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Australian OTT TV Summit

Australia’s most prevalent forum for those in the OTT space returns to give key updates on all things over-the-top.

26-27 March 2018 | Swissotel Sydney

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Providing an opportunity to network with global leaders in the industry
to discuss major changes in an ever-evolving market

overview

ovum

Australia’s most prevalent forum for those in the OTT space returns to give key updates on all things over-the-top.

After another resounding success in 2017, Ovum are proud to present the 4th annual Australian OTT TV Summit 2018.

The summit will hear from senior executives from OTT providers, content producers and telecommunications leaders along with industry experts and associations. It will provide another opportunity to network with global leaders in the industry to discuss major changes in an ever-evolving market.

The relationship between television and newscasting will feature prominently, as will the continued prevalence of live sport.

There will be a global comparison with Australia and the OTT TV sector in the USA, hearing from some of the providers that boast some of the highest subscription rates and unit sales in the
world.

These topics, plus many more, will ensure that the Australian OTT TV Summit is the quintessential event for those in the television industry.

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agenda

8:50 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Stephen Myers, Principal Consultant, Ovum

WECLOME ADDRESS

9:00 am

  • Global updates on the OTT landscape
  • Key messages for the Australian market
  • How does the future look for the OTT industry?
  • Is the OTT market heading for consolidation?

OTT TV AND SPORT

9:40 am

How does sport continue to be the ‘goose that laid the golden egg’ for OTT platforms?

10:10 am

Networking and refreshment break

10:40 am

  • The emergence of online platforms and how they’ve flourished; will they eventually take-over?
  • Analytics; what does the data say about viewership retention, content trends and growth?
  • Are e-sports and online platforms, such as Twitch, a goldmine for established sports teams and leagues?
  • How do revenue models differ from traditional sports broadcasting?

11:30 am

Breaking into Premium Sports; How linear TV aims to succeed in the competitive space of sports broadcasting

Clive Dickens, Chief Digital Officer, Seven West Media

12:00 pm

  • How does the digital revolution look when covering such an enormous sporting occasion, such as the Commonwealth Games?
  • How does NEP Australia intend to capitalise on a huge international following?
  • How do the games hope to utilise its enormous appeal through digital means; Is OTT TV the answer?

12:30 pm

Lunch and networking break

DIGITAL

1:30 pm

  • The need for intelligence surveillance systems amidst security concerns with video analytics
  • A closer look at issues with the use and growth of analytics; capabilities and limitations

2:00 pm

The future of storytelling in a digital world; What are the numbers telling us about consumer experience

Niamh Collins, General Manager - Video, Nine Entertainment Co.

2:30 pm

Network and refreshment break

INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDY

3:30 pm

A look at how consumer trends have changed – people now wish to consume their news differently.

  • How short-form has eclipsed long-form news
  • The prevalence of social media sites in the realm of news broadcasting
  • How are established news companies altering their strategy to adapt?

4:00 pm

CLOSING | Closing remarks from the Chair

Stephen Myers, Principal Consultant, Ovum

4:30 pm

End of day one

8:50 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Stephen Myers, Principal Consultant, Ovum

CONTENT; THE KING OF OTT TV

9:00 am

How has the first 18 months of Netflix’ expansion in Australia been for the pioneers of OTT TV?

9:45 am

As Amazon expand into the Australian market, hear how they plan to impact the OTT space, with established streaming service, Amazon Prime.

10:15 am

A discussion on how suppliers of OTT content are looking to avoid flooding the market amidst the hunt for infinite content and the edge in a market full of competition.

10:45 am

Networking and refreshment break

11:15 am

How are OTT services affecting the emergence of Australian content

11:45 am

  • Is the mantra ‘Content is King’ really true?
  • Who are the thought-leaders in the continued progress of content? Where is the market being taken?
  • How content can encourage loyalty, open dialogues and speak directly to customers
  • What are the most useful and prudent ways content can sell products?

12:30 pm

Lunch and networking break

GROWTH

1:30 pm

A discussion on how Australia’s communications infrastructure will stand up to the increased demand for OTT services.

2:00 pm

This presentation focusses on the newest concept in how internal innovation can be given mandate, ensuring early exposure doesn’t kill good ideas and proving the value of truly useful innovation.

Discussing;

  • Stealth Innovation
  • Stealth Sponsorship
  • Stealth Branding

2:30 pm

Network and refreshment break

3:00 pm

How does a deep understanding of people’s mobility become relevant for content to inform what you are presented with onscreen?

3:30 pm

Men have traditionally taken the lead in Media as the producers, star character and decision makers.

In 2017, we saw the emancipation of Women in Media, with the movement #metoo igniting the explosion which has pushed an industry wide commitment to end predatory behaviour.

Our speaker will show examples of how Men have traditionally led the media industry, how female industry leaders can boost the bottom line and how we can encourage more young women to join the industry.

4:00 pm

CLOSING | Closing remarks from the Chair

Stephen Myers, Principal Consultant, Ovum

4:15 pm

End of Conference

pricing

Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$900+GSTEarly Bird
Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$2695+GSTEarly Bird

Note: Standard pricing is applicable to Suppliers to the industry.

speakers

Stephen Myers

Principal Consultant, Ovum

Ed Barton

Chief Analyst, Entertainment, Ovum, UK

Nick Vanzetti

MD – Australia, ESL

Lewis Mitchell

Partnerships Associate – Australia/New Zealand, Twitch

A/Prof Sarah Kelly

Professor of Marketing, UQ Business School, University of Queensland

Clive Dickens

Chief Digital Officer, Seven West Media

Senior Executive, Yahoo7

Niamh Collins

General Manager - Video, Nine Entertainment Co.

Jason Yu

Director of Strategy & Innovation – ANZ, AT&T

Chris Davies

Director of Sales and Marketing, BBC Global News, UK

Uti Alatan

Head of Media and Content, Amazon

Rebecca Heap

Head of Programming & Digital, ABC

Liz Baldwin

General Manager - Digital, Network Ten

Noel Leslie

Chief Technology Officer, SBS

Liz Ross

CEO, Freeview

Senior Representative, NBN

Eric Kearley

Digital Transformation Executive, ERK Consulting

Mark Wilson

COO and Head of Product, Switch Media

when & where

26 - 27 Mar 2018

Swissotel Sydney
68 Market St
Sydney NSW 2000
(02) 9238 8888

Book Accommodation with Lido Group
For your convenience Lido Group will manage your accommodation needs. Click here or call 02 8585 0808.

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Still have a question?

Conference Producer
Christopher Platt
02 9080 4037
christopher.platt@informa.com.au

Sponsorship Manager
Alex Cook
02 9080 4425
alex.cook@informa.com.au

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