The Society for News Design is honored to announce our 1st Middle East News Design Conference, which boasts an impressive roster of speakers and topics, all set in the gorgeous and vibrant cosmopolitan seaport of Beirut, the Pearl of the Middle East.
This two-day event starts Nov. 8. It is co-sponsored by the Lebanon’s leading daily newspaper, An-Nahar.
Ziad Kassis, Art Director, An Nahar Newspaper
Alastair Dant, Lead Interactive Technologist — Guardian News & Media
Rana Abou Rjeily, Independent Designer
Tarek Atrissi, Tarek Atrissi Design — The Netherlands
Osama Aljawish, Al Shabiba and Times of Oman
Luis Chumpitaz, Dubai Media Incorporate — UAE
Adonis Durado, Al Shabiba and Times of Oman
Douglas Okasaki, Society for News Design’s regional director for Middle East and Africa and Gulf News senior designer
Jonathon Berlin, President, Society for News Design, graphics editor, Chicago Tribune
SND members can join the conference free; others can attend $135, and become SND members automatically.
The website for the conference is in both English and Arabic.
Special hotel rates are available for guests. We’ll post more information as it comes available.