Driving an innovative broadcasting future

25 June 2019 | Waldorf Hilton Hotel, London

Love broadcasting? Then make sure you join industry leaders from across Europe on June 25 at LOVE Broadcasting Summit.

The countdown for LOVE Broadcasting has begun. Join the conference that reignites your excitement for linear TV, makes you reach for opportunities in OTT, light the fire in your tech transformation plans  and brings peace to your mind by giving you the tools to monetise your business and drive audiences to your content and channels.

Find out:

How Channel 4 is retaining audiences from the sway of global conglomerates

How ITV is driving audiences back to their linear channels

How A+E Networks and Sky are continuing to drive profits

How BBC are using AI to revolutionise TV

How BT and UKTV are taking personalised TV to the next-level

How AtresMedia cooperated to create a leading online platform

Why MediaCom believes advertising remains central to the future of broadcasting

How BARB and Vice Media are challenging conceptions on how to understand viewer habits

How YouTube and Barcroft Media are utilising short-form production to reach audiences around the world

Speakers

Jonathan Allan, Channel 4, LOVE Broadcasting

Jonathan Allan

Chief Commercial Officer , Channel 4

Chris Whiteley, Netflix, LOVE Broadcasting

Christopher Whiteley

Director of Business Development, UK, Netflix

Hendrik McDermott, Hayu, LOVE Broadcasting

Hendrik McDermott

Senior Vice President: Branded on Demand and Managing Director, hayu

Richard Lewis, YouTube, LOVE Broadcasting

Richard Lewis

Partnerships - UK and Ireland, YouTube

Arturo Larrainzar, AtresMedia, MarketforceLive

Arturo Larrainzar

Head of Strategy , Atresmedia

Sue Unerman, mediacom, Marketforce Live

Sue Unerman

Chief Transformation Officer , MediaCom

Mary Wilkinson, BBC, LOVE Broadcasting

Mary Wilkinson

Head of Editorial Content, BBC

Nick Herm, Sky, Marketforce Live

Nick Herm

Director of Strategy, Sky

Loading...
More Speakers

Agenda

  • All Topics
Expand All +
Collapse All -

Love Broadcasting Tuesday, 25 June 2019

09.00

Welcome address and Chair's opening remarks

Session 1

A spotlight on the new broadcasting environment

09.10
Keynote Address

Does Television News Have A Global Future?

At the heart of British broadcasting lies the BBC. Mary Wilkinson will discuss how the BBC is adapting to the evolving global broadcasting environment, detailing how the BBC is effectively bringing together its World News and online services to offer news and features across multiple platforms to help drive audience engagement on a global scale.


Mary Wilkinson, BBC, LOVE Broadcasting
Mary Wilkinson

Head of Editorial Content , BBC

09.30
Keynote Address

The OTT shift: how online is transforming broadcasting

OTT services in Western Europe alone are predicted to be worth $23 billion by 2023. Mertijn de Nooijer will discuss how OTT is transforming the broadcasting sphere, focusing on the exciting opportunities, but also the key challenges that linear channels face in their shift to online.


Mertin de Nooijer, M7 Group
Mertijn de Nooijer

OTT Director Europe , M7 Group

09.50
Leaders’ Forum

Envisaging broadcasting in a multi-platform, tech-savvy world

• Understanding new business models in the broadcasting industry
• How should broadcasters develop attractive offerings to retain linear audiences?
• Adapting to the linear-online consumption shift: VOD, SVOD and OTT as the future of broadcasting
• A multi-platform world: how to bring content to audiences on a variety of devices
• The data opportunity: utilising multiple data sources to understand and exploit new opportunities
• Online expansion, content production or technology: what is central to ongoing success?
• Tech-savvy versus technophobe: remaining innovative and attractive to all consumers


