[itvt] is pleased to announce TVOT Live--a partnership with NeuLion to live-stream select sessions from TVOT NYC 2014.

To access TVOT Live on your PC, smartphone or tablet, just go to http://www.thetvoftomorrowshow.com/tvot-live and sign in.

TVOT Live will feature live-streaming of the following TVOT NYC 2014 sessions (Note: all times are Eastern):
 

8:20-8:40AM
Opening Keynote

  • Lynda Clarizio, President of US Media, Nielsen
  • Jeremy Helfand, Vice President, Adobe Primetime'
  • Tracy Swedlow, Editor-in-Chief, InteractiveTV Today [itvt], TVOT



9:35-10:00AM
Where Have the Viewers Gone?
A Keynote Presentation by Alan Wurtzel, President of Research and Media Development at NBCUniversal




11:40AM-12:30PM
OTT and The Virtual MSO: Disintegration and Reintegration

  • Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor (Moderator)
  • Adam Lowy, GM of Interactive and Advanced TV, DISH Network
  • William Mobley, CEO, FreeCast
  • Hilary Perchard, VP of Business Development, Sky
  • Jack Perry, CEO, Syncbak
  • Michal Tsur, President, Kaltura
  • Thomas Williams, User Experience Director, Ostmodern


2:15-3:10PM
The Dragons of Design: Live Judging of the Finalists of the 2nd Annual [itvt] Interface Showcase

  • Fabian Birgfeld, Director, W12 Studios
  • Joel Grenier, UX Director, You.i
  • Olivier Lacour, Senior Director of Design, Cisco
  • Rebecca Rusk Lim, VP of Interactive Experience, Turner Broadcasting
  • David Lipkin, Founder and Principal, Method
  • Wes Williams, Director of Product Management, Scripps Networks Interactive (Moderator)



4:35-5:30PM
OTT Practical Wisdom II: All about Live and On-Demand Productions Online

  • Matt Durgin, Director of North American Smart TV Partnerships, LG
  • Kanaan Jemili, CEO, DivX
  • Scott Levine, SVP of Products, Univision
  • Chris Wagner, Co-Founder and EVP, NeuLion (Moderator)
  • Adam Ware, SVP/Head of Digital Media, Tennis Channel

 

TVOT NYC 2014 takes place at the SVA Theatre in Manhattan tomorrow, Tuesday December 9th. Don't forget to set your alarm clocks: the doors open at 7:30AM, and the show kicks off at 8:15AM!

Register for TVOT NYC 2014: http://tvotnyc2014.eventbrite.com  (Note: until midnight tonight, tickets are priced at $1,075; at the door, they will be priced at $1,275)

TVOT NYC 2014 Schedule of Sessions: http://thetvoftomorrowshow.com/announcing-schedule-sessions-tvot-nyc-2014

We are pleased to announce the following sessions:


8:20-8:40AM
Silas Theatre
Opening Keynote

Today there are opportunities for the discovery and consumption of television programming and other video content on a huge range of digital platforms, both through standalone over-the-top services, and through media companies' adoption of the TV Everywhere distribution model. But how to measure the viewing of this content, when it is taking place in so many diverse ways? Few questions could be more pressing for the industry--after all, ratings have always been crucial to the economic viability of television.

One potentially significant attempt to address this question is the recently announced partnership between Adobe and Nielsen, that sees the companies offering a joint measurement solution dubbed Nielsen Digital Content Ratings, Powered by Adobe. This fireside session will feature executives from those companies sharing the inside track on the thinking behind their partnership and explaining why they believe it will advance the ratings of all content, and provide media companies and advertisers with better intelligence for smarter ad buying and selling decisions across screens. Panelists include:

  • Lynda Clarizio, President of US Media, Nielsen
  • Jeremy Helfand, Vice President, Adobe Primetime

 


11:25-11:40AM
Silas Theatre
Keynote Interview with Michael Willner, President and CEO of GreatLand Connections and Penthera

Michael Willner, the newly appointed President and CEO of GreatLand Connections (the anticipated spin-off from the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger and the Comcast-Charter transactions), and President and CEO of Penthera, a software licensing company focused on cloud-to-mobile technology, will discuss the rapid movement to OTT deployment of television content with Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor. Willner will focus on the opportunities (and misconceptions) for bundled vs. a la carte pay -TV, technological challenges to make it all work, and the evolving advertising-support models.


