Cablefax Announces Digital and Tech Summit, May 21 in New York City

The Digital and Tech Summit will ask tough questions about how technology can help cable overcome myriad challenges, giving all attendees an opportunity to share ideas, brainstorm new solutions and network with the best minds driving cable, media and digital technology.

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Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 04, 2014

Cablefax announces the Digital and Tech Summit. This unique, insight-packed Cablefax summit will tell you everything you need to know about the technology, software and content fueling multiplatform entertainment. Each session will ask tough questions about how technology can help cable overcome myriad challenges, giving all attendees an opportunity to share ideas, brainstorm new solutions and network with the best minds driving cable, media and digital technology.

The Digital & Tech Summit covers the most important issues and opportunities facing each discipline of the industry today. This conference will put you to the test, with a mix of learning, expert opinion and networking unmatched in the cable industry.

The summit will begin with a keynote address from Bob Zitter, Media Technology Advisor and former CTO of HBO, that will address a number of technological challenges cable faces, including its reliance on legacy equipment and the tendency to operate under long product cycles.

Highlights include several informative Q&As from qualified and relevant speakers in cable, content and media. Speakers for this event will include Clayton Banks, Executive Producer at Ember Media; Scott Barton, VP, Digital and On Demand Programming at Starz; Tonia O’Connor, President, Content Distribution and Corporate Business Development at Univision; and GW Shaw, VP, U-verse and Video Products at AT&T. The full-day conference will also include ample time to network and meet with colleagues attending the event.

More Information

The Digital and Tech Summit will be held at the Yale Club in New York City on May 21. The summit will touch on how devices, set-tops and smart TVs are evolving at breakneck speed as well as the technological challenges that are still on the horizon. Learn about the latest technology fueling multiplatform integration and how these changes affect software migration, social media tools, viewer habits and much more.

Panel Topics Include:

  •     The Multiplatform Tango: How to Create and Monetize a Seamless Customer Experience
  •     Q&A – Software Serendipity: Using the Cloud to Wow Customers and Outwit Competitors
  •     Upselling Digital: Leveraging Network Upgrades to Supercharge Commercial Services
  •     Q&A – Purchasing Power: Content Payment Flexibility or Just A-La-Carte in Disguise?
  •     Choppy Content Seas: How Multiplatform Navigation Can Make or Break Your Budget
  •     Personalize It!: Monetizing Micro-Targeting and Personalization
  •     Q&A – Social Software: How to Profit from Content’s Shift Toward Community
  •     Marriage Counseling: Can OTT and Traditional Content Players Make it Work?
  •     The Analyst’s View
  •     Where Do We Go From Here? A Technology Roadmap for Cable’s Future

Join colleagues and industry experts to learn about new ways to optimize on TV’s technological changes in order to grow your business and boost the bottom line. Don’t wait! Register now at http://www.cablefaxdigitalsummit.com. The early bird rate ends April 23.

For more information and a detailed agenda of the summit, visit: http://www.cablefaxdigitalsummit.com.

For questions regarding the Digital and Tech Summit, contact Saun Sayamongkhun at saun(at)accessintel(dot)com.

This event is sponsored by Blonder Tongue Laboratories, Inc. and Clearleap Inc. If you would like to sponsor the summit, please contact Amy Abbey at aabbey(at)accessintel(dot)com or Scott Gentry at sgentry(at)accessintel(dot)com.

About Cablefax: Cablefax is the most trusted brand in the industry, providing cable executives with the most original, comprehensive and insightful overview of the latest industry news and strategic initiatives. Cablefax offerings include a wide range of resources for cable professionals, including Cablefax Daily, Cablefax: The Magazine, award programs, webinars, and networking events. For more information, visit http://www.Cablefax.com.


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