The Society for News Design (SND) is holding a News Designers’ Salon for the China chapter on Saturday 18 September.
The all-day event, which is sponsored by the JMSC and China Business News, will take place in the Shanghai Teaching Centre of The University of Hong Kong.
The SND is a global organisation that promotes excellence in visual journalism. Its members include art directors, designers, photographers, editors, reporters, website designers and coders.
The Society has successfully held a number of professional training workshops on news design and has around 100 members in Greater China. This salon is designed to serve its Chinese members and to establish a social platform for Chinese news designers aimed at facilitating professional discussion and cross-fertilisation of ideas.
The day’s speakers will include:
– Stacy Sweat, Award-winning Visual Designer with 28 years of experience, “The Differences and Similarities between Design for Newspapers and Design for Clients”
– Ye Rongzhen, Media Expert, “The Design Style of Digital Newspaper”
– Ying Chan, Director and Professor of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre, HKU, “New Trend of Journalism: The Visualization of Story-telling”
– Chang He, Deputy Editor-in-chief of Oriental Daily, “Embracing New Media”
The Shanghai Study Centre is a four-storey building located at the historical Post Office Building at No. 298, Beisuzhou Road, Hongkou District (上海虹口區北蘇州路298號). It overlooks Suzhou Creek and is north of the Bund.
Date: September 18, 2010
Time: 8am – 5pm
Venue: Shanghai Teaching Centre of The University of Hong Kong
Pre-registration is required. Deadline is on Sept 17. Email or telephone, firstname.lastname@example.org / 139017321512 (Ms. Cheung) / 13816732003 (Ms. Zhao). Registration fee is RMB50 and includes lunch and tea.