AWS M&E Symposium in London – December 4, 2018
[UPDATE Dec 13] Presentations from this event are now available for viewing and downloading here.
This one-day event will bring together Media & Entertainment industry pioneers that are transforming their businesses with the Cloud. We will address video workloads across content production, media management and delivery. Join us to hear the experiences of others in their journey to the Cloud, and engage with specialists that can further your knowledge on architecting cloud video workflows.
Space for the event is limited, so register today to reserve your seat. We look forward to seeing you there.
Who should attend
Business and Technology leaders focused on video applications. Typical organisations include content owners, broadcasters, pay TV companies, rights holders, OTT service providers, sports clubs, managed service providers, production companies and AWS partners.
Date: Dec 4, 2018
Location: BAFTA – 195 Piccadilly, London, England W1J 9LN
Tea and coffee on arrival
09:40AM – 10:00AM: Welcome and Media Industry Keynote
Insights into latest industry trends, drivers of transformation and how the Cloud is helping organisations respond to change, and delight viewers
- Keith Wymbs, Chief Marketing Officer, AWS Elemental
10:00AM – 10:55AM: Leaders Discussion – Transforming the Broadcast Supply Chain
Hear how pioneering broadcasters and an AWS Partner have embraced the Cloud to deliver business benefits, and delight end viewers. This session will combine presentations and a panel discussion.
- Sinead Greenaway, Chief Technology & Operations Officer, UKTV
- Steve Fish, VP Media & Technology Architecture, Turner
- Simon Farnsworth, EVP Engineering & Operations EMEA & APAC, Discovery
- Simon Eldridge, Chief Product Officer, SDVI
- George Kilpatrick, Head of M&E Business Development EMEA, Amazon Web Services (Moderator)
10:55AM – 11:20AM: Break and Demonstrations
11:20AM – 11:40AM: Something not to miss
Announcement on the day
11:40AM – 12:00PM: Virtualized Video Services built on AWS
Learn from one of the leading broadcast service providers on why they embraced the cloud to better address customers, and their experience of this journey.
- Alex Pannell, Managing Director, Satellite & Media, Arqiva
12:00PM – 12:20PM: Architecting Cloud Video Workflows for Live Events
M2A Media was born from experiences of delivering BBC iPlayer and being an early pioneer in Cloud. Hear how M2A Media is helping media organisations transform workflows, and deliver live events at scale from the Cloud.
- Marina Kalkanis, Chief Executive Officer, M2A Media
12:20PM – 12:35PM: Enabling the Media Community
Hear how Amazon Web Services is enabling the best community for technology and consulting partners, creating the greatest choice for Media organisations and enabling workflow cloud migration.
- Niall Duffy, M&E Partner Segment Lead EMEA, Amazon Web Services
12:35PM – 13:30PM: Lunch & Demos
13:30PM – 14:10PM: Session to be published soon
14:10PM – 14:30PM: Making OTT Services Better than Broadcast
In this session we will highlight how OTT services can be enhanced to deliver a better experience than traditional video delivery.
- Amazon Web Services
14:30PM – 15:10PM: Applying Machine Learning to Build Smarter Video Workflows and Transform the Viewing Experience
In this session learn how you can harness the capabilities of Machine Learning to build smarter video workflows, create additional content value, and transform the viewing experience. This session will incorporate live demonstrations of video use cases.
- Amazon Web Services
15:10PM – 15:35PM: Session to be published soon
15:35PM – 16:00PM: Closing and Audience Q&A
Bring your questions for expert speakers and ensure you leave with the deepest insights into your next steps
16:00PM: Event Closes