XXV WORLD CONGRESS OF WOMEN JOURNALISTS AND WRITERS

Punta Arenas September 23-27, 2024

Sunday 22nd  

  • All day                          Arrival of participants at the congress venue

 Lunes 23 AM  Ceremonia inaugural
08:30 a 09:00Reception of attendees
09:00 a 09:30Welcome speeches and greetings from authorities.
Hosted by: Paulina de Allende-Salazar León, Chilean journalist, Lenka Franulic Award 2019.
09:30 a 10:30Opening talk by the Spanish journalist and writer Rosa Montero, who will deliver her vision on journalism and literature today, when the gender perspective is a fundamental concern of women journalists and writers.
10:30 a 10:45Coffee will be served in the hall
10:45 a 11:45 Panel "Gender perspectives in the media and literature today: the expert view".
Speaker: María Soledad Vargas, PhD in journalism and communications from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and professor at the School of Journalism of the PUC of Valparaíso.
Commenters: Aimée Vargas Montiel, PhD in Journalism and Communications from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and professor at UNAM.
Paula Escobar, professor at the UDP, master in Comparative Literature, director of the Women and Media Chair of the UDP.
Hosted by: Francisca Jiménez,journalist, and master in Culture; president of “Ediciones Mis Raíces.”
12:00Official photo outside the hotel
12:30 a 13:30Brunch at the Hotel
Monday 23 PM
15:00 a 15:15Patricia Mayorga, president of AMMPE Italy,Presents the initiative in favor of the forgotten victims of femicides.
15:15 a 16:15Panel: "Truth and democracy in a world plagued by disinformation".
Speaker: Dolores Albarracín, researcher at the Annenberg School for Communications at the University of Pennsylvania. D. in Psychology from the University of Illinois and has taught at universities from Florida to Illinois.
Commenters: Magdalena Browne, MA in Media and Communications from the London School of Economics, dean of the School of Communications at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez.
Hosted by: Ana María Sanhueza, journalist, deputy editor El País, Chile, with an outstanding career in various national media.
16:15 a 19:30Free
19:30 a 22:00Official Dinner

Tuesday 24 AM
09:30 a 10:30Panel "The evolution of the media and the challenges of AI and new technologies".
Speaker: Carlos A. Scolari, Professor in Theory and Analysis of Interactive Digital Communication at the Dept. of Communications at the U. Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, where he directs the PhD program.
Commenters:
Karim Gálvez, director of the School of Journalism at the Universidad del Desarrollo (UDD), PhD in Literature and Communication from the U. of Valladolid; journalist and Master in Social Communication from the PUC.
Shari Shang, PhD in Philosophy, University of Melbourne, Australia, Master in Computer Science, New York Institute of Technology, U. S. A., Business innovation, social networks, digital transformation, application of intelligent technology.
Hosted by: Journalist Paloma Avila of CNN 
10:30 a 11:00Coffee
11:00 a 11:30Tribute to Gabriela Mistral in the Languages of the World, Kenza El Ghali, Ambassador of Morocco.
11:30 a 12:00Gabriela Mistral contest awards ceremony.
Tuesday 24 PM
12:30Visit to a site of historical interest
13:30 a 14:30Brunch
15:00 a 16:30 Tour of the park
17:00 a 18:15“Tertulia Literaria”:
Sandra Verónica Collado Leonardo (Guatemala), Contributions of Guatemalan women to journalism and literature..
Guendalina di Sabatino (Italia) Presents her book Chiamatela Venerdì – “Storie di quotidiana violenza domestica”.
Rosa María Valles (Mexico), “Mujer Moderna, Mexico's first feminist magazine of the 20th century.”
18:30Return of buses to the Hotel.
Free Evening
20:30 a 22:00Private dinner with the Governor of Magallanes, AMMPE WORLD board of directors and Chapter presidents, restaurant “Damiana Elena.”

Wednesday 25 AM
Alternative 1 Trip to Puerto Williams for 40 people, prior registration on a first come, first served basis.
09:00 Departure by plane to Puerto Williams
10:00Visit Omora Park
12:00Tour of the Miniature Forest.
12:30Subantarctic Center of Puerto Williams.
13:30 a 14:30Brunch
14:30 a 15:00 Talk by director Ricardo Rozzi: “Towards cultural bioethics: the challenges of scientific dissemination”
15:15 a 15:45Journalists panel 
"Towards cultural bioethics: the challenges of scientific dissemination"
Andrea Obaid, journalist, and master in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication from U. Pompeu Fabra, president of Achipec and columnist for radio ADN and director of Neurona Group.
"Tools for conducting scientific research in journalism and literature"
Ana María Sánchez de Eskenasy: Dra. Ana María Sánchez, Guatemalan. She has several degrees and academic degrees and a PHD from Pontifician University of Salamanca, Spain.
"Investigative journalism in times of social networks"
Alejandra Pamela Santiago González: Guatemalan writer and expert in scientific dissemination in social networks
Hosted by: Inés Llambias, journalist from the U. of Chile, director of the press and strategic communications agency specialized in the popularization of science, which bears her name, and has more than 20 years of professional experience.
16:00Visit to Mc Intyre School, the southernmost school in Chile and the world
17:00Puerto Williams airport to return to Punta Arenas.

Wednesday 25 AM
Alternative 2Trip to Porvenir, Tierra del Fuego
09:00 a 11:15Departure by barge, trip through the Estrecho de Magallanes.
12:00 Visit to a school in the commune.
13:00 a 14:30Lunch at the Croatian Club.
16:00 Return trip to Punta Arenas Afternoon free

Thursday 26 AM
09:30 a 10:30 Panel "Questioning the fundamentals of education: the challenge for journalism schools".
Speaker: Jessica Retis director of the School of Journalism at the University of Arizona (USA), journalist from the U. of Lima, Master in Latin American Studies from UNAM and PhD in Contemporary Latin America from the Complutense University of Madrid.
 Commenters: Luz Márquez de la Plata, journalist and master in Social Communication, director and professor at the School of Journalism of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
 José Miguel Labrín, director of the Institute and Image of the U. of Chile, journalist and PhD in Communications from the Complutense University of Madrid
Host: Margarita Pastene, Journalist, master in political science and PhD (c) in Political Science. She is currently vice president of Círculo de Periodista.  
10:30 a 11:00 Coffee
11:00 a 12:00Debate on“Democracy, political reality, and professional practice of women journalists in Latin America”,  (participants to be confirmed).
Hosted by: Paulina De Allende-Salazar León.
12:30 13:00Closing Ceremony
Thursday 26 PM
13:05Lunch
14:30 a 15:00 Trip to Riesco Island´s Ranch
Departure to Isla Riesco, located in the Otway Seno, in the commune of Río Verde.
Country walk and barbecue at the estancia.
18:00 Return to Punta Arenas.

Viernes 26
Optional Post Tour to Puerto Natales, Lago Grey, and Torres del Paine National Park.