/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Content. Abundance. Discoverability: CRTC and NFB co-hosting "En route to the Discoverability Summit"/

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), in collaboration with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), will host an event in Vancouver, on December 1, 2015 to kick-start a discussion on the discoverability of content.

The half-day event known as En route to the Discoverability Summit: Content in the Age of Abundance, will gather experts from a variety of fields to generate preliminary ideas and strategies leading to the Discoverability Summit in May 2016

This event will focus on English-language markets.

Date: December 1, 2015

Time: from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location: The Chan Centre for Performing Arts, University of British Columbia, 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver

Moderator: Nora Young, host and creator of Spark on CBC Radio

Keynote speaker: Tony Chapman, Founder and CEO of Tony Chapman Reactions

Expert participants:

  • Sara Diamond, President and Vice-Chancellor, OCAD University
  • Ashkan Karbasfrooshan, CEO and Editor-in-Chief, WatchMojo
  • Moyra Rodger, Founder and CEO, Magnify Digital and Out To See Entertainment Inc.
  • Tessa Sproule, CEO, co-founder, Vubble
  • Ling Lin, Head of YouTube Content Partnerships, Canada
  • Nathan Wiszniak, Label Relations, Spotify Canada

The event will be live streamed, and can be viewed at www.discoverability.ca or on the CRTC's YouTube channel 

Note: Moderators, speakers and experts will be available for interviews on site

For media interested in attending the event please contact Media Relations at 819-997-9403 or communications@crtc.gc.ca by Monday, November 30 at 5:00 p.m.  A Media accreditation desk will be set up at the entrance of the event.

For media outlets interested in setting up camera equipment please contact us to make advance arrangements. 

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SOURCE Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

For further information: please contact: CRTC Media Relations: Tel: 819-997-9403, Fax: 819-997-4245, Communications@crtc.gc.ca

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