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IBC Conference At A Glance

90+ Sessions, 5 Streams, 400+ Speakers

Browse our curated selection of the hottest sessions and timely topics taking place over the five days of the World's Leading Media, Entertainment and Technology Conference - IBC2017, 14-18 September, RAI Amsterdam.

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    14 Sep 2017 Emerald -
    Sophisticated media interfaces interest has been heightened by the practicality of deep-learning algorithms and the publicity associated with voice interfaces such as Alexa. Come along and be amazed at what today's latest interfaces can learn about you!
    14 Sep 2017 E102 -
    Never have children spent more time watching screens. Yet kids' channels viewership is constantly dropping, as they move from linear viewing to YouTube and VOD.
    14 Sep 2017 Forum -
    Pay TV is unrecognisable from the revenue and distribution model of 10 years ago. From the use of cloud in distribution to a dizzying array of new revenue models and sets of challengers across the industry.
    14 Sep 2017 Forum -

    News is going through a sea-change in how it is produced, distributed and consumed. How are news organisations re-casting their business around news gathering, audience engagement and storytelling to thrive in a world of instant information? 

    15 Sep 2017 Forum -
    High quality / high volume content and ubiquitous digital distribution are driving change through the entertainment ecosystem like never before.
    15 Sep 2017 E102 -
    We delve into the evolving world of User Experience with panellists that include leaders in the field of UX design and next generation experiences for brands.
    16 Sep 2017 Forum -

    In this masterclass, we discuss and debate the merits and use cases of blockchain for the entertainment industry. What are the potential applications? Who should care, why, and when?

    17 Sep 2017 E102 -
    Artificial Intelligence technology and its applications are poised for bigger things with its promise of unprecedented capabilities and efficiencies.
    17 Sep 2017 E102 -
    Chatbots and Conversation as an interface and service drives excitement despite many challenges and limitations at this stage.
    18 Sep 2017 Emerald -
    Have you heard? Audio is a cornerstone technology of our industry and it continues to impress with its innovation.

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  • IBC is the only exhibition we attend. It’s very important for those in the broadcasting industry.
    Jochen Albrecht
    CTO - Albrecht Electronic
  • IBC represents an important annual industry dialogue where the worlds of technology and media intersect.
    Erik Huggers
    CEO, Vevo
  • IBC is the exhibition that gives us the most exposure in the broadcasting industry. The exhibition is a really special show and is close to everyone’s hearts. It gets better every year and has got a great vibe.
    Anoushka Farouk
    Marketing Manager - TSL
  • IBC is not about quantity it’s about quality. Conversations we have are enlightening in every sense. Everyone is here to do business.
    Robert Lisman
    Director of Marketing - Primestream
  • The greatest thing about IBC is that it provides the facilities to network with industry professionals whilst getting great knowledge on new technology.
    Gina Canzano
    Technical Support Engineer - BW Broadcast


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