professional and Presenter, Sky News Arabia

United Arab Emirates

Supporting Traditional Media as it Keeps Pace With Development
10:30 Mr. Hamad Al Kaabi

Editor-in-Chief, Al-Ittihad Newspaper

United Arab Emirates

Successful Models of Media Discourse
10:50 Mr. Abdallah Al-Bander

Presenter and Content Creator, Sky News Arabia

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Mechanisms to Control Digital Content and Raise Awareness in Society
11:10 Mr. Abdul Rahman Al Harthi

Executive Director of Abu Dhabi TV Network

United Arab Emirates

11:30 Discussion
12:00 End of Symposium


Monday 21 October 2019

10:00 am - 12:00 pm