Radiodays Asia Programme 2019

Tuesday

27. August

09:00
17:45

Registration & Exhibition Area Open

Registration opens - please ensure you bring your photo ID and confirmation email to registration



Registration opens - please ensure you bring your photo ID and confirmation email to registration

 
Where

Exhibition area
Event type
Registration

10:00
10:20

Opening session: Meet the Future of Radio and Audio

Welcome to Kuala Lumpur and the inaugural Radiodays Asia! Hosts: Ezra Zaid (Head of Digital & New Media, BFM 89,9, Malaysia), Lee Chwi Lynn (Presenter and Editorial Lead & Evening Edition, BFM 89,9, Malaysia), Steve Ahern (Managing Director, AMT, Australia)     



Radiodays Asia 2019 – Opening Session: Meet the Future of Radio and Audio Welcome to Kuala Lumpur and the inaugural Radiodays Asia! What are the big themes for radio and audio right now? How is the media industry changing?  What are the new challenges and the latest innovations in radio and audio in 2019? Hosts: Ezra Zaid (Head of Digital & New Media, BFM 89,9, Malaysia), Lee Chwi Lynn (Presenter and Editorial Leed & Evening Edition, BFM 89,9, Malaysia), Steve Ahern (Managing Director, AMT, Australia) Welcome Address Philomena Gnanapragasm (Acting Director, Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development, Malaysia) Ozarizan Mohd Nor (General Manager, Husa Network and President of Commercial Radio Malaysia) Anders Held (General Manager and Co-Founder of Radiodays Europe and Radiodays Asia, Sweden) Drums of Asia Performance of music from Malaysia and across the region. The fusion drum concept comes from the multi ethnic Malaysian society. History has it that drums have always had healing nature and that rhythm is part and parcel of our daily lives. It was only a matter of these different music form and cultures coming together.

 
Where

Track 1
Event type
Session

10:20
10:45

Opening Keynotes - The Power of Radio

Opening keynotes and welcoming addresses from radio executives from India and Australia. Abraham Thomas (CEO, Bigfm, India)Joan Warner (CEO, Commercial Radio Australia)



Opening keynotes and welcoming addresses from radio executives from India and Australia Good morning India! Abraham Thomas (CEO, Bigfm, India) Radio: Alive with ideas Joan Warner (CEO, Commercial Radio Australia)

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

10:45
11:15

Technology and disruption: How the world will be listening in the future

Artificial Intelligence, big data, self-driving cars, 5G, programmatic advertising…the future of radio and audio can be troubling, James Cridland (Radio Futurologist, Australia)    



Artificial Intelligence, big data, self-driving cars, 5G, programmatic advertising…the future of radio and audio can be troubling. It’s evolving fast, and it’s not waiting for anyone! A thought provoking presentation about the digital disruption and its impact on audiences and broadcasters. James Cridland (Radio Futurologist, Australia)

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

11:15
11:35

Coffee & Tea Break

Enjoy light refreshments in the Exhibition area with the chance to network.



Enjoy light refreshments in the Exhibition area with the chance to network - See the Exhibitors List here

 
Where

Exhibition area
Event type
Break

11:35
12:05

Make my logo louder

Brands have never had so many ways to reach audiences through their ears – from music streaming, podcasts, radio and smart speakers. Ralph van Dijk (Founder and Creative Director, Eardrum, Australia)    



Brands have never had so many ways to reach audiences through their ears – from music streaming, podcasts, radio and smart speakers. But given audio is one of the most intimate forms of media, it’s not enough just to reach people; we need to move them. Ralph van Dijk will explain how to capture the essence of a brand in sound and ensure it builds personality across all the ways listeners listen. Ralph van Dijk (Founder and Creative Director, Eardrum, Australia)

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

12:05
12:35

Duty, Identity, Credibility: Fake news and the ordinary citizen

With social media comes also the threat of false news spreading quickly, sometimes inciting hatred and mob violence. How do you, as a broadcaster, combat fake news in the most effective way? Lucile Stengel (Senior Audience Researcher, BBC, UK), Sapna Solanki (Senior Audience Researcher, BBC, UK)      



