MaKi London

Business Media Conference

5 & 6 June, 2014

Every two years, the MaKi Media Conference held in London brings together the key players in Europe’s busiest media market.

In 2014, the event began with an exclusive session at the FT with the bus ed team and the management columnists. We then headed to Cass Business School to meet editors and reporters from Bloomberg, BBC, WSJ, The Economist, CNBC, Times of London, The Independent, The Guardian, CBS News, Management Today, Reuters and leading publications from the rest of the world.


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5 & 6 JUNE 2014

Participating Schools

Ashridge Business School (UK)

BI Norwegian Business School (Norway)

Cambridge - Judge Business School (UK)

Cass Business School (UK)

CEMS (Global Alliance)

CUHK (Hong Kong)

Duke Univ - Fuqua (USA)

Durham Business School (UK)

EDHEC Business School (France)

EMLyon (France)

Esade Business School (Spain)

ESCP Europe (France, UK, Germany, Spain, Italy)

ESMT (Germany)

Frankfurt School of Finance & Mgmt (Germany)

Georgetown - McDonough (USA)

Georgia Institute of Technology (USA)

Grenoble EM (France)

HEC Paris (France)

IE Business School (Spain)

IESE Business School (Spain)

IMD (Switzerland)

Imperial College Business School (UK)

INSEAD (France & Singapore)

Leeds University Business School (UK)

London Business School (UK)

MIT - Sloan (USA)

Norwegian School of Economics (Norway)

NYU Stern (USA)

Oxford - Saïd (UK)

Queens College, City University of New York (USA)

Rotterdam School of Mgmt, Erasmus (Neth)

Rutgers Business School (USA)

Singapore Management University (Singapore)

Stanford Grad School of Business (USA)

Strathclyde Business School (UK)

UBC Sauder (Canada)

UC Berkeley - Haas (USA)

Univ Edinburgh Business School (UK)

Univ of Nottingham (UK)

Univ St Gallen (Switzerland)

Univ Toronto - Rotman (Canada)

Univ Virginia - Darden (USA)

USC - Marshall (USA)

Vlerick Business School (Belgium)

W.Ontario - Ivey (Canada)

London - 5 & 6 June, 2014

Hosted at the FT, One Southwark Bridge and Cass Business School, 200 Aldersgate

Thursday 5 June

The morning session will be hosted at the FT, One Southwark Bridge

9:00am            Check in at the FT Head Office.

9:15 - 9:30       Welcome from Della Bradshaw

9:30 - 10:30     The view from Southwark Bridge

                       Bus Ed Editor, FT

                       Bus Ed Reporter, FT

                       Bus Ed Online & editor Women at BSchool, FT

                       Editor FT Newslines, FT

                       Project Manager Bus Ed rankings, FT

10:45 - 12:00   A day in the life of the FT

                       Management Editor, FT

                       Editor Business Life, FT


12:00      Walk across the river in bright sunshine to

      Cass Exec Ed Center, 200 Aldersgate

12:30 - 2:15     Lunch at Cass Business School


2:15 - 2:30       How (almost) anything can get global media coverage

                       BlueSky Education

2:30 - 3:45       TV & Wires

                       UK Bureau Chief, Thomson Reuters

                       Freelancer, FT, Management Today & Monocle

                       MBA Supplement Editor, Times of London

                       Business Editor, Sunday Times

4:00 - 4:30      Best Practice Session 1

                      “Effective Networking”

                       Julia Hobsbawm, Founder and CEO, Editorial Intelligence Ltd       Honorary Visting Professor in Networking, Cass Business School

4:30 - 4:45       The New Business School Impact Survey


4:45 - 5:00       The Process of Promoting Research

                       Noir sur Blanc

7:00                 Thames River Boat Cruise

Friday 6 June

The Friday sessions will be hosted at the Cass Business School, 106 Bunhill Row

8:45am            Check in at Cass Business School

9:15 - 10:15     Breakfast with Bloomberg

                       Managing Editor, Bloomberg

                       London Bureau Chief, Bloomberg

                       Managing Editor, EMEA Bloomberg

                       Team Leader, Bloomberg TV

                       Senior Editor, Bloomberg Markets

11:00 - 12:15   Business and Management News

                       Editor at Large, Management Today

                       Special Reports, The Independent

                       Business Education Correspondent, Sunday Times

                       Deputy General Manager, China Daily

                       Editor EMEA, Wall Street Journal


12:30 - 2:00    Lunch

     Trends in Higher Ed 2014


     SEO and Research on Subject Preferences Among Global Students



2:15 - 3:30      Correspondents and Freelancers

                      Freelancer writing for The Independent, Guardian

                      Editor, Elite Business

                      Freelancer writing for The Telegraph, The Independent

                      Freelancer writing for The Guardian

3:45 - 5:15      Global Media

                      Executive Producer, Wall Street Journal

                      Education Correspondent, BBC News

                      Business Education Editor, The Economist

                      Deputy News Editor, CNBC

                      Producer, BBC Radio 4 Today Programme

                      Executive Editor, CBS News

5:30                Rooftop Cocktail sponsored by MaKi Network


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