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IBC announces keynote sessions

IBC will welcome speakers from Facebook, Fox Networks, Modern Times Group and HTC

IBC has announced a number of keynote sessions for this year’s event, including speakers from Facebook, Fox Networks, Modern Times Group and HTC.

IBC has chosen ‘Truth, Trust and Transformation’ as this year’s theme and says keynote sessions will “foster debate and seek clarity on the myriad of challenges and opportunities facing all content creators and aggregators, both from the traditional media industry and in adjacent markets.”

Dan Danker, product director at Facebook and Jørgen Madsen Lindemann (pictured), president and CEO at Modern Times Group will both take part in the session, Fans, Friends and the Future of Broadcasting on day one of IBC.

Brian Sullivan, President and COO, Digital Consumer Group, Fox Networks Group at 21st Century Fox, will discuss the American TV market during his talk, View from the USA: What consumer power means for Fox products and services.

IBC has invited Balan Nair, executive vice president and CTO, Liberty Global, to join “other key industry leaders” for the CTO Roadmap Keynote. Plus, Rikard Steiber, president, Viveport and SVP Virtual Reality, HTC, will speak at the Technology Forward Keynote: What’s happening in VR, AR and Mixed Reality.

More speakers will be announced in due course.

IBC 2017 runs from September 14th-18th at RAI in Amsterdam.