With social media comes also the threat of false news spreading quickly, sometimes inciting hatred and mob violence. How do you, as a broadcaster, combat fake news in the most effective way? In this session we will learn how fake news is spread plus why ordinary citizens share it.  A unique report made by BBC World Service will be presented in connection with the Indian elections. Lucile Stengel (Senior Audience Researcher, BBC, UK), Sapna Solanki (Senior Audience Researcher, BBC, UK)

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

12:35
13:30

Lunch

Join us for lunch & the opportunity to network with participants of Radiodays Asia - After lunch there are Sessions in Tracks 1 & 2

 
Where

Exhibition area
Event type
Lunch break

13:30
14:00

With your favourite song a click away, how important is music to radio?

How far has streaming music consumption changed the landscape in different markets? Paul Amos (Managing Director, Xtra Insights, Australia), Bethaney Lawler (Research Director and Head of Audience Management, Xtra Insights, Australia), Hannah Lovegrove (Project Coordinator, Xtra Insights, Australia)



How far has streaming music consumption changed the landscape in different markets? What is the view and strategy adopted by radio stations, and are there patterns in the changes of what’s been put on air, music/talk ratio, music formats, music curating, more content/context? A new customized study for Radiodays Asia looks into the trends in Asia and Australia. Paul Amos (Managing Director, Xtra Insights, Australia), Bethaney Lawler (Research Director and Head of Audience Management, Xtra Insights, Australia), Hannah Lovegrove (Project Coordinator, Xtra Insights, Australia)

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

13:30
14:00

Other people’s money: Helping radio take a bigger bite

Radio has, historically been used by advertisers predominantly as a tactical medium, getting promotional messages to air quickly and efficiently, but remains underused as a brand-building medium. Mark Barber (Planning Director, Radiocentre, UK)    



Radio has, historically been used by advertisers predominantly as a tactical medium, getting promotional messages to air quickly and efficiently, but remains underused as a brand-building medium. This presentation explores data from the UK IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising) underpinned by findings from Radiocentre’s research portfolio to help radio owners make the case to advertisers to use radio to build their brand in addition to driving short-term metrics, expanding use cases and opening up new revenue opportunities. Mark Barber (Planning Director, Radiocentre, UK)    

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

14:00
14:10

10 Reasons why radio needs a Cloud-Native pro playout system…

Understand why radio groups are considering cloud-based services instead of on-premise installations. Philippe Generali (President & CEO Media Monitors, USA)       



Understand why radio groups are considering cloud-based services instead of on-premise installations. Philippe Generali (President & CEO Media Monitors, USA)

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

14:00
14:10

Broadcast to Podcast — Two worlds converging

Like Omny Studios, Spotify is now experimenting with the concept of personalised radio and ‘augmented live’ experiences are now just around the corner. Mitch Secrett (Head of Podcast Solutions, Omny Studios, Australia)    



Like Omny Studios, Spotify is now experimenting with the concept of personalised radio and ‘augmented live’ experiences are now just around the corner. It is becoming apparent that content that works well both live and on-demand offers the best of both worlds; more audience and revenue opportunities for publishers and more choice and flexibility for consumers. Mitch Secrett (Head of Podcast Solutions, Omny Studios, Australia)    

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

14:10
14:20

Hunny – on stage, on air, on-line

Hanny Madu is a DJ on FlyFM, but since she started her music career as a rapper, she dedicates most of her time to music. Hunny Madu (Rapper, Musician, Radio DJ, FlyFM Malaysia), Kartini Ariffin (Journalist, Radio PD, Co-Founder, Dbilique, Malaysia)



Hanny Madu is a DJ on FlyFM, but since she started her music career as a rapper, she dedicates most of her time to music. Hear her views on what appeals to young audiences, the role of music and radio, in a conversation with Kartini Afini, formerly with the youth station Iam4U. Hunny Madu (Rapper, Musician, Radio DJ, FlyFM Malaysia), Kartini Ariffin (Journalist, Radio PD, Co-Founder, Dbilique, Malaysia)

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

14:10
14:45

Forget your head, aim for the heart: Emotions and advertising success

Award winning audio creative Matt Dickson talks about human behavior, the irrationality of many decisions we make, and how creativity plays a part. Matt Dickson (National Head of Creativity, the Studio at SCA, Australia)    



