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Media Summit 2018

The Square meeting center, Brussels

The EBU Media Summit brought together senior executives working in the Content & Audiences communities from EBU Members to discuss the shared content strategic challenges and opportunities to reach and engage with all audiences in the currently changing media landscape. 

The role of media in a changing Europe, connecting with all audiences, digital transformation in PSM, new ways of distribution and disruptive media were some of the key topics to be discussed at the Summit. 

The yearly EBU Radio, TV and Digital Assemblies also took part under the frame of the Summit, in order to discuss platform-based topics and needs. 

The EBU Media Summit at a glance:

  • 18 April: EBU Radio, TV and Digital Committee private meetings (by invitation only)
  • 19 April: TV, Digital and Radio Assemblies with the respective platform-based communities of experts 
  • 20 April: common day for all participants of the event, to discuss shared content & audience challenges and opportunities

Download the agendas

Our Moderators

Annelies-Beck.jpgAnnelies Beck
Annelies has been a VRT journalist since 2000 and presents VRT Nieuws' Terzake programme.

Hadja-Lahbib-th.jpgHadja Lahbib
Hadja has spent 21 years as a journalist and news anchor at RTBF and also presents on Arte Belgium.

Keynote Speaker

Björn-Ulvaeus-th.jpgBjörn Ulvaeus
Singer/songwriter Björn has sold over 400 million records as part of Swedish superstars ABBA following their Eurovision Song Contest win in 1974. He also operates many successful businesses. Björn will offer his views on the current media landscape in Europe and the importance of public service media.

Additional details

Welcome cocktail - 18 April at 18:30, Hôtel de Ville, Brussels

To start this year's EBU Media Summit edition, we met the Hôtel de Ville of Brussels, on the Grand Place. The Town Hall of the City of Brussels is a Gothic building from the Middle Ages on the famous medieval square, considered one of the most beautiful in Europe.

Gala dinner - 19 April at 19:00, Egmont Palace, Brussels

Built in the mid-1500s and the Palace has belonged to the city of Brussels since the mid-1900s. Today it houses the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. You will have to pass security to enter the building.

Social programme - 20 April at 17:30

Guided tour through Brussels and beer tasting

About EBU Media

EBU Media's mission is to support Members with great content and to guide them to reach out and to connect with all audiences. 

Presentations

 

Thursday 19 April

 Keynote speech - Björn Ulvaeus  Members Only
 

Digital Assembly

 

PROUD TO PRESENT - STATE OF DIGITAL EBU MEMBERS

 Building a Digital Portfolio at RAI (183 Mo) - Antonella Di Lazzaro (RAI)  Members Only
 Playz, the first 9 months of a digital only platform - Alejandro Vega (RTVE)  Members Only
 

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

 Rethinking distribution - Diederik Hoekstra (VPRO)  Members Only
 America First - VPRO  Members Only
 ARTE Europe - Phase II - Amelie Leenhardt (ARTE)  Members Only
 How Digital Are You: Towards a Multi-Screen Company - Jeroen Doucet (Coming Next TV)  Members Only
 State of Digital: Quiz - Alexandra Brenkman (EBU)  Members Only
 DTI – Public Service Media In Transformation - Sasha Scott (EBU)  Members Only
 

LOOKING FORWARD: INNOVATION IN MEDIA

 Finding your innovation strategy (570 Mo) - Simon Gooch (SR)  Members Only
 Robots in the newsroom - Mika Raihkonen (YLE)  Members Only
 

Radio Assembly

 EBU Radio Highlights 2017-2018 - Graham Dixon (EBU)  Members Only
 The EBU Radio Sport Posdcast - EBU  Members Only
 Music Survey : Findings and Future Plans - Pascale Labrie (EBU)  Members Only
 New Reserach about on demand listening - D. Fernandez-Quijada (EBU)  Members Only
 

RADIO AND SOCIETY

 In Media We Trust (not) - Alexandra Borchardt (Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford)  Members Only
 Voices on the bus - NRT  Members Only
 Life without FM: How is Norwegian Radio doing? - Jon Branaes (NRK)  Members Only
 NRK Radios - NRK  Members Only
 Radio in Belgium: Going Digital in a Fast-Moving Environment - Els Van de Sijpe (VRT) & Francis Goffin (RTBF)  Members Only
 TARMAC  Members Only
 Radio Player: Recent Researchs - Michael Hill (UK RadioPlayer)  Members Only
 Voice Controlled Radio - UK RadioPlayer  Members Only
 Radio Player APP with Ford EcoSport - UK RadioPlayer  Members Only
 Radio Player Car - UK RadioPlayer  Members Only
 Radio Player & Google Alexa - UK RadioPlayer  Members Only
 As a driver, I want... - UK RadioPlayer  Members Only
 

