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MEDIA-TECH Events 2017

The MEDIA-TECH Association once again is welcoming the media & storage industry.
The event will discuss all aspects of optical disc to redefine the link between physical and digital media as well as the renaissance of vinyl.

MEDIA-TECH Conference

Conference Topics

MEDIA-TECH Introduction "Vinyl"
Monday, May 15, 2017, 02:30 pm

Welcome: Frank Hartwig, Chairman of the MEDIA-TECH Association

Introduction: "Vinyl – A Hot Topic"
Bryan Ekus, Board Member of the MEDIA-TECH Association

Market & Industry Status in Europe and Globally
The Introduction and Opening "Vinyl" will present the status of the Vinyl market and the Vinyl industry. The role of Vinyl in the digital media transformation will be highlighted.

Speakers & Participants

  • Megan Page: “Vinyl Market Update for the UK and the Rest of Europe as well as the Results from this Year’s Record Store Day”
  • Manuela Nikele, H'Art Musik (invited)
  • Alban Pingeot, MPO, “Industry Status in Europe”
  • Roberto Marsico, Solvisible, “Vinyl in Italy”
  • Cargo Records, GZ Media, MPO, Newbilt Machinery, Optimal, Rebeat Digital, H'Art Musik, Solvisible, Sony Music International

MEDIA-TECH Conference Program
Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 09.30 am

Keynote: "Challenges of Packaged Media", Gerhard Blum, Head of Supply Chain/Operations Sony Music International

Vinyl Technology Status
Guenter Loibl, CEO, Rebeat Digital

Vinyl Manufacturing Supply Chain
Michal Štěrba, President, GZ Media

Indie Panel Discussion – What Makes Vinyl Attractive?
This session will discuss the future of Vinyl, Record Store Day and new distribution channels.

Panel discussion with:

  • Gerhard Blum, Sony Music International
  • Alban Pingeot, MPO
  • Andreas Kohl, Optimal
  • Michael Schuster, Cargo Records
  • Michal Štěrba, GZ Media

"Is it Time to Press “Play” on Audio Cassettes?”
Dave Hill, Tapematic

Rimage Company Presentation

Market Overview Polycarbonate
Giovanni Coiro, HIS

Digital Transformation
Sebastian Fritzsche, Creative Director, Pixelstein

UHD Blu-ray Disc – A Status
Sven Deutschmann, Sonopress

UHD Market Overview
Paul Gray, HIS

UHD, 4 K and more
Marcel Gonska, WLC

Panel Ultra HD

  • Sven Deutschmann, Sonopress
  • Paul Gray, IHS
  • Rüdiger Schneider, Futuretainment Media Group

MEDIA-TECH Networking Reception

We also would like to invite you for the evening on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 6 pm to join the MEDIA-TECH Networking Reception. Registration is free for Conference Participants and all MEDIA-TECH Members. Join now to save and become a Member of the MEDIA-TECH Association.

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