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5th Interactive Publishing, November 11-13, 1998, Zurich, Switzerland  
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Speakers, Panelists and Moderators

Ola Ahlvarsson Mr. Ola Ahlvarsson, Co-Founder & Director International Expansion
Boxman, Sweden
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""I want to give people what they come to my site for"". And publishing was not among those things as Ole found out. But he learned a lot from his clients while building an immensely successful online business. Have him tell you what.

Azeem Azahr Mr. Azeem Azahr, Strategy Manager
BBC Online, UK
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The BBC has declared its online ambition to become a main player. With the richness of its archive and the far reaching network of correspondents it certainly has an ideal starting positing. But how does this translate into a content strategy for the Web?

Niels Barfod Mr. Niels Barfod, IT-editor
Borsen, Denmark
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More than once have we heard the publishers' battle cry that ""we are not a newspaper/magazine but an information company"". Rarely has this been lived. Niels has been successfully selling his clients/readers an information concept that includes a newspaper a n d an online service. They only can be bought together.

Steve Bowbrick Mr. Steve Bowbrick, CEO
webmedia group, UK
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Our chairman for the advertising session will deliver a digest of the online advertising scene in Europe - and ask the panelists the questions that interest us most. How to be attractive and what to do to stay attractive to advertising euros.

Thomas Breyer Mr. Thomas Breyer, Multimedia Consultant
Bundesverband Deutscher Zeitungsverleger, Germany
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Thomas is compiling and commenting all the information relevant to the german publishers engaged in the filed of new media. So he is a very good man for our European panel to deal with this biggest single market in Europe.

Pieter Casneuf Mr. Pieter Casneuf, Founder & CEO
Advalvas, Belgium
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Self-publishing is an enormously important aspect of community building. hear a man who's business plan is build exactly on that: community building.

Michel Colonna D'Istria Mr. Michel Colonna D'Istria, Head of Multimedia Publishing
Le Monde, France
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Michel has been heading the new media department of Le Monde for some years now. His is the publisher's view on where the online advertising might be going.

Timothy Ewing Mr. Timothy Ewing, President Europe
Uproar, Hungary
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Founded in Budapest three years ago Uproar has developped successful online games. One of them is syndicated to over 7000 sites. And since entertainment is an important interactive publishing feature, we are interested to hear the ""game show"" approach and its implication on customer relationship building.

Leif Beck Fallesen Mr. Leif Beck Fallesen, Editor-in-Chief
Boersen, Denmark
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Leif will tell us about the strategic implications of Boersen's ""information package"" approach.

Bruno Giussani Mr. Bruno Giussani, European Internet Columnist
The New York Times, USA
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Bruno has been following the European online publishing development very closely. The perfect person to lead the panel asking: Europe, a hot online publishing spot?

John Haile Mr. John Haile, Editor-in-Chief
Orlando Sentinel, USA
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When John presented the Orlando Sentinels multiple publishing approach earlier this year, he was greeted with many an ""aah"" and ""oh"". Not only are his people being trained as multi-media publishers but the whole work-flow of the newsroom has been re-designed and represents a truly exemplary approach.

Phil Halliday Mr. Phil Halliday, Summaries Editor
The Financial Times, UK
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England is definitely a hot spot - the front door for many northamerican companies trying to establish themselves in Europe. With Phil comes the UK perspective to the European panel.

Robin Hunt Mr. Robin Hunt, CEO
arehaus, UK
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Born a ""Challenger"" and Journalist, Robin will help to ask the questions that reach beyond the obvious.

Peter Kabel Mr. Peter Kabel, Managing Director
Kabel New Media, Germany
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A guest speaker at the Swiss Advertising session, Peter has been known to put advertisers ""right"" and give them the insight needed to take the next steps. Probably will also join the ""Advertising Panel"" on Thursday afternoon.

Arne Krumsvik Mr. Arne Krumsvik, Manager and Editor
Dagbladet Online, Norway
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Arne is a Norwegian internet pioneer. He has formerly held positions as managing editor at Scandinavia Online, editor at Schibsted Nett and online editor at Verdens Gang. So he will very competently add the Scandinavian perspective to our European panel.

