The TechCrunch BBC debate – Are you coming?

If you are coming to the “The TechCrunch BBC Debate: A Common Platform” this Wednesday night (June 25) then please take note of these important details.

Attendees should report to Broadcasting House reception for a prompt start by 7.00pm sharp.
BBC Broadcasting House is in Portland Place, London W1A 1AA.

Because this is a highly sensitive security area then only people who registered for the (free) tickets will be allowed in (we are sold out). Sorry, but that’s just the way it is. The BBC kindly agreed to give us the venue, so we have to respect that. As it is about 80 people are coming, with members from the press, government and key players.

The Panel:

Tom Loosemore, Ofcom and former ‘head of Web 2.0′ at the BBC

Jon Gisby, Channel 4’s first dedicated new media director

Azeem Azahar, startups angel investor, ex-BBC, original proposer of the BBC Public License
Tony Ageh, BBC New Media controller of internet

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

Jem Stone, Portfolio Executive, BBC new media

Mike Butcher, Editor, TechCrunch UK

Chair: Steve Bowbrick, entrepreneur, Blogger on BBC policy

Background to the reasons why this debate has been organised:

With Highfield gone the BBC must now open up

While the BBC Fiddles Britain’s innovation burns