CEMAD 2019 – Protecting French-Language Cultural Sovereignty

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CEMAD 2019 – Protecting French-Language Cultural Sovereignty

Professionals from the culture, media and technology fields gather in Montreal for a special conference on the future of French-language broadcasting, distribution, content creation and production in the digital era (CEMAD). Three universities (University of Montreal, UQAM’s Media School, and HEC Montréal’s media division) host a discussion on issues linked to new Canadian broadcasting legislation and the emergence of digital media. CPAC’s Esther Bégin serves as host for the conference.

This panel focuses on the following : How will French-language cultural sovereignty be protected against Web giants?

Sylvain Lafrance, from HEC Montréal, moderates a panel featuring Véronique Guèvremont (UNESCO Chair), Anna Herold (European Commission) and Éric Scherer (France Télévisions et Méta-Media). (January 24, 2019)