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NextTV Summit

This is the “Golden Age of Television.” The thing is, it’s not television anymore. It’s the creation and sharing of video content experiences. With that comes tremendous challenge and tremendous opportunity.

You can be part of the high level, future-focused conversation at the Next TV Summit.

This conference will provide you with insights into the impact of new video devices, technologies, viewing experiences, business models and consumer expectations as we move into the OTT and On Demand era.

Topics covered include:

  • OTT and On Demand Growth and Business Models
  • Transformative TV Technologies
  • Video Consumption Trends and Advertising
  • Talent and Content in the Digital Age
  • New Viewing Experiences
  • Valuation Drivers for Online and Offline Video Content Companies
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Why Attend:

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Next-level networking opportunities

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Unique insights into the impact of newest devices

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Get the latest strategies on OTT

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Participate in interactive industry discussions

SPEAKERS

Eric Anderson

Senior Vice President & Chief Partnership Officer
Verance

Rian Bester

CEO
Insight TV

David Bloom

Journalist
Forbes/TVRev/Tubefilter

Jason Bolles

Managing Director, Video Personalization
Gracenote

John Brody

EVP, Global Sales & Head of International
WWE

Paul Cabana

EVP, History & Biography Digital
A&E Networks

Steve Charlier

CEO & President
ZMG / Ruckus Factory

Peter Chave

Principal Architect
Akamai Technologies

Andrew McCollum

CEO
Philo

Dan Robbins

Head of Ad Research
Roku

Bunker Sessions

VP, Sell-Side Solutions
Extreme Reach

Clint Stinchcomb

President and CEO
CuriosityStream

Bruce Tuchman

Media Investor & fmr President
AMC and Sundance Channel Global


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LAST YEAR’S ATTENDEES

Top titles will be represented including: CEO, COO, CTO, President, VP, GM, Senior VP, Executive VP, Head of Originals and Programming, Heads of Partnerships, Head of Strategy, Senior Director and all other executives in the C-Suite.

Each year top companies participate including:

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PROGRAM

November 1, 2018


8:30 am

Registration Opens & Morning Coffee

9:15 am

Welcoming Remarks

9:30 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

10:00 am

Panel Discussion: Funding New Programming ServicesExploring New Viewing Experiences and Options

What finances are required to sustain direct-to-consumer services? This session focuses on costs that established TV networks need for introducing direct-to-consumer services. Panelists take a close look at programmers who have already launched, such as HBO Now, Starz, Showtime and CBS All Access, and discuss other networks with similar plans for the future.

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

Steve Charlier
CEO & President
ZMG / Ruckus Factory

10:45 am

Mid-morning Networking Coffee Break

11:00 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.

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

11:45 am

Late-morning Keynote Conversations: New Distribution Technology The Tech Disruptor’s Perspective

As the TV industry strives to offer greater diversity in how consumers access content and work to break free from the restraints of traditional subscription models, consumers have more choices than ever. So, what does it take to build an affordable, world-class streaming TV service in a crowded market?

Keynote Guest:
Andrew McCollum
CEO
Philo

12:15 pm

Networking Lunch Break

1:00 pm

Afternoon Keynote Conversation: New Business Innovations 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 media, CuriosityStream.

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

Keynote Guest:
John Hendricks
Founder & Chairman
CuriosityStream

1:30 pm

Panel Discussion – Technology and OTT Understanding Possibilities For The Future

This session addresses the Big (and Small) Picture spanning important areas that represent where the future of TV and video is heading such as:

  • Formats (4K, Ultra HD, High Dynamic Range, ATSC 3.0)
  • Platforms (OTT, mobile, smart TVs, TV-connected devices, VR, AR)
  • Navigation (cloud-powered guides, A.I.-assisted recommendations and aggregation, voice search)
  • Scale – What inventions and new products are here or in development that will enable online video start to approach the quality, stability and performance of traditional TV?
Moderator:
David Bloom
Journalist
Forbes / TVRev / Tubefilter

Participants:
Rian Bester
CEO
Insight TV

Peter Chave
Principal Architect
Akamai Technologies

Scott Ehrlich
VP, Emerging Platform Content
Sinclair Broadcast Group

Bunker Sessions
VP, Sell-Side Solutions
Extreme Reach

Jason Williams
Director of Product & Growth
PLEX

2:15 pm

Mid-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

2:45 pm

Networking Coffee Break

3:00 pm

Panel Discussion - Distribution
Getting Video To The Viewer

Driving distribution of content to viewers, either through a traditional service provider to 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 acquisition and distribution sales executives share perspectives of the challenges and opportunities available in the shifting landscape of video content distribution.

Participants:
Clint Stinchcomb
President and CEO
CuriosityStream

3:45 pm

Panel Discussion – Marketing & Advertising
Trends in Video Consumption & Advertising

Viewers and the advertisers who want to reach them have more choices than ever when it comes to video programming and platforms. In this panel, we'll discuss trends and challenges with traditional broadcast TV, linear cable, OTT and streaming services as well as digital and mobile players. As advertisers demand granular targeting and ROI attribution, video content creators evolve to meet that challenge.

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

Jason Bolles
Managing Director, Video Personalization
Gracenote

John Brody
EVP, Global Sales & Head of International
WWE

Peter Dolchin
Head of Telco & Video Distributor Partnerships
Google

Dan Robbins
Ad Research Manager
Roku

4:30 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.

5:00 pm

Closing Remarks, followed by Next TV’s Closing Reception

Charlie Weiss
Vice President - Broadcast, Cable, and Broadband Television Group
Future U.S.

6:30 pm

Event Concludes


*Agenda Subject to Change

TICKETS

GROUP RATES
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STANDARD RATE

$699

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

PRESENTING

  • Google

GOLD

  • CompulseOTT
  • Akamai
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group

SILVER

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

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  • Akamai

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