Full programme

Here’s – almost – the entire programme. We’d love to see you on the day.

9.25am: Start
Matt and James welcome you by pointing out where the fire exits are 

9.30am: The podcast consumer
From Edison Research, the world’s leader in podcast research, Megan Lazovick examines how people listen, and what they listen to

9.50am: Interactive audio with the Amazon Echo
Nicky Birch from Rosina Sound discusses her work with BBC R&D on interactive audio on smart speakers 

10.00am: Upload Radio
David Madelin tells us how Folder Media built the world’s first self-service digital radio station

10.10am: Is unofficial the new official?
Alex Adey from audio and podcast distribution platform audioBoom asks whether we’re entering the age of the fan podcast

10.20am: When data leads to better radio
Sjors Fröhlich, Chief Editor of Dutch news station BNR Nieuwsradio, and Tommy Ferraz from Voizzup, tell us how data makes great radio

10.40am: Campaigning journalism
Key 103’s Michelle Livesey discusses when reporting on the news can make a difference

10.50am: Coffee

11.20am: What radio can learn from horror movies
Heard on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio Manchester, radio presenter Sam Walker takes a radio into the shower. 

11.30am: Producing Powerful Podcasts
International broadcast trainer and coach Valerie Geller asks you to tell the truth and NEVER be boring.

12.00pm: LIVE — The ARIAS nominations
Who will be nominated in the ARIAS 2017? We discover together as we watch the nominations, live.

12.20pm: The Penguin Podcast
Nan Davies helps you pick up a few tips from this fortnightly podcast with authors and the objects that inspired their books

12.30pm: Teaching Major Generals to do digital
Adam Waters from BFBS, the Forces Network, shares how to convince a team or organisation to change for the digital world

12.40pm: Asian Network Comedy
Sindhu Vee and Brett Spencer from the BBC Asian Network learn to have a good laugh

1.00pm: Lunch

2.00pm: Around the world in 18 minutes
Emily Turnbull has worked in radio across the world. Now at Radioworks, she shares some of the best ideas she’s seen

2.20pm: Radio sucks
On-air coach Nails Mahoney takes an honest look at the present and future of the radio business

2.30pm: Radio’s connected future
Joe D’Angelo from DTS Connected Radio explains how radio gets more powerful if it’s on a connected device

2.40pm: How to make amazingly shareable video content
Global deliver 40 million monthly video views on their own websites. Steve Wilson-Beales tells us how, and what to make

3.00pm: How great design generates clicks
Liz Jaynes from BBC Radio & Music Multiplatform says it’s not just what the content is: it’s how you get there that also matters

3.10pm: Books Unlocked
Carl Cattermole escaped from prison using books. He’ll explain how National Prison Radio and the National Literacy Trust are uncovering an intriguing trend that’s hooking listeners.

3.20pm: The Global Academy
What is the Global Academy: and why are their students queuing up to do radio? Jonathan Jacob explains.

3.30pm: Coffee

4.00pm: Radioplayer – the power of 3
A unique radio platform that’s growing in international scale and impact. Michael Hill reveals his 3 strategic priorities.

4.10pm: Keeping the chameleon cool
Jazz FM is one of the world’s most recognised radio brands. Nick Pitts explains how they keep brand creep at bay.

4.20pm: 1 million watts of music power…
Sam Bailey and Joe Harland give a sneak preview of BBC Radio 1 Vintage, a new pop-up radio station starting on Sept 30th

4.40pm: Annie Mac
The sound of BBC Radio 1’s evenings, in conversation with Matt Deegan

5.00pm: Opting in to network
We’re off to a bar for some liquid refreshment.

All the above is subject to change, naturally.