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WHAT DOES BREXIT MEAN FOR THE MEDIA? Two years after the referendum in the United Kingdom on membership of the European Union and just over nine months until the deadline for leaving, the picture appears to be no clearer. Our first Brexit Briefing successfully set the agenda and raised the profile of the problems facing (more…)

  • June 27, 2018
    5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Venue

1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

This exclusive conference venue is centrally located in London W1 at the home of the Royal Society of Medicine. It is equipped with the latest

Speakers

Vince Cable
Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable is the MP for Twickenham and the Leader of the Liberal Democrats. He was Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills in the coalition government from 2010 to 2015. He received a knighthood in 2015 for political and public service.

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John Kampfner
John Kampfer
John Kampfner launched the Creative Industries Federation in 2014. He is also Chair of the Clore Social Leadership Programme and was the founding Chair of Turner Contemporary, one of the UK's most successful cultural institutions. He was previously a member of the Council of King's College, London.

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Adam Minns
Adam Minns, Executive Director of the Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA)
Adam Minns is Executive Director of the Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA), the trade association for UK multichannel broadcasters and on-demand services. Its members include A+E, Discovery, Fox, NBCUniversal, QVC, Scripps, Sky, Sony Pictures Television, Turner, and The Walt Disney Company.

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Jill Rutter
Jill Rutter, Programme Director, Institute for Government
Jill Rutter directs the work of the independent Institute for Government on policy issues, including Brexit. A former senior civil servant, she has previously worked as Communications Director at the Treasury and in the Number 10 Policy Unit.

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Paul Hardy
Paul Hardy, Brexit Director, DLA Piper
Paul Hardy is the Brexit Director for the international law firm DLA Piper. He was previously Counsel for European Legislation in the House of Commons and EU Legal Adviser to the House of Lords. Before that he worked at the European Commission in Brussels, where he was a legal and policy adviser in the Directorate-General for External Relations.

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Chair

David Docherty
Dr David Docherty is the Chairman of the Digital Television Group, the industry body for digital television in the United Kingdom. He was the first Director of New Media at the BBC and Deputy Managing Director of BBC Television. He was on the management board of a FTSE 100 cable company and CEO of two television and interactive media companies.

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ARE YOU READY FOR THIS? What does ‘Brexit’ mean for the media and entertainment sector? Come to the launch of this series of Media Summits to discuss the challenges and opportunities for the media market. These Media Summits will consider the implications for the media and entertainment sector of the changing relationship between the United (more…)

  • Launch event
    November 21, 2017
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

1 Ham Yard, Soho, London, W1D 7DT

The Ham Yard is an exclusive hotel in the heart of Soho in London. It features a luxury screening room theatre and private bar.

Presenter

Sam Naz
Sam Naz
Sam Naz is a television presenter and journalist. A regular presenter on Sky News, she will interview the guests before an audience of industry leaders.

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Speakers

Ed Vaizey
Rt Hon Edward Vaizey MP
Rt Hon Edward Vaizey MP was formerly Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy, jointly with the the Department for Culture Media and Sport and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. A former barrister, he is also a regular media columnist and political commentator.

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Dawn McCarthy-Simpson
Dawn McCarthy-Simpson MBE
Dawn McCarthy-Simpson MBE is the Director of International Strategy at Pact (Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television), the UK trade association that represents and promotes the commercial interests of independent feature film, television, animation and interactive media companies.

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Adam Minns
Adam Minns, Executive Director of the Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA)
Adam Minns is Executive Director of the Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA), the trade association for UK multichannel broadcasters and on-demand services. Its members include A+E, Discovery, Fox, NBCUniversal, QVC, Scripps, Sky, Sony Pictures Television, Turner, and The Walt Disney Company.

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