With the eyes of the world on Scotland’s impending independence referendum, the BBC charter renewal drawing near and some of the most transforming deals in the media taking place, the television industry faces an uncertain future. On 9th September 2014, the Royal Television Society’s London Conference returns with some of television’s biggest names to tackle some of industry’s toughest questions.
With Keynote speakers including Chase Carey, President and COO of 21st Century Fox, JB Perrette, President, Discovery Networks International and The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, the event will be influential in the growing debate around the evolving nature of media.
New names have recently been added to the already extensive roll call of speakers, including Matt Brittin, President, Northern and Central Europe Operations, Google, Kevin Sutcliffe, Head of News Programming EU, VICE News and Krishnan Guru-Murthy – all of whom will be joining the likes of Tony Hall, Director-General of BBC, Jeremy Darroch, Chief Executive BSkyB and Sir Peter Bazalgette.
Rob Woodward, Chief Executive, STV will be Chairing the illustrious event which will include discussions on whether television is losing power as a medium, job cuts and enabling the next generation.