Award winning audio creative Matt Dickson talks about human behavior, the irrationality of many decisions we make, and how creativity plays a part. Many of the most successful advertising campaigns from around the world appeal to us emotionally, not rationally. Matt Dickson (National Head of Creativity, the Studio at SCA, Australia)    

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

14:20
14:45

6 Secrets to engaging today’s young listeners

Younger audiences are using media differently and are moving fast. How has this challenge been met in different parts of the world? Ken Benson (President, P1 Media Group, USA)



Younger audiences are using media differently and are moving fast. How has this challenge been met in different parts of the world? What are the most successful strategies and cases for reaching a younger audience? Ken Benson gives an overview of exciting radio cases worldwide. Ken Benson (President, P1 Media Group, USA)    

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

14:45
15:05

Session Break

Time to recharge! Have a break ready for some more fantastic sessions



This break is to re-set the sessions please note there will be no refreshments served.

 
Where

Exhibition area
Event type
Break

15:05
15:30

Understanding changes in-car listening

An overview of the evolving automotive cockpit globally and locally with a focus on changing listener preferences and related enabling technologies including connectivity, in-vehicle sensors, the integration of digital assistants and increasingly powerful infotainment systems. Roger Lanctot (Director Automotive Connected Mobility, Strategy Analytics, USA), Michael Hill (Managing Director, Radioplayer Worldwide, UK)    



An overview of the evolving automotive cockpit globally and locally with a focus on changing listener preferences and related enabling technologies including connectivity, in-vehicle sensors, the integration of digital assistants and increasingly powerful infotainment systems. We will look at what automakers and their suppliers are thinking and what that all means for broadcasters.​ Roger Lanctot (Director Automotive Connected Mobility, Strategy Analytics, USA), Michael Hill (Managing Director, Radioplayer Worldwide, UK)

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

15:05
15:30

Sailing through the perfect storm

How public broadcasters are navigating their way through the challenges of media disruption. Cath Dwyer (Acting Head, Distribution, ABC, Australia)    



How public broadcasters are navigating their way through the challenges of media disruption. The ABC is Australia’s national public service broadcaster, delivering Australian stories and conversations across the nation and to the region. Cath Dwyer (Acting Head, Distribution, ABC, Australia)  

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

15:30
15:45

Harnessing the online audio opportunity

In this thought-provoking session, Triton Digital’s Benjamin Masse will discuss the best practices and insights from across the globe for the best strategies and tactics for audience extension and monetisation. Benjamin Masse (Managing Director, Market Development, Triton Digital, USA)



In this thought-provoking session, Triton Digital’s Benjamin Masse will discuss the best practices and insights from across the globe for the best strategies and tactics for audience extension and monetisation. He will dive into the execution plan and outcomes from various industry-leading publishers from all continents. Benjamin Masse (Managing Director, Market Development, Triton Digital, USA)

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

15:30
15:45

Splinter brands – The niche extension

Expanding your brand into additional niche stations can add new audiences and revenue. Chris Stevens (Managing Director, Ignite Jingles and Chris Country, UK)    



Expanding your brand into additional niche stations can add new audiences and revenue. Chris has worked with the UK national brand Smooth and Smooth 70s as well as smaller on-line radio brands, like Chris Country. Whether you are a big brand or a small station, there is an opportunity to maximise complementary brands and passion projects, while balancing resources. Chris Stevens (Managing Director, Ignite Jingles and Chris Country, UK)

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

16:10
16:25

Listening trends in Asia-Pacific

What are the latest trends in listening and radio’s place in the media mix? Deb Hishon (Media Measurement Director ANZ, GfK, Australia)    



What are the latest trends in listening and radio’s place in the media mix? Deb from GfK will give an overview of listening stats and numbers from a number of markets in South East Asia and Australia. Deb Hishon (Media Measurement Director ANZ, GfK, Australia)    

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

16:10
16:40

China’s radio boom

Thousands of radio stations serve Chinese consumers, but little is known about the radio industry outside the country. Han Lei (Vice President, SMG Radio, China), James Ross (Journalist and RTHK Presenter, Hong Kong, China)    



