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Wednesday, June 19 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Bootcamp - Journalistic experiments of unmanned aerial vehicles: case studies from ABC Australia, BBC, Roularta-Express

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Journalists, professors, and media organisations started early to experiment with drones and
other unmanned aerial vehicles. These tools have proved to be very good allies of journalists
for an array of otherwise costly or dangerous issues: covering a demonstration or police
activity from the air or rapidly mapping a conflict or disaster zone. This session will present
three case studies of successful use of unmanned aerial vehicles for journalism.  Each speaker will talk about how their companies are approaching the use of drones, what departments are
involved in thinking about it, and show examples from the experiments.

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Robert Picard

Research Director, Reuters Institute, Oxford University
Robert is one of the world's leading academic experts on media economics, management and government communications policies. He is Director of Research at the Reuters Institute, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford. He is also on the faculties of business schools and universities in Sweden, Finland, the USA and China. He is the author and editor of 27 books and has written hundred of articles on media issues... Read More →

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Mark Corcoran

Senior Editor, ABC News
Mark has been a broadcast journalist and editor for 28 years. For 15 years he travelled to every continent on assignment for ABC-TV Australia’s weekly international affairs program Foreign Correspondent. and from 2001- 2010, he reported on Washington’s declared ‘Global War on Terrorism’ from a diverse range of locations. In 2008 he took on the additional role of Foreign Correspondent presenter. His last assignment was to... Read More →
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Raphael Labbé

Innovation Director, L'Express Roularta
Raphael Labbé started his career in the Internet and venture capital industry (UK, France) before creating his own startup in 2006 : ulike.net, a collaborative and social network. He sold his company in 2011 to the media group L'Express Roularta where he now works as Innovation Director. His fields of expertise are media, innovation, collaborative environment, algorithm and lean techniques. His latest innovation... Read More →
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Guy Pelham

Live Editor, BBC News
Guy is specialized in finding and developing the best technology for BBC News journalists to report effectively across the UK and worldwide. His role bridges the gap between the journalists who report the stories and the technologists who develop the kit they use. He recently led the move of BBC Newsgathering from its home at Television Centre. He has led teams in international, national and regional news for the BBC and ITV for 25... Read More →
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Nick Pinks

Research & Development Engineer, BBC
Nick joined the BBC in September 2008 as an Industrial Trainee after graduating from Oxford Brookes University, with a first class degree in Media Technology. He has since worked on several of the BBC's key TV productions as well as for the BBC Archives, Technology Transfer and YouView. He has also produced and directed his own TV series using R&D’s cutting edge technology and presented the programme to the European Broadcast Union.

Wednesday June 19, 2013 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Auditorium & Salle de l'Executif (level -1) 5 rue de Lobau, 75004 Paris

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