Saturday, September 28
Keynote/Global Shining Light Awards
Saturday, September 28
7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Audimax Universität Hamburg (Von-Melle-Park 4 · 20146 Hamburg)


  • Maria Ressa (Speaker) CEO & Executive Editor, Rappler


Don't miss our Saturday gala evening. We start with a reception at the University of Hamburg's Audimax auditorium, followed by a welcome from your hosts and our dynamic master of ceremonies, Yared Terfa Dibaba. Then come the Global Shining Light Awards, for investigations under threat or duress, and the nominees are extraordinary this year. Next is a keynote by the remarkable Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler, whose staff has withstood a vicious campaign to destroy it by the Philippine president. All this will be punctuated by tunes from Skyliner Bigband, HCU's own jazz orchestra. Afterward, join us for dinner at 21:00, followed by drinks and dancing.

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