Thousands of radio stations serve Chinese consumers, but little is known about the radio industry outside the country.  In this session Han Lei from SMG Radio talks to James Ross about Chinese radio, and specifically about Shanghai radio stations. What type of stations are listened to? Find out about programming, advertising, market research, social media, technology and more. Han Lei (Vice President of SMG Radio, China), James Ross (Journalist and RTHK Presenter, Hong Kong, China)    

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

16:25
16:40

Audio on the rise

Considering ALL listening on all devices, what is radio listening and how is it listened to streaming, music services etc? Julie Warner (National Events Director, Commercial Radio Australia)



Considering ALL listening on all devices, what is radio listening and how is it listened to streaming, music services etc? In this presentation we will get the latest numbers from the Australian “Share of audio” study. Julie Warner (National Events Director, Commercial Radio Australia)

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

16:40
17:10

Reload your brand: Virgin Radio case

Chris Evans is the most famous Breakfast Show host in the UK, his unexpected announcement he was leaving the UK’s biggest breakfast show on BBC Radio 2 to re-join Virgin Radio sent shockwaves through UK radio. Mike Cass (Content Director, Virgin Radio, UK)    



Chris Evans is the most famous Breakfast Show host in the UK, his unexpected announcement he was leaving the UK’s biggest breakfast show on BBC Radio 2 to re-join Virgin Radio sent shockwaves through UK radio. The Content Director for Virgin Radio UK will describe the process of poaching a competitor’s 'radio star', the planning behind launching a new high-profile show as part of a bigger strategy to refresh the station and the effects of Chris Evans’ move. Mike Cass (Content Director, Virgin Radio, UK)

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

16:40
17:10

Asian radio cases: From Hanoi to Jakarta

Hear two broadcasters perspectives on radio, its challenges, new developments and innovations. Trung Hieu (Journalist, Radio Voice of Vietnam (VOV), Vietnam)    



Hear two broadcasters perspectives on radio, its challenges, new developments and innovations. Trung Hieu (Journalist, Radio Voice of Vietnam (VOV), Vietnam)    

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

17:10
17:45

West meets East across the radio world

Mike Kasem and Vernetta Lopez in conversation with Jon Kirby about their successful double headed Morning Show. Mike Kasem (VJ, Radio Host, Actor, Gold 905FM, Mediacorp, Singapore), Vernetta Lopez (Host, Gold905FM, Singapore)    



Mike Kasem and Vernetta Lopez in conversation with Jon Kirby about their successful double headed Morning Show. We'll also explore how Mike made his journey from California to Singapore, and his unique story coming from an American Showbiz family. Mike Kasem (VJ, Radio Host, Actor, Gold 905FM, Mediacorp, Singapore), Vernetta Lopez (Host, Gold905FM, Singapore)    

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

18:00
19:30

Evening Networking Event

Join us at the Evening networking event being held at the Havana Bar & Grill, Changkat Bukit Bintang, 50200, KL



In the beautiful city of KL the participants of Radiodays Asia will be meeting in the evening for a drinks & finger food. 

 
Where

Monday Event
Event type
Party

Wednesday

28. August

08:30
16:15

Registration & Exhibition Area Open

Registration opens - please ensure you bring your photo ID and confirmation email to registration.



Registration opens - please ensure you bring your photo ID and confirmation email to registration.

 
Where

Exhibition area
Event type
Registration

09:00
09:15

Building communities around your brand with social media

Using social media to expand your brand´s reach and to connect with your audiences is a must for many radio stations. Sana Rangwala (Programming Head, Radio Mirchi Love, India)  



Using social media to expand your brand´s reach and to connect with your audiences is a must for many radio stations. Radio Mirchi Love in Mumbai, a love song station, is using videos, social media and Bollywood stars to build listener engagement. Sana Rangwala (Programming Head, Radio Mirchi Love, India)  

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

09:00
09:30

How radio businesses can monetise the digital audio boom

Bauer Radio is the largest radio group in Europe, as a leading commercial radio group. Staffan Rosell (CEO, Bauer Media Group, Sweden)    



