CBA Bursaries to Visit IBC 2012 Awarded

The CBA is providing two bursaries to attend IBC this year. The successful applicants are Kenneth D.M. Mkandawire, Malawi Broadcasting Corporation and Martin K Mwaura, Nation Media Group, Kenya. Many thanks to all those who applied for a bursary this year but were unsuccessful and we hope that you will not be put off in applying again in future years.

IBC takes place from 6th until 11th September 2012 at the RAI Exhibition Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Once again the CBA will be exhibiting and will provide a meeting place for delegates from member organisations. We can provide advice for making the best of your visit and give introductions to key manufacturing personnel. The CBA stand number is 6.B02. If you are registering for IBC please quote 24076. This ensures you get a free pass right up to the last minute and lets us know that you are attending.

In an industry that is constantly changing and evolving, IBC provides a guide to the latest technologies, business models and innovations at the forefront of electronic media and entertainment from mobile video to automated playout, stereo 3D to cloud production. There are fourteen themed halls to browse housing the latest innovations from more than 1,300 brands alongside free to attend activities and events designed to enrich your business, your knowledge, and your one to one relationships.

The IBC Conference attracts the industry’s most influential and authoritative speakers. The 6-day programme includes keynotes speakers, master classes, technical papers and posters, Q&A’s, panel discussions. Delegates can network with representatives of major organisations such as Microsoft, The Walt Disney Studios, Facebook, Sony, the BBC, Google and the European Commission.

Keynotes speeches will be made by:

Per Borgklint, Vice President & Head of Business Unit,Ericsson
Mark Hollinger, CEO & President, Discovery Networks
Kevin Mayer, Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development, The Walt Disney Company
Roger Mosey, Director of London 2012, BBC
John Tate, Director of Policy & Strategy and Chairman, BBC Studios & Post Production.
Miles Young, CEO, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide

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