WESTIN MINA SEYAHI / DUBAI / UAE

20+ speakers / 1000s
of connections / 17+ awards
celebrating 10 years

02 February 2021

2020

Agenda


  • 09:00-9:45 AM BREAKFAST AND NETWORKING
  • 09:45-10:00 AM
    WELCOME SPEECH
    Vijaya Cherian, Editorial Director, CPI Trade Media
  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

    PANEL DISCUSSION
    OTT Leaders’ Panel

    • Super aggregator or individual paths. Where’s the industry heading?
    • Sports and streaming. With clubs considering D2C, how can broadcasters retain their position as must-have partners?
    • Content discoverability – finding a winning strategy!
    • B2B Technology syndication – a new revenue stream?
    • Advertising – How to avoid swapping linear dollars for digital dimes as audiences move to OTT

    Moderator: Amanda Turnbull, co-founder and CEO, Amanda Turnbull Associates

    Confirmed Panellists:

    • JP McKerlie, Chief Commercial Officer, Intigral
    • Zahra Zayat, Senior Vice President – Digital, OTT, & Telco, OSN
    • Olivier Sage, Chief Revenue Officer, MBC Group
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    COFFEE BREAK
  • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

    PANEL DISCUSSION
    Tech Leaders’ Panel

    • Content Search & Discovery (What’s the best tech environment – AI, Recommendation Engines?)
    • How can technology be used to differentiate your OTT service?
    • A/B/n testing platforms – when best to use them and how to instrument different flows when building engaging platforms.
    • Customer segments – The best tech to collect data to identify super users
    • Infrastructure and Affordability
    • Your predictions on the future of video in MENA

    Moderator: Robert Lakos, Founder, Deleel TV

    Confirmed Panellists:

    • Adriaan Bloem, Head of Digital Infrastructure, Shahid, MBC Group
    • Peter Riz, CTO, OSN
    • Suhail Ahmed, CEO, One Diversified FZ LLC
  • 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    LUNCH BREAK
  • 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM

    PANEL DISCUSSION
    CEO Panel

    • The impact of COVID-19 on the market
    • How has the current situation accelerated digital transformation?
    • The changing face of news and entertainment in the MENA region
    • The changing dynamics of the advertising market (will consumer/VOD spend become more important than ad-supported income)
    • Potential consolidation with telecom companies

    Moderator: Amanda Turnbull, co-founder and CEO, Amanda Turnbull Associates

    Confirmed Panellists:

    • Hans Fraikin, Abu Dhabi Film and TV Commissioner, Abu Dhabi Film Commission
    • Manoj Mathew, Territory Head, MENAPT, Zee Entertainment Enterprises
    • Leila Hamadeh, CEO and co-founder, Finyal Media
  • 7:00 PM DOORS OPEN FOR AWARDS RECEPTION

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