<p>The UK Association of Online Publishers (AOP) has announced the full line up for its forum on editorial technologies shaping multimedia publishing event, taking place on Thursday 26 February at IPC Media in London.</p>

<p>The afternoon event will be chaired by the Editor of Sun Online, Pete Picton, who this week announced record news and video traffic to their site <a href="http://www.ukaop.org.uk/cgi-bin/go.pl/news/article.html?uid=2289">http://www.ukaop.org.uk/cgi-bin/go.pl/news/article.html?uid=2289</a&gt;. </p>

<p>Other speakers at the event include Peter Bale, Executive Producer at Microsoft UK, Diane Burley, Digital Industry Specialist at Nstein Technologies, Sky News Online Executive Producer Julian March and Guardian.co.uk’s Blogs Editor Kevin Anderson.</p>

<p>Tickets are still available to purchase online at <a href="https://www.ukaopevents.org.uk/aop/frontend/reg/homepage.csp?page=registerNew.csp&eventID=22">https://www.ukaopevents.org.uk/aop/frontend/reg/homepage.csp?page=registerNew.csp&eventID=22</a&gt; and speaker biographies and a full agenda for the event can be found at <a href="http://www.ukaop.org.uk/cgi-bin/go.pl/events/details.html?uid=232;type_uid=43">http://www.ukaop.org.uk/cgi-bin/go.pl/events/details.html?uid=232;type_uid=43</a&gt; </p>

<p>– AOP members get a 50% discount on tickets. </p>

<p>OUTLINE:</p>

<p>With the shift towards 24:7 multimedia publishing, editorial teams are being unified, work places are being rationalised and editorial needs have changed. But is technology keeping up? How are the latest tools helping to streamline processes and speed up workflow and where are they falling down?</p>

<p>This forum brings together editorial experts to examine the latest issues surrounding true multimedia story production and to look at what new solutions are being sought.</p>

<p>SPEAKER DETAILS:</p>

<p>The Changing Face of Editorial Operations
<br />Peter Bale, Executive Producer, Microsoft UK </p>

<p>• Overview of the latest developments in editorial technology
<br />• What’s next for multimedia content delivery
<br />• Issues and challenges and how these are being overcome </p>

<p>Using Technology To Switch to Multimedia
<br />Diane Burley, Digital Industry Specialist, Nstein Technologies </p>

<p>• Transitioning businesses and brands into multi-channel successes
<br />• How technology is transforming publishing
<br />• What today’s technology can and cannot do
<br />• Looking towards tomorrow’s technology </p>

<p>From One Screen To Multiscreen / Multiplatform: Case Study - Sky News
<br />Julian March, Executive Producer, Sky News Online </p>

<p>• Challenges and hurdles of transition at Sky
<br />• Managing mindset change
<br />• Restructuring for multiplatform output </p>

<p>The Future is Now
<br />Kevin Anderson, Blogs Editor, Guardian.co.uk</p>

<p>• The age of distributed publishing
<br />• How technology needs to evolve
<br />• Focusing on the journalist
<br />• The value of experimentation: How to get to the future </p>

<p>Tickets are available to purchase online at <a href="https://www.ukaopevents.org.uk/aop/frontend/reg/homepage.csp?page=registerNew.csp&eventID=22">https://www.ukaopevents.org.uk/aop/frontend/reg/homepage.csp?page=registerNew.csp&eventID=22</a&gt; </p>

<p>Speaker biographies and a full agenda for the event can be found at <a href="http://www.ukaop.org.uk/cgi-bin/go.pl/events/details.html?uid=232;type_uid=43">http://www.ukaop.org.uk/cgi-bin/go.pl/events/details.html?uid=232;type_uid=43</a&gt; </p>

Published on: 2:00AM on 18th February 2009