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Children’s Global Media Summit 2017

From December 5-7, Manchester, UK, will be home to the Children’s Global Media Summit. A mjaor child’s media event helod only once every 3 years!

Over the 3 day Summit, sessions and keynotes will focus on five key themes: Innovation, Empowerment, Freedom, Entertainment and Education. The Summit was founded in 1995 in order to help secure the future of children’s programming in a rapidly-changing world.

This Summit will bring together creatives, technology innovators, policymakers, executives and thought leaders from around the globe to inform and redesign the future of media for Generation U and explore the impact that digital technology will have in children’s futures.

This year, Sherri Hope Culver, Director of CMIL, will host and moderate the session “Fest of Fests: a new initiative to create global online youth community that will enact an intercultural dialogue on young film and media production” presented by, Despoina Lampada from Michael Cacoyannis Foundation.

Culver is also hosting and moderating the session, “How open are children to diversity? Learning from emotion recognition software” presented by, Sallyann Keizer, MD Sixth Sense Media Limited.

To learn more about the event and to register, click here!

 

 

 

 

Every 3 years, the Children’s Global Media Summit is held. 

This year, it is held in Manchester, UK on December 5-7th. 

 This Summit will bring together creatives, technology innovators, policymakers, executives and thought leaders from around the globe to inform and redesign the future of media for Generation U and explore the impact that digital technology will have in children’s futures.

This year, Sherri Hope Culver, Director of CMIL, will host and moderator a session “Fest of Fests: a new initiative to create global online youth community that will enact an intercultural dialogue on young film and media production” presented by, Despoina Lampada from Michael Cacoyannis Foundation.

Culver is also hosting and moderating another session, “How open are children to diversity? Learning from emotion recognition software” presented by, Sallyann Keizer, MD Sixth Sense Media Limited.

 

Leaders from organizations and brands will attend, such as; ABC, DHX Media, Disney, Dubit, Endemol Shine, Facebook, Fremantle Kids, Google, Minecraft, Netflix, Nickelodeon, ParentZone, PBS, Sesame Workshop, TalkTalk, Tech City UK, The Premier League, Viacom Africa and Zodiak Kids.

The Summit was founded in 1995 in order to help secure the future of children’s programming in a rapidly-changing world.

For the first time, the content of the event is being curated by the BBC who are working with a group of broadcast partners, academic institutions and policymakers to create a rich and unique programme of content which reflects the world of media through the eyes of a young global audience.

To find out more and register for the event, click here!

 

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