• Agenda Day 1

      Day

    • DAY 1
    • One to one Sessions
    • Panel Discussions
    • Round Tables
    • Networking Activities
    • Welcoming Speech

      DAY 1

    • Welcoming Coffee/ Registration

      08:00 - 09:00 | Networking Activity

    • Welcoming remarks and Industry Overview by Pascal Orhan- CEO Dataxis

      09:00 - 09:30 | Welcoming Speech

    • Deutsche Telekom international TV and Video strategy

      09:30 - 09:50 | One to one Session | 20 mins


      Anette Schaefer - VP TV Business Europe, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM
    • The future of TV – what are the trends and developments?

      09:50 - 10:15 | Round Table | 25 mins


      Gernot Jaeger - Chief Officer B2B TV Solutions, ZATTOO
    • FTA broadcasters: How to grow and innovate in a difficult environment?

      10:15 - 10:50 | Panel Discussion | 35 mins

      • What are changes in distribution models?
      • Content strategies and challengers
      • Competing and developing in the digital space, what are the opportunities?

      Dražen Mavric - General Director, CME
      Henning Tewes - CEO, RTL CROATIA
      Didier Stoessel - CEO, NOVA TV BULGARIA - MTG
    • Coffee Break hosted by Vizrt

      10:50 - 11:20 | Networking Activity

    • Pay TV operators OTT strategies

      11:20 - 12:15 | Panel Discussion | 40 mins

      • How to integrate OTT in legacy offers
      • What are the variables accelerating growth?
      • What factors must be overcome for Pay TV to fully embraces OTT?
      • Full OTT vs hybrid

      Gary Hamer - SVP Sales & Business Development, SMARTLABS
      Gyorgy Zsembery - CEO, VOLIA
      Damien Lucas - CTO & Co-Founder, ANEVIA
      Alexey Kurakin - Business Development and Digital Transformation Director, MEDIA GROUP UKRAINE
      Tomas Burovas - Commercial Director, CGATES
      Svetlana Manojlovic - Content Acquisition Manager, T2
    • Lunch

      12:15 - 13:30 | Networking Activity

    • Lunch hosted by ABOX42 (upon invitation only)

      12:15 - 13:30 | Networking Activity

      Lunch hosted by  ABOX42 ( upon invitation only)

    • TV and Telecom: what convergences?

      13:30 - 14:05 | Panel Discussion | 35 mins

      • Why Telecom and TV are converging?
      • TV and Content strategies
      • Access networks and bundles strategies
      • Impact of OTT

      Krzysztof Swiergiel - Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK
      Simon Slonjšak - Head of Smart living, TELEKOM SLOVENIA
    • Round Table with Ooyala: Turn Metadata into Megadata: Transforming your business with great data

      14:05 - 14:45 | Round Table | 40 mins

      Round Table with Ooyala:

      Turn Metadata into Megadata: Transforming your business with great data


      Holger Schöpper - Regional Director CEU, OOYALA
      Tobias Fröhlich - Managing Partner & Founder, TERAVOLT GMBH
    • Pay TV channels: What strategies for OTT distribution?

      14:45 - 15:25 | Panel Discussion | 40 mins

      • TV channels in the Central Europe embraced digital distribution, what are the OTT strategies?
      • Direct to consumer initiatives or digital distribution only?
      • How is the approach segmented according to the different channels genre?

      John Rossiter - General Manager - Central Europe, SONY PICTURES TELEVISION NETWORKS
      Berk Uziyel - Executive Director, SPI INTERNATIONAL
      Victoria Davies - SVP, Country Manager, DISCOVERY NETWORK CEE
      Justyna Troszczynska - CEO, MEDIA4FUN
    • Coffee Break Hosted by MISI TECH

      15:25 - 16:00 | Networking Activity

      Coffee Break Hosted by MISI TECH

    • Challenges launching a sport OTT in CEE & DACH countries

      16:00 - 16:40 | Panel Discussion | 40 mins

      • What are the opportunities to launch a sport OTT?
      • Advertising & Monetization Challenges?
      • How to target audience to increase viewership?
      • Exclusive and premium content: what are the challenges in content acquisition?

      Krisztina Kegye - Head of B2C product management, MINDIG TV EXTRA
      Andrey Stoychev - Director of distribution & business development, Discovery Network CEEMEA
      Cristian Ionescu - Senior Project and Marketing Manager OTT Services, TELEKOM ROMANIA
      Krzysztof Swiergiel - Managing Director, ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK
    • What role for satellite in the pay TV distribution mix?

      16:40 - 17:15 | Panel Discussion | 35 mins

      • The role of satellite operators in the distribution of Pay TV offer, what are the opportunities?
      • Case Studies: How is existing players working?
      • Pay TV operators are looking for a quick entry in the pay TV market to extend their coverage in new areas. What are the available solutions?

      Bill Wijdeveld - VP Business Development, M7 GROUP
      Alexey Kurakin - Business Development and Digital Transformation Director, MEDIA GROUP UKRAINE
      Martin Kogler - Sales Director DACH, STRONG
      Apostolos Triantafyllou - SVP Sales DACH, CE Europe, Israel, Caucasus & Central Asia- , Eutelsat
    • Cocktail hosted by Zattoo

      18:00 - 19:30 | Networking Activity

    • Gala Dinner hosted by Ooyala (On Invitation)

      19:30 - 20:30 | Networking Activity

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