When

October 4, 2017

Where

Russia, Moscow, Courtyard by Marriott Moscow City Center

Organizer
Tele-Sputnik
Co-organizer
Tricolor TV
Strategic partner
GS Group
Technical partner
Sony
Session partner
1tvch
Session partner
SES
Session partner
AWS Elemental
Partner
"The Hunter and the Fisherman"
Supported by
Association of developers and producers of TV broadcasting equipment ARPAT
Supported by
National (Russian) Association of TV and Radio Broadcasters
Supported by
Cable TV Association of Russia
Live Streaming Sponsored By
SHBP

About

2nd International Conference Digital TV&Video in Russia. 4K & HDR is devoted to discussion of the issues of implementation, production, delivery and consumption of premium content in Russia.

Goals

  • Discussion of the factors required for growth of Pay TV operators’ receipts at the expense of premium broadcasting formats
  • Familiarizing of participants with efficient economic models for introduction of 4K Ultra HD content
  • Demonstration of the capabilities of modern equipment enabling the use up-to-date technologies for development of Ultra HD (4K) broadcasting
  • Sharing experience and the best practices in the field of telecommunications in order to develop recommendations for technological modernization

Participants

  • Representatives of the largest Russian and foreign Pay TV operators
  • Telecommunications and broadcasting companies
  • 4K content and equipment manufacturers and distributors
  • Satellite, cable and OTT operators
  • Content and service providers
  • System integrators
  • Production and post-production studios
  • Ultra HD equipment manufacturers and suppliers
  • Industry experts and mass media

Main topics

  • Eco-system for 4K in Russia and the world: production, distribution and consumption of Ultra HD content
  • Technological, marketing and content trends of the Ultra HD market
  • The practice of marketing promotion of Ultra HD by the largest vendors
  • The required technological basis for the implementation of Ultra HD and other premium broadcast formats 
  • Practice of Monetization and Promotion of New TV Formats
  • Delivery of Ultra HD Content: Satellite, Cable, OTT
  • Readiness assessment of the consumer market to the implementation of Ultra HD
  • Key industry event

    Key industry event

    Russia’s only conference on 4K Ultra HD! 180+ delegates and 110+ participating companies attended the conference.

  • Sharing experience

    Sharing experience

    Conference headliners are world’s leading experts in the field of Ultra HD 4K! The opportunity to ask the hottest questions to experts and chat over a cup of coffee.

  • Real cases

    Real cases

    Only real practices and strategies for growth of Pay TV operators’ receipts by premium segment

  • Interactive

    Interactive

    Live-broadcast and demonstration of 4K-content. Networking service for interactive communication of participants. Meet new partners, exchange contacts and discuss cooperation!

Key speakers

Alexei Ivanov

CEO, Satellite TV MTS

Michel Chabrol

Director of Innovation Marketing and Digital Cinema, Eutelsat

Yulia Shahmanova

General Director, STV

Stefan Meltzer

Technology consultant, Fraunhofer IIS

Prashant Chothani

CEO, Travelxp TV

Rian Bester

CEO, Tern International

Sergey Zhuravel

Sales Manager, NEC

Mikhail Medrish

Director of Operations, AKADO Telecom

Kirill Makhnovskiy

CEO, Orion Express

Yuki Uetsuji

Senior Manager, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.)

