IBC Conference

Shaping The Future Together

The IBC Conference is an unrivalled global destination for discovering and debating the many different challenges and opportunities facing the electronic media and entertainment industry, both in its sessions and in the range of networking opportunities it affords. Join over 1,700 delegates and 400 speakers across 5 days of high-level discussion to shape the future of the industry.

What's new for 2018
  • A fresh keynote line-up from across the media, entertainment and technology value chain
  • 6 new tracks covering the most pressing challenges and promising opportunities in the industry
  • Introduction of the 'Global Gamechangers' track to kick off the Conference
  • The introduction of a Content Steering Group with a Guest Chair at the helm
  • Introduction of new formats into the conference, including breakfast briefings, lounge talks and networking
  • Introduction of hosts per track
Global Gamechangers stage

Held on Thursday 13 September, the IBC Global Gamechangers stage welcomes the biggest business, creative, tech, news and future facing talent making waves around the world.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Lindsay Pattison, Chief Transformation Officer, GroupM and WPP Global
  • Deborah Turness, Head of Euronews, NBC Universal
  • Mohamed Abuagla, CIO and CTO at Al Jazeera.
  • Jette Nygaard-Andersen, EVP, CEO of MTG International Entertainment & MTGx Digital Video Content at Modern Times Group (MTG)
  • Lisa Tobin, Executive Producer, Audio at The New York Times

With many more speakers to be announced shortly, this year's IBC2018 Conference programme and speaker line up will provide the most thought provoking and informative experience yet.

Conference tracks

IBC’s key tracks are designed to offer simple navigation through strategies, tactics, innovations transformative ideas and emerging technologies, allowing you to maximise your time at the show.

Conference speakers

From game changing keynotes to creative directors and technical futurists, the IBC Conference is your chance to hear from over 400 inspirational speakers across 90 sessions.

Conference programme

Featuring some of the foremost thought-leaders, innovators and policy makers in their fields and covering a wide breadth of topics, the IBC Conference is the place to explore new strategies, understand business disruptors, chart future technological progress and uncover the future roadmap of the industry.

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