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NDTV Convergence to organise New Media Congress on May 8

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NDTV Convergence to organise New Media Congress on May 8

NDTV Convergence will be organising the New Media Congress on May 8, 2008 at New Delhi. This is part of the company’s endeavour to be a recognised as a thought leader in the New Media space.

New Media Congress would have leading speakers across industry covering topics such as Worldwide Developments, Convergence: Current Trends and Impact, Mass Media Internet Companies, Marketing and Advertising strategies.

The day-long conference would focus on triple play, the seamless convergence of content between the proverbial three screens – television, Internet and mobile. Some of the topics covered by international representatives include evolving business models, Government policies and regulations: Socio economic environment, infrastructure bottlenecks, social networking trends and recorded cases on patenting.

Sanjay Trehan, CEO, NDTV Convergence Ltd, said, “New media is not just another buzz word to be dropped at a meeting of the minds, but is one of the most influential phenomena in recent times, which has changed the very basic aspect of our lives – conversation. It has changed the very fabric that binds lives, companies and economies – information. You don’t need to be a leader anymore to voice your opinion, as the whole world becomes your audience at the click of a mouse.”

Some of the eminent speakers addressing the Congress would include Kevin Bertram, CEO, Distributive Networks; Kevin Obi, Head-Digital Initiatives, NBC; Rajesh Sawhney, President, Reliance Entertainment; Tarun Katial, CEO, Big FM; Vikram Chandra, CEO, NDTV Networks; Shailesh Rao, MD, Google India; Jai Menon, Director-IT, Bharti Airtel; Ravi Kiran; CEO, Starcom -South Asia; Llyod Mathias, Director-Marketing, Motorola; and Andrew Paulson, President, SUP, among others.


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