RTS Cambridge Convention 2017

RTS Cambridge Convention 2017

RTS Cambridge 2017
Wednesday, 13 September, 2017 to Friday, 15 September, 2017

Location

King's College, Cambridge
King's Parade
Cambridge
CB2 1ST
United Kingdom
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Conference
Early Evening

In a year in which the UK will start to forge its own new wider relationships, the convention will explore how the television industry can make the most of this and other opportunities at home and abroad; in particular creating great content, growing the right skills and fielding the right people for the job. Global leaders will also discuss how policymakers can best enable the industry to succeed.

Speakers include James Murdoch, CEO, 21st Century Fox; Andy Harries, Chief Executive of Left Bank Pictures; The Grand Tour executive producer, Andy Wilman; Sir David Clementi, BBC chairman, Michelle Guthrie, Managing Director of Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and Sharon White, Chief Executive of Ofcom – click here to see the full list of speakers.

The Principal Sponsor for RTS Cambridge Convention 2017 is Sky and it is co-chaired by Andrew Griffith, Group Chief Operating Officer at Sky and Gary Davey, Managing Director, Content at Sky.

To book, please email jamie@rts.org.uk

 

 

Speakers: 
David Abraham, CEO, Channel 4
Anushka Asthana, Joint Political Editor, The Guardian
Chris Banatvala, Independent Media Consultant
The Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Lindsey Clay, CEO, Thinkbox
Sir David Clementi, Chairman, BBC
Damian Collins MP
Gary Davey, Managing Director, Content, Sky
Hugh Dennis
Susanna Dinnage, President and MD, Discovery Networks UK and Ireland and Chief Content Officer, International
Nancy Dubuc, CEO, A+E Networks
Greg Dyke
Philip Edgar-Jones, Director, Sky Arts
Peter Fincham, Co-CEO, Expectation
Cécile Frot-Coutaz, CEO, FremantleMedia Group
Mai Fyfield, Chief Strategy Officer, Sky
Siobhan Greene, Head of Entertainment, ITV
Andrew Griffith, Group Chief Operating Officer, Sky
Michelle Guthrie, Managing Director, ABC
James Harding, Director, News & Current Affairs, BBC
Andy Harries, CEO, Left Bank Pictures
Tim Hincks, Co-CEO, Expectation
Julie Hulme, Director of Newsgathering, ITV News
Jay Hunt, Chief Creative Officer, Channel 4
Jonathan Levy, Director of Newsgathering and Operations, Sky
David Lynn, President & CEO, Viacom International Media
Anne Mensah, Head of Drama, Sky
Stuart Miller, Head of News, Buzzfeed
Tom Mockridge, CEO, Virgin Media
Alexi Mostrous, Head of Investigations, The Times
James Murdoch, CEO, 21st Century Fox
Fraser Nelson, Editor, The Spectator
Richard Osman
Kate Phillips, Controller, Entertainment Commissioning, BBC
James Purnell, Director, Radio & Education, BBC
David Rowan, Editor-at-large, WIRED UK
Sarah Sands, Editor, BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme
Barbara Serra, Presenter/Correspondent, Al Jazeera English
Lorna Tilbian, Executive Director and Head of the Media Sector, Numis
Sophie Turner Laing, CEO, Endemol Shine Group
Kirsty Wark, Broadcaster
Sharon White, CEO, Ofcom
Kelly Williams, Commercial Director, ITV
Andy Wilman, Executive Producer, The Grand Tour
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Location Details

King's Parade
Cambridge
CB2 1ST
United Kingdom

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In a year in which the UK will start to forge its own new wider relationships, the convention will explore how the television industry can make the most of this and other opportunities at home and abroad; in particular creating great content, growing the right skills and fielding the right people for the job. Global leaders will also discuss how policymakers can best enable the industry to succeed.