European Radio Show confirms UK speakers

Representatives from three of the biggest UK commercial radio groups, along with the BBC, are taking part in the European Radio Show next weekend in Paris.

The event is taking place from Sunday 29th to Tuesday 31st January, with the UK chosen as the featured country for 2017. Around a hundred conferences and the same amount of exhibitors are taking place, and the event is free to attend for anyone interested in or working in radio.

The show will open on Sunday at 11am with a panel of speakers from the UK: Ian O’Neill (UK Department for Culture, Media and Sport), Alan Davey (BBC), Will Harding (Global), Steve Parkinson (Bauer), Vanessa Messad (Wireless Group), Ford Ennals (Digital Radio UK), and Dom Chambers (Community Radio).

Other European speakers attending the three day show are: Jimmy Buckland (Wireless Group), Matt Deegan (Fun Kids), Jerry Hill (RAJAR), Michael Hill (RadioPlayer), Miles Palmer (TuneIn), Mark Barber (RadioCentre), Judith Spilsbury (RadioCentre), Yuri Loburets (EGTA), Vincent Sneed (AER), Mark Friend (BBC), Elizabeth Lane (BBC), Will Jackson (RIG, RadioToday), Megan Lazovick (Edison Research), Jean-Marc Dubreuil (WorldDAB), Jonathan Arendt (Jazz FM), Jørn Jensen (NRK), Marcel Regnotto (Ofcom, Switzerland), Carsten Zorger (Digitalradio Büro Deutschland), Jacqueline Bierhorst (Digital Radio Netherlands), Francis Currie (Currie Nordén Research), Denis Florent (Radio Format), Darryl von Däniken (IRF), Graham Dixon (EBU-UER) and Alain Artero (.radio).

Register your free place here.

Here are the sessions we’ll be covering at RadioTodayLive.com and @RadioTodayLive

Sunday
11am to 12.30pm

Opening Conference – UK: Radio is in the future

UK Department for Communication – Ian O’Neill OBE
BBC Radio – Alan Davey
Global – Will Harding
Bauer – Steve Parkinson
Wireless Group – Vanessa Messad
Community radios – Dom Chambers
Digital Radio UK – Ford Ennals

2pm to 3pm

How to attract millennials?

Edison Research – Megan Lazovick
FunKids – Matt Deegan
Bauer – Kiss – Steve Parkinson
BBC Radio – Mark Friend and Elizabeth Lane

3pm to 4pm

The genuine dot radio extension

EBU-UER – Alain Artero
EBU-UER – Graham Dixon

4.30pm to 5.30pm

Community radio and local contents in the UK and Europe

Community Radio – Dom Chambers
RIG – Will Jackson
BBC, AIRPI, LAMARC – To be confirmed

Monday
11.00am to 12.30pm:

Audio and Advertising Research & Regulatory challenges for radio in Europe

EGTA – Yuri Loburets
Radio Centre – Mark Barber
AER – Vincent Sneed
Radio Centre – Judith Spilsbury

12.15pm:

KeyNote – Morning Show Secrets

Radio Format – Denis Florent
Currie Nordén – Francis Currie
Currie Nordén – Niklas Nordén

1pm to 2.30pm:

Recipes of radio portals for smartphones and cars

RadioPlayer – Michael Hill
TuneIn – Miles Palmer
Les Indés Radios – Yann Legarson
BBC – BBC iPlayer – Mark Friend

Tuesday
11am to 1pm:

Digital Radio in UK and Europe

France: J-E Valli, Président, Les Indés Radios
France: Jean-Marc Dubreuil, WorldDAB (France)
UK: Jimmy Buckland from Wireless Group
UK: Jonathan Arendt from Jazz FM
Norway: Jørn Jensen from NRK
Switzerland: Marcel Regnotto, Ofcom
Germany: Carsten Zorger, Digitalradio Büro Deutschland
Netherlands: Jacqueline Bierhorst from Digital Radio Netherlands

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