Alistair Thom, Freesat, Lovebroadcasting
Alistair Thom

Managing Director , Freesat

Hendrik McDermott, Hayu, LOVE Broadcasting
Hendrik McDermott

Senior Vice President: Branded on Demand and Managing Director , hayu

Mertin de Nooijer, M7 Group
Mertijn de Nooijer

OTT Director Europe , M7 Group

James Gibbons, Discovery Networks, LOVE Broadcasting
James Gibbons

Head of Commercial Development EMEA & General Manager UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand , Discovery Networks

Session 2

Local to Global | Technology-driven

From local to global: strategies for the new broadcasting market
Developing a technology-driven future
11.00

Why merge? Understanding the drive behind broadcast take-overs

• What is driving broadcast mergers?
• How will mergers impact the traditional broadcast market?
• The future of the broadcasters: how will the market play out between SVOD, AVOD and TVOD models?
• Understanding the new environment? Will OTT providers continue to have huge market impacts


Ian Whittaker, Liberum Capital, Lovebroadcasting
Ian Whittaker

Head of European Media Research , Liberum Capital

11.20

National versus global: remaining competitive against the global giants

• Reactive or proactive: how should business models adapt to global challenges?
• An unstoppable force? What are the prospects for national providers in the face of global conglomerations?
• Regional headquarters and creative hubs: understanding the importance of local content in broadcasting success
• Why is the provision of local content so vital to the industry?


Jonathan Allan, Channel 4, LOVE Broadcasting
Jonathan Allan

Chief Commercial Officer , Channel 4

11.40
Case Study | LOVESTV

Cooperation for an OTT future

Linear broadcasters need to adapt to survive in an OTT world: RTVE, Atresmedia and Mediaset Espana have done just this with their new joint venture, LOVESTV. In this case study Arturo Larrainzar will demonstrate how cooperation, rather than a going-it-alone approach, can create the prime conditions for an OTT service. He will discuss how LOVESTV is able to effectively drive a new service for all customers.


Arturo Larrainzar, AtresMedia, MarketforceLive
Arturo Larrainzar

Head of Strategy , Atresmedia

12.00

Building your OTT future: moving content online


12.20
Panel Discussion

Aggregation or fragmentation? Understanding new challenges in broadcasting

• Predicting the future: will the industry be dominated by broadcasting giants or a plethora of niche services?
• Understanding audience preferences: quantity or quality of content?
• Peak TV? How to develop in a saturated market?
• Building a niche service in a crowded market: understanding and overcoming challenges
• A fragmented world of OTT? Developing an online service in a cut-throat market
• Partnering for growth: cooperation as a driver of business development


Jonathan Allan, Channel 4, LOVE Broadcasting
Jonathan Allan

Chief Commercial Officer , Channel 4

Efe Cakarel, Love Broadcasting, MUBI
Efe Cakarel

Founder and Chief Executive Officer , MUBI

Chris Whiteley, Netflix, LOVE Broadcasting
Christopher Whiteley

Director of Business Development, UK , Netflix

11.00

Staying innovative: the emergence of digital as the future of broadcasting

• Why youth is at the core of digital entertainment
• Creating new digital offers for a multi-platform audience
• Digital only? New ways to interact with tech-savvy audiences
• The Vertical Content Division: mobile content for social platforms


Eun-Ky Park, ProSiebenSat.1_2016
Eun-Kyung Park

Chief Digital Officer for Entertainment , ProSiebenSat1

11.20

AI and data: the future of broadcasting

• Approaches and investment in AI
• Understanding the potential impact of AI on monetisation and business processes
• The techno-hurdle: overcoming the impact of implementing AI


Giovanni Piccirilli, RTL, LOVE Broadcasting
Giovanni Piccirilli

Chief Technology Officer , RTL Nederlands

11.40
Case Study | BBC4.1

A world of AI: creating exceptional TV

Artificial intelligence will revolutionise the broadcasting industry. From scheduling to smart contracts, the possibilities are endless. George Wrights will discuss how the BBC is investigating the possibilities of AI, to create and deliver exciting new content and how AI can be utilised to run a channel – such as with the AI takeover of BBC4.


