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Keynote speaker confirmed: Dr. Amanda Lotz - Professor of Digital Media and Communication, Queensland University of Technology


She leads the Transforming Media Industries research program in the Digital Media Research Centre at Queensland University of Technology where her research explores the implications of digital media on media businesses and the culture they produce. She led a major report for the Australian government assessing media business models in 2020 and the development of the Australian Television Drama Index in 2021. 
Her award-winning book, The Television Will Be Revolutionized, now in its second edition, has been translated into Mandarin, Korean, Italian, and Polish and her most recent books explore the connections between internet-distributed services such as Netflix and the legacy television industry, as well as the business strategies and revenue models that differ. She is frequently interviewed by media from around the globe and has appeared on NPR’s Marketplace, ABC, BBC, CNN’s The Nineties, HuffPost Live, and ZDF (German television network) and been interviewed for articles in the Los Angeles TimesThe GuardianThe AtlanticChristian Science Monitor, the Associated Press, Wired, and Men’s Health among many others. She has published articles about the business of television at QuartzSalonThe New Republic, hosted the Media Business Matters podcast, and tweets about television and media @DrTVLotz. For more, see

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