VLV Autumn Conference 2016

VLV’s annual Autumn conference on 23 November focused on what the next ten years might hold for audiences with the Draft Charter ready to be signed by the Queen and Channel 4’s operating model under scrutiny.

Lord Hall of Birkenhead CBE, Director-General of the BBC, was our keynote speaker. You can read Lord Hall’s speech here or listen to clips of it hereherehere and here

The second session of the morning focused on Channel 4 with VLV’s President, Dame Colette Bowe, chairing a session with Dan Brooke, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at C4C, Steve Morrison, the Founder of All3Media and journalist Maggie Brown. You can hear Dan’s speech here. 

Three eminent Peers spoke in our third session of the day: Lord Inglewood, Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, and Lord Stevenson of Balmacara.  

Our final session of the day explored whether new technology poses a threat to traditional public service television. Jonathan Thompson, CEO of Digital UK, Lindsey Clay, CEO ofThinkbox, journalist Bill Thompson and Mathew Horsman, Director of Mediatique took part in the discussion.

You can read a more detailed report on the conference here

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