MP Ed Vaizey among those addressing the BSAC conference in London on Thursday.

Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications & Creative Industries, will address leading industry figures tomorrow as part of the eighth annual British Screen Advisory Conference (BSAC).

The DCMS has not disclosed the subject of Vaizey’s talk, only that he will deliver a 20 minute speech followed by 10 minutes of questions.

BFI director Amanda Nevill and Film London CEO Adrian Wootton will deliver a talk titled ‘Reshaping the public agencies for film’, while David Abraham, Chief Executive, Channel 4, will speak on the future direction of Film4.

Monsters director Gareth Edwards will take part in a discussion with Rupert Preston, Head of Distribution, Vertigo Films and Marc Samuelson, Managing Director, CinemaNX.

Further speakers at the conference include: Andrew Cripps, President, Paramount Pictures International; Stewart Till, Chairman, Icon UK; Tim Richards, CEO, Vue; Mark Selby, VP, Industry Collaborations, Nokia; Alison Thompson, President of International Sales, Focus Features; Mark Boyd, Head of Creative Content, Bartle Bogle Hegarty and Michael Comish, CEO, Blinkbox.

BSAC is an independent industry-funded body, serving as a forum for identifying new business trends.