TechCrunch BBC Debate

Event Info

Wed 25 Jun, 2008 from 7:00pm - 10:00pm
BBC Broadcasting House
Portland Place
London, W1A 1AA, UK
Cost: Free


TechCrunch and the BBC are to hold and event to rationally debate and discuss the issues around the BBC's assets and technology. Could or should the BBC develop an applications platform?

What are the policy issues and implications surrounding this? What data does the BBC currently expose for third party companies to leverage?Could it do more to open up its data and assets? Or are these issues impossible to address given the nature of the BBC's Charter? In which case: should/could the BBC Charter be changed to address the new wave of development online?

Participants:James Cridland, Head of Future Media & Technology for BBC Audio & Music Interactive

Tony Ageh, BBC New Media Controller

Jem Stone, BBC website/new media producer

Azeem Azahar, startups angel investor, ex-BBC, proposer of a BBC Public License

Steve Bowbrick, entrepreneur, Blogger on BBC policy

Mike Butcher, Editor, TechCrunch UK

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