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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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.