The Independent Film & Television Alliance has announced its speakers and panel topics for the eighth annual IFTA Production Conference, to be held June 16 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.This year’s confab will spotlight the impact of new distribution technologies and content formats on the independent industry. Byron Allen, chairman-CEO of Entertainment Studios, is the keynote speaker for the event. Panel discussions include “Is Filmed Entertainment Entering a New Golden Age?,” “How Will Producers Navigate This New Environment?” and “The Perspective of the New Players.”Registration begins at 8 a.m. Advance registration is recommended. Tickets are $50 for IFTA members and $85 for nonmembers. Participants can register online at Ifta-online.org.