StoryDrive Asia - the Conference programme

With an inventive mix of talks, best practice presentations, keynotes, matchmakings, capsule trainings and in depth Workshops, StoryDrive Asia will help your business to become fit for the future. From senior publishers, to editors, from strategists to sales, production, and marketing managers, to authors, StoryDrive Asia will offer a great variety of content for you and your colleagues.

Discover Southeast Asia, learn from international experts and witness innovative approaches, while doing real business during our matchmaking sessions. StoryDrive Asia will be the place where content meets business in Singapore.

 

Who will you meet?

At StoryDrive Asia, you will meet people from the different media industries (incl. publishing) from Southeast Asia and the Pacific and the West – we will meet and mingle – join now and discover a whole new range of possibilities.

Meet: Publishers, Technology & software providers, Film production companies, Digital strategists, Marketing experts, Game developers, Newcomers & start-ups, Programmers & developers, Scouts & agents, Distributors, and Authors.

Programme overview will be available from mid  August!

Programme Day 1

DAY 1: 13 NOVEMBER 2017

9:30 - 9:40 AM

WELCOME

9:40 - 10:00 AM

OPENING KEYNOTE

Singapore as IP Hub: Challenges & Opportunities

10:00 - 10:30 AM

KEYNOTE

Promoting Rights & Licensing - a plea for more international collaboration

10:30 - 11:00 AM

Coffee Break and Networking Session

11:00 - 11:45 AM

The big debate: Copyright

A conversation between Authors, Publishers and Copyright specialists

11:00 - 11:45 AM

Capsule Training

The Publishers Workflow - Digital convergence and Distribution

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Presentation and Discussion

The journey of an exceptional title 

How a hit is created, how it can move 

11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Copyright for Creators 

How to protect your copyrights? How to unleash your copyrights to promote your work? What rights do publishers want? What rights do publishers need?

12:30 – 1:00 PM

Fireside Chat

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Lunch Break

2:00 - 2:45 PM

Presentation

Selling Rights: How to leverage online tools.

2:00 - 2:45 PM

Capsule Training

Pitch! 

Training to provide you with the right tools to convince your boss, your Publisher, your business partner to invest in your idea.

2:45 – 3:30 PM

Your right, rights strategy

Rights and licensing, negotiation, merchandising and cross-media sales: From subscription models to streaming strategies and traditional models – this workshop will help you to develop your own IP strategy.

2:45 - 3:30 PM

Capsule Training

Influencer Marketing 

How to use (or become!) an influencer

3:30 – 4:15 PM

Spotlight

Storytelling in the now 

3:30 – 4:15 PM

Presentation

The Podcasts are back

4:15 - 4:30 PM Coffee Break and Networking Session

Tea & Coffee Break

4:30 - 5:30 PM

The Big Debate

Programme Day 2

DAY 2: 14 NOVEMBER 2017

09:30 – 9:40 AM

WELCOME

9:40 – 10:00 AM

OPENING KEYNOTE

Constant change; Are we fit for the Future?

In this fast changing and innovation driven world, constant change will become the norm. What does this mean for participants in the publishing ecosystem? 

10:00 - 10:30 AM

Motivational Speech

Networking is the key – how to establish international networks

10:30 - 11:00 AM

Coffee Break and Networking Session

11:00 - 11:45 AM

Panel Discussion
Big on screen
How to create content that sells via Media boundaries?

11:00 - 11:45 AM

Manuscript Submission and Workflow

The critical handover from Author to Editor. How authors can make publishers’ lives easier, and vice-versa.

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Innovation Show Part 1
Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

11:45 - 1:00 PM

Capsule Training
Sales

12:30 – 1:00 PM

Fireside Chat

Global Illustration

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Lunch Break

2:00 – 2:45 PM

Innovation Show Part 2 
Smart Machines and Artificial Intelligence for Creators and Publishers

2:00 - 4:15 PM

Workshop
From Book to Film – Adaptations

2:45 - 3:30 PM

TBC

3:30 - 4:15 PM

Capsule Training

How to sell your content to ASEAN markets? The session will provide tips on who to approach and what consumers are looking for in their markets.

4:15 - 4:30 PM

Tea & Coffee Break

4:30 - 6:00 PM

Campaign
ASEAN Foreign Rights Catalogue

We need a strong exchange of content from all over the world. Let’s create a Foreign Rights Campaign for the ASEAN region!