Jonathan Allan, Channel 4, MarketforceLive
George Wright

Head of Internet Research & Future Services , BBC Research and Development

12.00

Tech-solutions: new opportunities to innovate and transform


12.20
Panel Discussion

New technologies: a gimmick or a game changer?

• Big vision and small steps: introducing technology into broadcasting
• Understanding audience receptiveness to new technologies: how might broadcasting change over the next ten years?
• In-studio or in-office: where does technology offer the most exciting revolution?
• A transformation: the potential impact of blockchain on business modelling
• The AI-age: how will this technology revolutionise broadcasting?
• VR: a gimmick for gaming or untapped potential in broadcasting?


Justin Gupta, Google, MarketforceLive
Justin Gupta

Head of Broadcasting and Entertainment: UK and Ireland , Google

Jonathan Allan, Channel 4, MarketforceLive
George Wright

Head of Internet Research & Future Services , BBC Research and Development

Oliver Broom, Virgin Media, LOVE Broadcasting
Oliver Broom

Programme Director: Artificial Intelligence, Data & Analytics , Virgin Media

Session 3

The modern audience | User interfaces

Content for the modern audience
User interfaces audiences want to engage in
14.05
Case Study | ITV

Why we love Love Island: delivering reactive content for the modern audience

With the growing popularity of online and social media channels, bringing millennials to linear, scheduled TV has become increasingly challenging. Richard Cowles will explore how BAFTA award-winning Love Island has defied this trend, engaging the next generation of viewers by co-opting linear TV, advertising and social media.


Richard Cowles

Executive Producer , ITV

14.25
Panel Discussion

Short-form and long-form production: new opportunities to engage youth audiences

• Combining short-form and long-form: a new opportunity for success?
• How can short-form be used to drive audiences back to linear TV?
• Short-form content: the most direct way to engage young audiences?
• How do you maintain engagement on long-form content?
• Content for the mobile generation: engaging youth on multiple platforms simultaneously


Sam Barcroft - Barcroft Media | LOVE Broadcasting
Sam Barcroft

Founder and Chief Executive Officer , Barcroft Media

Wayne Davison, Little Dot Studios, LOVE Broadcasting
Wayne Davison

Managing Director: Content Acquisition and Distribution , Little Dot Studios

Karin Heijink, Viasat World, LOVE Broadcasting
Karin Heijink

Vice President Pay-TV Channels and Products , Viasat World

Richard Lewis, YouTube, LOVE Broadcasting
Richard Lewis

Partnerships - UK and Ireland , YouTube

14.55

Deliver content that will drive new audiences


15.15
Fireside Chat

Understanding content that truly resounds with audiences

• How have traditional tools measuring audience engagement been adapted for modern viewers?
• Multiplatform content: understanding where audiences watch
• Long-term versus short-term popularity? Are there different success parameters for linear and online broadcasters?
• Can social media ‘chatter’ be used to understand audience engagement with content?


John Montoya, Vice Media, Marketforce Live
John Montoya

UK Marketing Director , Vice Media

Doug Whelpdale, BARB, Marketforce Live
Doug Whelpdale

Insights Manager , BARB

14.05
Case Study | UKTV Play

Personalising VOD: using data to drive a more immersive and personalised experience

With a plethora of VOD and OTT players on the market, viewers have an abundance of choice when it comes to choosing which service to use. Tom Davidson will discuss why personalisation is key to driving viewer engagement and content discoverability, demonstrating how UKTV Play has used data and AI to redesign its user experience, putting viewers at the heart of the service.


Tom Davidson, UKTV, Marketforce Live
Tom Davidson

General Manager: VoD , UKTV

14.25
Case Study | BT

Object-based broadcasting for the ultimate personalisation in sport

Broadcasters deliver a finished, edited product into millions of homes everyday: but is this the only way content can be delivered? Andrew Gower will demonstrate how this is no longer the case, and will discuss with delegates how BT has uncovered new opportunities in object-based broadcasting. With the chance to adapt audio and personalise graphics, BT Sport empowers audiences to curate their own unique sporting experiences.


