Confirmed keynote speakers are:
Jeanette Steemers is Professor of Culture, Media and Creative Industries at the Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries (CMCI) at King’s College, London. She is the author of Creating Preschool Television (2010) and Selling Television (2004), co-author of European Television Industries (2005) and co-editor of European Media in Crisis (2015) and Global Media and National Policies: The Return of the State (2016). She has written numerous articles about the children’s television industry. Her most recent book publications are Children’s TV and Digital Media in the Arab World: Childhood, Screen Culture and Education (with Naomi Sakr, 2017) and Screen Media for Arab and European Children: Policy and Production Encounters in the Multiplatform Era (with Naomi Sakr, 2019).
Vilde Schanke Sundet (PhD) is a researcher at the Department of Media and Communication at the University of Oslo, and a guest researcher on digitalisation and media policy at the Institute for Social Research (Oslo). She is part of the STREAM project, investigating how streaming media services impact cultural industries and practices, and the DisC project, investigating how changes within the media industries impact media policy making. She is also writing a book on television drama in the age of streaming, synthesizing findings from her previous study on online drama, youth television and fan cultures, in which SKAM was a key case.