Learning Waves and IBI are delighted to announce the schedule for Radio Days Ireland 2020. The two day conference will take place on the 20th and 21st February 2020 in the Gibson Hotel in Dublin. The event will build on the 2018 conference which saw 39 speakers present to an audience of over 250 people. The 2020 schedule is available on www.radiodaysireland.ie and can be viewed below.
The conference will open at 2pm on Thursday 20th February 2020 with a welcome from Lena Murphy, Chairperson of Learning Waves and Financial Director of WLR FM and Beat in Waterford.
Schedule for Thursday 20th February 2020 :
2.10pm Official Conference Opening
2.30pm The Future of Radio Debate with Celene Craig, BAI, Roddy Flynn, DCU, and Jim Jennings RTE. This session will be moderated by Pat Kenny from Newstalk.
3.30pm My Radio Career with Paul Keenan, President of Audio, Bauer Media
4pm Coffee Break
4.15pm Cross Media Research with Liedewji Hentenaar, Director, RAB, Netherlands and Franks Kok, National Listening Research, Netherlands
4.15pm Breakout Session with Paul Fernely from ReelWorld and Gareth Roberts from BBC on Evolving your stations sound | Refreshing your sound | Retaining Localness
5pm The Future of News in a Changing Media Environment with Aine Kerr, Kinzen, Damien Tiernan, WLR FM, Donie O'Sullivan, CNN and Eimear NiBhroanain, KCLR 96FM. This session will be moderated by Sinead Spain from Communicorp Media.
6pm Conference Close
8pm Conference Dinner - Enterrainment to be provided by IMRO guests on the night.
Schedule for Friday 21st February 2020 :
9am See Radio Differently : How Research can enable industry influencers to See Radio Differently, Siobhan Kenny, CEO, Radiocentre, UK
9.40am Creativity in Irish Radio with Avril Delaney, Boys and Girls and Damian Scott, Wordfood. This session will be moderated by Maria McKenzie, iRadio.
10.30am Audience Insights and Content Commissioning with Siobhan McMememy, Audience Research Manager, BBC
10.30am Breakout Session 2 - Irish Music - What's Next in 2020 with Sinead Troy
11.15am Mini Lunch Break
11.45am Election 2020 - A New Era for Radio and Politics with Iain Dale, Mandy Johnston and Daniel Browne
11.45am Breakout Session 3 - Podcasting and the Opportunities for Radio. Patrick Haughey speaks to PJ Gallagher, Suzanne Kane and Matt Deegan
12.30pm The Impact of Radio on our Career - Johnny O'Brien and Johnny McMahon - The Two Johnnies in conversation with Fergal D'Arcy.
1pm Leadership in Business and Sport - Liam Sheedy in conversation with Adrian Barry.
To book your tickets for this event go to www.radiodaysireland.ie. Tickets are free to Learning Waves and IBI members only. Options to purchase tickets for this event are available on our conference registration page.