Alexander Starobinets

Marketing Director, Tricolor TV

Nikolai Orlov

General director, 1HDTV television company

Guillaume Arthuis

Сo-founder and CEO, BBright

Stephan Heimbecher

Director Innovations & Standards, Sky Deutschland

Andrey Kholodniy

Deputy Director General for the development of nonlinear services, Tricolor TV

Bertrand Loyer

President/Producer, Saint Thomas Productions

Mikhail Kovalchuk

CEO, Signal Media

René Delwel

CEO, United

Denis Gorshkov

CEO, Amedia TV

Rustam Mametov

B2C Director, Alma-TV

Andrey Guriyanov

Field Operations Manager CEE & CIS, AWS Elemental

Thomas Wrede

VP, New Technology & Standards Media Platforms SES Video

Grodetskiy Ivan

CEO, Okko

Konstantin Vanag

Regional Sales Manager, Imagine Communications

Conference Agenda

October 4, 2017

10:30 - 11:00
Participant`s registration, welcome coffee

11:00 - 12:00
Plenary Session «4K Eco System in Russia and the World»
Moderator: Alexander Kaligin, Chief Editor, «Tele-Sputnik» Magazine
Speakers:
  • Stephan Heimbecher, Director Innovations & Standards, Sky Deutschland
  • Arsen Khomutov, Director for Production of TV Channels, Tricolor TV
  • Kirill Makhnovskiy, CEO, Orion Group of companies
  • Alexey Ivanov, CEO, Satellite TV MTS
  • Mikhail Kovalchuk, CEO, Signal Media

Themes for discussion:
  • Marketing strategies and tools to promote Ultra HD in Russian and foreign markets.
  • Development of Ultra HD in Russia. What joint steps can be taken by players in the Pay TV market to stimulate demand for 4K content?

12:00 - 13:00
Session «Practice of Monetization and Promotion of New TV Formats»
Moderator: Mikhail Silin, Vice President of Russia’s Cable Television Association
Speakers:
  • Benjamin Schwarz, Working Group Chair, Ultra HD Forum: The business of Ultra HD
  • Denis Gorshkov, CEO, Amedia TV: New formats for promoting premium content
  • Ivan Grodetskiy, CEO, Okko: Ultra HD positioning - premium or a mass product?
  • Rustam Mametov, B2C Director, Alma-TV: 4K broadcasting in Kazakhstan: Experience of launching a new product “Alma TV Satellite TV" in UHD

13:00 - 13:30
Lunch

13:30 - 15:00
Session «Technological Foundations for 4K/8K/HDR/HFR/WCG»
Moderator: Mikhail Medrish, Director of Operations, AKADO Telecom
Speakers:
  • Yuki Uetsuji, Senior Manager, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp.): 4K/8K now and future from the scene
  • Sergey Zhuravel, Sales Manager, NEC: NEC solutions in the field of 4K technologies
  • Konstantin Vanag, Regional Sales Manager, Imagine Communications: Imagine Communications Zenium™ Workflow Platform – The united platform for content ingest, playout and distribution in any resolution including 4K and HDR format
  • Stefan Meltzer, Technology consultant, Fraunhofer IIS: Next Generation Audio - New opportunities for TV sound
  • Guillaume Arthuis, CEO, BBright: Why and how the HEVC codec could be used throughout the entire live production workflow in Ultra HD
  • Alexandr Gajdučeňa, Sales & Business Development, Neotion: New 4K UHD business horizons with Neotion

15:00 - 15:15
Coffee break

15:15 - 16:45
Session «Delivery of Ultra HD Content: Satellite, Cable, OTT»
Partners of the session:     

Moderator: Vsevolod Kolyubakin, Editor, «Tele-Sputnik» Magazine
Speakers:
  • Andrey Guriyanov, Field Operations Manager CEE & CIS, AWS Elemental: Pioneering 4K/Ultra HD video from space: challenges and solutions
  • Thomas Wrede, VP, New Technology & Standards Media Platforms SES Video: Ultra HD and 360 Video via Satellite - A Status and Technology Update
  • Michel Chabrol, Vice-President, new TV formats, Eutelsat: The satellite is Ultra HD Ready
  • Yulia Shahmanova, CEO, STV: Optimal ways to deliver an Ultra HD television signal
  • René Delwel, CEO, United: Nothing is impossible

16:45 - 17:00
Coffee break

17:00 - 18:20
Session «Premium content: what do viewers need?»
Partner of the session:  

Moderator: Sofia Kvashilava, Content Director, ivi.ru
Speakers:
  • Nikolai Orlov, General Director, 1HDTV television company: Author's projects as the basis of thematic channels
  • Vladimir Solopov, author and the host of TV program "Hunter and Fisherman", producer, world champion in fishing
  • Valery Kuzenkov, author and the host of TV program "Hunter and Fisherman", the biologist
  • Amos Rozenberg, CEO, Paramax Films: Filming music in 4K and HDR
  • Bertrand Loyer, President/Producer, Saint Thomas Productions: Cost Cutting with 4K: How can filming and post producing in 4K can help a producer to save money?
  • Elena Antonovich, Executive Director, Fenix Film: Production of 4K content. On the example of the first Russian TV series filmed in Ultra HD - "Such as all" (Fenix Film)

