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The Future of Content & Creativity: my presentation at the RSA in London (April 8) Here is the PDF (incl. some slides I did not actually get to show due to time restraints;) of my presentation at the RSA: download Future of Content and Creativity Gerd Leonhard at RSA London PDF 16MB About the event (tweets here) "The internet is radically disrupting most of the traditional content distribution and selling models, starting with music and games, followed by TV, film, books and print publishing. Once everyone is always-on, mobile and hyper-connected, and everything is available everywhere, how will content be created, distributed, marketed, consumed, and paid for? Who will do what, for whom, and how will the traditional players such as broadcasters, record labels, publishers and distributors adapt? If new players, starting with telecoms, device makers, advertisers and brands, indeed move into the content business, what will be their challenges and opportunities? Given the challenging financial climate, how do we reconcile the need to reward enterprise and secure sustainable revenue streams, with the expectations and demands of the “freeconomics” generation? What kind of legal, regulatory and cultural framework do we need to ensure that this new eco-system of creators, consumers and intermediaries generates more benefits for all involved? Speakers: Gerd Leonhard, media futurist, author and blogger; Richard Titus, Controller of Future Media, Audio, Music & Mobile, BBC; David A. Smith, chief executive of Global Futures and Foresight (GFF). Chair: Ralph Simon, CEO, The Mobilium Advisory Group and Chairman Emeritus & Founder, Mobile Entertainment Forum - Americas. Suggested hashtag for Twitter users: #rsamedia Related articles by Zemanta Mobile Content Futures: my presentation at Mobile Monday Amsterdam (March 30) (mediafuturist.com) The Future of Music & Media: Gerd Leonhard at Plugg 2009 (blip.tv) The End of Control and the Future of Content: My presentation at Google San Francisco (March 2, 2009) (mediafuturist.com) Futuretalks: Interview with Futurist Gerd Leonhard...

Gerd Leonhard

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