NBC Universal, Havas Group and Endemol Shine Discuss a Future with AI, Blockchain and VR at IBC2018
As is fitting for the home of technical invention and innovation, IBC2018 will present a broad range of ambitious and timely elements to engage, inform and inspire content creators and owners from around the world that will visit the RAI, Amsterdam from 13-18 September 2018. The must-attend event includes fresh inspiring conference themes that will focus on innovative new platforms, audience engagement and interaction/immersion, as well as a wide-ranging exhibition that will encompass all the latest technologies from AI and VR to advanced cloud-based workflows. Registration for IBC2018 is now open at: https://ibc.itnint.com/IBC18/Online/RegLogin.aspx
“The media landscape is evolving at an unprecedented rate, with new platforms, technologies and even new realities at our disposal that offer greater opportunities for content innovation and audience engagement,” said Michael Crimp, CEO, IBC. “IBC is preparing an outstanding programme of conference sessions, forums and exhibition features that brings together experts from leading organisations to share their experiences and knowledge of these developing sectors, enabling informed and energising debate that will help visitors to prepare for the future.”
For the first time ever, the IBC Conference will feature The Global Gamechangers stage chaired by Edith Bowman and host the biggest business, creative, tech, news and future facing talent making waves around the world including Peter Salmon, Chief Creative Officer, Endemol Shine Group and Deborah Turness, Head of Euronews, NBC Universal.
IBC presents a series of brand new conference tracks this year to shine a light on these nascent areas. NextGen: Interactive & Immersive Experiences gives a unique insight into developments within the worlds of immersive content with Marc Schipper, Joint CEO, Hammer Films joining the panel of immersive industry experts to explore the latest immersive techniques including AR and AI.
Audiences: Engage. Influence. Grow will drill down on GDPR and machine learning and reveal ways to engage niche and wider audiences from the leading market success stories. Here Maria Garrido, Chief Insights & Analytics Officer of Havas Group & CEO of Havas X, will open the track, revealing the multi-layered strategies to reach evolving audiences. Former Channel 4 Chief, David Abraham will also take to the stage fresh from launching his new venture Wonderhood Studios, to discuss the intersection of content, advertisers and platforms and how the consumption of video by audiences is changing business models – and the impact this has on the next generation of studios and content creation strategies.
Advertising: The New Attention Economy will explore new ways of maximising opportunities and revenue in the age of big data and the emergence of blockchain; Jana Eisenstein, Executive Vice President of Advertising Platform Solutions, ProSiebenSat and Mark Howe, Managing Director, EMEA Agencies, Google joins the Advertising: The New Attention Economy panel to discuss the different models of targeted marketing.
In addition, a fascinating track entitled Cutting-edge Tech Innovators promises a glimpse into the future at where AI, VR, blockchain and other game changers will take us. Join Rob Koenen, President, VR Industry Forum (VRIF) and MPEG leader, for a dedicated masterclass on the present and future of immersive media technologies.
IBC will also be hosting three invitation-only Executive Forums. The Leaders’ Forum, Cyber Security Forum and Telco & Media Innovation Forum designed to bring together the most influential and visionary people at the top of the industry to discuss key trends, opportunities and disruptors to shape future strategy.
The ever-evolving exhibition brings together all the links in the content creation and distribution chain, with established multinational organisations adjacent to small start-ups with big ideas. IBC Exhibition attracts some of the most influential manufacturers of our industry onto the exhibition floors. The Future Zone brings together the latest ideas and innovations, with a focus this year on showing various products and technologies at different stages of their development. Also within this area, the free-to-attend Future Zone Theatre will present a programme of curated sessions exploring the impact of new technologies and the opportunities, challenges and implications around VR, AR, MXR and beyond. What Caught My Eye returns, with experts highlighting products and demonstrations on the show floor that visitors should not miss.
The Big Screen is a centrepiece of IBC, boasting the very latest cinema projection and sound technology. In an IBC exclusive, Walter Iuzzolino of Walter Presents will introduce the first episode of a major new series, while Adam Myhill, Head of Cinematics, Unity Technologies, and BAFTA winner and Oscar nominated Habib Zargarpour, CCO, Digital Monarch Media will give an exclusive insight into their work on high profile projects including Blade Runner 2049, Disney’s The Jungle Book and Ready Player One.
More details will follow in the coming weeks about additional speakers and features at IBC 2018.
Register your conference place before 8 June to take advantage of the special launch rate.
## ENDS ##
IBC is the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology show, attracting 57,000+ attendees from more than 170 countries and combining a highly respected and peer-reviewed conference with an exhibition that showcases 1,700+ leading industry suppliers of state-of-the-art technology. In addition to the world-class exhibition and conference, IBC also encompasses the IBC Daily, IBCTV and IBC365.
IBC365 provides year-round insight and opinion into the hot topics and key trends from leading industry journalists, along with insightful whitepapers, peer reviewed technical papers, highly engaging webinars and an expansive video library.
|Conference:||13 - 17 September 2018|
|Exhibition:||14 - 18 September 2018|
For more information about IBC2018 visit: show.ibc.org/
IBC Press Contact
Louise Wells, Bubble Agency
T: +44 7718 985 252
Om Business Wire
(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.
