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

GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 30, 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 Montreal, on December 3, 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 French-language markets

Date: December 3, 2015

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

Location: the Phi Centre, 407, Saint-Pierre street, Montreal

Moderator: Matthieu Dugal, host and columnist on Ici Radio-Canada Première and TV5 Monde

Keynote speaker: Pascal Lechevallier, CEO of What's Hot, a new media consulting firm

Expert participants:

  • Sylvain Lafrance, Adjunct Professor, HEC Montréal
  • Christine Thoër, Associate Professor in the Department of Public and Social Communication at Université du Quebec in Montreal, UQAM
  • Jean-François Gagnon, President & Founder, LVL
  • Wale Gbadamosi-Oyekanmi, CEO & Creation Director, Darewin
  • Suzanne Lortie , Professor, Director of the communication program (cultural and media production strategies) at UQAM's École des médias
  • Michèle Savard, Senior Vice President, Carat

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 Montreal event please contact Media Relations at 819-997-9403 or communications@crtc.gc.ca by Wednesday,  December 2,  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: CRTC Media Relations: Tel: 819-997-9403, Fax: 819-997-4245, Communications@crtc.gc.ca


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