Along with the 6 day, 4 stream conference programme, discussing the hottest topics and guided by industry experts, the IBC experience includes 14 exhibition halls of stunning new technology developments from more than 1,300 global exhibitors. Registration for the event is now open for 2012 and to enable visitors to make the most of their involvement, IBC offers early-bird registration, allowing free access to all the attractions taking place throughout the exhibition halls. Find out more at www.ibc.org/register
The IBC Conference attracts the most significant speakers from across the industry, giving attendees the opportunity to engage and debate with some of the most innovative thinkers from the leading companies in the world. Split into four carefully selected streams – Advancements in Technology, Content Creation and Innovation, The Business of Broadcasting and Media, and Industry Insights – the conference ensures that all the themes relevant to the future of the industry are represented. Sessions are a mixture of panel discussions, tutorials, papers, masterclasses and case studies and IBC offers substantial savings on a range of conference passes to enable attendees to assemble a flexible, tailored programme focusing on practical skills or strategic discussions.
Hot topics for the IBC Conference change year by year, reflecting the evolution and direction of the industry, technology and business models that underpin it. Providing in-depth coverage of subjects that really matter to the industry today, the spotlight for 2012 falls on Broadcast Delivery; Cinema@IBC; Connected TV; Social Media; Sport; the Cloud; Transmedia and Workflow. Some of the leading figures from the industry will also deliver their insights and knowledge, with keynote addresses from:
- Mike Darcy, COO, BSkyB
- Roger Mosey, Head of Olympics, BBC London 2012
- Brian Sullivan, CEO, Sky Deutschland
- Miles Young, CEO, Ogilvy & Mather
Following the success of the inaugural IBC Leaders' Summit in 2011, the IBC2012 Leaders Summit focuses on 'Smart Connections' and will provide an interactive forum for debate to examine the subject of Connected TV, and explore the business opportunities and pitfalls of vital issues affecting all of the communications industries, their connected future and the resulting rise of rivals to challenge established media businesses and economics. Led by some of the industry's most inspirational and influential figures, the day-long Summit is designed to inspire and guide delegates to visualise and deliver a unique competitive advantage for their business.
Full details of all that IBC has to offer can be found on the IBC website www.ibc.org. Registration through the IBC website guarantees a place at one of the hottest events of the year and is now open. Register for IBC2012 at www.ibc.org/register
Conference 6 – 11 September 2012
Exhibition 7 – 11 September 2012