Følg saker fra Business Wire
Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.
Siste saker fra Business Wire
American Airlines Announces Nonstop Philadelphia (PHL) to Orlando Melbourne (MLB)21.9.2018 22:13 | Pressemelding
Glorious beaches by day and theme park fireworks by night just got more convenient for Philadelphia travelers. American Airlines announced today that it will begin nonstop flights to Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB) starting February 16, 2019. The Central Florida airport is conveniently located in the heart of the tourism region and is the closest airport to NASA rocket launches, Port Canaveral’s cruises and what critics call “some of the most beautiful beaches Florida has to offer.” The flights will depart Saturdays from Philadelphia at 8:05 a.m., arriving in Florida at 10:48 a.m. The Embraer 175 jet arrival time syncs perfectly with cruise ship noon early boarding. Melbourne Airport Express offers nonstop shuttle service to the port, and all major rental car companies are onsite. The return flight to PHL departs at 11:24 a.m. and arrives in PHL at 1:55 p.m., with enough time to connect to some of American’s largest international destinations, including recently announced
Amy Palladino Joins BCW as Executive Vice President, Managing Director, Corporate Practice21.9.2018 17:43 | Pressemelding
BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, today announced that Amy Palladino has joined the agency as Executive Vice President, Managing Director in the agency’s U.S. Corporate Practice. Based in New York, Palladino will focus on senior client counsel and executive positioning for the agency’s largest corporate clients. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180921005507/en/ Amy Palladino Joins BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe) “Amy is a talented and highly experienced communications executive with a track record of solving clients’ complex challenges and building business through smart, integrated communications approaches,” said Chris Foster, President, North America, BCW. “Her creativity and judgement will be enormously valuable to our current and prospective clients.” Palladino has more than 20 years of experience advising global clients across numerous industries, including technology, healthcar
Heidelberg Engineering Announces the CE-Marking of ANTERION21.9.2018 16:41 | Pressemelding
Heidelberg Engineering, the leader in diagnostic imaging known for the internationally-acclaimed SPECTRALIS ® retina and glaucoma platform, announces the CE-marking of ANTERION ® – an innovative platform designed to transform anterior segment diagnostics and workflow. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180921005442/en/ The new Heidelberg Engineering ANTERION® provides the most important anterior segment examinations and measurements in one modular, upgradeable platform. (Graphic: Business Wire) The new ANTERION provides the most important anterior segment examinations and measurements in one modular, upgradeable platform. It is a single, workflow-efficient solution that brings together corneal topography and tomography, anterior segment metrics, axial length measurement and IOL calculation to transform the day-to-day routine of busy practices and clinics. Heidelberg Engineering has leveraged its core OCT technolo
Florian Winterstein Becomes New CEO of Jedox21.9.2018 15:46 | Pressemelding
The supervisory board of Jedox AG, a leading vendor of business intelligence and enterprise planning software, has appointed Florian Winterstein as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective October 2, 2018. This nomination will support Jedox’s international growth and a new development phase initiated by its latest fund raising in April 2018 with Iris Capital, eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG and Wecken & Cie. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180921005416/en/ Florian Winterstein (Photo: Business Wire) With 25 years of experience in strategy consulting and leadership in software and service organizations, Winterstein brings to the company a valuable combination of expertise in cloud solutions, business development, and value creation for customers and partners. As former Chief Strategy Officer of BravoSolution, he positioned the software-as-a-service company as trendsetting digitalization partner, extending it
Takeda Receives Positive CHMP Opinion Recommending ALUNBRIG® (brigatinib) for the Treatment of ALK+ Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in Patients Previously Treated with Crizotinib21.9.2018 13:30 | Pressemelding
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion, recommending the full approval of ALUNBRIG® (brigatinib) as a monotherapy for the treatment of adult patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive (ALK+) advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) previously treated with crizotinib. ALUNBRIG is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) designed to target and inhibit the ALK mutation in NSCLC. Approximately three to five percent of NSCLC patients globally have the ALK mutation. If the CHMP opinion is affirmed, and the European Commission approves ALUNBRIG, it will become the only ALK inhibitor available in the European Union as a one tablet per day dose that can be taken with or without food. The randomized, global Phase 2 ALTA trial was designed to investigate the efficacy and safety of ALUNBRIG in patients with locally advanced or metastatic ALK+
Asda Selects HCL Technologies to Help Drive IT Transformation21.9.2018 12:16 | Pressemelding
HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, today announced that it has been selected to help drive IT transformation at the UK’s third-largest grocery retailer, Asda. The three-year application services contract will see HCL transform Asda’s IT Application Services with a new DevOps delivery model to drive data and analytics and support back-office applications through the full lifecycle of development, testing and support. HCL will also build a central data management platform to enable Asda to improve its insight and analytics capabilities. Asda operates more than 600 stores across the UK, employing over 135,000 people. Asda wanted to adopt a more agile approach towards application development and testing. This would allow the company to respond faster to business requirements and reduce time to market, while driving better user experience and satisfaction. HCL was selected due to its extensive expertise in successfully delivering similar large scale IT transformati