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Aston Insights

Aston University is delighted to announce the launch of a new public lecture series – Aston Insights.

Aston Insights is a new public lecture series of inspirational speakers.

The first lecture in the series will take place on Wednesday 27th February 2013 at 6pm in the Main Building of Aston University and will be given by Peter Barron, Head of External Relations at Google in Europe, Middle East and Africa. We would be delighted if you could promote this free lecture within your organisation.

Google and the Future of News

Peter Barron is a former editor of the BBC2’s Newsnight programme, where he was a pioneer of online journalism, and is now Head of External Relations at Google in Europe, Middle East and Africa. In this talk he will discuss how the internet and technology are changing the way news is created and consumed, the future challenges and opportunities for the news industry and how journalists can use technological tools to improve their trade.

Please find attached a poster about the event along with a University campus map.

For further information about the event and to book a place, please visit:
http://www1.aston.ac.uk/about/news/events/peter-barron/

The event is free to attend and open to all.

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