Dingeman Kuilman Mr. Dingeman Kuilman, Development
Nederlands Design Institue, The Netherlands
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Interface design and Content Ergonomy has long been on Dingemans agenda. He build the department for Information Design at Philips and will give us the latest on what he calls ""Two-Way-Design"". Giving the function some form is not a bad idea.

Beat Lauber Mr. Beat Lauber, Member of the Executive Board
Ringier AG, Switzerland
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Focussing on one topic and producing it from the Web ""out"" this was the approach of Beat with a health information product that encompasses TV, Print, Telephone and the Web.

Nick Lockett Mr. Nick Lockett, Barrister
Sidley&Austin, UK
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Our scout from the legal frontier will give us his usual short, entertaining and helpful update on what is happing on the line between online right and wrong.

Peter Maronier Mr. Peter Maronier, Managing Director
City Online, The Netherlands
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Holland is a very interesting market. Peter has been involved in developing online products in this market for a while and certainly can provide us with an excellent update for the European panel.

Mike Pilmer Mr. Mike Pilmer, Vice President
Hollinger Digital, Canada
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Mike has been watching very closely what the search engines are doing. His approach in making Southam a prime site in Canada (canada.com) is worth taking a closer look.

Martha Rogers Mrs. Martha Rogers, Author/Managing Partner
Communication1to1, USA
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Martha and her Partner Don Peppers have published ""1 : 1 Marketing"", the bible of marketing people all over the world. And of course the Internet is the ultimate tool for this approach.

David Rothstein Mr. David Rothstein, Publisher
Russia Today, Czech Republic
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This online only media venture enjoys high respect among the people who need to be informed about everything going on in russia. We think it deserves a closer look.

Marilo Ruiz Ms Marilo Ruiz, Managing Editor
El Pais Digital, Spain
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As managing editor of El Pais Digital, Marilo brings the southern perspective to the European panel. She has been growing with the net and has defined the path of her very successful site in the last years.

Luc Schuurmans Mr. Luc Schuurmans, Consultant & Knowledge Worker
Arthur Andersen AG, Switzerland
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Luc has been involved in creating and maintaining the ""Knowledge Worker Domain"" within Arthur Andersen. A project that has been evolving in the last 5 years and encompasses 60'000 people around the world.

Norbert Specker Mr. Norbert Specker, Conference Chair
Interactive Publishing, Switzerland
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Also behind this years conference there has been a concept - and several revisions of the original plan. In that very much alike any business plan of the online world. I hope you enjoy where we are trawling right now!

Brian Steffens Mr. Brian Steffens, Senior Vice President News & Editor
Editor & Publisher, USA
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The Internet opens new revenue streams for media houses. Transactional services or ""getting a cut"" are models employed. Hear the lates on additional revenue streams.

Kim Weckstrom Mr. Kim Weckstrom, Director of Development
Satama Interactive, Finland
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On the web it is the community builders that often are the business builders. One of the most dedicated ones in Scandinavia will tell us about the strategic implications and the practical issues of driving sustainable communities.

Karsten Weide Mr. Karsten Weide, Senior Producer
Yahoo Germany, Germany
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With daily 90 Million visits, those people must do something right. Hear Yahoo's European content strategy and find out what influence the market leader will have in your market.

Scott Woelfel Mr. Scott Woelfel, Vice President & Editor-in-Chief
CNN Interactive, USA
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The content strategy of CNN has been watched closely.How have people been adopting video and audio as content elements? How important are they in the over all approach of cnn interactive?

Betty Zucker Ms Betty Zucker, Director
Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute,
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The age of the lonely hero is gone. In a networked world other qualities are asked of a leader. The GDI is dealing with these managerial issues on a permanent base. Get some fresh and unexpected input.

Monique van Dusseldorp Ms Monique van Dusseldorp, CEO
Monique van Dusseldorp & Partners, The Netherlands
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Monique has dealt with the very encouraging response to the 1. IP Top Award. Organizing the entries and the jury she will present the nominations for the award. A session that will certainly lead to some european online publishing discoveries.

Gie van Roosbroeck Mr. Gie van Roosbroeck, Managing Editor
Uitgeversbedrijf Tijd, Belgium
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Gie is a journalist at De Financieel-Economische Tijd, Belgium's leading business newspaper. Since november 1995 he is also co-ordinating the website of one of the most successful websites from Belgian newspaper publishers. On the European panel.