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Conference 2018 .

Thursday 22nd February

2.45 - 3.30pm

Official Conference Opening

by Minister Denis Naughten


The Future of Radio Debate

with Minister Denis Naughten

Panel: John Purcell, IBI; Kevin Rafter, DCU; Siobhán Kenny, Radiocentre UK; Jørgen Ramskov, Radio24syv Denmark; Dan Healy, Head of 2fm & RTÉ Radio Strategy

Moderator: Pat Kenny, Newstalk


3.30 - 4.00pm

My Story: A Broadcasting Career, Insights to the BBC and Radio’s Future

with Helen Boaden, former Director, BBC Radio


4.15 - 5.00pm

The Absolute Perspective

with Christian O’Connell, Breakfast Presenter & Paul Sylvester, Content Director, Absolute Radio


5.00 - 5.30pm

Securing the Future of News in a Digital World

with Michelle Livesey, Key 103, Manchester; Sam Walker, What Goes on Media, UK; Emma Meese, Cardiff University, MoJo in the Community

Moderator: Bernadette Prendergast, Galway Bay FM

 


5.00 - 5.30pm

Breakout Session 1
Deregulation in the UK

with Siobhan Kenny, Radiocentre, UK


5.30 - 6.00pm

Creative Leadership – How to Lead Creative Change

with Linda Green, Leading Creative Talent, UK


Friday 23rd February

9.00 - 10.00am

The Agency Perspective

with Bill Kinlay, Group M; Dave Harland, CEO, OmnicomMediaGroup; Liam McDonnell, CEO, Dentsu Aegis Network Ireland

Moderator: Vincent Wall, Newstalk


10.00 - 11.00am

Research & Insights
Research: Why Irish people continue to Choose Radio

with Gabrielle Cummins, Choose Radio

Research into listening habits of the Media Advertising Sector

with Damien Loscher, IPSOS MRBI

Creating creative radio advertising

with Rory Hamilton, Boys and Girls


10.00am - 11.00am

Breakout Session 2
Podcasting – Opportunities for Radio

with Alan Bennett, HeadStuff; Cormac Moore; Taz KelleherRoisin Ingle; Ruairí McKiernan


11.00 - 11.40am

DIGITAL INSIGHTS

Joanne Sweeney-Burke, CEO Digital Training Institute: Overview of Digital Trends in 2018
Jessie Kavanagh, Teen YouTuber: 14 year old Jessie tells her success story and what radio can learn from YouTube
Glen Mulcahy, Titanium Media: Mobile tools and technology for Radio
Michael Hill, Managing Director, RadioPlayer WorldWide

Moderator: Lorcan Kinsella, Brand Nova Digital

 



11.00 - 11.40am

Breakout Session 3
2017 was a good year for Irish music & Irish radio. What’s next?

Hosted by IMRO


12.00 - 12.40pm

Secrets to Breakfast Success

with Ian DempseyNiall Power, Adam SmythElaine Kinsella

Moderator: Andy Matthews, Classic Hits 4FM


12.40 - 1.15pm

Leadership & Motivation – Perspectives from the Sporting World

with Keith WoodDerek McGrathKen Doherty & Jenny Murphy

Moderator: Lisa Lawlor, Corks Red FM


Jenny Murphy

Irish Rugby Player
Damian-Scott-profile-photo

Creative Consultant and Copywriter
Cormac Moore

Producer/presenter of the Project 10 documentary podcast series.
Lorcan Kinsella

CEO, Brand Nova Digital
Andrew-Bailey-profile-picture

Managing Editor, LBC
Paul-Fernely

Sales Manager, ReelWorld - Europe and International
Donie O'Sullivan

CNN Reporter
Celene-Craig

CEO, BAI
Roody Flynn

Associate Professor, School of Communications, DCU
Liam-Sheedy-profile-photo

Director, Bank of Ireland, Munster
Aine Kerr

Co-Founder and COO of Kinzen
Siobhan-Kenny-profile-photo

CEO, Radio Centre UK
Mandy Johnston

CEO, Irish Offshore Association
Helen Boaden

Former Director of BBC Radio
PJ-Gallagher

Breakfast Presenter, Classic Hits
eimear

Presenter, KCLR 96FM
Jim Jennings

Director, Content RTÉ
Rory Hamilton

ECD , Girls and Boys
Denis Naughten TD

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Fionnuala-Corbett

Head of News and Current Affairs, iRadio
Dan Healy

Head of RTÉ 2FM and RTÉ Radio Strategy
Alan Bennett

Managing Director, Headstuff
Gareth-Roberts-Profile-Photo

Managing Editor, BBC Coventry & Warwickshire
Tammy-Darcy

Founder and CEO of The Shona Project
Liedewij Hentenaar

Managing Director, RAB Netherlands
Sam Walker

Award-wining broadcaster
Emma Meese

Media & Training Development Manager, School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
Elaine Kinsella

