CESD became official partner of IPI International Conference

CESD became official partner of IPI International Conference

CESD became an official partner of the IPI International Conference that will take place from September 17-19, 2012 in Baku. A list of partners is available at: http://www.ipioilgasmedia2012.com/2012/partners.html

The conference, organised by the International Press Institute (IPI), is a groundbreaking event which will bring together leading oil and gas journalists, financial and business reporters, and major oil and gas industry experts, analysts and stakeholders to explore how public opinion, freedom of information, media relations and social media all intersect with the oil and gas industry.

The two-and-a-half-day event will feature panel sessions on a number of topics concerning energy-related issues, including energy and democracy, energy and safety, and energy and security, and their impact on the media in general, and press freedom in particular.

Confirmed speakers include Alex Abutu Augustine, freelance science journalist and founding member of the Nigerian Association of Science Journalists; Tom Bergin, European corporate strategy correspondent for Reuters and author of “Spills and Spin: The Inside Story of BP” (2011); Curtis Brainard, editor of the Columbia Journalism Review’s The Observatory; David Leigh, investigations executive editor of The Guardian; Vugar Byramov, chairman of the Center for Economic and Social Development, Azerbaijan; and Azeri nanotechnologist Eldar Shahbazov.

Ilham Aliyev, president of Azerbaijan and Rovnag Abdullayev, president of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) will speak at the opening session on Tuesday, September 18.

Conference Program is available at; Download Full Program

Event Summary:

Title: Oil, Gas and Media Conference
Dates: 17-19 September 2012
Location: Baku, Azerbaijan – Kempinski Hotel Badamdar
Host: International Press Institute
Registration rates: IPI Members: 175€ / Non-Members: 225€
Register here: www.ipioilgasmedia2012.com

Contact Us!

Milica Miletic
Conference and Events Coordinator
T: + 43 1 512 90 11 16
E: mmiletic(at)freemedia.at

Michael Kudlak
Conference and Events Manager
T: + 43 1 512 90 11 13
E: mkudlak(at)freemedia.at

Nick Nwolisa
Head of Department
Programs Development and International Relations
International Eurasia Press Fund (IEPF)
E-mail: nicknwolisa(at)iepf-ngo.org
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