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[ecrea] Conference Private TV in Europe

Wed Feb 20 10:59:51 GMT 2013


April 19th, 2013 @ The Egg, Brussels

PRIVATE TELEVISION IN EUROPE: Connecting to the Future

On the 19th of April 2013, iMinds-SMIT, Vrije Universiteit Brussel organizes the conference “Private Television in Europe: Connecting to the future”. This day is part of a joint conference together with the second International Symposium on “Media Innovation”, which takes place on the 18th of April 2013.

Witnessing a range of far going changes in the media sector today, an assessment of private television’s viability for the future seems in place. Can private television connect to the future? Will it reach consumers with new and innovative types of content? Can it develop new business models? Can it engage in new partnerships? And what is the position of policy makers in all of this?

Academics, policy makers and key stakeholders will exchange views on these and more topics.

Confirmed speakers include:
• Lorena Boix Alonso, Head of Converging Media and Content Unit (European Commission, Directorate General for Communications Networks Content and Technology
• Patrick Tillieux, CEO Red Bee Media
• Ross Biggam, Director General ACT
• Prof. Dr. Robert Picard, Director of Research at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford
• Daniel Knapp, Director Advertising Research, IHS-screendigest
• Dr. Ben Van Rompuy, Head International and European Sports Law Section of TMC Asser Institute
• Prof. Dr. Peggy Valcke, Member of the Belgian Competition Council, iMinds-ICRI, Catholic University of Leuven
• Ben Jansen, Commercial Director VMMa
• ...

Practical information:
• Registration deadline: March 15th, 2013
• Registration fee: €75 (On 18 April 2013, iMinds-SMIT, Vrije Universiteit Brussel organises a related conference ‘Media Innovations Symposium’. A combined registration at a discount rate is possible)
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