Bauer Radio is the largest radio group in Europe, as a leading commercial radio group, what are its strategies for the future, meeting the current challenges for broadcast radio? What formats and brand extensions are being developed, what´s the app and online strategy and what´s the role of podcasting? Finally, what’s the story behind the growth of radio’s share of advertising in Sweden and elsewhere? Staffan Rosell (CEO, Bauer Media Group, Sweden)    

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

09:15
09:30

Growing 8 times overnight: The journey of Radio Masti

This is about a journey of establishing a niche radio station in a foreign land. Renuka Arora Bhagat (Founder and Director of Radio Masti 24x7, Singapore)    



This is about a journey of establishing a niche radio station in a foreign land. A Bollywood music station in Singapore. Creating a household brand and then re-starting from zero. From setting up the first LIVE broadcast studio and building a digital foundation across the region. Get inspired by the power of radio to survive despite challenges. Renuka Arora Bhagat (Founder and Director of Radio Masti 24x7, Singapore)    

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

09:30
09:45

Integrated campaigns: Learning the lessons from the world’s biggest

Some of the world’s most successful media companies have bridged the gap between linear and digital media and maximized revenue by combining digital and traditional spot advertising in effective multi-media campaigns. Raoul Wedel (CEO, Wedel Software, the Netherlands), Timothy Paulissen (Key Account Manager, Wedel Software)    



Some of the world’s most successful media companies have bridged the gap between linear and digital media and maximized revenue by combining digital and traditional spot advertising in effective multi-media campaigns.  How did they do it? Wedel Software shares those stories so you expand your digital and non-spot revenue to as much as 50% of your total. Raoul Wedel (CEO, Wedel Software, the Netherlands), Timothy Paulissen (Key Account Manager, Wedel Software)  

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

09:30
09:45

Engaging small business partners

Karnaval Media Group, Turkey, has historically relied almost entirely on major national advertisers for its ad revenues. Ali Abhari (Executive Chairman, Karnaval Media Group, Turkey)    



Karnaval Media Group, Turkey, has historically relied almost entirely on major national advertisers for its ad revenues.  However, in 2018 Karnaval launched “Karnaval Business Partners”, aimed to make radio advertising accessible and understandable by small business owners - simplified packages, provided copywriting and production services and even celebrity voices. Ali Abhary (Executive Chairman, Karnaval Media Group, Turkey)    

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

09:45
09:55

Session Break

Time to recharge! Have a break ready for some more fantastic sessions.



This break is to re-set the sessions please note there will be no refreshments served.

 
Where

Exhibition area
Event type
Break

09:55
10:25

Visioning an audio player for the future

In this session we will hear about three strategic innovations in moving the audio content to consumers' mobile phones, smart speakers and connected cars. Cath Dwyer (Acting Head, Distribution, Entertainment and Specialist, ABC Australia), Michael Hill (Managing Director, Radioplayer Worldwide, UK), Richard Phelps (Senior Digital Producer, All in Media, Australia)    



In this session we will hear about three strategic innovations in moving the audio content to consumers´ mobile phones, smart speakers and connected cars.  Radioplayer is a collaborative effort by the joint radio industry in over ten countries across the world, while ABC Australia has its own ABC Listen app. Cath Dwyer (Acting Head, Distribution, Entertainment and Specialist, ABC Australia), Michael Hill (Managing Director, Radioplayer Worldwide, UK), Richard Phelps (Senior Digital Producer, All in Media, Australia)    

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

09:55
10:25

Podcrafting: Making your podcast pop

Podcasts have changed the way audiences are consuming audio. Tim Watkin (Executive Producer, Podcasts, Radio New Zealand)    



Podcasts have changed the way audiences are consuming audio. It’s not just where they want, but also what they want and when they want it. But with more than an estimated 700,000 podcasts out there, how do you make yours stand out? And how’s it different from radio (it really is!). Top tips on the craft of narrative non-fiction and winning in the wonderful world of podcasts. Tim Watkin’s team at RNZ have won awards around the world and been to the top of the Apple charts with 10 different podcasts. Tim Watkin (Executive Producer, Podcasts, Radio New Zealand)    

