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The Big Digital Meet-Up

The EBU Digital Media Days is now the Big Digital Meet-Up! It is a festival of ideas offering an inclusive experience to celebrate EBU’s digital communities in one place.  

We’re excited to announce that this year our flagship digital event Digital Media Days is getting a makeover, as we’re launching it as a brand-new event: The Big Digital Meet-Up.   

Building upon the success of past editions, the Big Digital Meet-Up is envisioned as an all-in-one event for the EBU digital community to inspire, exchange knowledge and build relationships. 

The event will take place on 3-4 October 2024 in Turin, Italy co-hosted by Rai under the frame of the 76th Prix Italia. 

In a world where the future of public service media (PSM) seems uncertain, the Big Digital Meetup dispels this notion. As the EBU, we firmly believe in a thriving future for PSM, extending not just for the next 20 years but 100 years. The key? Building strong and sustainable connections with our audience in a digital world. 

What to expect?  

A festival of ideas that acts as the ultimate hub for EBU's digital communities. This will not only be a space for sharing insights but also explore the latest media and technology trends and how best to serve audiences in a connected world.  

Why attend?   

The event unites digital enthusiasts, young professionals, and PSM experts in a collective effort to make PSM relevant for generations to come. Together, let’s embark on a journey to shape the future of EBU digital communities.  

The event schedule overview with key topics and sessions will be published in the coming weeks.  


La Centrale Lavazza

Via Ancona, 11/A Turin
10152 Turin


Ticket price: 190 EUR (covers access to both days) 

Previous editions

You can find details and materials from previous editions below.


Amar Amratia

Head of Audio Strategy, BBC (United Kingdom)

Anke Mueller

Strategic Partner Manager Entertainment at Facebook & Instagram

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Fränk Zimmer

Producer and Co-Curator, ORF (Austria)

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Grace Zakka

Platform Strategy Lead, EBU

Hamdhoon Rashad

Project Manager Digital Media, Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU)

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Ian Forrester

Senior Firestarter, BBC R&D (United Kingdom)

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Irene Mahía

PLAYZ News Editor, RTVE (Spain)

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Marit Rossnes

Head of Product Development, NRK Radio, NRK (Norway)

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Matthieu Beauval

Head of Acceleration and Sharing of Innovation, RF (France)

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Aleksandra Gojkovic

Researcher, BBC (United Kingdom)

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Annika Ruoranen

Strategist, Corporate Strategy, Yle (Finland)

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Anya Ernest

Exploration Lead, Polestar

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Barbara Vid

Journalist, HRT (Croatia)

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Bregtje van der Haak

Documentary filmmaker, VPRO (Netherlands)

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Carsta Maria Mueller

Strategic Partner Manager, Meta

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Christian Hufnagel

Co-Founder SWR Audio Lab, ARD/SWR (Germany)

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Dan Kelsall

Head of Social, BBC Content (United Kingdom)

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Elisha Sessions

Distribution Manager, BBC (United Kingdom)

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Emma Chiu

Global Director, Wunderman Thompson Intelligence

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Eric Nuzum

Co-founder, Magnificent Noise

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Jeroen Verspeek

Head of Audience Measurement, BBC (United Kingdom)

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Johan Wahlberg

Head of Digital Partnerships, SVT (Sweden)

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Johanna Rüdiger

Head of Social Media Strategy, Culture & Lifestyle, DW (Germany)

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Kristian Tolonen

Head of Audience Research, NRK (Norway)

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Léa Besson

Senior Media Analyst, EBU

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Lydia Leipert

Teamlead "Film digital", BR (Germany)

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Michael Reichert

Coordinator of Digital Radio, ARD/BR (Germany)

Mika Rahkonen

Head of Strategy, Yle (Finland)

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Pierre-Adrien Irlé

Play Suisse Project Leader, SRG SSR (Switzerland)

Rob Smith

Managing Director, The Pudding

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Wouter Quartier

Senior Manager Digital, Transformation and Platforms, EBU

Yasmina Al-Gannabi

Audience Development Manager and Social Media Security Officer, DW (Germany)

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