8:15am – 8:45am Stand-up networking breakfast and coffee
8:50am – 9:00am Welcome: Professor Guy Littlefair (Dean of the Faculty of Creative Technologies – AUT)
9:00am – 9:25am Super Trial: Morten Boyer (Managing Director, GfK ANZ)
Details of the Australian Radio Survey - future of audience measurement.
9:30am – 9:55am Radio & Technology: James Cridland (Managing Director - Podnews)
The effect that new platforms and technology are having on the radio business across the world.
10am – 10:25am Smart Speakers: Kate Burleigh (Country Manager, Amazon Alexa Skills, ANZ)
Future of voice assistants and smart speakers. What is happening with voice and how are everyday users embracing this technology? Opportunities for radio and how other
industries are embracing voice to create new opportunities for customers and clients.
10:30 – 11:00am An international perspective on audio, technology and content - Panel facilitated by Jana Rangooni (CEO, RBA): James Cridland (Managing Director - Podnews), Paul Spain (CEO, Gorilla Technology/Podcasts NZ), Kate Burleigh (Country Manager, Amazon Alexa Skills, ANZ), Leon Wratt (Group Content Director, MediaWorks), Dean Buchanan (Group Director – Entertainment, NZME)
What does voice technology, 5G, smart speakers and the connected car mean for audio and radio? How is radio responding to the increasing demand for podcasts and audio content on-demand? Is fake news and trust in media an issue for radio?
11:00am – 11:30am Morning Tea provided for those who want to stay behind and network
AUT Research presentations (TBC)