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09:00 – 10:00
Creating Powerful Radio: Join international consultant and author, Valerie Geller, as she shares her ideas on creating powerful radio content. This is a session not to be missed.
10:05 – 10:45
Trusting Technology: Back by popular demand, Arthur Goldstuck speaks about the technology revolution that is changing the world of business, bringing with it massive challenges that highlight a deep flaw in the future: Lack of trust in new technologies.
Relevance Through Innovation: To remain relevant, add value to society and maintain its position, radio must embrace technology and trends. Graham Dixon (European Broadcasting Union) shares some insights and examples from Europe.
Master Class - Formats to Engage: Brandon Oelofse (RNTC – The Netherlands) offers a Master Class on understanding the ten basic formats and how to use them creatively (session runs until 13:20).
10:45 – 11:05
11:10 – 11:50
The Digital Kings Join a pioneer of the on-line radio spaceDJ Sbu, as they talk about the synergy of going digital.
C-Tru: Podcasting for the visually impaired has led to some interesting content pieces and approaches. Join Jacob Kruger (C-Tru) as they share their content and approach to podcasting.
11:55 – 12:35
The All-Seeing Eye: Jon Savage talks about his on-line venture and tells us why his on-line model rivals others in this space.
Innovative Formats for Storytelling: Paul McNally and Elna Schütz create radio documentaries. “Alibi" is a violent and thrilling possible wrongful conviction case and "Crossings" explores the intimate confessions around those influenced by migration. Both are intensely South African, but utilise innovative formats for radio storytelling.
12:40 – 13:20
The New Audio Goldrush: Francois Retief and Neil Meintjies (Iono.FM) share their insight into online content and technical trends proving the case for radio on the 21st century digital frontier
Streaming Radio Truths: Shaun Dewberry takes an uncomfortable look at the realities of streaming radio. From set-up to becoming viable, he shares a realistic viewpoint based on his experience.
13:20 – 14:00