Weds. 10 Sept. 2014
8:00 > Registration & welcome coffee
9:00 > Opening remarks & Euroconsult market presentation
> Pacôme Revillon, CEO, Euroconsult
9:15 > Prospects for content management and transmission services
Top executives from leading service providers will share their views on key trends in the market and on investments needed to address future broadcasters’ needs. Topics covered will include the optimization of content delivery and the future role of satellite in the TV environment.

Moderator: Pacôme Révillon, CEO, Euroconsult
> Bill Tillson, Co-CEO, Encompass
> Olivier Barberot, CEO, Globecast
> Avi Cohen, CEO, RRSat
> Barrie Woolston, Commercial Director, Satellite & Media, Arqiva
> Norbert Willems, VP & Head of Sales Europe and CIS, SES Services
10:30 > Coffee break
11:00 > Distribution strategies of media groups and platforms for future growth
Chief technical and development officers will discuss the impact of new networks and platforms such as OTT on their content delivery strategy, as well as on their approach to the distribution of content. From strategies turned to fast growing digital markets in Asia, Latin America and Africa, to growth in subscriptions and optimization of customer loyalty, executive from leading media groups and pay-TV platforms will cover their different priorities, and address the future position of satellite and DTH delivery in their business.

Moderator: Susan Irwin, President – US Office, Euroconsult
> Vince Roberts, EVP Global Operations & CTO, Disney ABC Television Group
> Minoru Yonezawa, Executive Officer, Deputy Group President, Multichannel Pay TV Business Group, Sky Perfect JSAT Corporation
> Tim Joyce, VP of Broadcast Operations, Fox International
12:30 > Lunch
14:30 > News and sport: From content gathering to distribution
Executives representing leading sports and news channels will discuss their changing needs for the gathering and production of content, the future priorities for the distribution of channels and content to viewers and subscribers in both mature and developing markets.

Moderator: David Justin, President, One Six International
> Andrew Steele, Head of Operations, BBC Newsgathering
> David Couret, Director of Technical Solutions/Distribution, France24
> Arnaud Verlhac, Director of Worldwide Distribution, Euronews
> Corinne Mailles, Directeur Général Délégué, Telespazio France
15:45 > Coffee break
16:15 > Pay-TV platforms: Focus on EMEA
The EMEA area includes a variety of more mature and fast growing markets. Executives from different pay-TV platforms will present their development priorities and future technical requirements, ranging from their use of satellite capacity to the distribution of content in different formats and over different networks and devices.

Moderator: Pacôme Révillon, CEO, Euroconsult
> David Butorac, CEO, OSN
> Maxim Zayakov, CEO, Bulsatcom
> Oliver Lewis, Vice President, Strategy, Sky Deutschland AG
17:30 > Cocktail reception