Programme
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Monday 9 March

09:00 / 13:00–18:00

 PRE-CONFERENCE MASTERCLASS 

(SOLD OUT!)

09:00–12:00

Deploying DVB-I services

 

Introduction
Paul Higgs, Huawei
 

Encoding & Packaging:
Rufael Mekuria, Unified Streaming
Dirk Griffioen, Unified Streaming

Service Lists & Programme Info:
Nicholas Frame, TP Vision

DVB-I Clients:
Juha Joki, Sofia Digital

Juho Mäyränpää, Sofia Digital

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12:00–13:00

Registration, Exhibition, Networking & Lunch

 OPENING SESSION 

Master of Ceremonies:

Julian Clover

Broadband TV News

13:00–13:10

Welcome to DVB World 2020

Stan Baaijens
Chair of DVB PCM

13:10–13:35

Conference keynote: 

Completing the marriage between video and wireless – why 5G is not enough

Alan Carlton
InterDigital

13:35–13:55

DVB's Commercial & Technical Modules: the past year and the year ahead

Martyn Lee, Sky

Jon Piesing, TP Vision

13:55–14:10

Exhibitor elevator pitches

 ¡BIENVENIDO A ESPAÑA! 

14:10–14:35

Mapping Spain's media delivery landscape

Maria Rua Aguete
Omdia

14:35–15:00

Enhancing DTT Broadcasting with LOVEStv

Pere Vila , RTVE
Xavi Redon, Cellnex Telecom

15:00–15:40

Exhibition, Networking & Refreshments

 INSPIRATION & EXPLORATION 

15:40–16:05

Towards a user-driven consumption environment

Regina Bernhaupt

University of Eindhoven / Ruwido

16:05–16:30

Video distribution & telcos: Who’s winning? Who’s losing? Who’s changing the game?

Mark de Jong
Axello

 

16:30–16:55

What can broadcasting learn from Esports?

Anna Lockwood
Telstra

16:55–17:20

OTT delivery of live and on-demand content at scale

Zachary Cava
Hulu

17:20–17:45

Defining a future broadcast platform

William Cooper

informitv

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 CHAIRMAN'S ADDRESS 

17:45-18:00

Where are we going? How will we get there?

Peter MacAvock
DVB

 SOCIAL EVENING 

 

18:00-21:00

A taste of Valencia

Join us at Convent Carmen - transport will be provided.

Tuesday 10 March

09:00–18:00

 BROADCAST CASH COW SEEKS NEW PASTURES 

09:00–09:25

From T to T2 – the early adopters are catching up

Kenneth Wenzel

U-Media ApS

09:25–09:50

Challenges converting between (DVB) standards – and how the old is enabling the new

Patrik Lantto

WISI

09:50–10:15

Next Gen Broadcasting today and tomorrow: TV and beyond

​Madeleine Noland
Advanced Television Systems Committee, Inc.

10:15–11:00

Exhibition, Networking & Refreshments

 

11:00–11:25

The future of satellite broadcasting (and the role for DVB)

Thomas Wrede

SES

11:25–11:50

DVB Targeted Advertising: what's in the spec and what can it do?

Matt Poole

Sony

11:50–12:15

Multicast ABR opens the door to a new DVB era

Guillaume Bichot

Broadpeak

12:15–13:30

Exhibition, Networking & Lunch

 DVB-I: NOW & NEXT 

 

13:30–13:55

DVB-I: an internet-centric solution for digital television

​Paul Higgs
Huawei

 

13:55–14:20

Accelerating the DVB-I roll-out with a reference client

Mika Kanerva
Sofia Digital

14:20–14:45

Native IP in DVB – the final piece of the puzzle?

Philippe Stransky-Heilkron
NAGRA

 PANEL DISCUSSION: DVB-I SERVICE LISTS 

14:45–15:30

Wild West or walled garden? How should DVB-I service lists be managed and regulated?

Moderator: Elfed Howells
Panellists:
Frank Heineberg, Mediengruppe RTL
Jean-Baptiste Kempf, VideoLAN
Simon Parnall, Ofcom


 

15:30–16:00

Exhibition, Networking & Refreshments

 DASH: FROM ON-DEMAND TO LARGE SCALE LIVE FOR PREMIUM SERVICES 

In collaboration with the DASH Industry Forum

 

16:00–16:15

The DASH Industry Forum, who we are and what we do

Thomas Stockhammer
Qualcomm

16:15–16:30

Meeting live broadcast requirements – the latest on DASH low latency!

Will Law
Akamai

16:30–16:40

Ad insertion in live content – pre, mid and post rolling

Zachary Cava
Hulu

16:40–16:50

Bandwidth prediction for multi-bitrate streaming at low latency

Ali Begen
Comcast

16:50–17:00

Implementing DASH low latency in FFmpeg

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
VideoLAN

17:00–17:10

Managing multi-DRM with DASH 

Laurent Piron
NAGRA

17:10–17:30

Q&A
All session speakers

 CHANGE OF PACE 

17:30-18:00

The Big DVB World Quiz

 

 

Wednesday 11 March

09:00–13:00

 UHD FORMATS & CODECS 

 

In collaboration with the Ultra HD Forum

09:00–09:05

A brief introduction to the UHD Forum

Ben Schwarz
Ultra HD Forum

09:05–09:25

Technology and standards for UHD: the video technology ecosystem and the HEVC lifecycle

Ralf Schaefer

InterDigital

09:25–09:45

UHDTV in the UK – hot or not?

Yvonne Thomas
DTG

09:45–10:30

Panel: Codecs, standards and UHD formats: where is the industry headed?  

Moderator:
Ben Schwarz, Ultra HD Forum
Panellists:
Mickaël Raulet, ATEME
Ralf Schaefer, InterDigital
Yvonne Thomas, DTG

10:30–11:00

Exhibition, Networking & Refreshments

 5G: ALL ABOARD? 

11:00–11:25

What is the 5G opportunity for DVB?

Peter MacAvock
DVB

11:25–11:50

Satellite and 5G: perfect partners for OTT?

Eric Deniau
ENENSYS Technologies

11:50–12:15

The business case for 5G broadcast

Jaume Pujol
Cellnex Telecom

 CONFERENCE REVIEW 

12:15–13:00

Closing panel:
What we liked, learned and lacked at DVB World 2020

Moderator: Julian Clover

Panellists:

Roberta Cambio, Brightcove
Emily Dubs, DVB
Martin Faehnrich, Panasonic

 

13:00–13:30

Networking & Lunch

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