Day 1 - Oct 28

CASBAA Convention 2008 Day 1 - 28 October

MC: Alastair Monteith-Hodge

Speaker Session

The Kick-off: Why it all matters!

CASBAA reveals the underlying drivers for today's Asian pay-TV market

Presented by Steve Garton, Executive Director, Synovate

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New Generation Asian Platforms for Pay TV

  • Shyue-Ching Lu, Chairman & CEO, Chunghwa Telecom
  • AlexArena, Group MD, PCCW
  • Terry Clontz, CEO, StarHub
  • Rahadi Arsyad, President Dir. & CEO, Telkomvision
  • Gyu Seok Oh, President & CEO, C & M

With Simon Twiston Davies, CEO, CASBAA

Duration: 41 min 25 sec

The Real New Media

Introductory remarks: Paul Mitchell, GM, Policy & Standards, Ent & Devices, Microsoft

  • Gautam Anand, Head of Content Partnership, AP, Google
  • Chris Albano, VP International Sales, Move Networks
  • Fabienne Fourquet, Dir., Int'l Digital Media, AETN
  • Ben Reneker, Senior Analyst, SNL Kagan

Hosting by Mike Walsh of The Tomorrow Company

Duration: 45 min 15 sec

Keynote Address: Darren Childs, MD, BBC Worldwide Channels

Duration: 29 min 57 sec

Gold/Silver/Bronze: Strategies for post-Olympic China

Introductory Remarks: Paul Wang, MD, CSM

  • Li Danyang, VP, Gehua Cultural Development Group
  • Peter Schloss, CEO & Executive Director, Broadwebasia Inc.
  • Terry Mak, EVP - Distribution and TV Networks, Celestial Pictures
  • David Wolf, President & CEO, Wolf Group Asia

Moderated by AnthonyTse, CEO, Cosmedia Group

Duration: 30 min 55 sec

Deploying Digital: The numbers are up

With John Medeiros, Deputy CEO, CASBAA

Duration: 10 min 23 sec

Getting it Right - Foundations for Asia Pay-TV

  • Ian Carroll, Turner Asia Pacific
  • Rob Gilby, Disney-ABC Int'l Television (Asia Pacific)
  • Tom Keaveny, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific
  • Todd Miller, Sony Pictures Television Int'l
  • William Pfeiffer, Tiger Gate Entertainment
  • Jonathan Spink, HBO Asia

Ringmastered by Janine Stein of ContentAsia

Duration: 54 min 48 sec

Richer entertainment with IP

Raghu Puri, MD, APAC & Japan, Transmission Networks Products Service Provider Group, Cisco

Duration: 18 min 18 sec

In Conversation: Phil Lines, Dir. Media Ops & Int'l B'casting, English Premier League (EPL)

Duration: 30 min 25 sec

Euro Euphoria: European Networks in Asia

  • Philippe Cayla, President, Euronews
  • Mee Fung Lee, Deutsche Welle
  • Sabrina Cubbon, GM Marketing, AsiaSat

With Teymoor Nabili, Al Jazeera

Duration: 40 min 13 sec