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

10:25
10:50

Talk to your speaker – voice controlled audio

Smart speakers are now spreading into new markets and in more languages, having more skills and with a multitude of devices and brands. Jaime Chaux (Head of Digital, Commercial Radio Australia) and others    



Smart speakers are now spreading into new markets and in more languages, having more skills and with a multitude of devices and brands. It puts audio at the center stage and voice control is replacing screens. Everything you need to know about voice and the latest developments from all the players, industry and broadcasters. Strategy, key learning’s and feedback to help you design your future in a voice controlled world. Jaime Chaux (Head of Digital, Commercial Radio Australia) and others

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

10:25
10:50

Successful pitching: How to be winner in the contest of ideas

Radio and podcasting lives and breathes ideas. Tony Rasmussen (Senior Lecturer, AFTRS, Australia)      



Radio and podcasting lives and breathes ideas. So how do you successfully shape and pitch yours? In this session we’ll cover “little p” pitching – attending your editorial meeting and successfully selling story ideas daily, through to “Big P” pitching – how to secure the funding vital for the next big thing on air or online. Tony Rasmussen (Senior Lecturer, AFTRS, Australia)

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

10:50
11:20

Meet Up! Coffee and Tea Break

Topical networking during your Coffee and Tea break! There are 6 Meet Ups: Podcasters – Tim Watkin, Talking technology – James Cridland, Increasing revenue – Mark Barber, Radio content innovation – Steve Ahern, Fighting fake news – Kristian Porter, Women in radio – Archana Kapoor: Location of the Meet Ups can be found here - https://www.radiodaysasia.com/topical-meet-ups  



Grab your tea or coffee and head to one of the five meet-up areas. Each meet-up will have a topic (like business, podcasting) and a moderator. Join the meet-up you are most interested in and discuss or ask your questions to the speakers and others passionate about your choice of topic! See the Radiodays Asia website for information on the topics and where to find the Meet Ups. MEET UP TOPICS AND HOSTS: 1. Talking technology – Host: James Cridland. Where: Back of the room Track 1.
2. Increasing revenue – Host: Mark Barber. Where: Back of the room Track 2.
3. Women in radio – Host: Archana Kapoor. Where: Delima Room.
4. Radio content innovation – Host: Steve Ahern. Where: High tables in Coffee Area
5. Fighting fake news – Host: Kristian Porter. Where: High tables in Coffee Area
6. Podcasters – Host: Tim Watkin. Where: High tables in Coffee Area  

 
Where

Exhibition area
Event type
Session

11:20
11:45

Worldwide podcasting health check

Who is listening to podcasting? How are they consuming them, and what are they consuming? What strategies are best for radio networks? How different are podcasts to radio programmes? Google podcast joining via a recorded interview. James Cridland (Editor, Podnews.net, Australia), Cath Dwyer (Acting Head, Distribution, ABC Australia), Robert Loewenthal (CEO, Whooshkaa, Australia), Zack Reneau Wedeen (Product Manager, Google Podcasts, Google, USA)    



Who is listening to podcasting? How are they consuming them, and what are they consuming? What strategies are best for radio networks? How different are podcasts to radio programmes? Google podcast joining via a recorded interview. James Cridland (Editor, Podnews.net, Australia), Cath Dwyer (Acting Head, Distribution, ABC Australia), Robert Loewenthal (CEO, Whooshkaa, Australia), Zack Reneau Wedeen (Product Manager, Google Podcasts, Google, USA)    

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

11:20
11:45

Radio measurement and cross media planning

How has radio measurement evolved over the years to its current global gold standard and its prominent place in today’s cross media planning. Alberto Dal Sasso (Head of Radio Audience Measurement, Nielsen. Italy), Chong Moon Yee (Executive Director, Client Service, Nielsen Singapore)    



How has radio measurement evolved over the years to its current global gold standard and its prominent place in today’s cross media planning. With special focus on Media Impact in Singapore, a unique and purpose built platform that brings together all media measurement into a fused environment for the purpose of cross media planning and how radio performs/shines in a marketing mix campaign. Alberto Dal Sasso (Head of Radio Audience Measurement, Nielsen. Italy), Chong Moon Yee (Executive Director, Client Service, Nielsen Singapore)  

