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IBC Announces Changes to IBC Digital

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LONDON—Despite the cancellation of the 2021 IBC in-person event, IBC is refining its IBC Digital online program to reflect last minute changes. 

IBC Digital, which started Oct. 21 and runs through March 13, features exhibitors as well as a series of keynotes, panel discussions, technical papers, a series of workflow tours, accelerator projects and the IBC Awards ceremony. The in-person IBC Show was scheduled for Dec. 3-6 at the RAI in Amsterdam but was cancelled last week due to concerns over COVID-19.  

Today IBC  announced that it will not be running any scheduled content over this upcoming weekend. Those who pre-registered and favorited sessions will be notified when the sessions will be rescheduled.

A new "Keynote Showcase Program" has been added to the program, running Dec. 3-10:

  • Friday 3rd 12:45 CET – James Gibbons, Discovery
  • Monday 6th 12:30 CET – Superna Kalle, Starz
  • Tuesday 7th 12:30 CET – Johannes Larcher, HBO Max
  • Wednesday 8th 12:30 CET– Yiannis Exarchos, OBS
  • Thursday 9th 12:30 CET– Olivier Jollet, Pluto TV/ViacomCBS
  • Friday, 10th 12:30 CET– Vincent Tauzia, Netflix

During the week of Dec. 13-17, IBC will host a mix of sessions, video on demand, interviews and conversations—with an exclusive theme each day covering Innovation, OTT & D2C, Live & Remote, Content Supply Chain and Production & Post. Attendees will be able to add sessions to their agenda as soon as the schedule is finalized next week.

To register, visit https://digital-ibc.expoplatform.com/

Tom Butts

Tom has covered the broadcast technology market for the past 25 years, including three years handling member communications for the National Association of Broadcasters followed by a year as editor of Video Technology News and DTV Business executive newsletters for Phillips Publishing. In 1999 he launched digitalbroadcasting.com for internet B2B portal Verticalnet. He is also a charter member of the CTA's Academy of Digital TV Pioneers. Since 2001, he has been editor-in-chief of TV Technology (www.tvtechnology.com), the leading source of news and information on broadcast and related media technology and is a frequent contributor and moderator to the brand’s Tech Leadership events.