Program

Thursday, September 17, 2020
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Welcome Networking Hour and Mimosa Bar

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Opening Keynote Presentation

 

1:05 PM - 1:35 PM

Panel Discussion: The Medium Formerly Known As "Television"
We corral some of the most forward-leaning executives from the linear TV world to share how they are reshaping the medium for a new generation (or two) of viewers and transforming their organizations to take advantage.

Moderated By: Dan Frankel - Next TV

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1:40 PM - 2:10 PM

Panel Discussion: Streaming Services & The New “Networks”
Improved streaming video technology and ubiquitous OTT/CTV platforms are enabling a host of upstart entrants to craft completely new "network" streaming alternatives to legacy TV channels; we hear from some of the next-gen pioneers in the space, and their take on what might come next.

Moderated By: Sarah Unger - Civic

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2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Panel Discussion: Why “Niche” is Nice
While Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+, Apple TV+, Peacock, and HBO Max duke it out for mainstream streaming supremacy, dozens of niche OTT services aim to be the ideal deep dive compliment(s) for just about any content taste imaginable. We discuss content, audience and subscription strategies with some of the most intriguing of the lot.

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2:50 PM - 3:05 PM

Networking Break

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

Keynote Presentation

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Panel Discussion: The Great Monetization Debate - SVOD, AVOD & Everything In-Between
We dig deep into the issue of how to best monetize TV/video's future formats with entities who are betting on each sides of the equation - as well as hybrids attempting to straddle both.

4:20 PM - 4:50 PM

Panel Discussion: Tales From the Front Lines
The ascension of OTT video has brought with it new competitive realities and strategic mandatories when it comes to marketing, distribution, measurement, and monetization. We survey some of the smartest day-to-day operators in the streaming TV space to hear what works – and what doesn’t.

5:00 PM - 5:05 PM
5:10 PM - 6:00 PM

Cocktail Reception