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

11:45
12:20

From Bollywood to Podcasting: My Indian Life and WorklifeIndia

The BBC World Service takes us inside the production of My Indian Life and WorklifeIndia. Medhavi Arora (Producer, BBC World Service, India), Amelia Butterly (Senior producer, BBC World Service, UK)    



The BBC World Service takes us inside the production of My Indian Life, its first English language podcast made specifically for listeners in India. Hosted by Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin and produced in India, the podcast shares stories that show what life is like for young adults. Hot on its heels came WorklifeIndia, a weekly business and current affairs TV, online, radio programme and podcast made in Delhi. Explore how these productions are reaching new audiences and how digital innovation is supporting their growth. Medhavi Arora (Producer, BBC World Service, India), Amelia Butterly (Senior producer, BBC World Service, UK)

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

12:05
12:25

China: Podcast tells the human stories

Story FM in Beijing has 550 000 followers and has produced more than 200 podcast stories. Kou Ai Zhe (Podcaster and Founder, Story FM, China)  



Story FM in Beijing has 550 000 followers and has produced more than 200 podcast stories. Focusing on ordinary peoples’ lives and their views, including difficulties and marginalized people, the podcast tells stories that might not be told by traditional media. Kou Ai Zhe (Podcaster and Founder, Story FM, China)      

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

12:05
12:25

Seeing Sounds - How to create world-class audio brands

A deep-dive into the elements and strategies that can help create world-class audio branding for your radio station. Tip the scales for your audio brand, from good...to great. Andreas Sanneman (CEO, Benztown, Germany)    



A deep-dive into the elements and strategies that can help create world-class audio branding for your radio station. Tip the scales for your audio brand, from good...to great. Andreas Sanneman (CEO, Benztown, Germany)

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

12:25
12:35

Innovations in digital audio advertising

This session will highlight examples of new innovations in digital audio advertising, with real live case studies and examples of new formats enabled by the latest technologies. Patrick Roger (VP of New Markets, AdsWizz, France)    



This session will highlight examples of new innovations in digital audio advertising, with real live case studies and examples of new formats enabled by the latest technologies. Examples will include award-winning campaigns using dynamic creative to create uniquely personalised audio ads, as well as examples of ShakeMe, the growing format that enables a user to interact with an ad by merely shaking the phone. Patrick Roger (VP of New Markets, AdsWizz, France)    

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

12:25
12:35

“Data” is the phrase that pays for 2019

Capturing and activating audience data is one of the biggest challenges facing broadcasters today to future-proof their businesses. Keegan Bakker (CEO, Audata, Australia)    



Capturing and activating audience data is one of the biggest challenges facing broadcasters today to future-proof their businesses. Discover how Australia’s biggest radio networks are using their promotions and prizing to convert unknown audiences into known audiences & create engaging experiences for listeners. Keegan Bakker (CEO, Audata, Australia)

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

12:35
13:30

Lunch

Join us for lunch & the opportunity to network with participants of Radiodays Asia

 
Where

Exhibition area
Event type
Lunch break

13:30
14:00

India: Beyond fake news

The spreading of false information and hate speech is becoming part of the growth of social media online. In this session, we will hear how BBC World Services’ journalists tried to counter false news during the Indian elections. Rupa Jha (Head of Indian Language Services, BBC, India)    



The spreading of false information and hate speech is becoming part of the growth of social media online. In this session, we will hear how BBC World Services’ journalists tried to counter false news during the Indian elections. With the BBC report on how false news is being spread by ordinary citizens, they made numerous editorial decisions, taking the role of fake news into account. Rupa Jha (Head of Indian Language Services, BBC, India)    

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

13:30
14:00

Beyond AM and FM - the new normal

FM radio is the most popular in the world, but radio has never been more multiplatform, available in more different ways than ever before. Joan Warner (CEO, Commercial Radio Australia), James Cridland (Radiofuturologist, Australia)    



FM radio is the most popular in the world, but radio has never been more multiplatform, available in more different ways than ever before. In this session, hear about the possibilities of 5G broadcasting, an update on DAB+ and other ways to reach your audience. Joan Warner (CEO, Commercial Radio Australia), James Cridland (Radiofuturologist, Australia)    