Head of Music & Breakfast Show Presenter, Radio Kerry
Niall-Power

Head of Station Sound, Beat 102-103
Cathy-Heeley

International Media Analytics Lead, Nielsen
Jessie Kavanagh

Teen YouTuber
Taz Kelleher

Network producer, HeadStuff Podcast Network
Alison-Winter

Head of Audiences, BBC
Liam-Thompson

Content Director, Content Creator and Co-Founder of The Smart7 Podcast
Greg-Hughes

Head of News, Highland Radio
Padraic-Joyce

Manager, Galway Senior Football Team
Joanne Sweeney-Burke

CEO, Digital Training Institute
Liam McDonnell

CEO, Dentsu Aegis Network Ireland
Damien

News and Current Affairs Presenter, WLRFM
rune-Hafskjaer

Head of Digital, P4, Norway
Sinead Troy

Yangaroo Music Ireland
Bill Kinlay

Chief Executive, GroupM Ireland
Nora-Stapleton

Women in Sport Lead, Sport Ireland
Adam Smyth

Editor of Radio Current Affairs and Digital News, BBC, Belfast
Emma Harney

Orchestrate PR
Christian O’Connell

Presenter, Absolute Radio
Pat-Kenny

Host of The Pat Kenny Show, Newstalk
Staxx-Williams

Creative Services Director for Z100
Damian Loscher

Managing Director, Ipsos MRBI (Ireland)
Patrick Haughey

Founder, AudioBrand
Derek McGrath

Manager, Waterford Senior Hurling team
Kiela-Brodigan

Director of Digital, Bauer Media
Angie-Greaves

Presenter, Smooth Radio
Siobhan Kenny

CEO, Radiocentre
Joe Clarke

Manager, The Blizzards, Le Galaxie
Michael Hill

Founder and MD, Radioplayer
Paul Sylvester

Content Director, Absolute Radio
Tara-Rafter

The Navigation Coach
Michelle Livesey

Chief Reporter and News Editor at KEY 103, Manchester
Matt-Deegan

Creative Director at Folder Media
Sinead-Spain-profile-photo

Group Head of News, Communicorp
james-obrien

Presenter, LBC, London
Daniel Browne

Commercial Director, Ocean FM
brian-redmond

Executive Producer for Programs at KCLR
Dave Harland

CEO, OmnicomMediaGroup Ireland
Ruairí McKiernan

Host, Love and Courage podcast
Niall Power

Head of Station Sound, Beat 102-103
Glen Mulcahy

Founder and Business Manager, Titanium Media
Suzanna-Kane

Broadcaster, Podcaster
John Purcell

Founding shareholder, director and CEO of KCLR 96fm, the local radio station for Carlow and Kilkenny
Keith Wood

Former International Rugby Player & Chair, Spin South West
Siobhan-McMememy-profile-picture

Audience Research Manager, BBC
Frans Kok

National Listening Research (NLO), The Netherlands
Rob-Timony

Head of audioXi, Bauer Media Audio Ireland
Mark-Egan

Purple Bridge Media
Ian Dempsey

Breakfast Show Presenter, TodayFM
Paul-Keenan-Profile-Photo

President of Audio, Bauer Media Group
Patricia-Messinger

Presenter, C103
Ken Doherty

Radio Presenter at Sunshine 106.8
Kevin Rafter

Professor of Political Communication and Head of the School of Communications, DCU
Roisin Ingle

Podcast Presenter, Roisin Meets
Willie-OReilly-profile-picture

Chairman of iRadio, a director of the Irish Cancer Society and a columnist with The Business Post.
Jørgen Ramskov

CEO and Chief Editor at Radio24syv
Linda Green

Director, Leading Creative Talent
Avril-Delaney-profile-picture

Senior Copywriter, Boys and Girls