IBC2017 Conference Opening Keynote. Fans, Friends and The Future of Broadcasting
Forum – 9.10-10.30
Opening the 50th IBC conference keynote is Facebook Product Director Daniel Danker and Kim Poder, CEO, Modern Times Group (MTG) Denmark who will explore the rise of fan and friend power in the media ecosystem.
Lies, Damn Lies and Alternative Facts: Striving for accuracy in a new world order
E102 – 11.45-12.30
Fake news will be explored in a chat with Associated Press Executive Editor Sally Buzbee on the challenges faced by news outlets – from Wikileaks to White House press briefings.
eSports: The new broadcast game?
Forum – 12.40-13.05
Hear from the Chief Executive of Ginx, Michiel Bakker, on the rise of esports and its future role for broadcasters. The global esports market was estimated in 2016 to top $463 million, its audience power in unparalleled and offer enormous opportunities for broadcasters.
VR: The top of the crop
E102 – 16.30-17.00
This virtual reality (VR) session covers the most exciting VR technology innovations from within IBC and beyond.
For a complete overview of the conference programme, see the IBC website.