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Video/TV/Movies

2019 Agenda

  • MONDAY FEB 04
  • TUESDAY FEB 05

VIDEO/TV/MOVIES: Fireside Chat With

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Sierra
SPEAKERS:
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Sierra
This panel of industry leaders will discuss how video content will be made, distributed, marketed, consumed and monetized in the future. What are the key factors contributing to the continued growth of revenue? What developments are expected in the value-chain for content monetization? What areas are poised for the greatest growth? What innovations and business models will fuel growth in the marketplace?

PANELISTS:
Benoit Vatere, CEO & Founder, Mammoth Media

MODERATOR:
Colin Dixon, Founder & Chief Analyst, nScreenMedia
Colin Dixon

Founder & Chief Analyst,
nScreenMedia

Benoit Vatere

CEO & Founder
Mammoth Media

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Sierra
PRESENTERS:

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Sierra
The lines between linear television and OTT services are blurred more than ever with digital services offering network/cable streams with DVR capabilities. Alternately, traditional linear services have their own apps and are buying into OTT services and content. What does this say about the viewing habits of today’s consumers? Are broadcasters and distribution companies responding effectively? Where do advertisers fit in?

PANELISTS:
 
Rob Gelick

Executive Vice President and General Manager,
CBS Entertainment Digital

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Sierra
While Netflix continues to grow its market share, there are a growing number of video services with programming and business models designed for targeted audiences that are gaining traction. This panel of experts in Over-the-Top (OTT) monetization will discuss monetization strategies being used by successful services today, both subscriptions based and advertiser supported. What’s working and what’s not? How is programming being designed and rolled out to attract and retain new audiences? What are some of the best strategies for monetizing video content in the OTT ecosystem?

PANELISTS:

Grant Michaelson

VP, Business Affairs & New Media,
ABC Entertainment

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Sierra
SPEAKERS:

Katie Nelson

Executive Producer, News Content,
ABC News

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Sierra
Quality video content is in demand with digital, television and cable networks competing to capture and retain viewers. This panel of industry experts will discuss the formats, genres and storytelling techniques that are in most demand, how competition is driving innovation and creativity and the winning formulas for success.

PANELISTS:

Jocelyn Johnson

Digital Video News Editor,
The Wrap

Mickey Meyer

President of Network,
Group Nine Media

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Sierra
This panel of investors, who are actively investing in digital media companies, discusses the latest investment trends, valuations and recent deal flow with a focus on video innovation and technologies.

PANELISTS:

MODERATOR:
Mike Vorhaus, CEO, Vorhaus Advisors

Mike Vorhaus

CEO,
Vorhaus Advisors

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Sierra
Voice-activated artificial intelligence (AI) is going beyond telling you the weather and turning on your lights – it’s now helping you navigate media and entertainment experiences. What is possible when media and entertainment companies begin to tap the power of voice-activated devices? How are consumers reacting to the new technologies, including Amazon Echo, Google Home and voice-based set-top boxes, consoles and smartphones? What does the future hold for this exciting area of innovation?

PANELISTS:

Tripp Boyle

SVP,
Connekt