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The Paley Center for Media Convenes IC2010 Monte Carlo on June 9, 2010

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA-On June 9, 2010, The Paley Center for Media will convene a special one-day International Council (IC) summit in Monte Carlo during the fiftieth anniversary of the Monte-Carlo Television Festival. The Paley Center's International Council meetings bring together executives from around the world to advance the exchange of ideas among leaders in global media, entertainment, and communications. IC2010 Monte Carlo will host closed door discussions focusing on the viewing experience of the future including the development of innovative new platforms and the dynamic content that will play on them. Also on the agenda are several one-on-one conversations with leading global media CEOs from Europe and the U.S.A.

More than sixty executives from nearly twenty countries are expected to attend the International Council which will be held at the Salle Genevoix at the Grimaldi Forum, Congress Center. Confirmed participants include Frank A Bennack, Jr., Hearst Corporation; Pat Mitchell, The Paley Center for Media; Tom Mockridge, Sky Italia; Christine Ockrent, Audiovisual Extérieur de la France; Kenneth Plummer, Danish Broadcasting Company; Ben Pyne, Disney, ESPN, ABC's Global Distribution; Paolo Garimberti, RAI; Marcel Fenez, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Markus Schächter, ZDF; Chris Vollmer, Booz & Company; and Dick Wolf, Wolf Films. For more information about attending this year's International Council in Monte Carlo, please visit /ic.

About The Paley Center for Media's International Council

Created in 1995, the International Council brings together the chief executives of the world's most important media companies. The role of the Council is to advance the exchange of ideas among these leaders in global media, entertainment, and communications, and to foster a community among them. This is accomplished through both informal and organized discussions on a wide range of critical issues that will define the media and its role in society for generations to come. Past meetings have been held in Rome, Berlin, Madrid, Paris, London, Vienna, Beijing, Cape Town, Montréal, Istanbul, Silicon Valley, and New York.