Starts: Jun 09, 2006 - Ends: Jun 11, 2006
Submission Deadline: Jun 23, 2006
Set amid the spectacular Canadian Rockies at the Fairmont Banff Springs in Banff, Alberta, nextMEDIA: The Future of Digital Content 2006 is a three-day event, featuring compelling keynotes, international panels, best practices, case studies, as well as pitching and networking events -- all focusing on the future of digital content.
Opening keynote address is by Stewart Butterfield, co-founder of Flickr.com and Director of Product Management at Yahoo! Other confirmed speakers include Clint Stinchcomb (Discovery Communications), Global Ferguson (Vodafone) and Bernie Gershon (ABC). You can also find leading international broadcasters and content aggregators as diverse as Channel 4, MoboVivo, Heavy, BiteTV, Elastic Entertainment, Yahoo! Canada, Rights Stuff BV, AtomFilms and Corus Television (Canada) to participate.
This year nextMEDIA launches nextPITCH: the short-form multi-platform content pitching competition with $10,000 in development deals to be won. Ten finalists selected from eligible entries received by the May 23, 2006 deadline will have five minutes each to pitch their short-form interactive multi-platform content idea to an international panel of industry experts.
For more information, or to register, go to http://www.nextmedia2006.com.