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Nov 27
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08:00 - 08:30 30 mins
08:30 - 08:55 25 mins
Moderator’s welcome and market analysis: Pay TV is being reinvented for the internet, should Netflix be scared?
  • Presenter Tony Gunnarsson - Principal Analyst, Ovum
  • Are audiences prepared to watch TV exclusively through the internet and are they willing to pay for it?
  • As the number of SLIN TV services grow everywhere, what will be the impact on paid TV and SVOD market?
  • With a multitude of SLINs and SVODs, are we heading towards an era of consolidation or one of permanent fragmentation?
08:55 - 09:10 15 mins
Exec interview - Traditional, Pay TV and OTT: Is there a risk of being Jack of all trades but master of none?
  • Presenter Adrian Drury - Group Technology, Strategy & Insight Director, Liberty Global

Hear from an industry pro who is contending with all three offerings. Which of them has the most potential and which is more challenging?

09:10 - 09:25 15 mins
Exec interview: Finland in the spotlight – My pain points and opportunities in the region
  • Presenter Emmi Vainionpaa - Director of Pay TV, C More
09:25 - 09:40 15 mins
OTT exec interview: What is your next big threat in the video market today?
  • Presenter Kelly McAree - Head of Proposition, Now TV

With the OTT opportunity arguably reaching a point of saturation; hear from our guest exec on how to identify your future competitors and make plans to remain ahead.

09:40 - 09:55 15 mins
Exec interview: Is the Direct to Consumer model the answer for all content owners?
  • Presenter Lindsey China - Head of Partnerships-International OTT, Sky

Does the old saying of why get someone to do it when you can do it yourself ring true in the current market or will there always be a need for partnerships to grow your business?

09:55 - 10:10 15 mins
Is the consumer too spoilt for choice?
  • Presenter Sion Wynn-Jones - Product Director, YouView
10:10 - 10:30 20 mins
Exec questions and answers: Can the internet really cope with all the players in the market?

Take the chance to ask our execs their views on fragmentation vs aggregation, what does the entry of tech giants into the OTT market really mean and, do consumers actually use traditional tv, OTT and SLIN as a service?

10:30 - 11:15 45 mins
Coffee break and speed networking
11:15 - 11:35 20 mins
Exec interview: Will E-Sports rival traditional sports channels to cater to a younger audience?
  • Presenter Thomas Rajman - TV Content Executive, Swisscom

Listen to our exec’s point of view on the impact of e-sports in media.

11:35 - 12:30 55 mins
Panel session: Setting the pace: Sport is revolutionising D2C, what’s next?
  • Panellist Chip Canter - Chief Revenue Officer, Massive
  • Panellist Tom Middleditch - Head of Digital, Elevensports
  • Panellist Aaron Scullion - Digital Product Leader, Eurosports
  • Panellist Brenton Ough - CEO, Touchstream
  • Moderator Lev Petukhov - Head of digital projects department, OJSC NTV-PLUS
  • How do you adapt your offering to the shift in mentality of sports fans?
  • What do you need to keep up with consumers who want to experience sports in different ways?
  • Will sport inevitably turn to social media?
  • Who is competing for the next big sport rights?
12:30 - 13:30 60 mins
Lunch break
13:30 - 13:50 20 mins
Quantifying QoE: The Next Frontier
  • Presenter Nagu Gopalakrishnan - Director & Principle consultant, Automation and QoE solutions, TATA Elxsi
  • Defining and adapting the QoE KPIs for IP delivery
  • How can high precision APIs will help in delivering high FPS video over IP?
  •  How can automation of QoE & selfheal system will help in video quality?

13:50 - 14:10 20 mins
Innovation in Voice: Creating conversations using voice software? Does it really do what it shouts about? Or is it all hype?
  • Presenter Noriko Matsuoka - Lead Strategist – Emerging Experiences – Product Technology Strategy and Architecture, BBC
  • There’s a lot of curiosity and hopes that voice will make a significant change to the media sector – is this likely?
  • What sort of experiences can we expect from voice?
  • What about sharing of data – this is very important to using these systems?
14:10 - 14:30 20 mins
Innovation in gamification
  • Presenter Henrik Schneider - Director of Broadcast and Media Services Division, Antenna Hungária
  • How successful was the first interactive experience on television in Hungary?
  • Winning vouchers, interactive gaming and online…what next?
  • What’s full potential of gamification as a new revenue stream?
14:30 - 15:30 60 mins
What does the growth of Netflix through the set top box really mean for our business? Using customer data to understand commercial impact of OTT viewing
  • Panellist Sara Sheridan - Director of Customer Insights and Global Analytics, Liberty Global
  • How can analytics drive business decision making in OTT partnerships?
  • How can we use different customer data to tell a commercial story?
  • How can you link changes in customer viewing to business impact?
15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
Networking break and opportunity to visit the exhibitors
16:00 - 16:15 15 mins
Content owner interview: How we used data to grow a successful niche in sport?
  • Why does personalisation matter and what needs to be done to make it work?
  • How can data give more capability to their subscribers and, how can this create a differentiator?
  • What are the benefits and challenges of running your offering across multi-platforms e.g. Chrome and Mac?
16:15 - 16:30 15 mins
Exec interview: Kids: Personalisation for an audience who does not make the purchasing decision
  • Presenter Mahesh Ramachandra - Chief Product Officer, Azoomee
16:30 - 16:45 15 mins
Exec Interview: India – Changing the rules of video streaming
  • Presenter Neeraj Roy - Managing Director and CEO, Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Private Limited
16:45 - 17:00 15 mins
Exec Interview: My opinion on the winning content strategy to monetise my OTT platform
  • Presenter Naser Refaat - CTO, Rotana
17:00 - 17:30 30 mins
Exec questions and answers: My top tips to make monetise on personalisation and niche content strategies

Take the chance to ask our execs their views on demographics and sectors which have seen the most success through a personalised campaign and the latest technologies which will support you in your quest to tailor your interaction to the consumer’s needs?

17:30 - 18:30 60 mins
OTT tv Open Space

Take part in this interactive session, enabling you to voice your current challenges and ideas whilst also learning about those of your peers. This session is limited to 50 attendees and will work on a first come, first served basis so make sure you RSVP early.

To be discussed: Challenges and Opportunities in:

  • Data
  • Customer Interaction
  • AI + Machine Learning
  • Strategic partnerships