Tuesday 22 May

08:30
Registration opens

09:20-09:40
"Welcome"
Frank Hartwig
, Chairman, MEDIA-TECH Association

09:40-10:20
"Industry Update"  
Jim Bottoms, Co-Founder, Futuresource Consulting

10:20-11:00
"Best practices of preparing content for Blu Ray"
Fiona Maxwell
, Independent Consultant

11:00-11:30    
Coffee break

11:30-12:10     
"AACS Update"
Donald Leake Jr., Program Director, Copy Protection Business Development, IBM

12:10-12:50    
"The Challenges Faced Protecting Data on the Move"
Paul Norbury
, President, Cardwave

12:50-14:10     
Lunch

14:10-14:40   
"Saving Costs and Improving the Environmental Impact Through Materials Recycling
Paul Murphy
, European Sales and Marketing Director, EDC, Germany

14:40-15:10   
"How Physical Media Distributors Can Make the Successful Transition to Electronic Media Distribution"
Christopher Schouten
, Senior Marketing Director,  Iredto

15:10-15:40  
"Manufacturing on Demand from experience"
Adrian Farmer
, Managing Director, Waystone UK

15:40-16:10    "Media Cloud Building Practicalities"
Damien Bommart –
Director Product Marketing , Front Porch Digital

16:10-16:40
Coffee break

16:40-17:20   
"Ensuring a Good User Experience -  The Importance of Quality Assurance"
Juan Reyes
,  Chief Technology Officer, Blu Focus

17:20-17:45  "Bridging Physical to Digital: DVD, Blu-ray and UltraViolet"
Tony Knight, Senior Product Manager, Rovi Corporation

17:45    End of 1st day proceedings


18:00-21:00   
MEDIA-TECH Association Networking Party

Wednesday 23 May


09:30-09:40
"Introduction"
Michael Gutowski
, Chairman of the Replicator's Committee, MEDIA-TECH Association

09:40-10:20
"Enjoy your day with Blu ray…An overview on Blu-ray technology – today and tomorrow"
Stephan Hotz
, Head of Product Management Optical Disc, Singulus Technologies

10:20-10:50   
"Covering Debt Loss for Short and Midterm Business”
Artur Gleyberman, Sales Manager, Euler Hermes Deutschland AG, Frankfurt

10:50-11:10   
"From Videocassette to Video-on-Demand"
Oliver Trettin
, Bundesverband Audiovisuelle Medien e.V

11:10-11:40   
Coffee break

11:40-12:20   
"Polycarbonate Chain Review  
Martin Wiesweg
, Director PET, PS & EPS Europe, Middle East & Africa, IHS

12:20-13:00    
"Declining markets: The outlook for physical video to 2016"
Tony Gunnarsson
, Senior Analyst, Screen Digest / IHS

13:00-13:30  
“One Blue Update” 
William J. Lenihan,
Director IP Licensing, One Blue, Inc.

13:30     Lunch

13:30     MEDIA-TECH Association Licensing Meeting

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