IBC2017: What to see in the conference and exhibition including a keynote from Fox Group President and COO and insight into launching a VoD service.


Keynote. Update from Fox Networks Group: In a digital world, the consumer has the power, deal with it

Forum – 9.30-10.15

Join Fox Networks Group President and COO who will explore the driving change through the entertainment ecosystem. Fox is pioneering new ways to connect with customers and innovate through traditional and digital outlets. 

Paper Session: VR and AR - the production, the potential and the pitfalls

Emerald - 11.30-13.00

360-degree media has gone from strength to strength. Join the presentations which have forged new ways of production, processing technologies and user requirements. The presentation will feature papers covering immersive production, the technologies developed to deliver spherical images, live action virtual reality (VR) as well as the possibility to socialise in a virtual room with your friends using VR.

Multichannel Broadcasters: VoD - how hard can it be?

E102 - 12.30-13.15

Launching an effective VoD service in an increasingly competitive market, this panel explores the innovative ways service providers can monetise and meet the meet the consumers’ demands whilst asking experts what the key lessons to be learnt are.  

Delivering an Exceptional Consumer Media Experience

Forum - 16.40-17.40

Broadcasters are building new business models in order to deliver compelling experiences for audiences. Consumers are spoilt for choice from traditional broadcasters who are competing with internet-native platforms and social media content. Hear from leading organisations on how to deliver exceptional services across all platforms. 

View the full conference programme here 

IBC Partners’ Pavilion 

IBC’s six leading partners will assemble in the Partners’ Pavilion where visitors can engage with representatives from IABM; Europe’s largest professional body of engineers, the IET; IEEE Broadcast Technology Society; The Royal Television Society (RTS); The Society of Cable Telecommunication Engineers (SCTE); and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE).

Visit the Partners’ Pavilion outside Hall 8.

Content Everywhere Hub 

IBC Content Everywhere Hub in the centre of Hall 14 offers visitors daily panel discussions, showcases of short demonstrations of the hottest products and services shaping the OTT sector, panel discussions on hot topics as well as thought leading sessions. The Hub brings together technology companies and service providers who are leading this revolution. View the programme here