Today we are announcing our second set of speakers for CGMS2017.
We are really excited that Sugata Mitra – one of the most influential thinkers about global education and Anne Longfield OBE – the Children’s Commissioner for England, are the next names to join Tony Hall, Director General BBC and Jeffrey Dunn, CEO Sesame Workshop, in our speaker line up.read more
To coincide with the opening of the registration for tickets to Children’s Global Media Summit 2017, today we have announced the first two speakers who will be part of the event.read more
We at CGMS would urge you to read the work released by the Children’s Commissioner in the UK Government today on the challenges facing young people online.read more
As 2016 comes to a close and 2017 screeches into view, it has been really interesting to see all of the polls and predictions for the year ahead which seem to be in every newspaper and magazine going.read more
As we approach the ‘year to go’ mark for CGMS17, things are starting to really gather pace around the content and speakers for the summit with some exciting and ambitious ideas starting to take shape.read more
To young people, the boundaries and distinctions of genre, platform, device, watersheds, broadcast quality and suitability mean nothing.
But what has not changed is the responsibility of everyone from content producers, technology providers and policy makers to ensure they are doing the very best for their audiences. To entertain them, educate them, protect them and engage them.read more
Although we are still 20 months away from the event in Manchester, I am already excited about how it is shaping up. With a new focus on digital media for young audiences across the world as well as a hugely ambitious legacy project being planned, I know that the impact of these three days will have a major ripple across our media landscape.read more
The World Summit on Media for Children Foundation (WSMCF) has chosen Manchester and BBC Children’s as hosts for the next World Summit in 2017. The summit will welcome over 1,500 delegates from around the globe to Manchester in December 2017.read more