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

DVB World 2005 International Conference

Dublin, 2 – 4 March, 2005

“From HD to Handheld”

Conference Programme

 

Day 1 – Wednesday 2nd March 2005

09.00 – 13.00 Registration
Opening Session
Chair person: Helmut Stein (Chairman DVB Promotions and Communications Module)
13.00 – 13.05 Welcome Address
George Waters (President IAB)
13.05 – 13.25 Opening Address
Pat Loughrey (Director, Nations and Regions, BBC)
13.25 – 13.45 The Chairman’s Address
Theo Peek (Chairman of DVB)
13.45 – 14.35 The Modules from March '04 to March '05: "Three Men in a Boat"
Ulrich Reimers (Chairman, Technical Module)
Graham Mills (Chairman, Commercial Module)
Anthony Dixon (Chairman, Intellectual Property Rights Module)
14.35 – 14.55 Highlights of the DVB Year
Peter MacAvock (Executive Director DVB)
14.55 – 15.25 Keynote Address:
Richard Freudenstein (CEO BskyB)
15.25 – 15.50 Coffee break
Session 1: DVB in the Home
Chair person: Georg Lutteke (Philips, Chair DVB CM/MHP)
15.50 – 16.00 Chairman's Introduction
16:00 – 16.30 The new AVC guidelines
Ken McCann (Zetacast)
16:30 – 17:00 Broadband and DVB - synergies and complementarities
Ralf Schaefer (Thomson, CM-MHP.HN, CM-IPTV)
17:00 – 17.30 PVRs – where is DVB's role?
Paul Bristow (Osmosys, CM-PVR)
17.30 – 18:00 Home Networking: Dispersing the STB – Threat or Opportunity?
Thorsten Herfet (Intel)
19.00 Gala Evening


Day 2 – Thursday 3rd March 2005

Session 2: Second Generation HDTV
Chair person: Ulrich Reimers (TUBS, Chair DVB-TM)
09.00 – 09.15 Chairman's Introduction
09.15 – 09.45 Is 2006 going to be the year of HD?
Phil Laven (EBU)
09.45 – 10.15 HDTV in North America
Robert Zitter (HBO)
10.15 – 10.45 Second Generation HDTV Boxes
Julian Wood (Broadcom)
10.45 – 11.15 Coffee Break
11.15 – 11.45 The Development of the Advanced and HDTV Set Market in Europe.
Pete Gamby (Meko Ltd.)
11.45 – 13.15 Panel Discussion: Making it Pay!
Phil Laven (EBU)
Brian Sullivan (BskyB)
Gilles Maugars (TF1)
Pete Gamby (Meko Ltd.)
13.30 – 15.00 Lunch
Session 3: Rights and Content
Chair person: Jim Beveridge (Microsoft)
15.00 – 15.30 Protecting Digital Broadcast Content Worldwide – Against Unauthorized Redsitribution
Darcy Antonellis (Warner Bros.)
15.30 – 16.00 Portable Content Formats – what's it all about?
Richard Cartwright (BBC)
16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 – 17.00 MHP and GEM – the on-going challenges of harmonisation
Bill Foote (Sun, TM-MUG)
17.00 – 17.30 CP/CM – USI and other work
Chris Hibbert (Disney, Chairman, DVB CPT), and
Giles Goddard Brown (BskyB,Chairman, DVB CP)
17.30 – 18.00 CPCM and near term home networking
Jim Williams (MPA)


Day 3 – Friday 4th March 2005

Session 4: Broadcasting to Handhelds – The Road Ahead
Chair person: David Wood (EBU)
09.00 – 09.25 Chairman's Introduction
09.25 – 09.55 DVB-H Next Steps: the Convergence of Broadcast and Mobile Systems
Georges Martinez (Motorola, TM-CBMS)
09.55 – 10.25 The Handheld World outside DVB-H
Gérard Faria (TeamCast)
10.25 – 10.55 Business potential of DVB-H
Mark Selby (Nokia)
10.55 – 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 13.00 Panel Session – Handhelds: Concept to Reality
Claus Sattler (BMCO Project Leader)
Goran Wahlberg (Nokia)
Michael Ramke (Crown Castle)
Mike Short (SVP Technology, O2 )
Bernard Pauchon (TDF)
13.00 End of Conference