VLV’s 31st ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE
Moving towards a new era in broadcasting: what does it mean for listeners and viewers?
THURSDAY 1 May 2014
The Geological Society, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BG. 10.30 am - 4.15 pm
Once again VLV finds itself holding its Spring Conference at a moment when the future of the BBOnce again VLV finds itself holding its Spring Conference at a moment when the future of the BBC is in the headlines: BBC Three moving away from broadcast television, calls for licence fee evasion to become a matter for the civil courts and the debate gaining momentum about the very future of the licence fee. Our line up includes James Purnell, BBC Director of Strategy & Digital, onthe challenges facing the BBC in the run-up to Charter Renewal; Is the BBC in crisis? with Tim Suter, Professor Jean Seaton and David Liddiment and Patrick Barwise, Emeritus Professor of Management and Marketing, London Business School on what if there were no BBC Television? The economic case for BBC TV; Sophie Turner Laing , Managing Director for Content, BSkyB on pay television’s contribution to quality and diversityand Caroline Thomson, Chair, Digital UK on the threats and opportunities facing Digital Terrestrial Television.
VLV Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting 2013, supported by Roberts Radio, will be presented at the conference.