Thursday, September 15, 2022

12:00 PM
- 12:30 PM

12:45 PM
- 1:15 PM

Exclusive presentation of new research from DCN and FT Strategies on understanding the macroeconomic influences guiding the path to digital subscription growth and identifying opportunities for publisher growth in this market.

1:15 PM
- 1:45 PM

The investment our network makes to attract and delight consumers must remain the most critical priority for the open web.
We are all on this journey, together, and have a responsibility to continue putting the consumer at the center on the conversation. It is the only way to generate the revenue we need to innovate, while also providing consumers the experiences and services they crave.  
As our network continues to feel the challenges associated with underwriting and reaching revenue goals, Sheri Bachstein, CEO of The Weather Company, shares insights from her team’s personal journey and offers perspective on how we’ll navigate this critical road together; ensuring the open web makes the collective shift from defense to offense.

1:45 PM
- 2:15 PM

The saying goes, “Good artists copy; great artists steal.”  News media companies have an opportunity to steal from leaders in the video streaming space to grow their own subscriptions.  Come join Michael Ribero, Chief Subscriptions Officer at The Washington Post, as he draws on his experience in the streaming space to highlight the top approaches publishers can use and what he’s considering for The Post.

2:15 PM
- 2:45 PM

The commercial viability and sustainability of news publishing has never been more important. As the pandemic and now financial headwinds stress-test the industry, it is important to define what sustainability looks like in the context of news publishing and find ways of increasing it throughout the ecosystem. In this session, we will examine and discuss the key learnings from an industry-wide study conducted over 12 months involving over 450 publishing companies - including some practical recommendations for how publishers can secure their future.

2:45 PM
- 3:30 PM