The Media and Advertising Exhibition and Conference (Qatar 2008), to be held at Qatar International Exhibition Center from December 14 to 17, will witness three seminars.
High profile speakers have been invited to present papers as part of the main event which is being organised by Dar Al Sharq. The first lecture titled “The Relationship between Media and Editorial Policy” will be presented by Abdulrahman Al Misfer Al Ajmi, Director General of the Kuwait-based Al Mada Corporation for Media Consultations.
The second lecture titled “Gulf Press and Identity Issue” will be presented by Turki bin Abdulallah Al Sedairy, Chairman of the Gulf Press Union and Editor-in-Chief of the Saudi newspaper Al-Riyadh. Hani Al Dahla, Secretary-General of the Jordan-based Arab Organisation for Human Rights will present a paper titled “The Crisis of Liberty in the Arab World.” Al Ajmi is a Kuwaiti national, holding a BA degree in Arabic literature from Kuwait University. He is a veteran journalist, writer and has extensive experience in the media industry. He is the General Manager of Al-Mada Corporation for Media Consultations in Kuwait. He has worked for several Kuwaiti and Arabic newspapers as a journalist and consultant. Al Ajmi also presents radio and TV shows in Kuwait.
Al Sedairy is a well-known journalist and writer in the Gulf region and Arab countries. He has been in the field since 1973. He has practised almost every branch of journalism. He is Editor-in-Chief of Al-Riyadh newspaper, Board Member of Al Yamama Press Institution, Chairman of Saudi Journalists Association, and Chairman of the Gulf Press Union. Al Sedairy has been an active participant in several international and regional functions.
Al Dahla received his BA degree in law from Damascus University in 1954 and a Diploma in general law in the same year. Besides presiding over the Jordan-based Arab Organisation for Human Rights, he held several other positions.
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