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DIAMOND xCHANGE Diversity Conference - 50% Off

Unlike other diversity conferences, it will explore the power of data collection, using DIAMOND - the industry-wide diversity monitoring system for TV production - as well as other evidence to advance your diversity agendas, strengthen your business models and help you maintain a competitive edge.

The day will also provide an opportunity for influential game-changers from across broadcasting and other interconnected industries and sectors to share their experiences, expertise and examples of programmes of work which have successfully promoted diversity and inclusion.

Speakers confirmed so far include:
– Key Note: Marva Smalls, EVP, Global Head of Inclusion Strategy, Viacom and EVP, Public Affairs and Chief of Staff, Nickelodeon
– Chair for the Day: Deborah Williams; Executive Director, CDN
– Alex Mahon, CEO, Channel 4;
– Gary Davey, Managing Director (Content), Sky;
– James Currell, President, UK, Northern & Eastern Europe, Viacom;
–  Charlotte Moore, Director, Content, BBC;
– John McVay, CEO, Pact;
– Data as Culture team, Open Data Institute and
– CAMEo, Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies

What’s on the agenda?
9:00am - 6:30pm

You can expect a wide range of sessions such as:
•    Better for Business: Just in case you needed a little more inspiration on why ensuring diversity within your business will deliver the keys to long-term success
•    Diamond: The Second Cut: A chance to honestly look at the data from the second year of Diamond reporting
•    Disputing Data: An open conversation on the trouble with collecting data, including data misinterpretation, everyone will have a chance to have their questions addressed
•    Doubling Disability: How can we ensure that the stats on disability are doubled by 2020
•    Open to Other Options: Alternative offerings on how the industry should be collecting, sharing and using data
•    Tackling Societies Greatest Challenges: Exploring vulnerability and cultural leadership when it comes to diversity, and how to turn the challenging and undoable into positive creative output
•    Meet the Broadcasters: A kitchen table discussion with some of the biggest names in broadcasting about what data, evidence and diversity mean to them
•    Data as Culture: A look into how we can use data to engage diverse audiences with the arts and how people are using data to actually create
•    Data v Evidence: What is the difference between evidence and data? Why do we need it and how can we use it?

  • Register now - Pact Discount

Pact members can enjoy a 50% discount when booking for the conference by using the code: PACT50

Find out more and register using the discount here.

NB. You must be a Pact member to take up this offer.