ACFJ gears up to mark 10 years

by | May 1, 2010 | News

An anniversary program with Dr. Shahidul Alam, noted photojournalist and social activist, as speaker opens ACFJ’s celebration of its 10th year on June 7 to 9 at its base at the Ateneo de Manila University’s Loyola Campus in Quezon City, Philippines.


Dr. Stefan Friedrich, head of the Asia Department of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, and Fr. Bienvenido F. Nebres, SJ, Ateneo president, will also speak during the morning celebration.


The Fifth Annual Forum of Emerging Leaders in Asian Journalism follows the anniversary program. About a hundred Asian journalists and scholars from at least 14 countries in Asia are expected to gather in this annual conference. More participants are expected to join with ACFJ inviting groups outside its alumni and partner networks (see Call for Participation).


Keynote speeches will be delivered by Philip Bowring, columnist of the International Herald Tribune, and Pana Janviroj, executive director of the Asia News Network.


An exhibit of the best works of graduates of ACFJ’s photojournalism program will also be inaugurated on the same day. Among the photographers featured are award-winning and seasoned photojournalists including Luis Liwanag, Rony Zakaria, Lyn Rillon, VJ Villafranca, Rem Zamora, Christina Sevilla, Raffy Lerma and Estan Cabigas.


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