RTS Digital World Conference

RTS Digital World Conference
5 September 2012
Anne Sweeney
Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks and 
President, Disney/ABC Television Group
 
Gary Zenkel
President, NBC Olympics
 
Tess Alps 
CEO, Thinkbox
 
Alex Balfour 
Head of New Media, Locog
 
Sir Peter Bazalgette 
President, RTS
 
Claire Enders 
CEO, Enders Analysis
 
Peter Fincham
Director of Television, IITV
 
Brent Hoberman 
Chair and Chief Strategy Officer, Lastminute.com
 
Rt Hon Dame Tessa Jowell MP 
Shadow Olympics Minister
 
Tom Mcdonnell, 
Commercial Director, 
Monterosa Productions
 
Steven Moffat 
Writer and Producer
 
John Smith
CEO, BBC Worldwide
 
Sophie Turner-Laing 
Managing Director, 
Entertainment and News, Sky
 
Hon Ed Vaizey MP
Minister for Culture, Communications 
and Creative Industries
 
Jeremy Vine 
Broadcaster
 
Daniel Waterhouse 
General Partner, Wellington-Partners
 
Barbican Centre

Silk Street
EC2Y 8DS
United Kingdom

When Worlds Collide: Beyond the Digital Looking Glass

Sponsored by BBC Worldwide
 
28 September 2012
Barbican, London
 
Television stands at a crossroads. Connected TV promises to change the face of the industry as it combines traditional content with audience connectivity and integrated social media. Apps, games, eCRM – do we know as much about their potential as our staff and interns? 
 
Will the dominant species in the television landscape survive this revolution, or will they be eradicated from the television universe – replaced by a brand new set of brand players who are more agile, more versatile and more connected?
 
These are the questions we’ll be asking at this year’s Digital World Conference. Disney’s Anne Sweeney and NBC’s Gary Zenkel will be joining many of the UK’s digital world leaders to provide some of the answers. 
 
We’ll be telling you more about future digital viewing habits, apps and how to make a successful product and what we might learn from gaming. In addition to panel sessions, we’ll have masterclasses, fireside chats and keynotes from the great of the good both within and without our industry. You’ll be educated, amazed and pushed beyond your knowledge zone.
 
John Smith
Chair, RTS Digital World Conference
 

Confirmed Speakers:

 
Anne Sweeney
Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks and 
President, Disney/ABC Television Group
 
Gary Zenkel
President, NBC Olympics
 
David Abraham
CEO, Channel 4
 
Tess Alps 
CEO, Thinkbox
 
Alex Balfour 
Head of New Media, Locog
 
Sir Peter Bazalgette 
President, RTS
 
Luke Bradley-Jones
Brand Director, Television Products, Sky
 
Simon Daglish
Group Commercial Director ITV
 
Claire Enders 
CEO, Enders Analysis Group
 
Sefton Hill 
Co-founder, Rocksteady Studios
 
Brent Hoberman 
Chair and Chief Strategy Officer, Lastminute.com
 
Rt Hon Dame Tessa Jowell MP 
Shadow Olympics Minister
 
Tom McDonnell, 
Commercial Director, Monterosa Productions
 
Steven Moffat 
Writer and Producer
 
Henrique Olifiers
Co-founder, Bossa Studios
 
Ralph Rivera
Director of Future Media, BBC
 
Cindy Rose
Executive Director of Digital Entertainment, Virgin Media
 
John Smith
CEO, BBC Worldwide
 
Sophie Turner-Laing 
Managing Director, 
Entertainment and News, Sky
 
Hon Ed Vaizey MP
Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries
 
Jeremy Vine 
Broadcaster
 
Daniel Waterhouse 
General Partner, Wellington-Partners

Registration fee

Bookings received up to and including 16 August 2012: 
£775 + VAT (£155) = £930
 
Bookings received from 17 August 2012:
£850 + VAT (£170) = £1,020
 
Download the registration form here

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