Research group at imec & Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Smart Media Meetup: Colloquium on Platform Power and TV Markets

We are proud to present one of the founders of the Internet Bob Kahn will talk about the emergence of Internet platforms, after which Prof. Dr. Karen Donders presents findings of her new book (with Prof. Dr. Tom Evens) on platform power and policies in transforming television markets. Matt Stoller from the American Open Market Institute and Peter Quaghebeur, CEO of SBS, will comment on these presentations taking a competition and industry perspective respectively.

The program:

10.00-10.10h: Introduction by Prof. Dr. Pieter Ballon, Director SMIT (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) and supervisor Mediahub Brussel
10.10-10.40h: Bob Kahn – Internet Platforms
10.40-11.30h: Karen Donders (Free University Brussels) & Tom Evens (Ghent University) – ‘Platform Power and Policy in Transforming TV markets’ book presentation
11.30-12.10h: Matt Stoller (Fellow, Open Market Institute) – … …
12.10-12.50h: Peter Quaghebeur (CEO, SBS Broadcasting) – The industry point of view


24 Sep 2018

From 10:00 - 13:00


imec-SMIT, Pleinlaan 9, Brussels



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