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Radiodays North America Is Pleased to Announce
Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
Radiodays North America today announced Vicky Eatrides, the Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer for the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), will give a keynote speech at the international radio, podcast and audio conference on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 9:30am. The second annual Radiodays North America conference will take place June 2-4,2024 in Toronto as part of Canadian Music Week at the Harbour Castle Westin Hotel.
Vicky Eatrides was appointed the Chairperson and CEO of the CRTC for a term of five years effective January 5, 2023. This past year has seen the CRTC deal with a number of critical issues facing the broadcast industry including Bill C-11, the Online Streaming Act, Bill C-18, the Online News Act, and on-going discussions with the radio industry over the Commercial Radio Policy Review released in 2022. Radiodays North America is thrilled to offer attendees the chance to hear from Vicky Eatrides early in her tenure about the national regulatory and telecommunications landscape, with a deep dive into her expertise in telecommunications, broadcasting, and emerging technologies.
“With a career beginning in regulatory law and spanning various senior roles in federal public service, Vicky brings extensive experience in law enforcement, policy, and economic analysis,” said Neill Dixon, President of Canadian Music Week. “We are very proud to welcome her to Radiodays North America as the first of many notable keynote speakers in 2024.”
Vicky Eatrides began her career practising regulatory law at a national law firm in 2000. She joined the federal public service in 2005 and held a number of senior executive positions at the Competition Bureau, Natural Resources Canada, and the Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. Vicky has experience across a variety of areas, including law enforcement, strategic policy, economic analysis, legislative affairs, and international relations. Vicky held several leadership roles at the Competition Bureau over a twelve-year period, including Senior Deputy Commissioner in charge of enforcing criminal and civil provisions of the Competition Act. During her time at the arm’s-length organization, she developed expertise in telecommunications, broadcasting, and new technologies by leading merger reviews, civil and criminal investigations, and regulatory interventions. Vicky taught Competition Law courses at Queen’s University and has spoken at numerous domestic and international conferences and events. She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario.
ABOUT RADIODAYS NORTH AMERICA
Now in its second year, Radiodays North America (RDNA) is a joint venture between Radio Days Europe and Canadian Music Week. Radiodays North America is the first continent-wide radio, podcast and audio conference with an international line up of over 120 speakers in 60+ sessions over two and a half days. RDNA focuses on the future of radio, podcasting and audio, while also sharing experiences from the best of today – success stories, digital advances, journalism, new research and business models from across the globe. In addition, RDNA features an exhibition with exhibitors showcasing services for broadcasters.
Hotel group block dates are June 2-5, 2024. Please use the phone number 1-888 627 8559 and provide the code “CRD” to obtain the group rate. The last date to book at the group rate will be May 13, 2024.
ABOUT CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK:
Now in its 42nd year, Canadian Music Week is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s music, media and entertainment industries. Combining multifaceted information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; awards shows and the nation’s largest new music festival. All conference functions occur at The Westin Harbour Castle at 1 Harbour Square in Toronto.
RADIODAYS NORTH AMERICA 2024 DATES ANNOUNCED!
“Radiodays North America ‘23 was nothing short of a smashing success. In fact, it was so good that I am writing this as I fly home from Toronto with renewed energy for our business, and I feel compelled to tell everyone—and especially my clients and colleagues in the American radio business—to set aside the time and budget to attend Radiodays North America in 2024.” Warren Kurtzman, President, Coleman Insights.
Following on the huge success of the first Radiodays conference in 2023, Radiodays North America in Association with Radiodays Europe and Canadian Music Week returns to Toronto on June 2 – 4, 2024 at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel; click here to reserve your rooms at our special group rate today!
Considered one of the best industry conferences for radio and audio broadcasting in the world, Radiodays North America will bring industries back together to learn and inspire anyone working in the audio industry today and tomorrow. Keynote speakers and expert panelists from around the world will discuss and strategize all aspects of over the air and digital broadcasting.
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