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NextTV Summit

Mapping the future of the business of TV and video is the focus of this legacy event of NYC TV Week.   This forum features today’s influential leaders like Michael Powell of the NCTA , Jen Koester of Google, Jeff Binder of T-Mobile, and peter Katsingris of Nielsen.  Additionally, two former cable TV network CEO’s, Discovery Channel’s John Hendricks, and CNN’s Jon Klein, share their commitment to re-create their careers with innovative business opportunities.

Next TV is for executives and managers from TV, video, production, technology, finance, marketing, consumer data and research and advertising who are looking ahead to the business role plan to play by 2021.   Be sure you are part of the immediate future of TV and video.  Register for the Next TV Summit.

Topics covered include:

  • The New Competitive Environment with Michael Powell
  • Launching New Programming Services: Revenue Options
  • New Business Innovations: Conversations with John Hendricks and Jon Klein
  • Production & Programming: Content for the Digital Age
  • New Distribution Technology – The Affordable Option
  • Premium Viewership Experience with Google and T-Mobile
  • Technology & OTT
  • Distribution – Getting Video to Viewers
  • Trends in Video Consumption, Marketing and Advertising
  • Audience Measurement & Data: Who’s Watching
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PARTICIPANTS

Eric Anderson

Senior Vice President & Chief Partnership Officer
Verance

Rian Bester

CEO
Insight TV

Jeff Binder

EVP Home & Entertainment
T-Mobile

David Bloom

Journalist
Forbes/TVRev/Tubefilter

Jason Bolles

Managing Director, Video Personalization
Gracenote

Tripp Boyle

SVP, Sales Strategy & Business Development
Connekt Inc

Paul Cabana

EVP, History & Biography Digital
A&E Networks

Shane Cannon

CEO
Vidgo

Steve Charlier

CEO & President
ZMG / Ruckus Factory

Peter Chave

Principal Architect
Akamai Technologies

Peter Dolchin

Head of Telco & Video Distributor Partnerships
Google

Scott Ehrlich

Vice President - Emerging Platform Content
Sinclair Broadcast Group

Will Felcon

Head of Product Technology
Premion, A Tegna Company

Matt Fogarty

Regional VP, Client Partnerships
SambaTV

Jessica Formoso

Reporter
FOX 5 NY

Daniel Frankel

Technology Editor
Multichannel News

Scott Goldman

Principal Product Manager
Verizon Digital Media Services

Mary Ann Halford

Global Media & Entertainment Strategist
OC&C Strategy Consultants

Kenneth Haren

Marketing Director
Telestream

John Hendricks

Founder & Chairman
CuriosityStream

Stan Jakubowicz

Chief Creative Officer
Combate Americas

Peter Katsingris

SVP Audience Insights
Nielsen

Mike Keyserling

COO
Philo

Jon Klein

President
Vilynx

Jennifer Koester

Lead director of Telco and Video Distribution Partnerships
Google

Michael K. Powell

President & CEO
NCTA -- The Internet and Television Association

Jessica Reif

Senior Media & Entertainment Analyst
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Dan Robbins

Head of Ad & Programming Research
Roku

Mark Robichaux

Managing Director, Content
Broadcasting & Cable | Multichannel News, Future U.S.

Sean Robertson

General Manager of Programmatic & Addressable Advertising
Dish Media Sales

Rob Roskin

Managing Principal Solutions Architect
CenturyLink

Brett Sappington

Senior Director of Research
Parks Associates

Joe Schramm

Managing Partner & President
Schramm Marketing Group

Bunker Sessions

VP, Sell-Side Solutions
Extreme Reach

Frank Sinton

President & Founder
Beachfront

Matt Smith

Executive Director of Business Development & Strategy
Comcast Technology Solutions

Clint Stinchcomb

President and CEO
CuriosityStream

Court Stroud

CEO
The Cledor Group

Bruce Tuchman

Media Investor & fmr President
AMC and Sundance Channel Global

R. Thomas Umstead

Senior Content Producer, Programming
Multichannel News

Laura Wendt

Executive Vice President, Content Strategy
NRG, National Research Group

Jason Williams

Director of Product & Growth
PLEX


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PROGRAM

November 1, 2018


8:30 am

Registration Opens & Morning Coffee

9:00 am

Welcoming Remarks

Joe Schramm
Summit Producer
Schramm Marketing Group

Charlie Weiss
VP / Group Publisher
Broadcasting & Cable/Multichannel News
Future U.S.


Mark Robichaux
Managing Director, Content
Broadcasting & Cable | Multichannel News
Future U.S.


