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: COPYRIGHT FOR THE FUTURECOPYRIGHT FOR THE FUTURE

DAY 1: 19 NOVEMBER 2018

9:30 - 9:45 AM

OPENING AND WELCOME

9:45 - 10:15 AM

KEYNOTE

The question of ownership in a modern world

Who are the owners of tomorrow's copyright if the idea, the story, the text, the format, the image, the look and feel comes from various positions? When content and technology intertwine, and the creative work is done by machines, who will get the credit? It is high time for a completely new take on copyright and creation.

10:15 - 10:45 AM

PRESENTATION

The basics of Copyright

The publishing industry is dependent on the existence and recognition of copyright. But the needs of Creators, Buyers and Sellers differ a lot. How do you protect your copyrights? How do you unleash your copyrights to promote your work? What rights do publishers want and what rights do publishers need?

10:45 – 11:15 AM   Coffee and Tea Break

11:15 - 12:00 AM 

LICENSING ACROSS MEDIA

Getting to the Nitty Gritty

A dialogue session between a publisher, a film producer and an IP lawyer. Get up close and personal with the nitty gritty of contractual terms and issues in contracts including revenue sharing and how different business structures influence contracts.

12:00 AM - 12:30 PM

QUICK LEARNINGS

How to Pitch Your Project: The Art of the Book Proposal

12:30 – 1:30 PM    Lunch Break & Launch of Cover Stories & Lead Stories

1:30 - 2:15 PM

PRESENTATION AND Q&A

Online Rights strategies – selling and buying in the virtual sphere

Rights and licensing, negotiation, merchandising and cross-media sales: From subscription models to streaming strategies and traditional models, you need to develop your own IP strategy – online! Online platforms like IPR License are now enabling international publishers to transact front and backlist businesses simpler, faster and cost-effectively 365 days a year

2:15 – 3:00 PM

PRESENTATION

Innovation driven by AI

The creative industries are being challenged with new technological developments daily. Algorithms are writing, filming, painting, composing and deciding which movies we should watch next. Big players like Netflix and Amazon are using AI to programme their portfolio and create perfectly tailored entertainment for us. This session will give an overview of the latest developments in the field of artificial intelligence and creation.

3:00 - 3:15 PM    Coffee & Tea Break

3:15 – 3:45 PM

FIRESIDE CHAT

Let us talk about games

3:45 - 4:30 PM

UPDATE FROM THE FRONT LINES

How good is machine translation today?

How good is machine translation these days? Can publishers use machine translation tools to better manage translation? What are the other techniques we should use to commission better-quality translations?

4:30 - 5:15 PM

PRESENTATION

Smart knowledge, bits by bits

Luogic Knowledge, which began as personal self-media, has grown into a knowledge and learning platform with 20 million users in two years. DeDao app, which has positioned itself to become the best knowledge service provider, advocates a fragmented learning approach, offering users access to knowledge in a short period of time. For 20 minutes each day, users learn, gain insight, and widen their knowledge base, resulting in lifelong growth. Why are Luogic Knowledge and DeDao app so successful? How will people gain knowledge in the future?

Ms Tuo Buhua, co-Founder and CEO of Luogic Knowledge and DeDao app, will elaborate on what Luogic Knowledge imagines the future to be for the knowledge services industry.

Tuo Buhua, Co-Founder & CEO of Logic Knowledge Group and Dedao App

Programme Day 2: DRIVEN BY TECHNOLOGY

DAY 2: 20 NOVEMBER 2018

09:30 – 9:45 AM

OPENING AND WELCOME

Speaker: Claudia Kaiser & Peter Schoppert

9:45 – 10:15 AM

KEYNOTE

Audiobooks are back!

Audiobooks are not a new phenomenon but the move to digital has overcome the capacity problem and with millions of Smartphones, audio is back! Publishers rediscover their back lists and create new content around their original content, often through cooperation with existing platforms. Publishers need to take close look at the various possibilities, because new audio formats will develop. What comes next?

10:15 - 10:45 AM

PRESENTATION

From Video to Audio: Multimedia Solutions

10:45 – 11:15 AM   Coffee and Tea Break

11:15 - 12:00 AM

INNOVATION SHOW

Education

12:00 – 12:30 PM

QUICK LEARNING

Create your own Podcast

3:00 – 3:15 PM    Coffee & Tea Break

3:15 - 3:45 PM

FIRESIDE CHAT

The power of blogger and influencer

3:45 - 4:30 

Reaching your audience – innovative approaches from AI to brick and mortar.

4:30 - 5:30 PM

PANEL DISCUSSION

ASEAN Title Worldwide part II