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Thursday, June 18 • 10:20 - 10:35
Smartwear & Media: What I Learned From Working With Top Manufacturers

Time has sped up for smartwatch innovation and the race is on to crack the content delivery code on this new interface. When media organisations are trying to repackage and monetise content in the Internet of Things era, News Republic, winner of the 'Best Mobile Media and Publishing App Award' at  Mobile World Congress 2015,  has successfully launched its news apps on Samsung Gear and Apple’s iWatch. Their CEO will share his experiences from his company’s journey on this newest frontier for news.

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Amanda Farnsworth

Editor, Visual Journalism, BBC News
Amanda Farnsworth is a senior executive who has been entrusted with some of the most high profile leadership roles in the BBC including Editor of the TV One and Six O Clock News, Deputy Editor, Newsnight and Bureau Chief in Washington DC. She has a wide range of editorial experience... Read More →

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Gilles Raymond

CEO, News Republic
Gilles is the CEO & Founder of News Republic, publisher of news application for smartphones, tablets, and TV. Federating more than 1,000 publishers worldwide such as Reuters, Associated Press, The Independent Al Jazeera, Gizmodo, and CNN International, News Republic applications offers... Read More →

Thursday June 18, 2015 10:20 - 10:35 CEST
Sala Teatre