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HDFI – Milan
Annual Conference
25 – 26 October
28 Speakers

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Speakers

Antonio Arcidiacono

EBU
Francesco Siddi New

Franco Siddi

CRTV
Antonio Martusciello New

Antonio Martusciello

AGCOM
Renato Farina New

Renato Farina

Eutelsat
Francesco Sacco

Francesco Sacco

Bocconi SDA
Benito Manlio Mari New

Benito Manlio Mari

HDFI
Vincent Grivet

Vincent Grivet

HbbTV Association
Francesco Moretti Speaker

Francesco Moretti

Fincons Group
Alberto Sigismondi New

Alberto Sigismondi

Tivu
Nicola Iovene New

Nicola Iovene

Kineton
Paul Gray New

Paul Gray

IHS Markit
Gino Alberico New

Gino Alberico

HDFI
Michele Festuccia New

Michele Festuccia

CISCO
Andrea Michelozzi New

Andrea Michelozzi

Comunicare Digitale
Marco Pellegrinato New

Marco Pellegrinato

Mediaset
Oliver Botti Speaker

Oliver Botti

Fincons Group
Sergi Alsina

Sergi Alsina

Cellnex
Angelo Pettazzi New

Angelo Pettazzi

Mediaset

Clive Santamaria

ITV
Richard Waghorn Speaker

Richard Waghorn

RTÈ
Sebastiano Trigila New

Sebastiano Trigila

HDFI
Pier Paolo Cervi New

Pier Paolo Cervi

Mediaset
Giorgio Tornielili New

Giorgio Tornielli

Lutech
Robin Ribback new

Robin Ribback

Swiss TXT
Massimiliano Pessina

Massimilliano Pessina

Mediaset

Luca Sampietro

Fastweb
Luca Baldin

Luca Baldin

Smart Building
Alberto Niero New

Alberto Niero

Fincons Group

Sponsor

Diamond

Eutelsat - Diamond
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Gold

RAI - Gold
Mediaset - Gold
Kineton - Gold
TIVU' - Gold

Silver

Nagra - Silver
Samsung Square New
Dolby - Silver
Lutech - Silver
Altran Logo
Cisco

Agenda Conference HDFI 2018

Grand Hotel Villa La Torretta (MI)

25 October 2018

Welcome and Registration

Convening to the Auditorium

14:30 – 14:40

Opening welcome by HDFIBenito Manlio Mari, President

14:40 – 15:00

Keynote Speech: Antonio Arcidiacono, EBU Director of Technology & Innovation

15:00 – 15:30

States General: Key highliths of Market Research, “Understanding and forecasting the future of the TV and media industry” – Paul Gray, IHS Markit

15:30 – 15:45

Report  from States General: feedback & guidelines – Marco Pellegrinato, HDFI Vice President

15:45 – 16.00

Italian television scenario: the vision of the Authority Antonio Martusciello, Commissario AGCOM

16.00 – 16:20

Italian television scenario: the view of the Broadcasters – Franco Siddi, Confindustria Radiotelevisioni President

16:20 – 16.50

Coffee break – Salone di Corte/Demo Area

16.50 – 17.05

Ultra HD Book 1.0.1: Line-up 2020 and 2022 impact – Gino Alberico, HDFI JTG

17.05 – 17.50

New technology futures: 5G, Cloud computing and Media Blockchain

Introduce: Marco Pellegrinato

5G – Luca Sampietro, Fastweb

Cloud Computing – Francesco Sacco, Università Bocconi

Media Blockchain – Michele Festuccia, Cisco

17.50 – 18.30

Round Table – Vision from media supply chain               

Modera: Sebastiano Trigila

  • Renato Farina, Eutelsat
  • Alberto Sigismondi, Mediaset
  • Francesco Leveque, Samsung 
  • Luca Baldin, Smart Building

20.00

GALA NIGHT, SALA DELLE RONDINI*

only with a Premium Ticket and HDFI Invitation


26 October 2018

09:00 – 09:30

Convening to the meeting room

09:30 – 09:40

Welcome Benito Manlio Mari, HD Forum Chairman and Vincent Grivet, HbbTV Chairman

Introduction Francesco Moretti, Fincons Deputy CEO

09:40 – 11:00

Cutting-edge Services leveraging HbbTV:

European Broadcasters to showcase their innovative launches

Moderator: Francesco Moretti, Fincons Deputy CEO

  • RTÉ SoarviewRichard Waghorn, Director of Transformation and Technology
  • Mediaset Play Massimo Capalbo, Responsabile Innovazione e Servizi OTT
  • ITV HUB: Clive Santamaria, Chief Architect

11:00 – 11:45

Coffee Break – Networking

11:45 – 12:30

Groundbreaking Technologies and Business Models:

European suppliers to showcase their success stories with key customers

Moderator: Andrea Michelozzi, Comunicare Digitale President

  • Mediaset&Fincons: Interactive TV and Addressable TV AdvertisingMassimilano Pessina, Technology Manager Business Digital; Alberto Niero, Media BU Manager
  • SwissTXT: Accessibility Services for the CitizensRobin Ribback, Head of Innovation Management
  • Cellnex Telecom: Connected broadcast for Spanish broadcasters Sergi Alsina Gonzalez, Product Strategy Managery Manager

12:30 – 13:00

TV Standard Evolution and Market Penetration by HbbTV Chairman – Vincent Grivet

13:00 – 13:40

Round Table: Anticipating Viewing Patterns

Moderator: Angelo Pettazzi, Senior Strategic Marketing Manager at R.T.I. S.p.A.

  • Alberto Sigismondi, Tivù Ceo
  • Nicola Iovene, Kineton Media Director
  • Giorgio Tornielli, Lutech Client Director Executive
  • Oliver Botti, Fincons Head of International Business Development and Innovation
  • Christophe Kind, Mediakind Director of Market Development

13:40

End of Day 2 – Free time for all participants

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The novelties of the 2018 Conference

Thought-leadership: trends towards a real world
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Networking

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.

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Conference

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.

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Demo Area

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.

Grand Hotel Villa Torretta

A place of charm, unique in the whole area of Milan.
Grand Hotel Villa Torretta - Auditorium

Auditorium

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.

Grand Hotel Villa Torretta - Exterior

Exterior

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.

Grand Hotel Villa Torretta - Room

Room

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.

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