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April 24, 2012 12:00 ET

Media Advisory: Canada's National Newspaper Conference Comes to Toronto, April 26-27

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 24, 2012) - INK+BEYOND is the Canadian newspaper industry's largest annual conference. The program features numerous speaker presentations, training workshops, awards galas, an industry trade show and much more.

Hundreds of newspaper executives at daily and community publications from across the country will congregate in Toronto for two days of insightful sessions and networking opportunities.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Jason Chiu, Design Editor for The Globe and Mail and Director at the Society for News Design (SND).
  • Clark Gilbert, President and CEO of Deseret News Publishing Company and Deseret Digital Media.
  • Collin Haba, Managing Director of The New Times and President of the Rwanda Journalists Association.
  • Saul Hansell, Entrepreneur in residence at Betaworks and former New York Times Tech Reporter.
  • Grzegorz Piechota, President of INMA Europe and News Editor of Gazeta Wyborcza in Poland.
  • Otto Sjoberg, President of Media(r)evolution and former Editor-in-Chief at Swedish newspaper Expressen

If you are interested in covering any of the INK+BEYOND conference sessions or would like to arrange an interview with a speaker or a representative from Newspapers Canada, please contact Jessica Napier at for accreditation.

Other events scheduled as part of the conference include the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards, the National Newspaper Awards, the Ontario Community Newspapers Association Better Newspaper Awards and the Canadian Association of Journalists conference and awards gala.

INK+BEYOND conference programming will take place at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel on Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27.

Visit the INK+BEYOND website at for full event details and programming.

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