Themes for discussion:
  • Author's projects as the basis of thematic channels.
  • Picture or story. How to find a balance?
  • What themed TV content should be rented in premium quality?
  • Is the «premium» of content only in the quality of the picture?
  • Is there a threat to professionals from the bloggers?

18:20 - 19:00
Session «Ultra HD and HDR Channels: Call of the Times or Future Prospects»
Speakers:
  • Andrey Chelyadin, Laureate of the Russian State Prize, three-time TEFI award winner, «Russian Extreme Ultra» channel: Features of the Russian market of 4K content on the example of the relationship between 4K channels and TV operators
  • Prashant Chothani, CEO, Travelxp TV: The Future is 4K with HDR
  • Rian Bester, CEO, Tern International: HDR The real UHD Differentiator

19:00 - 20:00
Cocktail reception, networking.


Simultaneous translation will be provided at the conference

Venue

Atrium “Grand Courtyard”, Courtyard by Marriott Moscow City Center Hotel

7, Voznesenskiy Pereulok, Moscow, Russia

Conference Organizing Committee

+7 (812) 332 6444

conference@telesputnik.ru

Information partners

Mediavision
ICT-Online
Cableman
IKS
1234G

Conference 2016 summary

160+ Delegates attended the conference

160+ Delegates attended the conference

27 First Class Speakers

27 First Class Speakers

110+ Participating companies

110+ Participating companies

Get acquainted with the materials of last year's conference:

Video

Photos

Key speakers

Andy King

Andy King

Head of Technology, TV Productions, BBC

Nikolai Orlov

Nikolai Orlov

General director, 1HDTV television company

Dr. Hans Hoffmann

Dr. Hans Hoffmann

Head of Media Fundamentals and Production technology, European Broadcasting Union EBU

Chris Johns

Chris Johns

Chief Engineer, Broadcast Strategy, Sky UK

Benjamin Schwarz

Benjamin Schwarz

UHD Forum member, CTOiC

Rian Bester

Rian Bester

CEO, Tern International

David Watkins

David Watkins

Director of Strategy Analytics' Connected Home Devices service

Evgenii Solomatin

Evgenii Solomatin

Director of development, Minnova

Gerasim Gadiyan

Gerasim Gadiyan

General Director, HD Media Company

Dmitri Kolesov

Dmitri Kolesov

Director of TV and Content, J'son and Partners Consulting

Mikhail Goriachev

Mikhail Goriachev

Director of content, Tricolor TV

Konstantin Bystrushkin

Konstantin Bystrushkin

Deputy General Director, MNITI

Olivier Demoly

Olivier Demoly

Sales & Marketing Director, Neotion

Patil Himanshu

Patil Himanshu

Chief Operating Officer, Videocon d2h

Mikhail Sandler

Mikhail Sandler

Manager for Development, SES

Victor Chekanov

Victor Chekanov

CEO Megogo in Russia

Viacheslav Sadilov

Viacheslav Sadilov

Sr. Field Service Engineer, Harmonic Inc.

Boris Yurin

Boris Yurin

Account Manager TV and Media, Ericsson

Michel Chabrol

Michel Chabrol

Director of Innovation Marketing and Digital Cinema, Eutelsat

Lu Libo

Lu Libo

Vice President Solution Sales and Marketing, Huawei

Partners:

1tvch
SES
Huawei
Tricolor TV
"The Hunter and the Fisherman"
ICT-Online
Broadcasting Magazine
Cableman
СONNECT Magazine
Association «ROSTELESET»
National (Russian) Association of TV and Radio Broadcasters
Retail Market Experts Association
Cable TV Association of Russia

