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Schedule 2015

The aim of the conference is: to discuss trends in the international telecommunications industry, technical and legal issues, new trends related to the development and convergence of technologies. It is also planned to tell the foreign guests from the CIS countries about the possibility of entering the EU markets and financial support from the EU structural funds. Other important topics relevant to industry experts will be highlighted as well.

Participants: leadingoperators, representatives of ministries, authorities and branch-specific associations; content manufacturers and providers, TV channels, hardware and technical solution distributors, copyright protection and licencing specialists, marketing agencies, the media et al.

Working languages: Russian, English.

Venue:  the conference and Event Centre  of Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija

 

10. August, Monday

All day

Meeting of "Telco Trends 2015“ participants; accommodation

17:00 - 21:00

"Legends of Old Riga"

A fascinating tour across the 800-year-old Riga town, visiting the Riga Dome Cathedral, tasting of Riga Black Balsam in a famous pub "13 Chairs"

Meeting at the entrance of Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija

11. August, Tuesday

09:00 - 10:00

Registration of the participants of the conference and exhibition

10:00 - 10:30

Conference Hall ALFA

Opening of the International Telecommunications Conference and Exhibition "Telco Trends 2015"

 

Welcoming speeches.
Diana Volodkevica, CEO at "Elite Union"
Edmunds Belskis, Director, Communications Department, Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Latvia
Asylbek Khairushev, President of the National Telecommunications Association (NTA) of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Vaiva Žukienė, President of the Lithuanian Cable Television Association
Peteris Shmidre, President of the Latvia Telecommunications Association

 

10:30 - 12:00

Conference Hall ALFA

Digital Europe. Single Digital Market.

 

 

The Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Latvia
Latvian presidency of the Council of the European Union: towards a single digital market and the creation of an information society. The program "Digital Europe".
Speaker: Edmunds Belskis, Director of the Department of Communications of the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Latvia

 

The Public Utilities Commission (Latvia)
"A Single Digital Market" - prospects of development. Transferring experience in regulating the industry to regulators of the Eastern Partnership of the EU.
Speaker: Andrejs Dombrovskis, Deputy Director of the Electronic Communications and Mail; Head of the Analytical Department.

 

BEREC The European Regulators for Electronic Communications 
The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications Tasks of BEREC and the BEREC Office. Regulatory environment and upcoming initiatives.
Speaker: Dr Annegret Groebel, BEREC Vice Chair 2015 representative

 

LATTELECOM
Impact of Digital Single Market on the business environment of Latvia. Expert Rating.
Speaker: Toms Meisitis, Director of the Law Department of Lattelecom

 

12:00 - 12:30

Coffee break

12:30 - 14:00

Conference Hall ALFA

How to start business in Europe? Telecommunications and startup

 

Moderator: Diana Volodkevica, Member of the Board at Home TV PRO
 

 

Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA)
Advantages of starting business in Latvia. Investment climate.
Speaker: Indra Freiberga, Senior Investment Advisor at Investment Project Department

 

Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia
Implementation of EU funds. The funding programs planned to be open.
Speaker: Speaker: Gatis Silovs, Head of Private Sector Department of the introduction of EU Structural Funds

 

Commercialization Reactor (Latvia)
Creation of start-ups in the EU on the basis of scientific developments of Armenia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Latvia, Russia, and others. The successful experience of attracting investments. The role of the entrepreneur in the high-tech projects.
Speaker: Nikolai Adamovich, a founder of Commercialization Reactor

 

Investment fund FlyCap
Specificity of investment in telecommunications companies. What do estimate international investors? Case study
Janis Liepins, Member of the Board of Investment fund FlyCap

 

Conference Hall BETA

Challenges to the local content production on the global technology markets

Forum of broadcasters

 

Moderator: Gunta Lidaka, Director of the Latvian Association of Broadcasters

 

TNS Latvia
TNS media audience ratings and trends of development in the Baltics
Speaker: Martins Traubergs, Director of the Research Department of media audience in TNS Latvia

 

MTG Latvia 
Challenges of the national content production on small markets
Speaker: Baiba Zuzena, Head of MTG TV and radio in Latvia

 

Lattelecom
The operator as a producer of content - new trends in the production of TV content. Interaction of the content producers and platform holders.
Speaker: Kaspars Ozolins, Lattelecom

 

LEVIRA (Estonia)
Media Services Genesis.
Speaker: Vadim Tsvetikov, Export Manager of LEVIRA

 

National Electronic Mass Media Council (Latvia)
The role of regulators in the production of content on small markets.
 Speaker: Ivars Zviedris, Member of the National Electronic Mass Media Council 

 

14:00 - 15:00

Lunch offered by TV channel History.

15:00 - 16:30

Conference Hall ALFA

A new cross-platform environment. Trends of the various markets.

