John Purcell to speak at RadioDays Europe

The annual Radiodays Europe conference, being held in Dublin next year, will include IBI Chairman and KCLR CEO John Purcell as a speaker.

He’ll be joined by long-serving 2fm presenter Rick O’Shea at the Convention Centre Dublin from March 23rd to 25th 2014.

Other speakers confirmed today from around the radio industry in Europe include former Controller of BBC Radio 1 Andy Parfit, Annika Nyberg, Media Director of the EBU, and Andy Carvin, Senior Strategist for Social Media at NPR in Washington.

They join high-profile speakers already announced including the BBC’s Head of Radio Helen Boaden, Triple M’s Head of Content Mike Fitzpatrick from Australia and Chris Bannon, Vice President Content at WNYC in America.

More confirmed speakers include:

  • Catherine Burns, Artistic Director, The Moth, USA
  • Chris Bannon, Vice President Content, WNYC, USA
  • Yvonne Malak, owner, My Radio, Germany
  • Marius Lillelien, Head of Radio, NRK, Norway
  • Goram Kurjak, Creative Director, Otvereni Radio, Croatia
  • Martin Liss, National Program Director, Energy, Germany

Radiodays Europe is the largest international radio conference of its kind and had 1200 participants from 50 countries in Berlin 2013. The conference itself will cover a vast range of topics, from the latest digital challenges to new programme formats and inspiring innovations in radio.



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