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ERA Plus – The Benefits Explained

The ERA Plus – The Benefits Explained event was held at BAFTA, London on Thursday 9 September 2010.

The event took an in-depth, pragmatic look at the ERA Plus Licence and how to use it within education establishments, including:

  • the benefits and requirements of the licence
  • security, authentication and geographical identification issues
  • technical solutions
  • practical case studies from current users

Cartoon ERA Plus conference 2010

Attendees gained the opportunity to discuss their questions with representatives from The Educational Recording Agency (ERA) and the providers of television catch-up services from the broadcasting industry, as well gaining useful tips from other licensee holders.

There were a number of short presentations from speakers including, Andrew Yeates, General Counsel at ERA; Richard Cooper, Head of Digital Distribution at the BBC; Luis Carrasqueiro, Deputy Chief Executive at the British Universities Film & Video Council, amongst others.

Information regarding the event content can be found in the event programme.

All presentations from the day are also available to download.

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