AGENDA

We are sharing in an historic turning point in the evolution of that thing we (used to) call Television.

Join us to learn from some of the strongest visionaries and most successful leaders from across a landscape built from TV, Streaming, and beyond. Through a series of keynotes and panel discussions we will embrace honest dialogues touching on the latest trends, challenged predictive models, success stories, and insights on continued navigation through the greatest expansion and competition that industry professionals and content creators have ever experienced.

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM (EDT)

Registration

 
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM (EDT)

Welcoming Remarks

Daniel Frankel Charlie Weiss
9:05 AM - 9:35 AM (EDT)

Opening Keynote Conversation | Peacock’s Product Innovations

John Jelley, Peacock's Senior Vice President, Product & UX, Peacock and Global Streaming, will share how Peacock is using innovative product features to enhance the audience experience and bring fans closer to the content they love.

Kerry Flynn John Jelley
9:35 AM - 10:10 AM (EDT)

Panel | Gateway To The Future of TVOS

How will TVOS, perhaps the most core element to the business of video streaming, evolve in the coming few years? What major changes in terms of technologies and business models can we expect?

Daniel Frankel Andrew Fitzgerald Seta Goldstein Preston Smalley
10:10 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)

Fireside Chat with Insights from AMC Networks’ Commercial Revenue Executive

AMC Networks’ senior commercial revenue executive offers a timely deep dive into the company’s proliferating FAST and AVOD strategy and how it is leading and innovating in the space, including touchpoints on content monetization as well as data and measurement.

Jon Lafayette Evan Adlman
10:45 AM - 11:05 AM (EDT)

Mid-Morning Break

 
11:05 AM - 11:40 AM (EDT)

Panel | Knowing Your Audience

Personalization, user experience (UX), data, and advanced marketing segmentation all lend to the industry’s growing competition around eyeballs and market share across SVOD, AVOD and FAST.

Lucia Moses Patrick Béhar Anthony Iaffaldano John-Marcus (JM) Phillips Ryan Richards Liz Spaulding
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

Special Presentation | Exposing the Double-Standard in Video Advertising

The latest ad fraud scandal has pulled into sharp focus the lack of a level playing field between multi-screen TV platforms and walled gardens on campaign management. Who loses? Marketers, who rely upon campaign accuracy, transparency, and, most importantly, performance to drive their KPIs, as well as premium video platforms whose inventory is planned, sold and measured on a different standard. In this eye-opening presentation, you’ll see why this latest breach in campaign transparency is so significant and how it is impacting both ad sellers and buyers in today’s marketplace.

Sean Cunningham
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Luncheon

 
1:00 PM - 1:35 PM (EDT)

Panel | Content Monetization in the Age of Streaming

Global specialists offer industry updates on digital data analytics, content distribution strategies, data sharing rights, and revenue management strategies.

David Bloom Michael Boccacino Jeff Blaszak Jonathan Laor Katy Loria Tejas Shah
1:35 PM - 1:55 PM (EDT)

Special Presentation | Understanding the Franchise Factor

Join Fandom for a sneak peek of Inside Fandom, their fifth annual report on the behaviors and mindset of Fandom’s 350 million global entertainment fans. This year’s report focuses on the power of franchises, and the key factors that drive ongoing studio success and value of their entertainment franchises.

Ali Saraniti
1:55 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Panel | AI Has Arrived … And It’s Getting Smarter

From children’s programming to commercials, AI solution providers are developing all sorts of business models we could seldom imagine just a few years ago. This unique collection of industry experts discusses the profound positive impact that artificial intelligence could potentially have on the video business moving forward.

Caroline Giegerich Bob Bress Abby Jenkins Chris Knight Alex Persky-Stern
2:30 PM - 2:50 PM (EDT)

Mid-afternoon Break

 
2:50 PM - 3:25 PM (EDT)

Panel | Back to the Future – Nomenclature for a Post-RSN World

The corrosive elements of cord-cutting and spiraling local sports TV rights whittled down margins for regional sports networks to next to nothing in a hurry. What happens now? From the NBA’s Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz to the NHL Stanley Cup Champion Las Vegas Golden Knights, we’ll examine a future paradigm for local sports TV that looks conspicuously similar to the old one – over-the-air broadcasting.

Daniel Frankel Rick Allen Patrick Crakes Kiel Fox Wim Sweldens Miheer Walavalkar
3:25 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Panel | What Makes FAST Go

In the fastest growing sector of the video business, who are the technologist who are booting up all these channels? What are the opportunities, challenges and limitations facing FAST channel distribution today?

Catherine Rasenberger Eric Berger Patrick Courtney Todd Hay Stuart McLean Erick Opeka
4:00 PM - 4:20 PM (EDT)

Fireside Chat with Ernie Anastos

Legends of TV: Join us for an intimate conversation with a living legend.

Jeffrey Cole Ernie Anastos
4:20 PM - 4:55 PM (EDT)

Panel | When Streaming Meets LOCAL

Industry experts lead a discussion on how the viewing and revenue models of local news, weather, sports and live have successfully pivoted to embrace the age of streaming.

E.B. MOSS Scott Ehrlich Keith Kazerman Michael Senzon Sahand Sepehrnia
4:55 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Closing Remarks

Daniel Frankel Charlie Weiss
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Closing Reception

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