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

14:00
14:35

Innovation for public engagement and trust

Trust is a vital asset for radio stations, especially during times of election. Haida Baba Zain (Manager, Traxx FM, RTM, Malaysia), Archana Kapoor (Radio Mewat and Radio Festival India, India), Mark Cummins (Content Manager, SBS Audio and Languages, Australia), Kristian Porter (Public Media Alliance, UK)    



Trust is a vital asset for radio stations, especially during times of election. But with disinformation, media capture and global digital giants on the rise, how do radio stations ensure audience reach, maintain trust and best engage listeners? This session will explore examples from across the Asia-Pacific region. Haida Baba Zain (Manager of Traxx FM, RTM, Malaysia), Archana Kapoor (Radio Mewat and Radio Festival India, India), Mark Cummins (Content Manager, SBS Audio and Languages, Australia), Kristian Porter (Public Media Alliance, UK)    

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

14:00
14:35

The future of audio advertising

Traditional 30-second spots or sponsorship are an important part of radio's business, but where is the future going? We hear from new technology, advertising agencies, and radio stations on how advertisers have more choice than ever before. Stas Tushinskiy (CEO, Instreamatic, USA), Benjamin Masse (Managing Director, Market Development and Strategy, Triton Digital, USA), Alexandre Saboundjian (CEO, Targetspot, Belgium), Siti Raflise, Consider iProspect, Chief Data Officer, Malaysia    



Traditional 30-second spots or sponsorship are an important part of radio's business, but where is the future going? We hear from new technology, advertising agencies, and radio stations on how advertisers have more choice than ever before. Stas Tushinskiy (CEO, Instreamatic, USA), Benjamin Masse (Managing Director, Market Development and Strategy, Triton Digital, USA), Alexandre Saboundjian (CEO, Targetspot, Belgium), Siti Raflise, Consider iProspect, Chief Data Officer, Malaysia    

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

14:35
14:50

Session Break

Time to recharge! Have a break ready for some more fantastic sessions.



This break is to re-set the sessions please note there will be no refreshments served.

 
Where

Exhibition area
Event type
Break

14:50
15:30

Stars on stage: Behind the scenes of breakfast show successes

Breakfast shows on broadcast radio is still prime time and defines listening for the whole day. Ean Nasrun (Radio Host, Hitz Morning Crew, Malaysia), Maddy Barber (Radio Host, KISS 92, Singapore), Kemal Mochtar (Radio Host, GEN FM, Indonesia)      



Breakfast shows on broadcast radio is still prime time and defines listening for the whole day. In this session successful Asian morning shows from Jakarta, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur will reveal their receipts for success and we will meet their morning host stars from three metropolitan markets. Ean Nasrun (Radio Host, Hitz Morning Crew, Malaysia), Maddy Barber (Radio Host, KISS 92, Singapore), Kemal Mochtar (Radio Host, GEN FM, Indonesia)      

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

15:30
16:05

25 ideas in 30 minutes

A packed session full of ideas. Tim Watkin (Radio New Zealand), Rupa Jha (BBC, India), Jaime Chaux (Commercial Radio Australia), Sana Rangwala (Radio Mirchi, India), Jon Kirby (Channel 4, United Arab Emirates)    



A packed session full of ideas. A collection of great speakers from across the conference will provide plenty of quick-fire and practical ideas, meaning you will go away from this session with lots of thoughts and inspiration to bring back to your radio station! Tim Watkin (Radio New Zealand), Rupa Jha (BBC, India), Jaime Chaux (Commercial Radio Australia), Sana Rangwala (Radio Mirchi, India), Jon Kirby (Channel 4, United Arab Emirates)    

 
Where

Makhotka 2 - Track 1
Event type
Session

16:05
16:15

Finale

Wrap up, final comments and good bye



Wrap up, final comments and good bye

 
Where

Makhotka 3 - Track 2
Event type
Session

16:15
16:15

Conference ends

Thank you to all speakers and partners of Radiodays Asia 2019!



Thank you to all speakers and partners of Radiodays Asia 2019!

 
Where

Track 1
Event type
Session