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Content creation “firmly at heart of agenda” for RTS Cambridge

This year's RTS Cambridge Convention, chaired by Channel 4 CEO David Abraham, will also feature appearances from ABC's Paul Lee and Microsoft's Nancy Tellem.
June 17, 2013

This year’s RTS Cambridge Convention, chaired by Channel 4 CEO David Abraham, will focus on the value chain of content creation.

Headlining speakers discussing the theme of the convention – “Whose Side Are You On? Quality Content: Who Pays? Who Decides? Who Profits?” – include Dido Harding, CEO of TalkTalk Group; Paul Lee, president of ABC Entertainment Group; Nancy Tellem, entertainment and digital media president at Microsoft; and Marc Watson, CEO of BT Vision.

Other speakers include Maria Miller MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport; Richard Desmond, founder and owner of Northern & Shell; and Mike Fries, CEO of Liberty Global.

“We are putting content creation firmly at the heart of the agenda,” said C4′s Abraham. “Through a combination of UK and global industry leaders, we will examine how economics, technologies and politics are affecting the creation of high-quality creative ideas and output.”

The bi-annual event takes place from September 11 to 13 in Cambridge.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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