View Full Version : Industry Alert: Jobs, Dollars, Hearts & Minds conference - new speakers

Mick Pacholli
7th June 2013, 05:55 PM
Final early bird special: save $100 before 28 May There’s less than a week before the early bird special closes for Screen Australia’s Jobs, Dollars, Hearts & Minds one-day policy conference in Canberra.*Don’t miss out!
Just months out from a federal election, this conference provides a unique opportunity to highlight the importance of the Australian screen industry to our economy and our culture. Speakers include Arts Minister Tony Burke, Shadow Arts Minister Senator George Brandis and Screen Australia Chair Glen Boreham AM.
Just announced:
A keynote session by author, media commentator and researcher Dr Rebecca Huntley, Director of Ipsos Mackay research, presenting new audience research commissioned by Screen Australia on the impact of Australian content.
This will be followed by industry luminaries, directors Gillian Armstrong and Wayne Blair, actor Jack Thompson and video-blogger Natalie Tran, in conversation with highly-regarded*industry journalist Sandy George on the Australian stories that have inspired them.

A panel discussion on the future of Australian content will be chaired by Screen Australia Chief Executive Ruth Harley, and will feature screen industry leaders Greg Basser (CEO Village Roadshow Entertainment), David Haslingden (NHNZ and Chairman Channel 9), Megan Elliott (Director X|Media|Lab), Kim Dalton (former Director ABC TV, for his first public address since leaving the post) and Johnny Luu (Communications and Public Affairs Manager Google).
Screen Australia will also reveal the recipients of the first round of funding under Screen Australia’s new Games Enterprise Program (http://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/funding/games/games_enterprise.aspx), which will provide game development companies with up to $1 million over three years.
Together with the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Screen Australia will be releasing the results of the first ABS screen sector survey in six years, which for the first time includes statistics on the interactive gaming sector.
Jobs, Dollars, Hearts & Minds
Tuesday 18 June 2013
10am for a 10.30am start, full-day conference
Hotel Realm Canberra, 18 National Circuit, Barton
Tickets can be purchased here:
secure.twodeforce.com.au/screen-australia/register (http://www.youmailme.com.au/t/y-l-tljtydk-nhjtuhuq-i/)

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