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Audio Collaborative | 10th Anniversary

At Audio Collaborative 2023, we will unite audio leaders and sonic experts to navigate the changing tides of audio. The event will unpack key challenges and opportunities of the new technological era, providing opportunities to network with other likeminded experts and enthusiasts.

Date - 9th November, 2023
Location - Ham Yard Hotel, London
Timings - 8.45 - 9.30am breakfast & registrations | 9.30 - 5pm sessions | 5 - 7pm networking, canapés & drinks

A huge thank you as always to our sponsors HARMAN International, Qualcomm, Analog Devices & Sonarworks for supporting this year's event.


HARMAN opening keynote & fireside chat 
9.30 - 10.05 

Jurjen Amsterdam, Director of Product Marketing - Consumer Audio -  HARMAN International 
Carl Hibbert, Research Director - Futuresource


Audio industry in numbers 
Presentation | 10.05 - 10.25

Kavish Patel, Research Analyst - Futuresource 


Overcoming the innovation roadblock 
Panel session | 10.25 - 11.05

Jonny McClintock, Audio Codecs (Chair)
Elfed Howells, Co-Founder - Elevear
Tim Degraye, Founder / CEO - HED Unity
Mehul Kochar, Senior Director Business Development, Audio Solutions - Knowles 


Coffee break 11.05 - 11.40 


Embracing sustainable sound 
Presentation | 11.40 - 12.00

Alexandre Jornod, MBA - Futuresource Associate


Audio beyond the music 
Panel session | 12.00 - 12.40

Guy Hammett, Senior Market Analyst - Futuresource (Chair)
Marcos Simon, CTO -  Audioscenic
Maurice Moroney, Marketing Director - Qualcomm 
Andy Kerr, Director of Product Marketing & Communication - Masimo Consumer
Andy Dowell, Director of Business Development - Lenbrook 


Lunch break 12.40 - 13.40 

Tech Showcase: AI in Audio 
Presentation | 13:45 - 14:00

Adam Levenson, Head of Marketing - PlusMusic

Personalisation: A must-have product experience
Presentation | 14:00 - 14:10

Helmuts Bems, Founder / CEO - Sonarworks


Servicing the consumer through personalisation 
Panel session | 14:10 - 14:50

Rasika D’Souza, Principal Analyst, Head of Personal Electronics - Futuresource (Chair)
Helmuts Bems, Founder / CEO - Sonarworks
Jacob Hooker, Director, Strategic Marketing - Analog Devices
Rupert Brun, Broadcast Consultant - Fraunhofer 


Audio in the car: opening the door to the third room
Presentation & fireside chat | 14:50 - 15:10

Sarah Yule, General Manager - KEF
Chris Bull, Lead Market Analyst - Futuresource 


Coffee break 15:10 - 15:45


The vinyl revival... continues! 
Panel session | 15:45 - 16:25

James Duvall, Principal Analyst, Head of Entertainment - Futuresource (Chair)
Nicolas Bonard, CEO – Montreux Jazz Festival Media Ventures
Tony Cousins, Mastering Engineer - Metropolis Studio London
Fraser Kennedy - Album Curator
Lisa McErlain - Marketing & Repertoire Manager - BMG


The role of immersive audio in leisure install
Presentation | 16:25 - 16:40

Ben Todd, Senior Applications Manager EMEA - HARMAN Professional Solutions


Tech Showcase: XR in Audio 
Presentation | 16:40 - 16:50

Nikolaos Tzoumerkas, Market Analyst - Futuresource


Fireside chat & closing remarks
16:50 - 17.10 

Maurice Moroney, Marketing Director -  Qualcomm
Carl Hibbert, Research Director - Futuresource

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