Watch The Big Think 2017 On demand

The great and good of the media industry recently gathered at BAFTA to enjoy a fascinating morning hearing from a host of inspirational and influential speakers.

For those of you that weren't able to join us, do not despair! You can now watch the event on demand, so take a peek at the agenda below and choose the sessions that most take your fancy. Or indulge and watch the whole thing from start to finish. It is time well spent.

We've also put together a selection of snaps from the event, can you spot yourself among them?

The Big Think 2017 

9.35 – Grand Designs (55 minutes) 

If you could transform the industry for the better, what would you do? We ask Jenny Biggam, Co-Founder of the7stars; Michael Florence, Chief Strategy Officer, PHD; Andy Nairn, Founding Partner of Lucky Generals; Michele Oliver, VP Marketing at Mars and Caroline Pay, Co-CCO, Grey. Chaired by Thinkbox CEO, Lindsey Clay.

10.30 – Futurama (35 minutes)

We asked the industry what it wanted to know about TV’s future and it did not hold back. These burning questions will be answered by Jonathan Allan, Sales Director, Channel 4; John Litster, Managing Director, Sky Media; and Kelly Williams, Managing Director, Commercial, ITV. Chaired by Ruth Mortimer, Content Director, Centaur Media.

11.30 – The Missing Millions (20 minutes)

Are brands missing a trick when it comes to targeting? Claire Enders, co-founder of Enders Analysis, explains how advertisers are missing out on millions (people and pounds).

11.50 – Have I Got News For You (1 hour)

Fake news, online news dissemination, the relationship between newspapers and broadcasters...Tom Bradby (ITV News), Gillian Joseph (Sky News) and Fatima Manji (Channel 4 News), discuss some of the major issues facing TV news. Chaired by Alan Rusbridger, Principal, Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford.

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