A unique opportunity for meetings and meetings with the main stakeholders of the media industry, with broadcasters, manufacturers, telco, service providers, major national and European institutions, organizations and associations.
Two days of work, with a dense agenda of interventions, keynotes, round tables, where the topics that “look to the future” will be addressed, such as for High Definition, Artificial Intelligence, HbbTv and 5G, Distribution Platforms.
A special Demo Area will be dedicated to recent technological innovations. They will be the central point of the Annual Conference, highlighting the HbbTv Competence Center and demos.
Welcome and Registration
Convening to the Auditorium
Opening welcome by HDFI – Benito Manlio Mari, President
Keynote Speech: Antonio Arcidiacono, EBU Director of Technology & Innovation
States General: Key highliths of Market Research, “Understanding and forecasting the future of the TV and media industry” – Paul Gray, IHS Markit
Report from States General: feedback & guidelines – Marco Pellegrinato, HDFI Vice President
Italian television scenario: the vision of the Authority – Antonio Martusciello, Commissario AGCOM
Italian television scenario: the view of the Broadcasters – Franco Siddi, Confindustria Radiotelevisioni President
Ultra HD Book 1.0.1: Line-up 2020 and 2022 impact – Gino Alberico, HDFI JTG
Round Table 2 – Advanced Robotics – Cognition, Motion and Neuroscience, A.I
Modera: M. Pellegrinato
Round Table 3 – Vision from media supply chain
Modera: S. Trigila
RAI, Renato Farina, Eutelsat, Alberto Sigismondi, Tivu, Luca Baldin, Smart Building, Smart Builnding
only with a Premium Ticket and HDFI Invitation
Convening to the meeting room
Welcome Benito Manlio Mari, HD Forum Chairman and Vincent Grivet, HbbTV Chairman
Introduction Francesco Moretti, Fincons Deputy CEO
Cutting-edge Services leveraging HbbTV:
European Broadcasters to showcase their innovative launches
Moderator: Francesco Moretti, Fincons Deputy CEO
Coffee Break – Networking
Groundbreaking Technologies and Business Models:
European suppliers to showcase their success stories with key customers
Moderator: Oliver Botti, Fincons Head of International Business Development and Innovation
TV Standard Evolution and Market Penetration by HbbTV Chairman – Vincent Grivet
Round Table: Anticipating Viewing Patterns
Moderator: Angelo Pettazzi, Senior Strategic Marketing Manager at R.T.I. S.p.A.
The splendor of the XVII century shines even in the halls and the rooms and courtyards that make Grand Hotel Villa Torretta a place of unique charm around the Milan area, ideal for events such as weddings, cocktail parties and business meetings but also convention to live in a magical atmosphere.
Nestled in the greenery of the park Nord of Milan, Grand Hotel Villa Torretta is a prestigious noble residence belonged to the richest and noblest families of Milan.
Today, the villa has been designed for a reception that reflects the spirit and atmosphere of yesteryear.
The 78 rooms (divided among Suites, Junior Suites, Executive and Superior), all decorated differently and offer the most modern hospitality services, combining charm and comfort, and deploying a unique personality.
The antique furnishings blend with modern furniture.