We’re looking forward to a great day on September 19th, sharing radio ideas with our friends. Here’s more information on the Next Radio conference.
Sunday 18th September 2016
4.00pm: Informal Pre-Conference Drinks
Our friends at Aiir have popped some money behind the bar, which means if you’ve come to London for the event and are in town early, you can meet some of the speakers and other delegates. And if you’re from London you can, of course, come along too.
Venue: Crown and Sceptre, Great Titchfield Street.
Monday 19th September 2016
Next Radio at the Royal Institution, Albemarle Street.
8.30am: Doors Open with Breakfast, thanks to All In Media
Coffee and more, thanks to the world leader in smartphone apps for radio stations and visual radio broadcast systems
Please don’t come earlier as we’ll be stuffing bags, putting up banners and getting all the cameras ready (there’s a Pret round the corner if you’re in town early)
Matt Deegan and James Cridland tell you how today works, and what happens if there’s a fire. You won’t believe what happens next
9.30am: The Power of the Sound of Sam*
Sam Crowther shares the secrets of audio attraction (* or whatever sound subconsciously affects your selective attention most)
9.50am: Tomorrow’s talent
Julia Hayball teaches the next generation of presenters, producers and journalists. Here’s what to expect from your future bosses
10.00am: How streaming data makes better music
Brittney Bean examines how record labels are using streaming data to better position their artists in independent and curated playlists
10.10am: How to get people to call into radio stations again
Award-winning talk-show host Graham Mack has a simple but brilliant plan to get great-sounding callers on-air
10.20am: Why you should be best friends with engineering
Ann Charles tells us how to get the best out of your radio station engineers; and what they secretly want programme-makers to know
10.30am: Breakfast show secrets revealed
Francis Currie and Niklas Nordén air-check shows using brand new technology. See how audiences respond: in real time
10.50am: The secret formula for the next stage of radio
Cliff Fluet thinks he’s spotted something radio’s currently missing: influencers
11.00am: COFFEE, thanks to radio.co
the easiest way to start your internet radio station – an all-in-one radio platform for today’s broadcaster
11.30am: Game Changers – lessons from the best
Australia’s most respected talent coach Craig Bruce learns from the best broadcasters in his podcast. Now you know what they know
Floris Daelemans, Digital Radio Innovator from VRT Start-up in Belgium, shares the latest experiments and innovation
12.00pm: Video enhanced the radio star
Radio stations seem keen to sign YouTubers, but what’s it like to work with, and get the best from them? Josh Divney knows.
12.10pm: The ARIAS nominations
Who will be nominated in the inaugural ARIAS? We go to Facebook Live to watch the nominations.
12.20pm: Monetising your digital content
Claire Powell from audioBoom highlights options for monetisation and lessons learnt from the world’s leading spoken word platform
12.30pm: Object-based editing – the future, now
Dan McQuillin from Broadcast Bionics shows his latest technology: made to make radio easier and more flexible
12.50pm: Insight-led content development from the BBC
Nisha Lahiri & Steve Martin show how audience insights informed a brand new product, contributing to the BBC’s 348m global audience
1.00pm: LUNCH, thanks to Wise Buddah
Thanks to the new wisebuddah.com – for jingles, radio & audio, IMGR station branding and No Sheet Music
wisebuddah.com #jingles #vo+artists #content #studios
2.00pm: 20 new ideas to get you and your events noticed
Paige Nienaber, Minister of Good Times from the US’s CPR Promotions, wants to get your station events noticed
www.cpr-promotions.com #ideas #inappropriate #loud #new
2.20pm: Where data meets creativity
Chloe Straw from Somethin’ Else wants to turn dull, pointless data into creative, exciting content: she’ll show us how to do it
2.30pm: Stop faking it
Making more meaningful connections with audiencess, from Saatchi & Saatchi London’s Chief Strategy Officer, Richard Huntington
2.50pm: From the Sky News Centre
Andrew Bailey, former national radio news editor, now Senior Editor at Sky News, explores what radio can teach TV: and vice-versa.
@bailsbails @skynews news.sky.com #journalism #convergence
3.00pm: Going local with Bauer
Steve Taylor takes us on a tour of Bauer’s local stations, exploring how relevant output delivered on a local level enhances engagement
@stevetaylor41 @bauermedia bauermedia.co.uk #local
3.10pm: Skills sharing in the indie sector
David Prest of RIGtrain says we need to take a new approach to radio skills
3.20pm: Mind your language
Language-wise… programmer, blogger, archivist and presenter David Lloyd wants a word about the words we use on-air
3.30pm: COFFEE thanks to the Radiocentre
Caffeine, or ridiculously presented teabags in a wooden case, thanks to the Radiocentre. See radio differently at radiocentre.org
4.00pm: Podcasting: the next ten years
Tom Webster from the US’s highly-regarded Edison Research looks at the data around podcasting
@webby2001 @edisonresearch edisonresearch.com
4.20pm: Live streaming video: reach your young audience again
Ben Bowler from Chew exposes the technological and societal changes which drive today’s young audiences
@benbowler @chewofficial benbowler.com chew.tv
4.30pm: How the music industry is changing
Sam Potts from Columbia Records on how the music industry has adopted a start-up ethos to engage with an ever diverging audience
4.40pm: Jon Holmes
talkRADIO and BBC Radio 4’s Jon Holmes talks about his career.
5.00pm: Opting in to network
Thanks to audioBoom, we’re off to Shelley’s Bar and Dining Room, upstairs at The King’s Head to carry on our conversations. Turn left, down Albermarle Street.