WAN-IFRA India Expo 2015 in Mumbai
By: Shajan Kumar Dated: August 28, 2015
WAN-IFRA India 2015, the 23rd Annual Conference will be held along with Fifth edition of the biennial WAN-IFRA India Expo at Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre at Mumbai from September 2 to 4. Mr. Patrick Daniel, Editor-in-Chief, English and Malay Newspapers Division of Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) will deliver the opening keynote. He also serves on the boards of the Casino Regulatory Authority, the Singapore University of Technology Design and National University Health System.
Mr. Daniel is associated with the English and Malay Newspapers Division of SPH since January 2007. Prior to this, he was Managing Editor of the division from September 2002 and Editor of The Business Times from May 1992. He joined the media in October 1986 from the Singapore Government's Administrative Service where his last position was Director in the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
A graduate of Arts with Honors Engineering Sciences and Economics from University College, Oxford, Daniel also has a Masters in Public Administration from Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. His keynote will be focusing on how SPH is taming the digital juggernaut to keep itself relevant to the technology savvy population of his city state, all the while keeping the print- alive and kicking. SPH is one of the biggest newspaper publisher in Far East Asia and it keeps abreast of the latest trends, technologies and the changing habits of its readers and consumers. Apart from the home crowd, there are delegates from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Maldives and Mauritius associated with Wan IFRA India 2015.