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Monday, 10 September 2012, 16:20 HKT/SGT

Source: CASBAA
Talking TV... and More Reasons for the CASBAA Convention 2012

HONG KONG, Sept 10, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - October 29 to November 1, 2012 in Hong Kong, this year's CASBAA Convention 2012: 18 Reasons Why will provide unrivalled opportunities for industry experts to impart their knowledge.

"We have a truly compelling programme for this year's CASBAA Convention, with an innovative variety of formats and touching on all aspects of multichannel TV in Asia Pacific," said Simon Twiston Davies, CEO, CASBAA.

Among the featured speakers, Ben Silverman, Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner and founder of production studio Electus, will deliver the keynote address while Discovery Communications CEO, David Zaslav will share his thoughts on the remarkable transformation of his Networks with Bernie Lo from CNBC.

Additionally, Turner Broadcasting System International President, Gerhard Zeiler, will lead a distinguished line-up during "Talking TV", plus a special "In Conversation" session chat with Saul Berman, Partner & VP, Global Strategy Consulting Leader of IBM Global Business Services.

Among other unmissables:

- Great Ad Brands at Work with Great Channel Brands
From Web-launched episodic TV to multi-platform, interactive experiences, brands are looking to integrate their messages with TV and talent.

- Do You Like Me? Socialising TV in Asia
The audience is no longer passive with the likes of Twitter, Facebook and Weibo giving an immediate voice to viewers.

- Go! Go! Go!
With the arrival of OTT and related broadband services, both domestic and global providers have created new platforms and brand extensions to traditional channels.

- Market Watching: Indonesia and Myanmar
Tap the knowledge from top movers and shakers in the pay-TV business as the big players give us a glimpse into how they see 2013 panning out.

- How to love your regulator
As the TV world meets Online, the role of the regulator has never been tougher.

- Shadow Council: New industry perspectives from the net generation
Explore bold ideas and fresh perspectives on the evolution of multimedia from our industry's high potential net generation. Hear their views on what's up next.

- The Top Slot
The Asia Pac platform leadership debate the world in 2012-2015. If they don't know about it, then it hasn't happened or if it did, it wasn't worth remembering.

Industry workshops will include "cross media" research, the magic of transcoding and much, much more.

For more information about the CASBAA Convention 2012, please visit www.casbaaconvention.com.


Casbaa is THE trade association for the video industry and ecosystem in Asia Pacific. It serves to make the video industry stronger and healthier through promoting the common interests of its members. Casbaa leads the fight against video piracy, publishes in-depth reports and hosts conferences and seminars aimed to support a vibrant video industry. For more information, visit www.casbaa.com.

Desmond Chung
PR & Communications Manager, CASBAA
Tel: +852 3929-1712
Email: desmond@casbaa.com 

Adela Chen
Director, Marketing & Communications, CASBAA
Tel: +852 3929-1711
Email: adela@casbaa.com

Source: CASBAA

Topic: Trade Show or Conference
Sectors: Broadcast
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