Andrew Gower, BT, Marketforce LIve
Andrew Gower

Head of Interactive TV Research , BT

14.45

Creating a personalised audience experience


15.15
Fireside Chat

Incompatibility or opportunity? Monetising a personalised interface

• Delivering a personalised EPG whilst retaining prime viewing slots
• What are the steps to developing a user experience which promotes discoverability?
• Monetising the audience interface: how to create an interface that drives profitability
• EPG or libraries? Identifying the best opportunities for monetisation and content discovery
• The content trap? Should valuable content be promoted or should a personalised interface be prioritised?
• Targeted viewing: how will data provide improved opportunities for discoverability
• An AI opportunity: how can AI create exciting user interfaces with accurate recommendations


Owen Jenkinson, Freeview, LOVE Broadcasting
Owen Jenkinson

Marketing Director , Freeview

Faz Aftab, ITV, Love Broadcasting
Faz Aftab

Director of Platform Distribution , ITV

Session 4

Understanding the post-Brexit regulatory world

16.05

An Enders view: Brexit and the future of broadcast regulation


Alice Enders, Enders analysis, lovebroadcasting
Alice Enders

Director of Research , Enders Analysis

Session 5

Delivering profitability in a complex environment

16.30
Case Study | Viacom

Adapting the global business to the local markets

Dan Fahy will be discus how Viacom is adapting its commercial distribution approach in its European markets. With a growing OTT footprint and SVOD launches for Paramount + in the Nordics and CEE, MTV Play in the UK and a breadth of digital partnerships for Nickelodeon Europe, discover how Viacom is creating new strategies to strengthen and evolve its major partnerships.


Dan Fahy, Viacom, LoveBroadcasting
Dan Fahy

Vice President: Commercial and Content Distribution , Viacom

16.50

Understanding the environment: building profits across broadcast markets


17.10
Strategic Discussion

Winners and losers: how will different business models play out in the industry?

• AVOD, SVOD and TVOD: what business models drive new opportunities for monetisation?
• Can platform-based subscription models survive in an era of flexible contracts?
• A hybrid approach: advertisements and subscriptions for a diverse future
• The advertisement challenge: combatting ad blockers and developing a multiplatform strategy
• Going mainstream: what impact will addressable TV and programmatic advertising have on revenue?
• Airtime-for-equity: providing new opportunities do diversify revenue streams?
• The frenemy? In what ways do partnerships offer new monetisation opportunities?


Sue Unerman, mediacom, Marketforce Live
Sue Unerman

Chief Transformation Officer , MediaCom

Adrian Pilkington, A+E Networks, LOVEBroadcasting
Adrian Pilkington

Senior Vice President: Distribution & Strategy , A + E Networks

Nick Herm, Sky, Marketforce Live
Nick Herm

Director of Strategy , Sky

Dan Fahy, Viacom, LoveBroadcasting
Dan Fahy

Vice President: Commercial and Content Distribution , Viacom

18.00

Chair’s closing remarks


“An absorbing event with key figures from across the broadcasting industry sharing insights and future perspectives”

Head of Digital Strategy, Freesat

“Great speakers, across a range of disciplines – helping to inspire and shape the future of broadcasting”

Head of Marketing, MTV

Who Attends

2018 Sponsors

We promise to work with you to design a unique event experience, which plays to your strengths as a thought-leader of the industry

Scroll for more trending_flat

Tickets

All tickets include:

1 day conference pass, lunch & refreshments and a drinks reception

Group Discount

15% off

When you buy 3 or more tickets

Loading...

Standard

save £100 Early Bird Until 14 June

£995.00 + VAT

Full Price £1,095.00 + VAT

- +
tickets

Your Order

You haven't added any tickets yet!

Total £0.00

Buy Tickets

Venue Details

Waldorf Hilton Hotel, London

Waldorf Hilton Hotel, London

Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DD

Get Directions Venue Website