Throughout 2021, IBC will continue to provide the content and technology industry with insight into the important trends, issues and technology developments. 

Every month, IBC365 will focus on a particular issue via a Themed Week. These weeks will be made up of a host of content, including industry trend features, interviews, thought leadership articles and more. 

Each Themed Week will also contain an IBC365 webinar, which will be available for co-sponsorship.

  Themed Week: 25-29 Themed Week 15-19 Themed Week 22-26 Themed Week 1: 12-16
Themed Week Flexible production Media supply chain Engaging viewers Content Everywhere
Webinar WFH: Production in the cloud CDNs Addressable ads Codecs: Video over the internet
Feature 1 Audio post Microservices Multiplatform delivery  TV operating systems
Feature 2 VFX creation AI & access services OTT monetisation  IP networking
Feature 3 Remote editing Cloud storage Live streaming Mobile viewing
Focus The impact of coronavirus Innovation + R&D Diversity & Inclusion Interoperability: Standards & open source


  Themed Week 2: 19-23 Themed Week: 17-21 Themed Week: 21-25 Themed Week: 19-23
Themed Week Crafting content Content management Next gen services Live and direct
Webinar AI-powered post Storage TV apps and OS Shifting workflows to the cloud
Feature 1 Cameras & lenses IP orchestration Voice search Media transport
Feature 2 UHD/HDR grading Content security Edge computing Servers and storage
Feature 3 Audio capture Review and approval Dynamic ad insertion 5G & remote production
Focus N/A Trust in media Sustainability Olympics 


  Themed Week: 9-13 Themed Week: 18-22 Themed Week: 15-19 Themed Week: 6-10
Themed Week Future production Managing media UX/UI Content delivery
Webinar 5G production Localisation Delivering a personalised viewing experience Compression:ST2110, NDI
Feature 1 8K acquisition Archive App design Addressable ads
Feature 2 Immersive audio Review and approval Set top boxes Live esports
Feature 3 XR production DRM Managing metadata News production
Focus Talent and training AI adoption Outsourcing IP adoption

September IBC2021 (10-13 Sep)

  • News Exhibitor product news and IBC2021 preview content
  • Webinars Remote production (25 Aug), Supply chain management (1 Sep), Live production (22 Sep), OTT delivery (29 Sep)

For editorial enquiries please contact For commercial enquiries please contact