RADIO: TRENDS AND TENDENCIES

 MUC to DUB via VOX - John Paul Coakley, Chair, EBU New Radio Group  Members Only
 EBU Radio Innovation Fund Project: Alexa, What’s Playing? - Tomas Granryd (SR)  Members Only
 Reaching Listeners with Atomized Radio - Edita Kudláčová (CR)  Members Only
 Radio Personalization - Paolo Casagranda (RAI)  Members Only
 

TV Assembly

 Rethinking Linear Broadcasting - Lisa Lindstroem  Members Only
 Global Competitors in the national Market - Luihn_Seierstad (NRK)  Members Only
 EBU Media Activity Report - Jean Philip De Tender (EBU)  Members Only
 European Comedy Summit  Members Only
 Nature Live  Members Only
 

CONNECTING LIVE AUDIENCES TO CHARITY EVENTS

 Sport Relief - Carl Doran (BBC)  Members Only
 People of the Year - Michael Kealy (RTE)  Members Only
 Fundacion Inocente Inocente - Jose Velasco (RTVE)  Members Only
 Gala Inocente - RTVE  Members Only
 Charity Programming - Anders Thomsen (DR)  Members Only
 Aktion Mensch - Dagmar Skopalik (ZDF)  Members Only
 

Friday 20 April

 

PSM Today

 How did RTS handle the no billag vote in switzerland? - Manon Romerio (RTS)  Members Only
 RTBF's digital transformation process - Jean-Paul Philippot (RTBF)  Members Only
 Vision 2022 - Jean-Paul Philippot (RTBF)  Members Only
 Connecting with the audience: PSM case studies - Aoife Byrne (RTE)  Members Only
 New online platform for concert - Marc Voinchet & Stephanie Chazel (Radio France)  Members Only
 Connecting with younger audiences - Hanne Kautto (YleX)  Members Only
 A song for Valentine's - YLEX  Members Only
 

OPPORTUNITIES (I): DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

 RUV's digital transformation process - Steinunn Thorhallsdottir (RUV)  Members Only
 Rai's digital transformation process - Antonella Di Lazzaro (RAI)  Members Only
 

OPPORTUNITIES (II): NEW PARTNERSHIPS

 Speech and interactive interview - Patrick Walker (Facebook)  Members Only
 

OPPORTUNITIES (III): PSM DISTINCTIVE CONTENT AND STORIES

 Taboe - Steve De Coninck-De Boeck (VRT)  Members Only
 From rating figures to contribution to society - Vitold Grand'Henry (RTBF)  Members Only
 Winter Olympic Games - France Télévision  Members Only
 Our girl - BBC One  Members Only
 ZDF tivi-lab - ZDF  Members Only
 SVT News APP - SVT  Members Only
 Private Informations - France.TV  Members Only
 All That We Share - TV2 DK  Members Only
 Use your VOTE - NRK  Members Only
 SR’s Ten Million Project - Tove Svenonius (SR)  Members Only
 Tiomiljoner - SR  Members Only
 News for children - Markus Moerchen (ZDF)  Members Only
 Logo Special - Who Governs Germany - ZDF  Members Only
 Logo - Die Welt und ich - ZDF  Members Only
 

proud-to-present

 VRT Sandbox - VRT  Members Only
 RTBF's Beau Vélo de Ravel - RTBF  Members Only
 Beau vélo de RAVeL 2017 - RTBF  Members Only

Details

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Date: 18 - 20 Apr 2018

Register by: 10 Apr 2018

Members only

Working Languages: English

 

Accommodation

Hôtel Métropole, Place de Brouckère 31, Brussels - Booking link

Hôtel Warwick, Rue Duquesnoy 5 - Booking link

Venue

The Square meeting center, Rue Ravenstein 2, Brussels (map)

Partners

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Contact detail

Caroline Sellier
Executive Assistant
+41 22 717 26 05
sellier@ebu.ch
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