Nick president signs for Mipcom Junior keynote

Cyma Zarghami to take the stage on Sunday October 12th at the Cannes conference.
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The president of Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group, Cyma Zarghami will present the Mipcom Junior 2008 keynote.

During her address at the marketplace, Zarghami (pictured) will share her vision of how the localisation of global hit creative properties can result in a stronger worldwide brand presence.

The 16th Mipcom Junior, the specialist international screening marketplace and conference for children's programming and merchandising, will be held on October 11th and 12th at the Carlton Hotel, Cannes.

The two-day conference programme will also feature major industry figures like Cindy Rose, MD for Europe, Middle East & Africa, Walt Disney Internet Group; Neil Ross Russell, MD of Children's, BBC Worldwide; Paul Robinson, MD Worldwide, KidsCo; and Mostapha Mellouk, deputy MD, Al Jazeera Children's among others.

In conjunction with Focus on Spain, the special country focus of this year's show, the Catalan channel TV3 will be hosting a conference under the heading Animation from Spain: Sharing Expertise.

Other key events include the 5th edition of the Mipcom Junior Licensing Challenge, in which a selection of the newest TV properties will be showcased. A new Matchmaking Breakfast will also be taking place to create a networking forum for programming investors and licensing.

For further details on this year's show, click here.

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