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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Main agenda
Registration, Coffee and Refreshments
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Main agenda - OTTtv World Summit
Chairman’s Introductions
  • Chairman Allan McLennan - President & Chief Analyst, Padem Group Worldwide
09:10 - 09:50 40 mins
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Production and Distribution of Premium Content for OTT
  • Moderator Marc Lorber - International Content, Programming Acquisition Architect, Lionsgate
  • Panelist Charlotte Thorpe - Head of European sales, , Lionsgate
  • Panelist Melanie Stokes - Joint Managing Director , Kindle Entertainment
  • Panelist Nicola Pearcey - UK and European President, Lionsgate
  • Panelist Matt Stagg - Head of Mobile Video & Content, EE
  • Analysis of OTT market from the perspective of a content provider
  • Looking at premium content: What is working and what challenges are there is attaining the right balance
  • Production and distribution: Challenges and solutions
09:50 - 10:10 20 mins
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The prospects of traditional broadcast and distribution networks in the golden age of OTT
  • Henrik Schneider - Director of Broadcast and Media Services Division, Antenna Hungária
  • Is a traditional pay-tv distributor an unnecessary middle man in the age of OTT, or does it have value to add?
  •  How do the changes of infrastructure change the nature of the competition?
  • What is the long-term role of broadcast networks with the rapidly changing viewership habits?
  • What are the benefits of hybrid usage of broadcast and IP technologies?
  • How does global OTT trends effect local TV distribution markets?
10:10 - 10:30 20 mins
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Utilisation of Big Data in the Quest to understand Consumption
  • Mikhail Baklanov - CEO, Zoom TV
  • Factoring in Big data analysis into OTT framework
  • The seamless connectivity and exchange of data
  • Big data as a tool for understanding consumer preferences for traditional and premium content
  • Costs vs. Benefits: Opening-up new revenue streams
10:30 - 11:50 80 mins
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Networking Coffee Break
11:50 - 12:10 20 mins
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Driving the Daily Habit: Marketing in a an OTT World
  • Robb Miller - Vice President of Sales, Media & Entertainment, Swrve
12:10 - 12:40 30 mins
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OTT Video: TV Viewing Habits
  • Will Ennett - Head of Pay TV, TalkTalk
  • Viewing habits and changes to viewing seen on our platform
  • VOD-decisive for pay TV operators?
  • New content vs new propositions: Is it possible to use `traditional’ content but bundle in new ways?
12:40 - 13:10 30 mins
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Hyper-enthusiast networks: Small can be Beautiful
  • Heather Killen - CEO, Horse & Country TV
  • The all-screen video entertainment proposition for specialist content
  • The audience funnel for hyper-enthusiast networks
  • Monetisation strategies from top to bottom
  • Content management and delivery strategies for multi-platform distribution
13:10 - 13:30 20 mins
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Keynote: The ITV Hub: Making TV Bigger and Better
  • Paul Kanareck - Managing Director Online, ITV
13:30 - 14:30 60 mins
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Networking Lunch Break
  • Tony Gunnarsson - Principal Analyst, Ovum
  • Benjamin Rosenberg - Senior Distribution Manager, BBC

                                    Lunchtime Campfire Sessions

During lunch, have an opportunity to network with your peers and participate within an informal and informative campfire session. Led by industry experts, they will cover some of the pressing challenges facing the video and content ecosystem. Giving you the chance to join the debate in a casual and relaxed setting. 


Campfire Debate 1: The pitfalls of a Complicated OTT Framework

Campfire Debate 2: Best Practices for 4k/UltraHD: The Age of Alterations

Campfire Debate 3: Content discovery and gatekeepers

14:30 - 14:50 20 mins
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Artificial Intelligence to improve the user experience of your OTT platform
  • Roland Sars - CEO, Media Distillery
  • How to bring content discovery and recommendations to the next level
  • Enhance your OTT platform with features that your customers will love
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to understand what’s inside video
  • Next-generation metadata in real-time; the game changer for every OTT platform
14:50 - 15:10 20 mins
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SLIN TV: The ‘Event’ Platform Enhanced
  • Tony Gunnarsson - Principal Analyst, Ovum
  • The attractiveness of Linear TV for big ticket programming
  • The draw of recorded viewing and free video on demand
  • SLIN and live entertainment
15:10 - 15:30 20 mins
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Engaging Multi-screen live experiences
  • Per Lindgren - SVP Live OTT, Net Insight
  • The potential and business opportunities made available by enabling immersive experiences and social interactivity for TV consumers. How to? What are the technical challenges?
  • New monetizing opportunities that true live OTT makes possible, including new interactive and social advertising streams, content curation and personalized advertising
  • Real-world examples on new engaging viewing experiences, with new monetization opportunities for content owners
15:50 - 16:20 30 mins
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Networking Coffee Break
16:00 - 16:40 40 mins
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SLIN a Viable Alternative to SVOD?
  • Moderator Tony Gunnarsson - Principal Analyst, Ovum
  • Panelist Neil Martin - CCO, OSN
  • Panelist Jim Benz - Vice President of Business Development, Ascendon, CSG International
  • Panelist Mikael Dahlgren - CEO, Agama Technologies
  • Panelist Brenton Ough - CEO & Co-Founder, Touchstream, Spain
  • The draw towards a linear experience similar to Pay-TV
  • Linear vs. non-linear viewing
  • Focusing on live streaming or/and providing pay-TV channels inside a OTT platform
16:40 - 20:00 200 mins
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Networking Reception and Drinks
20:00 - 20:00 0 mins
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End of Day