Confirmed speakers

We can promise you that this years Conference will be exciting. We are scheduling short talks TED style, panels, exhibitions, speed-networking, and so much more. 

Confirmed speakers

ALEXANDRA PASCALIDOU (SE/Greece)
Journalist, writer, moderator, lecturer and editor who has written several books. The latest, ”Mammorna” was released August 2018.

ANDERS THORESSON
 (SE)
Journalist, specialized in Digital Security. Has written a number of books on digital security and internet habits of the Swedes.

ANNA ROXVALL (SE)
Journalist and Writer, Lately reporting a lot from Africa, started a booklabel with her colleague, photographer Johan Persson, published their own book on Burundi, ”När folk väl har börjat döda varandra är det svårt att få dem att sluta”.  Their next book, on Western Sahara, will be out in September 27:th.

ASKE KAMMER (DK)
Assistant Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen. Researching on datafication, digitalization, and the news-media industry. Wrote the book ”Digital Journalistik”.

BENGT AF KLINTBERG (SE)
Writer, specialized in Urban contemporary myths.
Published a number of books on the subject.

Brottsoffermyndigheten (SE)
Swedish authority for the protection of crime victims. Prepared to give advice to threatened journalists.

JONATHAN LEMAN, Expo Magazine (SE)
Working for the Swedish News Magazine EXPO, specialized in monitoring activities of extremists in Sweden.

HANNA ANDERSSON, Fojo (SE)
About the project Demokratijouren. Monitoring hate and threats against journalists as part of an official governmental assignment.

JOANNA RUBIN DRANGER (SE)
Illustrator, Writer. Together with Moa Matthis introducing the database ”Bilders makt”, on stereotypes and how illustrations can be used to dehumanize and create prejudice and hate.

JOJJE OLSSON (SE/Taiwan)
Reporting from Taiwan, on China.
Publishing the news page ”InBeijing”. Recently interviewed (in Swedish) by Jonas Nordling, chairperson of the Swedish journalist federation, in the podcast ”Journalistpodden #166″

KYRRE LIEN (NO)
Photographer, Storyteller, Filmmaker.
Producer of the book and the film ”Internet Warriors

MICHAEL HUTCHINSON-REIS (FI/GB/TRI)
Television journalist, film maker, media trainer and consultant on managing conflict in multicultural situations.

MOA MATTHIS (SE)
Literature critic, writer and teacher. Together with Joanna Rubin Dranger  introducing the database ”Bilders makt”, on stereotypes and how illustrations can be used to dehumanize and create prejudice and hate.

THE POLICE AUTHORITY (SE)
How the police are dealing with hate crimes and threats against journalists, as part of their assignment to defend democracy.

RENATE SCHROEDER (BE)
Director at EFJ, the European Federation of Journalists, formerly at the International Federation of Journalists. Will talk on the present situation for journalists and independent journalism in Europe.

ULRIKA HYLLERT. Vice Chair of the Swedish Journalist Union. Engaged in questions concerning freelancers, freedom of speech and women after #metoo.

URBAN HAMID (SE/Middle East)
Reporting on the Middle East, representing Reporters Without Borders. Publishing the podcast ”Point of no return” with reports and talks on Middle East.

VILHELM STOKSTAD (SE)
Photographer and multimedia producer. Specialized in  longer term documentary projects and 360° video reports, has travelled Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Tibet, India, Moldova and the Middle East.


Guests of Honor:
Journalists from Belarus, visiting Sweden invited by Freelancers in the South of Sweden, Frilans Syd, as part of a exchange project.


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