DVB World INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
The essential annual conference and exhibition dedicated to DVB standards and their implementation

DVB World 2004 International Conference

Dublin, 3 - 5 March, 2004

Delivering the Future with Global Standards

Conference Programme

 

Day 1 – Wednesday 3rd March 2004

09.00 – 13.00 Registration
Opening Session
Chair person: George Waters (President IAB)
13.30 – 13.45 Opening Remarks
Cathal Goan, (Director-General RTÉ)
13.45 – 14.25 Keynote Address:
Ulrich Reimers Chair, DVB Technical Module
14.25 – 14.45 Chairman’s Perspective – State of the project address
Theo Peek (Philips) Chairman of DVB
14.45 – 15.15 Coffee break
Session 1: The DVB World: State of the Project addresses
Chair person: Helmut Stein Chairman, DVB Promotions and Communications Module.
15.15 – 15.30 Chairman introduction
15.30 – 16.00 The DVB Technical Module - Present and Future
Daniel Sauvet-Goichon (TDF), Vice-Chairman, DVB Technical Module
16.00 – 16.30 Setting the Commercial Direction - Market-Led Strategies for DVB to Support the Industry Going Forward?
Graham Mills (BT), Chairman, DVB Commercial Module.
16.30 – 17.05 The DVB IPR Module – the Right Track
Anthony Dixon, Chairman, DVB Intellectual Property Rights Module
17.00 – 17.30 Panel: Questions to the Chairmen
Moderated by: Peter MacAvock, (DVB), Executive Director
19.00 Gala Dinner at Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium


Day 2 – Thursday 4th March 2004

Session 2: Go DVB Young Man!
Chair person: Ulrich Reimers (TUB)
09.00 – 09.20 DVB-H – TV on the move?
Jukka Henriksson (Chairman DVB-H project)
09.20 – 09.40 IP Datacast
Göran Wahlberg (Nokia)
09.40 – 10.05 The Pan European Integrated INSTINCT Project - Making the Convergence of Digital Broadcasting and Mobile Communication a Reality
Christoph Dosch (IRT) (Co-author: Dr. Thomas Owens - Brunel University London)
10.05 – 10.25 Broadcast Mobile Convergence: The BMCO Project in Berlin
Prof. Dr. Claus Sattler (BMCO Project Leader)
10.25 – 10.45 Collaboration of Networks – Pilot Experimentations within the TDF Group
Bernard Pauchon (TDF),
Seppo Nieminen (Digita Oy)
10.45 – 11.15 Discussion
11.15 – 11.45 Coffee Break
Session 3: Copy protection
Chair person: Carter Eltzroth (DVB Legal Director)
11.45 – 13.15 Panel Discussion
Chris Hibbert (Disney, Chairman, DVB CPT),
Giles Godart-Brown (BskyB,Chairman, DVB CP),
Ted Shapiro (MPAA),
Jean Pierre Evain (EBU)
13.15 – 14.15 Lunch
Session 4: MHP and Multimedia
Chair person: Georg Luetteke (Philips)
14.15 – 14.40 MHP Progressing Worldwide: Overview of Services and Equipment
Anthony Smith-Chaigneau (Osmosys)
14.40 – 15.05 PCF - Portable Content Format: Facilitating Migration to MHP
Graham Plumb (BBC, Chairman MHP-PCF Group)
15.05 – 15.30 MHP and PDR
Paul Bristow (Philips, Chairman CM-PDR Group)
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break
16.00 – 16.25 Application Development: Overview / Types and Experiences
Mika Kanerva (Sofia Digital)
16.25 – 16.50 Safeguarding and Improving Interoperability: Methods and Experiences
Rainer Schaefer (IRT, Chairman TM-MEG)
16.50 – 17.15 Middleware Harmonisation - MHP, OCAP, ACAP, ARIB EE - Where's the link? Is there a link?
Jon Piesing (Philips, Chairman TM-TAM Group)
17.15 – 17.35 MHP Situation in Italy
Marco Pellegrinato (Mediaset)
17.35 – 18.00 Discussion


Day 3 – Friday 5th March 2004

Session 5: Is HD Back on the European Agenda?
Chair person: Ken McCann (Zetacast)
09.00 – 09.20 The European Commission Widescreen and HD – Where do They Stand Today?
Adam Watson Brown (European Commission)
09.20 – 09.40 What Kind of HD for Europe?
Lasse Haglund (SVT)
09.40 – 10.00 Euro1080 – Europe’s First HDTV Station
Gabriel Fehervari (Euro1080)
10.00 – 10.20 H.264/AVC (Title to be announced)
David Price (MPEG Industry Forum, Harmonic Inc.)
10.20 – 10.40 (Title to be announced)
Jim Beveridge (Microsoft)
10.40 – 11.00 Discussion
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break
DVB World 2004 SPECIAL!!!
11.30 – 12.00 Flying down to Rio - Digital TV for Brazil
Fernando Bittencourt (TV Globo)
Session 6: The Times they Are a' Changing
Chair person: David Wood (EBU)
12.00 – 12.20 DVB-S2: satellite broadcasting and unicasting approach the Shannon limit
Alberto Morello, (RAI / Chair DVB-TM S2)
12.20 – 12.40 Will Broadband take over from Broadcasting?
Ian Childs (BBC)
12.40 – 13.00 Progress in digital cinema in the EDCF
Peter Wilson (Snell & Wilcox)
13.00 – 14.00 The Audience Debate – Can we Make Money from New Services – and from Which Ones?
Panel and Audience debate moderated by David Wood (EBU)
14.00 End of Conference