 

12:00-12:30PM
Beatrice Theatre
Programmatic TV Fireside

Houdini said, "No performer should attempt to bite off a red-hot iron unless he has a good set of teeth." His words are relevant because the television industry is trying to perform some magic of its own with the automation of traditional TV advertising. But the question is: Is it all just smoke and mirrors, or do content owners and distributors really have the ability to make magic happen, and--most importantly--the appetite for the resulting accountability and measurement? Panelists include:


In order

  • B. Bonin Bough, Head of Global Media, Mondelez
  • Walt Horstman, President, AudienceXpress
  • David Miller, VP of Product Management, INVISION
  • Ashley J. Swartz, CEO, Furious Corp (Moderator)


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FINALISTS! Interface Showcase 2014

Based on the votes we’ve received, here are the finalists in alphabetical order:


[itvt] is pleased to announce "The Future of Media and Content 2020," a TVOT NYC 2014 keynote presentation by Sanjay Macwan, CTO of NBCUniversal Media Labs. (Note: TVOT NYC takes place December 9th at the SVA Theatre in Manhattan).

You can find more information on this session below, or by accessing the full TVOT Schedule of Sessions at: http://thetvoftomorrowshow.com/announcing-schedule-sessions-tvot-nyc-2014

Register for TVOT NYC 2014: http://tvotnyc2014.eventbrite.com

[itvt] is pleased to announce "Where Have the Viewers Gone?," a TVOT NYC 2014 keynote presentation by Alan Wurtzel, President of Research and Media Development at NBCUniversal. (Note: TVOT NYC takes place December 9th at the SVA Theatre in Manhattan).

You can find more information on this session below, or by accessing the full TVOT Schedule of Sessions at: http://thetvoftomorrowshow.com/announcing-schedule-sessions-tvot-nyc-2014

Register for TVOT NYC 2014: http://tvotnyc2014.eventbrite.com

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

"The Path to Addressable Television: How Video Insights Can Help TV Grow " at TVOT NYC 2014

[itvt] is pleased to announce the session, "The Path to Addressable Television: How Video Insights Can Help TV Grow," at TVOT NYC 2014 (December 9th at the SVA Theatre in Manhattan).

You can find more information on this session below, or by accessing the full TVOT Schedule of Sessions at: http://thetvoftomorrowshow.com/announcing-schedule-sessions-tvot-nyc-2014

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[itvt] is pleased to announce the session, "Personalized Data Is the New Big Data," at TVOT NYC 2014 (December 9th at the SVA Theatre in Manhattan).

You can find more information on this session below, or by accessing the full TVOT Schedule of Sessions at: http://thetvoftomorrowshow.com/announcing-schedule-sessions-tvot-nyc-2014

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Announcing the Schedule of Sessions for TVOT NYC 2014

[itvt] is pleased to announce the schedule of sessions for TVOT NYC 2014, our fifth annual East Coast TV of Tomorrow Show event (Tuesday, December 9th, at the SVA Theatre, 333 W 23rd St, New York, NY).

TVOT NYC 2014 will pack all the excitement of our flagship TV of Tomorrow Show into a highly focused, dialog-driven, one-day event. It also represents your last best chance to network and do business with your industry peers before the holiday break!

Tickets to the event (priced at $1,075) are still available for purchase here. We advise purchasing your tickets as soon as possible (tickets will be priced at $1,275 at the door).
 

 

 

 

Please note that:

  • The official Twitter hashtag of the show is #TVOTNYC, and the official Twitter account is @TVOTshow.
  • We will be announcing more details about a number of TVOT NYC 2014 keynotes, panels and presentations in upcoming issues of the [itvt] newsletter.




SCHEDULE OF SESSIONS FOR TVOT NYC 2014

[itvt] is pleased to present a partial list of speakers and panelists for our fifth annual East Coast TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC 2014 (December 9th in New York City--click here to register).

Alan Wurtzel                      Sanjay Macwan                           Michael Willner

The event will include keynotes from Alan Wurtzel, President of Research and Media Development at NBCUniversal, Michael Willner, President and CEO, GreatLand Connections/CEO, Penthera Partners, and Sanjay Macwan, CTO of NBCUniversal Media Labs, as well as a plethora of firesides, presentations and panel sessions featuring over 100 of the most important and influential innovators who are making the TV of Tomorrow a reality today


We will be announcing the show's full schedule of sessions, as well as a number of other speakers and panelists, soon.

TVOT NYC 2014 speakers and panelists include:

INTERFACE SHOWCASE

  • Contest Honors the Best TV and Video UI/UX Designs of 2014
  • Deadline for Submissions Is Midnight, Tonight


The deadline for submitting entries to the Interface Showcase at TVOT NYC 2014 is midnight tonight (Tuesday, November 18th)! This popular contest and TVOT NYC session honors the best TV and video User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) designs of the past year.

Go to http://www.thetvoftomorrowshow.com/wesvideo to view a video introduction to the Interface Showcase from Wes Williams, Director of Product Management at Scripps Networks Interactive, who will be leading the special Interface Showcase session at TVOT NYC 2014:

Here's more on how the Interface Showcase works:

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