08:30 - 09:00 | 30 mins
09:00 - 09:15 | 15 mins
Welcoming Speech and Industry Overview
Pascal Orhan- CEO of Dataxis
09:15 - 10:00 | 45 mins
Innovation in pay TV : what’s coming next?
The pay TV distribution landscape is undergoing dramatic changes as consumers now expect to get all the best of the OTT world as part of their subscription. Operators, at the same time must anticipate the demand of future. Several issues like evolution of STBS, IoT, skinny bundles and User experience will be debated.
Jaroslaw Kordalewski- Vice President & CTO- NC+
Dario Vieceli- TV Software and Architecture team- Swisscom
Steve Miller-Jones- Director of Product Management- Limelight Networks
Matthias Puschmann- Strategic Partner Development Manager, Android TV, EMEA- Google
Roland Sars- CEO- Media Distillery
10:00 - 10:20 | 20 mins
One to One session- SeaChange & TotalVideo : A new player in the Russian market in 2019
How TotalVideo will help hundreds of cable TV operators migrate to more advanced TV and OTT with SeaChange?
Michael Kozhin- CTO- TotalVideo
Irakly Nakashidze- Regional Sales Director Nordics, Eastern Europe & CIS- SeaChange
10:20 - 10:50 | 30 mins
10:50 - 11:35 | 45 mins
How to leverage Pay TV offers with OTT
The convergence of different technologies means that it is now easy for these operators to migrate their Pay TV offers to OTT platforms.
Gary Hamer- SVP Sales& Business Development– SmartLabs
Alexei- Munteanu- CEO- Starnet- TV Box
Anton Bladik- Senior Director Fixed Line Businesses and Integration- Velcom
Toomas Tiivel- Head of New Business Development, Binge Managed TV services- Elisa
11:35 - 12:20 | 45 mins
OTT to disrupt the Pay TV market
Many countries are witnessing the entry of new OTT pay TV distributors, willing to challenge existing operators with no fixed line infrastructure. Is it the way to go forward? What are the technical and regulatory challenges.
Viktor Janik- VP Regulatory Affairs- Unitymedia
Krisztina Kegye- Head of Product- MinDig TV Extra
Francois-Xavier Simon- Sales Director- Broadpeak
Thasso Griebel- Tech Lead on Player Development- castLabs
12:20 - 13:25
13:25 - 14:10 | 45 mins
Launching & operating international OTT for Diasporas
In many countries of the world are living populations originating from CIS & CEE countries. A specific proposition to them via OTT can appear as an attractive opportunity for national broadcasters and operators of the countries of origins. What are the main challenges to launch and operate successfully?
Alexei Munteanu- CEO- Starnet- TV Box
Vyacheslav Pospelov- Chief Marketing Officer- NTV+
Emil Stojnovsky- Product Manager- Neterra.TV
Andrew Kolodyuk- Founder and CEO- Divan TV
14:10 - 14:55 | 45 mins
Traditional broadcast : Role of satellite in the region
Direct satellite TV distribution continues to develop in the region. However, as OTT is becoming a viable alternative and FTA TV distribution is moving more and more to low cost pay TV. What are the prospects for the future ?
Stanislav Georgiev- Head of Media Broadcasting- A1 Telekom Austria
Bill Wijdeveld- VP Business Development- M7 Group
Vlastimil Lakatos- Head of TV- Antik Telecom
Apostolos Triantafyllou- RVP CEE Europe- Eutelsat
14:55 - 15:40 | 45 mins
Incumbent pay TV strategies
How are historical incumbent telecom operators deploying successful pay TV strategies in their countries. Speakers will discuss about their content, technologies and OTT strategies.
Krzysztof Kaczurba- Director of Development Strategy- Orange Poland
Dimitris Michalakis- Executive Director- Cosmote TV
Karl Anton- TV & Multimedia Area Manager- Telia Estonia
Kliton Proko- Business Development Director- Albtelecom
15:40 - 16:10 | 30 mins
16:10 - 16:30 | 20 mins
One to One Session- Bitmovin
Gerald Zankl- Director of Business Development EMEA
16:30 - 17:15 | 45 mins
Cable TV CEO strategies
CEO to discuss about Pay TV in the context of their global and local business and strategies. What is the role of TV in a global and local operator strategy. What does TV represent in the overall offer? Importance of blended ARPU and role of premium content.
Gyorgy Zsembery- CEO- Volia
Tomas Burovas- CEO- Cgates
Michal Bartkowiak-COO- INEA
17:15 - 18:00 | 45 mins
D2C VIDEO-ON-DEMAND CHALLENGES
How are the newly launched players aiming at strengthening their position in a complex and fast-moving market?
Martin Simka- Product and Project Manager- Showmax
Claire Hunter Gregson- Commercial Director- Hopster
Thibault d’Orso- COO & Co-founder- Spideo
18:00 - 19:00 | 60 mins
Gala Dinner by Seachange (Upon Invitation)