DTG Summit 2017 :: Agenda

The Shaw Theatre & Pullman St Pancras Hotel

2017 Summit Home

We had an amazing line-up of speakers including industry experts from Arqiva, BBC, Cisco, Digital UK, EBU, Ericsson, Eutelsat, Google, Huawei, Level 3, Ofcom, SES, Sky, TiVO, TalkTalk, Vodafone and VLV.

TimeAgenda Item
08:45 Registration: Coffee/Networking/Exhibition Area
09:15 Chairman's Address: David Docherty, DTG Chairman
09:20 Introduction: Richard Lindsay-Davies, DTG CEO
09:30 Keynote: Anne Bulford, Deputy Director-General, BBC
10:00 Speech: Simon Beresford-Wylie, CEO, Arqiva

Panel: Broadcast —
Chaired by Simon Fell, Director of Technology & Innovation, EBU

•Aleks Habdank, Managing Director of TV, TalkTalk
•Thomas Wrede, VP Reception Systems, SES
•Jonathan Thompson, CEO, Digital UK
•Ben Keen, Analyst & Advisor

11:00 Break: Coffee/Networking/Exhibition Area
11:30Speech: Charles Dawes, Senior Director, International Marketing, TiVO
11:50Speech: Philip Marnick, Group Director of Spectrum, Ofcom
12:10Speech: Tim Jacks, Principal, Cartesian
12:30 Lunch: Refreshments/Networking/Exhibition Area (45 mins)
13:15Speech: Damian Mulcock, VP, Business Development Service Provider Business, Cisco
13:30Speech: Alan Delaney, Solution Director, Video Consulting, GSET, Huawei

Panel: Worlds are Colliding —
Chaired by Ian Whittaker, Media Analyst Libernum & City AM Analyst of the Year

•Damian Mulcock, VP, Business Development Service Provider Business, Cisco
•Alan Delaney, Solution Director, Video Consulting, GSET, Huawei
•Justin Gupta, Head of Broadcast & Entertainment at Google UK
•Derek Anderson, Principal Solutions Architect, Level 3
•Steve Plunkett, Chief Technology Officer, Broadcast and Media Services, Ericsson

14:25 Break: Coffee/Networking/Exhibition Area
14:45Speech: Pat Griffis, Vice President Technology, Office of the CTO, Dolby Technologies
15:05Speech: Claudia Vaccarone, Head of Marketing Research & Customer Experience, Eutelsat
15:25Speech: Adam MacDonald, Director of Sky 1 HD, Sky

Panel: The Viewer Experience –
Chaired by Colin Browne, President of the VLV
•Lindsey Clay, CEO, Thinkbox

•Gillian Rollason, Social Policy Manager, Action on Hearing Loss
•William Greswell, Controller of Content Strategy, BBC
•Ian Mecklenburgh, Special Advisor, DTG
•Gareth Ford Williams, Head of Accessibility, User Experience & Design, BBC Design and Engineering

16:25 Keynote and Q&A: Andrew Neil, Broadcaster
17:10 Summary and Thank You: Richard Lindsay-Davies, DTG CEO
17:15 Networking Drinks Reception
19:00 Ends