October 13, 2016

10:00 - 10:30
Registration of participants

10:30 - 13:20
4К format and its impact on changing business models of Pay TV operators
Moderators: Larisa Sidorina, Editor in chief, Publishing house «Tele-Sputnik»

Roadmap to UHDTV – the next generation TV system
Dr. Hans Hoffmann, Head of Media Fundamentals and Production technology, European Broadcasting Union EBU

4K development trends in Russia
Alexander Starobinets, Marketing Director, Tricolor TV

Sky UK`s UHD service and it’s incentive to deliver this new format
Chris Johns, Chief Engineer, Broadcast Strategy, Sky UK

Enhance UHD eco-system!
Lu Libo, Vice President Solution Sales and Marketing, Huawei

Ultra HD – a BBC perspective?
Andy King, Head of Technology, TV Productions, BBC

From a business idea to a billion dollar market cap on NASDAQ, a fascinating journey called Videocon d2h
Patil Himanshu, Chief Operating Officer, Videocon d2h

The business of UHD
Benjamin Schwarz, UHD Forum member, CTOiC

Launch of Insight 4K channel in Russia
Nikolai Orlov, General director, 1HDTV television company

13:20 - 13:40
Coffee break

13:40 - 15:50
Transmission of 4К content: technologies, equipment, services
Moderators: Evgenii Solomatin, Director of development, Minnova

4K Network Evolution
Vladimir Starovatov, Chief Engineer, Huawei Russia

Airtight argument in favor of 4K: the first Russian STB for UHDTV by GS Group
Vasily Senichenkov, R&D Director, GS Group

The delivery chain of UHD content. Ericsson products
Boris Yurin, Account Manager TV and Media, Ericsson

End-to-end Ultra HD Solutions from Harmonic
Viacheslav Sadilov, Sr. Field Service Engineer, Harmonic Inc.

4K UHD – Getting from Risk to Reward
Alexander Gudkov, Pre Sales Support Engineer Russia & CIS, Irdeto

Conditional access module & delivery of 4K content
Olivier Demoly, Sales & Marketing Director, Neotion

15:50 - 16:20
Lunch

16:20 - 17:50
Transmission of 4К content: technologies, equipment, services (continuation)
Moderators: Evgenii Solomatin, Director of development, Minnova

UHD via satellite - SES experience
Mikhail Sandler, Manager for Development, SES

Eutelsat’s Initiatives to boost Ultra HD
Michel Chabrol, Director of Innovation Marketing and Digital Cinema, Eutelsat

Panasonic Broadcast solutions for UHD (4K)
Alexander Zheleznyakov, Engineer of broadcast equipment, Panasonic Russia Ltd

Satellite systems at the head of innovations
Kalju Kukk, Senior expert, MNITI

4K UHD TV – is it new or blast from the past?!
Gerasim Gadiyan, General Director, HD Media Company

17:50 - 18:10
Coffee break

18:10 - 19:45
The present and the future of home 4K TV
Moderators: Dmitri Kolesov, Director of TV and Content, J'son and Partners Consulting

Consumer demand analysis and market size of the 4K TV broadcast in Russia for the period up to 2021
Dmitri Kolesov, Director of TV and Content, J'son and Partners Consulting

The opportunities of Ultra HD format’s penetration in Russia
Mikhail Goriachev, Director of content, Tricolor TV

4K TV mass market: the Road that Russia has yet to pass
David Watkins, Director of Strategy Analytics' Connected Home Devices service

4K TV`s and their surroundings. Today and tomorrow of home electronics
Konstantin Bystrushkin, Deputy General Director, MNITI

INSIGHT UHD: a complete UHD workflow from shooting to broadcast
Rian Bester, CEO, Tern International

Ultra HD multiscreen broadcasting in OTT (Implemented projects and further prospects)
Victor Chekanov, CEO Megogo in Russia

Developing of VOD services for telecom operators
Alexander Makarov, Deputy General Director, ivi.ru

Practical experience of implementing 4K. Problems faced at the beginning of the broadcast in the new format
Oleg Plotnikov, Engineer of head station, Intersvyaz-2

19:45 - 20:45
Cocktail reception, networking.

Simultaneous translation will be provided at the conference.