Host:
Jessica Formoso
Reporter
FOX 5 NY

9:15 am

Opening Keynote Conversation: The New Competitive Environment King Kong vs. Godzilla

The cable TV industry’s key spokesperson sits down for a candid conversation about competition in the future of the television and video industry. He’ll discuss how cable TV is adjusting to the competitive challenges presented by the introduction of new technologies and OTT services, and how traditional subscription providers and programmers are leveraging the opportunities presented by growing behemoths such as Netflix, Amazon, and others?

Interviewer:
Mark Robichaux
Managing Director, Content, Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News
Future U.S.

Keynote Guest:
Michael K. Powell
President & CEO
NCTA – The Internet and Television Association

9:45 am

Finance Keynote Conversation: The Financial Forecast Financing the Future Business of TV and Video

What are the best growth strategies in the video business today? Which companies are the most fit for survival in this new era of disruption? How has consolidation affected the business model of content giants? Listen as Wall Street’s top analyst in media, Jessica Reif, maps the future of video from a financial perspective with MCN editorial director Mark Robichaux.

Interviewer:
Mark Robichaux
Managing Director, Content, Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News
Future U.S.

Keynote Guest:
Jessica Reif
Senior Media & Entertainment Analyst
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

10:15 am

Panel Discussion: Funding New Programming Services Exploring Revenue Options

What income sources are required to sustain direct-to-consumer services? This session focuses on income from investment, subscription fees and advertising sales that TV networks and providers need for introducing direct-to-consumer services. Panelists take a close look at programmers who have already launched and discuss other soon-to-launch networks with similar plans.

Moderator:
Daniel Frankel
Technology Editor, Multichannel News
Senior Content Producer, Broadcasting & Cable

Participants:
Tripp Boyle
SVP, Sales Strategy & Business Development
Connekt Inc

Steve Charlier
CEO & President
ZMG / Ruckus Factory

MaryAnn Halford
Global Media & Entertainment Strategist
OC&C Strategy Consultants

Bruce Tuchman
Investor & Advisor to Digital Entertainment & Technology Services
Former President, AMC and Sundance Channel Global

Roku Device Give-away Drawing takes place during this session.
You must be present to win.

10:45 am

Mid-morning Networking Coffee Break

11:00 am

Mid-morning Keynote Conversation: Artificial Intelligence
How AI Is Creating The Future of Television

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer the exclusive domain of FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Goggle). This former CNN president speaks about his new role. He’ll also reveal new approaches for “machine learning” that are unlocking hidden insights about content that media companies use to identify new audiences, engage users, and drive revenue.

Interviewer:
Mark Robichaux
Managing Director, Content, Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News
Future U.S.

Keynote Guest:
Jon Klein
President
Vilynx

11:15 am

Panel Discussion – New Production & Programming Choosing Talent and Content for A New Digital Age

More content than ever is being “greenlit” for production, and content creators are seeking new paths of differentiation. This has led to unprecedented experimentation in storytelling and the use of talent. In this discussion, the focus is on the projects that programmers are green-lighting for production, what's “working” for show-runners, and what best practices are emerging in this fast-moving area where the stakes are getting higher every day.

Moderator:
R. Tom Umstead
Senior Content Producer, Programming
Multichannel News

Participants:
Paul Cabana
EVP, Biography & History Digital
A&E Networks

Stan Jakubowicz
Chief Creative Officer
Combate Americas

Laura Wendt
Executive Vice President, Content Strategy
NRG, National Research Group

11:45 am

Late-morning Keynote Conversations: New Distribution Technology The Affordable Option

Viewers now access content free from the restraints of traditional subscription models. They have more choices and pricing options than ever. So, what does it take to build and sustain an affordable, world-class streaming TV service in a competitive market? Hear how this executive relies on programming and operational strategies of the recent past and combines them with new applications for today’s MVPDs.

Interviewer:
Daniel Frankel
Technology Editor, Multichannel News
Senior Content Producer, Broadcasting & Cable

Keynote Guest:
Mike Keyserling
COO
Philo

12:15 pm

Networking Lunch Break

Luncheon Keynote Conversation: Discovering the Future Once Again
The future is ripe for innovation. Hear from this innovative and Emmy award-winning programming visionary about his view of new discoveries and new beginnings. The founder of Discovery Channel shares his perspective on the industry’s future and discusses the impact of his latest venture in direct-to-consumer media, CuriosityStream.

Interviewer:
Mark Robichaux
Managing Director, Content, Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News
Future U.S.

Keynote Guest:
John Hendricks
Founder & Chairman
CuriosityStream

1:00 pm

Early-afternoon Keynote Conversation
Delivering A Premium Viewership Experience

TV audiences are no longer bound to their couches or set-top boxes. Viewers demand to watch programming they want, any way they prefer. In this era of changing viewing habits, legacy distributors and newcomers are reinventing the distribution model to meet viewer demand. Join Google’s Jennifer Koester and her special guest as they explore these new models and discuss what it will take to ensure premium experiences to audiences, everywhere they are watching.

