Events

IBC to Honor NASA at IBC2016 Awards

London, UK, September 2, 2016-IBC announced that it is to give one of its highest awards, the Judges’ Prize, to NASA. Celebrating the achievements of one of the world’s most well known brands, the award will be presented at the ceremony held on Sunday 11 September at the RAI, Amsterdam. NASA’s contribution to the ceremony promises to be literally out of this world.

Thailand in View Conference: Headwinds can be overcome in Thai subscription TV market

Bangkok, Thailand,  September 1, 2016 – CASBAA will return to Thailand to host its third Thailand in View, an in depth forum examining the multichannel TV industry in the country, on 6 September at Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld.

ESOA to Host 2nd Global Satshow in Partnership with Global Satellite Associations GVF and SSPI

Istanbul, Turkey, August 18, 2016--EMEA Satellite Operators Association (ESOA), the World’s most efficient business development platform for regulating the World Satellite Market, has announced that it will host the 2nd Annual Global Satshow from the 29th to the 30th of November 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. 

Lord Puttnam Joins Array of IBC2016 Keynote Speakers

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August 4, 2016--IBC announced today that Lord Puttnam will deliver a keynote address at the forthcoming IBC Conference on Sunday 11 September 2016. Oscar-winning film producer, educationalist and politician Lord Puttnam will address a broad spectrum of issues including the extraordinary growth of Facebook and YouTube; the impact of technology on creativity; the likely effects of the UK’s EU Referendum vote on the creative sector and the media's role and responsibility in trying to reverse the potentially catastrophic loss of public trust.

High Level Speakers to Lead ITU Telecom World Forum Discussions on Importance of Collaboration for Digital Growth

Geneva, Switzerland, August 2, 2016 – Speakers from governments and industry from around the world will provide contrasting perspectives on the theme of “Collaborating in the Digital Economy” at this year’s ITU Telecom World event. The annual meeting of global leaders in information technology will be held on 14-17 November in Bangkok, Thailand.

NAB Show New York Expands Show Floor Offerings

Washington, DC, July 19, 2016--Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and held November 9-10 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, the 2016 NAB Show New York will feature an enhanced show floor with new attractions, pavilions and an expanded list of exhibiting companies.

Fernando Colomo, Paula Ortiz and Adrián Guerra among the jury members at the HISPASAT 4K International Short Film Festival

Madrid, Spain, July 18, 2016--The names of the jury members of the HISPASAT 4K International Short Film Festival have just been announced. The jury responsible for choosing the winning films of this second edition are: Film Director Fernando Colomo (La isla bonita, Al sur de Granada), Filmmaker Paula Ortiz (La novia, De tu ventana a la mía), Producer Adrián Guerra (Palmeras en la nieve, Buried), Jesús Ulled (Director of CINE365 Film), Yolanda Vicente (Content Expert at Samsung España), Guillermo Niño (Senior Manager for Broadcast, OTT and Home Video at Dolby Laboratories), Edith Martínez Odriozola (Director of Culture and Society at TVE), Miguel Ángel Doncel (CEO at SGO), Daniel Pérez (Product Manager for the Optical Devices Divisions, Photo Imaging and Recording Media at Fujifilm) and Javier Valdés (Founding Partner of Ad Hoc Studios). Ignacio Sanchis (Business Director at HISPASAT) will act as president of the jury. 

APSCC Announces Inaugural Youth Development Satellite Workshop

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 18, 2016--The Asia Pacific Satellite Communications Council (“APSCC”)  announced the launch of a Youth Development Satellite Workshop to be held concurrently with the annual APSCC conference.  The Workshop has been designed to provide a platform for the brightest up-and-coming engineering students to connect with leading satellite and space industry experts and learn more about the opportunities in the sector. The inaugural workshop will be held in collaboration with the APSCC 2016 Satellite Conference and Exhibition at Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 4-6 October 2016. 

NAB Show New York Opens 2016 Call for Speakers

Washington, DC, July 5, 2016--The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is currently accepting speaking proposals for the 2016 NAB Show New York, held November 9-10 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Harnessing the power, passion and connection of NAB Show, NAB Show New York is a leading media, entertainment and communications technology event, focusing on content creation, management, delivery and consumption.

New Content and Innovations Showcased at CommunicAsia2016, EnterpriseIT2016 and BroadcastAsia2016

Singapore,  June 6, 2016 – To set the stage for CommunicAsia2016EnterpriseIT2016 and BroadcastAsia2016, visionary address speaker, Gerd Leonhard, Futurist and Founder and CEO of The Futures Agency explained to attendees that the next 20 years are likely to bring more changes to humanity than the past 300 years. With impending, colossal change upon us, this year’s event provided about 48,000 attendees from 102 countries and regions with a platform to engage in meaningful dialogue around new and future solutions that governments and businesses can deploy for success in a digitally transformed world.