IBC Rising Stars 2013
The Rising Stars Programme
The Rising Stars programme was free to attend and gave attendees the chance to meet top industry experts across a series of specially staged sessions and events during IBC. It provided an exclusive opportunity to hear inspirational stories from young professionals who, having started out in a similar position to Rising Stars delegates, have made it within the industry. It revealed insider information delegates needed to succeed everything from industry insight on the latest tech trends to advice on constructing that killer CV.
A Rising Star is...
What were the Benefits of Attending?
If meeting with industry experts, increased employability and being at Europe’s largest electronic media and entertainment event in one of the world’s greatest cities wasn’t enough, then delegates also received
And it was free to attend...?
Who Did They Meet?
- key figures in the electronic entertainment and media industries
- over 1,400 relevant companies and potential employers
- inspirational entrepreneurs
- other like-minded people in the same position
If you are a student, graduate or new entrants to the electronic media and entertainment industry or know someone who is don't miss out on the opportunity to be part of the IBC2014 Rising Stars Programme.
This was the IBC2013 Rising Stars Programme:
|Saturday 14 September|
IBC Rising Stars Tour (meet in the Topaz Lounge)
With its 14 halls, more than 1,400 exhibitors featuring the most astonishing innovations and a host of star attractions, the IBC exhibition is impressively big. This tour will provide a comprehensive look at what’s going on at IBC and the industry.
|Sunday 15 September|
Registration (in the Forum Lounge)
Head straight to the Rising Stars Registration desk to collect your badge.
|09:30 - 10:00||
A chance to meet and chat with your fellow delegates.
|10:00 - 10:30||
Welcome to IBC Rising Stars and Making the Most of IBC
None other than our very own CEO Michael Crimp and guests will give a snap shot into everything you need to know about the programme: what to expect, who you will meet, tip offs on exciting things happening on the floor, the best ways to get networking and how to optimise your time at the show. As a Rising Star you also get free access to the whole IBC Exhibition, so ensure you make the most of your time by finding out exactly what IBC has to offer in this session.
|10:30 - 10:45||Break|
|10:45 - 12:00||
Hot Topics and Future Game Changers
Get up to speed with the industry’s hottest topics and join our industry professionals in the debate on where the future of the industry is headed. From culture changes to pixel hungry 8k broadcast, no stone is left unturned.
Tim Pool, Host/Producer, Vice | Bruce Devlin, CTO, Amberfin | Ian Trow, Senior Director of Emerging Technology and Strategy, Harmonic | James Caselton, Director of Field Marketing, Dolby
|12:00 - 13:30||
A fantastic way to meet the Rising Stars speakers, as well as a variety of Broadcast professionals, over lunch and drinks.
|13:30 - 14:30||
What I Wish I’d Known
A chance to hear from the most inspirational industry figures and experts as they talk about how they started out in their careers and their journey to success. A range of speakers from all parts of the industry, from big broadcasters and independent production companies, technical experts and creative geniuses, will provide their top tips on success and share the advice they would have given to their 20-something selves.
Scott Walker, Technical Director, Boxx tv | Andrew Foster, Founder, Totem Films | Maurice Hols, SVP Comedy and Entertainment, Viacom
14:30 - 14:45
|14:45 - 16:00||
Our Future Leaders: 3 Routes to the Top
We delve into some of the greatest new minds in the broadcast industry to shed some light on the three main avenues your careers could take: being an entrepreneur, a freelance media professional or working your way up in a company. You will leave this session inspired, having heard some incredible stories and with a greater insight into which career path best suits you.
Jamal Edwards, Founder and entrepreneur, SB.TV | Kim Burton, Multi Skilled Operator, Freelance | Craig Smith, Investor and leads Business development, Share The Match | Mark Edwards, Founder, PlayBigMedia
|16:00 - 17:00||Closing Remarks and Networking Drinks|
17:00 - 18:00
Keynote Session from IBC Conference (in the Forum Room)
Rising Stars delegates have been given an exclusive opportunity to attend the IBC Conference Keynote Session ‘In Conversation With... His Highness Prince Fahad bin Faisal Al Saud’. The prince is a proven entrepreneur and was named the Arab Youth Media Forum’s 2011 ‘most influential’ individual. His discussion promises to be a fascinating perspective on the region and in particular the youth of the Middle East's thirst for content and appetite for ideas.
|20:00 - until late||
IBC Rising Stars Party
A chance to relax, network and meet your peers, don’t miss out on this exclusive event in one of Amsterdam’s best venues.
Monday 16 September
|9:30 - 10:30||
What Caught my Eye: Looking for Blue Skies (in room E102)
In this session Dr. Kuhhirt will be exploring the IBC exhibition halls for cutting edge technologies that will have an impact on media technologies in the near future. This session is well worth attending to get a quick overview of important industry evolving discoveries, looking at what they do and where they are within the 14 halls that make up IBC.
|IBC Rising Stars Tour (meet in the Topaz Lounge)|
|13:30 - 14:15||
The First Three Lines…
An interview is often your way into a company and your CV is your way into an interview. Your CV may only be scanned for ten seconds, so every word counts and it has to look just right. This session will tell you how to ensure that your CV demands attention.
Simon Shute, Broadcast Consultant, Mount Avenue Consulting | Kristin Mason, Rising stars facilitator
|14:15 - 14:30||Break|
14:30 - 15:15
Beyond the Job Spec: Understanding What They Want
Applying for jobs can be challenging but against any job you apply for there will be an array of documentation to tackle; job descriptions, person specifications, application forms. See how these combine in the search to select the perfect candidate and how to make the best case for yourself.
Carol Owens, Director, Mediatrics Ltd | Kristin Mason, Rising stars facilitator
|15:15 - 15:30||Closing remarks and Review of the Day|