Jeff Bewkes to give RTS keynote

Annual international TV conference takes place Sept. 28th

LONDON -- Time Warner boss Jeff Bewkes will deliver the keynote speech at this year's Royal Television Society's annual International Conference, which takes place Sept. 28th, organizers said Wednesday.

This year's conference -- the most elite broadcasting industry confab of the British broadcasting year -- is focused on the theme of "Doing It," and will look at new models of digital content exploitation, referencing revenue models and global developments in the Far East, Eastern Europe, and the U.K.

Shine boss Elisabeth Murdoch will host a session about the state of the VOD market, while other speakers across the day are set to include NBC Universal International president Pete Smith, incoming culture secretary Jeremy Hunt, new ITV boss Adam Crozier, Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham, BBC director general Mark Thompson and president of Korean broadcasting and telecoms think tank KDSI.
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