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10:00 11:30 (90 mins)

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Big Data, Big Value for Advertising

The rise of ad-blockers is seeing the return of advertising budgets from online back to broadcast. Yet, as content is consumed across multiple platforms and on multiple devices, the ability to display metrics on, and add value to customer campaigns is far from a simple task. This interactive session will explore how cloud based models can help with:

• The justification of financing new, innovative ads 

• Tailored campaigns to target a particular audience

• Optimising of schedules for more efficient campaigns

• Filtering in metrics for understanding social and mobile behaviours

• Creating connections through compelling content

  • Daniel Knapp - Senior Director, Advertising, IHS Markit

11:30 12:30 (60 mins)

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Accelerating the Deployment of Next-Gen Video Products

As the cloud plays an increasingly active role in media services, the speed of innovation in developing new software across platforms is rapid. With companies looking to integrate new features into their offerings to get the competitive edge, any updates can be costly from both a commercial and time to market perspective. This interactive session is designed to help attendees:

• Use transparent source code initiatives to streamline the integration of updates

• Innovate and differentiate at the application and services layer

• Improve product development velocity with frequent, robust releases and tools

• Reduce product time to market with standardised software packages

• Understand the methodology and infrastructure required for next-gen video services

  • John Maguire - Managing Director, Accenture

12:30 13:30 (60 mins)

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Networking Lunch Break

13:30 15:00 (90 mins)

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Is 5G the Technology to Converge the Industry?

In anticipation of 5G roll out many organisational leaders still need to understand the what a clear implementation roadmap should include. In short, we need to take the discussions beyond bandwidth. As soon as spectrum is secured it is important to understand what technologies exist to launch your 5G roll out.

This and other key factors you should consider when planning to launch 5G will be covered, including:

• Harmonisation and overhaul of spectrum

• What do you need to roll out 5G?

• What innovations are out there to help you launch 5G?

• Implementation lessons learned from 4G launch

  • Ian Fogg - Senior Director, Mobile & Telecom IHS

16:00 16:15 (15 mins)

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Official TV Connect Exhibition Opening Ceremony

We are delighted that renowned presenter and journalist, Naga Munchetty will officiate the opening of TV Connect 2017 with a ribbon cutting

16:15 16:45 (30 mins)

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Ovum exclusive VIP briefing - Global analysis of consumer appetite for multi-play services

*VIPs and speakers only

16:15 16:45 (30 mins)

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Centre Stage Tech Talk

*access to all attendees

  • Alex Pettitt - Live Broadcaster, Alex.Live

16:45 17:30 (45 mins)

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An audience with Kate Silverton

 *access to all attendees

17:30 20:00 (150 mins)

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Late night opening drinks party

For the first time, TV Connect will be opening its doors until 2000 and will include an evening of drinks, DJs, guest speakers and tech tours of the exhibition