Keynote Guest:
Jennifer Koester
Lead Director of Telco and Video Distribution Partnerships
Google

Keynote Guest:
Jeffrey Binder
EVP Home + Entertainment
T-Mobile

1:30 pm

Super-Session Discussion – Technology and OTT
Understanding Possibilities For The Future

THIS is the BIG conversation about the role of technology in the future business of TV & video. This extended, 60-minute mega-session offers a broad set of perspectives painting the BIG Picture of video technology. The session includes a discussion about the latest options for content, followed by a look at the products and services designed to offer content providers with convenience, quality, and stability for enhancing performance and revenues.

Moderator:
David Bloom
Journalist
Forbes / TVRev / Tubefilter

Participants:
Rian Bester
CEO
Insight TV

Peter Chave
Principal Architect
Akamai Technologies

Scott Goldman
Principal Product Manager
Verizon Digital Media services

Scott H. Ehrlich
Vice President - Emerging Platform Content
Sinclair Broadcast Group

Will Felcon
Head of Product Technology
Premion, A Tegna Company

Kenneth Haren
Marketing Director
Telestream

Rob Roskin
Managing Principal, Solutions Architecture
CenturyLink

Bunker Sessions
VP, Sell-Side Solutions
Extreme Reach

Jason Williams
Director of Product & Growth
PLEX

2:30 pm

Networking Coffee Break

2:45 pm

Panel Discussion - Distribution
Getting Video To The Viewer

Driving distribution of content to viewers, either through a traditional provider or directly to the consumer, is still the core of the television business. After all, the business relies on the viewer being able to access the content. These leading content and technology executives share perspectives of the challenges and opportunities available in the shifting landscape of video content distribution including the latest formats, platforms like OTT, mobile, smart TVs, TV-connected devices, VR, AR; and Navigation/

Moderator:
MaryAnn Halford
Global Media & Entertainment Strategist
OC&C Strategy Consultants

Participants:
Clint Stinchcomb
President and CEO
CuriosityStream

Shane Cannon
CEO
Vidgo

Brett Sappington
Senior Director of Research
Parks Associates

Matt Smith
Executive Director of Business Development & Strategy
Comcast Technology Solutions.

Roku Device Give-away Drawing takes place during this session.
You must be present to win.

3:15 pm

Super-Session Discussion – Marketing & Advertising
Pursuing Audiences and Serving Advertisers

In this expanded session we'll address the changing conversation around audiences and advertisers. The panel represents the current shifts in the industry by offering a broad set of perspectives. They’ll discuss trends and challenges for driving video use with traditional broadcast TV, linear cable, OTT and streaming services as well as digital and mobile players. They’ll also look at the market from the advertisers’ perspective and their demand for granular targeting and ROI attribution.

Moderator:
Court Stroud
Managing Director
The Cledor Group

Participants:
Eric Anderson
Senior Vice President & Chief Partnership Officer
Verance

Jason Bolles
Managing Director, Video Personalization
Gracenote

Peter Dolchin
Head of Telco & Video Distributor Partnerships
Google

Matt Fogarty
Regional Vice President, Client Partnerships
Samba TV

Sean Robertson
General Manager of Programmatic & Addressable Advertising
Dish Media Sales

Dan Robbins
Ad Research Manager
Roku

Frank Sinton
President & Founder
Beachfront

4:15 pm

Closing Keynote Presentation – Audience Measurement & Data Who’s Watching Now?

This is a presentation on the latest audience trends is presented by one of the television and video industry’s leading thought leaders. Get the latest data and research about viewership and ad metrics, as well as the best opportunities to use data to drive business in the OTT, On-Demand Era.

Interviewer:
Daniel Frankel
Technology Editor, Multichannel News
Senior Content Producer, Broadcasting & Cable

Keynote Guest:
Peter Katsingris
SVP of Audience Insights
Nielsen

4:45 pm

Closing Remarks, followed by Next TV’s Closing Reception

Mark Robichaux
Managing Director, Content
Broadcasting & Cable | Multichannel News
Future U.S.

6:00 pm

Event Concludes


*Agenda Subject to Change

TICKETS

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STANDARD RATE

$699

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

PRESENTING

  • Google

GOLD

  • Akamai
  • ExtremeReach
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group
  • Telestream

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  • Centurylink
  • Beachfront Media
  • Dish
  • Nielsen Gracenote
  • Plex
  • Premion, a div. of Tegna
  • Samba TV
  • Verizon Digital Media Services

BRONZE

  • Comcast Technology Solutions

BRAND

  • Tavant

VIP DINNER

  • Akamai

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