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International Conference «Digital TV & Video in Russia. 4K» 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 foreign DTH operators
  • 4K content and equipment manufacturers and suppliers
  • Telecommunications and broadcasting companies
  • Satellite companies
  • Cable and OTT operators
  • Content and service providers
  • System integrators
  • Industry and mass media experts

Topics

  • Introduction of new TV broadcasting formats. International experience of DTH operators.
  • Possibilities for growth of Pay TV operators’ receipts by premium segment in the absence of explosive market growth.
  • Ultra HD (4K) technology development forecasts. Will it be in demand in Russia?
  • Content, equipment and technologies for 4К broadcasting.
  • TV consumer market. How soon will Ultra HD (4К) technology become outdated in Russia?

Speakers


Conference agenda


13 October 2016

10:00 – 10:30

Registration of participants

10:30 – 13:20

Plenary Session«4К format and its impact on changing business models of Pay TV operators»

Moderator:Larisa Sidorina, Editor in chief, Publishing house «Tele-Sputnik»

  • Dr. Hans Hoffmann, Head of Media Fundamentals and Production technology, European Broadcasting Union // «Roadmap to UHDTV – the next generation TV system»
  • Alexander Starobinets, Marketing Director, Tricolor TV // «4K development trends in Russia»
  • Chris Johns, Chief Engineer – Broadcast Strategy, Sky UK // «Sky UK`s UHD service and it’s incentive to deliver this new format»
  • Lu Libo, Vice President Solution Sales and Marketing, Huawei //«Enhance UHD eco-system!»
  • Andy King, Head of Technology, TV Productions, BBC //«Ultra HD – a BBC perspective?»
  • Himanshu Patil, Chief Operating Officer, Videocon d2h // «From a business idea to a billion dollar market cap on NASDAQ, a fascinating journey called Videocon d2h»
  • Benjamin Schwarz, Ultra HD Forum // The business of UHD
  • Nikolai Orlov, General Director, 1HDTV television company // «Launch of Insight 4K channel in Russia»
13:20 – 13:40

Coffee break

13:40 – 15:50

Session «Transmission of 4К content: technologies, equipment, services»

Moderator:Eugeniy Solomatin, Director of development, Minnova

  • Vladimir Starovatov, Chief Engineer, Huawei Russia // «4K Network Evolution»
  • Vasily Senichenkov, R&D Director, GS Group // «Airtight argument in favor of 4K: the first Russian STB for UHDTV by GS Group.»
  • Boris Yurin, Account Manager, Ericsson, // «The delivery chain of UHD content. Ericsson products»
  • Viacheslav Sadilov, Sr. Field Service Engineer, Harmonic // «End-to-end Ultra HD Solutions from Harmonic»
  • Alexander Gudkov, Pre Sales Support Engineer Russia & CIS, Irdeto // «4K UHD – Getting from Risk to Reward»
  • Olivier Demoly, Sales & Marketing Director, Neotion // «Conditional access module & delivery of 4K content»
15:50 – 16:20

Lunch

16:20 – 17:50

Session «Transmission of 4К content: technologies, equipment, services» (continuation)

Moderator:Eugeniy Solomatin, Director of development, Minnova

  • Mikhail Sandler, Director of Business Development in Russia, SES // «UHD via satellite - SES experience.»
  • Michel Chabrol, Director of Innovation Marketing and Digital Cinema, Eutelsat // «Eutelsat’s Initiatives to boost Ultra HD»
  • Alexander Zheleznyakov, Engineer of broadcast equipment, Panasonic Russia Ltd // «Panasonic Broadcast solutions for UHD (4K)»
  • Kalju Kukk, Senior expert, MNITI // «Satellite systems at the head of innovations»
  • Yulia Shahmanova, General Director, STV // «4K will change the Russian TV market»
  • Gerasim Gadiyan, General Director, HD Media Company // «4K UHD TV – is it new or blast from the past?!»
17:50 – 18:10

Coffee break

18:10 – 19:45

Session «The present and the future of home 4K TV»

Moderator: Dmitri Kolesov, Director of TV and Content, J'son and Partners Consulting

  • 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»
  • Mikhail Goryachev, Content Director, Tricolor TV // «The opportunities of Ultra HD format’s penetration in Russia.»
  • David Watkins, Director of Connected Home Devices, Strategy Analytics // «4K TV mass market: the Road that Russia has yet to pass»
  • Konstantin Bystrushkin, Deputy General Director for scientific work, MNITI // «4K TV`s and their surroundings. Today and tomorrow of home electronics»
  • Rian Bester, CEO, Tern International // «INSIGHT UHD: a complete UHD workflow from shooting to broadcast»
  • Victor Chekanov, General Director Megogo in Russia // «Ultra HD multiscreen broadcasting in OTT (Implemented projects and further prospects)»
  • Alexander Makarov, Deputy General Director, ivi.ru // «Developing of VOD services for telecom operators»
  • Oleg Plotnikov, Engineer of head station, Intersvyaz-2 // «Practical experience of implementing 4K. Problems faced at the beginning of the broadcast in the new format»
19:45 – 20:45

Cocktail reception, networking.

Simultaneous translation will be provided at the conference.

Conference Summary 2016


4K development trends in Russia

Alexander Starobinets, Marketing Director, Tricolor TV

Enhance UHD eco-system!

Lu Libo, Vice President Solution Sales and Marketing, Huawei

4K Network Evolution.

Vladimir Starovatov, Chief Engineer, Huawei Russia

UHD via satellite - SES experience.

Mikhail Sandler, Director of Business Development in Russia, SES

End-to-end Ultra HD Solutions from Harmonic.

Viacheslav Sadilov, Sr. Field Service Engineer, Harmonic

ИEutelsat’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

Venue


г. Москва
Courtyard by Marriott City Center
7, Voznesenskiy Pereulok, Moscow

Registration


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