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Africa Conference on Development Journalism
Date: 10th – 12th December, 2019
Venue: Asaa Pyramid Hotel, Lafia Road, Kaduna - Nigeria
Theme: Advancing Development Journalism Towards Attaining Sustainable Development Goals: Inspire. Innovate. Evolve

Day 1

12noon – 6:00 pm Registration
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Media Award Ceremony
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Closing & Networking

Day 2

8am – 9am Registration
9am – 10:00am Opening Ceremony & Partners Time
10:00am – 10:30am Key Note:Health and Development Agenda for the Nigerian Journalist– Dr. Lola Mabogunje
10:30am – 11:00am Tea Break
11:00 – 11: 30 Understanding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – Mal. Ahmed Maiyaki
11:30 – 12: 00 Impact of Population on Development – Dr. Sakina Bello
12:00 – 12:30 Paper: Freedom of Information & Whistleblowing – Dr. Linus Akor
12:30 – 1:00 RMNCAH+N as a Means to Achieve Universal Health Coverage – Dr. Aminu Magashi
Hall 1 Hall 2 Hall 4
1:00 - 1:20 Humanitarian Reporting Techniques (Mal. Aliyu Dawobe) Role of Media in Promoting Girls Education (Haj. Amina Kazaure) Ethical Issues in Professional Journalism (Dominic Uzu)
1:20 - 1: 40pm Women Airtime Retailing in Southwest Nigeria: Exploring the Predisposing factors (Dr.Oladokun Omojola) RUnderstanding Climate Change (Miss Gloria Kasang Bulus) The Pros and Cons of Social Media as Source for Story (Reuben Buhari)
1:40 - 2:00pm Coding for journalists (i) (Hyedima Waha) Understanding Media Laws (Sekyen Dadik) Spreadsheet for Journalists (i) (Benjamin Maigari)
2:00pm - 2:30pm Lunch
2:30 - 3:00pm Paper: Dynamics of Media Management Dr.Ladan Salihu
3:00pm - 3:30pm Paper: Development Journalism and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Prof Asemah
3:30 - 4:00 The Concept of Good Governance: Role of Media in Ensuring Accountability Prof. Umaru Pate
4:00pm - 4:20pm Business Model for the Contemporary Media (Iliya Kure) Reporting the Education Beat – Andrew Fadason Internet Aided Research for Journalism Field Work (Alex Uangbaoje)
4:20pm - 4:40pm Henrietta Conflict Sensitive Reporting Ibrahim Media, Democracy and Civility Jamila Dahiru Coding for Journalists (ii) Mr. Hedima Waha
4:40 - 5:10pm Food Security and Sustainable Development in Africa – Dr. Yila Umaru
Day 3
8am - 9am Registration
9am - 9:30am Keynote: The Nigerian Media and Credibility: How the Media Can Redeem its Image and Influence - Prof. Umaru Pate
9:30am - 10:00am Paper: Boko Haram: Promoting Safe Conflict Reporting and Peace in Nigeria through the Media Stakeholder System: A Research Agenda Dr.Omojola
10:00am - 10:30am Panel : Funding your Development Stories - Akin Jimoh Rural Reporting in Africa: How far so far? - Prof Asemah
10:30am - 10:50am Handy Tools for Mobile Journalism (Iliya Kure) Disability Reporting (Salisu Ibrahim) Understanding Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing and Whistleblowing – Mrs. Janet Adeogun
10:50am - 11:10am Reporting Violence Against Women and Girls (Henrietta Ibrahim) Dealing with Trauma from Field Work (Miss Abigail Bature) Cyber Identity and Digital Security for the Journalist (Hedima Waha)
11:10am - 11:40am Paper: Financing Media Development in Africa: The Challenges – Mr Akin Jimoh
11:40 - 12:10 Understanding Zoonotic Diseases – Dr. Yila Umaru
12:10 - 12:40 Cross-Border Collaborations and Reporting – Mal. Ahmed Maiyaki
12:40am - 1:10pm Understanding Family Planning – Dr. Sakina Bello
1:10pm - 1:30 The Concept of Community Journalism (Titus Usman) Using Data in Stories: Budgets, Education, Elections, etc (Sekyen Dadik) Coding for Journalists (ii) (Mr. Hyedima Waha
1:30 - 1:50pm Women Participation in the Media: Challenges and Opportunities (Christiana Alabi) Interview Techniques for the Journalist (Andrew Fadason) Spreadsheet for Journalists (ii) (Benjamin Maigari)
1:50 pm - 2:20pm Role of Media in Family Planning Advocacy – Somto Atuanya
2:20 - 2: 50pm The Concept of Undercover Journalism Field Work – Mrs. Fatima Shuaibu
2:50pm - 3:20pm Lunch
3:20pm - 3:50pm Measuring the Impact of a Story – Joseph Edegbo
3:50pm - 4:10pm Journalists and International Humanitarian Law (Mal. Aliyu Dawobe) Role of Media in Combating Climate Change and other Environmental Issues (Miss Gloria Bulus) Using Drone to cover hard to reach areas in Journalism (Jerry Gwamna)
4:50 - 5:10pm Closing Ceremony