 

Moderator: Vladislav Gurman, Member of the Board of Latvia Internet Association

 

The Public Utilities Commission 
The current situation of the Latvian market of electronic communications.
Speaker: Andris Virtmanis, Director of the Electronic Communications and Mail.

 

The Lithuanian Cable Television Association
Trends of the Lithuanian telecommunications market.
Speaker: Juozas Jurelionis, Director of the Lithuanian Cable Television Association

 

The National Telecommunications Association of the Republic of Kazakhstan
The development of national, digital TV broadcasting in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Speaker: Asylbek Khairushev, President of the NTA

 

Telecommunications Chamber of Ukraine
The new reality of the telecommunications market in Ukraine
Speaker: Konstantin Gritsak, Director of the Telecommunications Chamber of Ukraine

Conference Hall BETA

 

Satellite solutions

 

Moderator: Janis Lelis, Executive Director of the Latvian Telecommunications Association

 

SES (Luxembourg). GENERAL PARTNER of Telco Trends 2015
Global Television Trends - Ultra HD
Speaker: Nils Filips Abrahamsson, Senior Sales Manager in Scandinavia, the Baltic States and Eastern Europe of SES 

 

EUTELSAT (France)
Triple-Play solutions for telcos and DTH operators via Eutelsat's 9° East orbital position.
Speaker: Apostolos Triantafyllou, Senior Vice-President CEE, Caucasus and Central Asia of EUTELSAT

 

SES (Luxembourg) GENERAL PARTNER 
International broadcasts for TV channels - who, if not we ?!
Speaker: Michael Sandler, Business Development Manager

 

16:30 - 18:00

Meeting room GAMMA

NETWORKING

Individual meetings and negotiations

The possibility of pre-planning meetings at www.telcotrends.eu

19:30

Cocktail party.

Invites SES company - GENERAL PARTNER "TELCO TRENDS 2015"

Venue:  a restaurant „36.Line” (Jurmala, 36. line)

12. August, Wednesday

10:30 - 11:00

Registration of the participants of the conference and exhibition

11:00 - 13:00

Conference Hall ALFA

Presentation of the content innovations.

 

Moderator: Jana Belskaya, Chief Editor of the "Кабельщик" 

 

DISCOVERY NETWORKS
Development of portfolio in Latvia
Speaker: Natalia Shepel, Marketing director

 

RED MEDIA
Speaker: Yekaterina Ivandykova, Joint distribution of Gazprom-Media Holding

 

STRIM
 

 

AETN UK (Великобритания)
Speaker: Vladislavs Gurmans, Representative of the History Channel in the Baltic region

 

Телеканал Дождь
Strategy of success of an independent television channel during strong gale
Speaker: Natalya Sindeeva, General Director of "Телеканал Дождь" 

 

 

Conference Hall BETA

Mobile  technologies : broadband network and mobile internet developments

 

Moderator: Janis Lelis, Executive Director of the Latvian Telecommunications Association

 

LATVIJAS MOBILAIS TELEFONS (Latvia)
Trends in audiovisual content on mobile devices
Speaker: Ingmars Pukis, LMT Vice President

 

Latvia State Radio and Television Centre (LVRTC)
Creating of optical broadband Internet network. Project goals and successful implementation.
Speaker: Janis Bokta, Chairman of the Board LVRTC

 

State joint-stock company "Elektroniskie sakari"
Implementation of digital dividends (mobile communication within 800 MHZ zone) in Latvia.
Speaker: Maris Aleksandrovs, Technical Director

 

TRIATEL "Telekom Baltija"
Advantages of "multi-ranged 450-800-1800 MHz" mobile networks of LTE and the migration problems of existing networks of СДМА-450 with LTE-450
Speaker: Viktor Topor, Chairman of the Board of JSC "Telekom Baltija"

 

13:00 - 13:30

Coffee break

13:30 - 15:30

Conference Hall ALFA

Technical television and multimedia solutions from the leading worldwide manufacturers

 

Moderator:  Germann Geer, Sales Director of ASTRO Strobel

 

VECTRUM (Latvia)
The representative of the world's leading manufacturers in the Baltic region.
Speaker: Rolandas Shirvelis, General Director

 

ASTRO STROBEL (Germany)
New products in the field of IP-XXX-making (analog and digital) to the Internet and cable operators.
What should pay attention to.
Speaker: Germann Geer, Sales Director of ASTRO Strobel

 

BKTEL (Germany)
Novelties of the world leader in the optical equipment manufacture.
Speaker: Nils Stump, Sales Director of BKtel

 

PPC Denmark (Germany)
Hardening the drop for new technologies.
Speaker: Anthony Basham, Market Manager

 

LEVIRA (Estonia)
Data center services - basis for the future of Media services.
Speaker: Vadim Tsvetikov, Export Manager 

 

Conference Hall BETA

Innovations for the OTT and IPTV technologies. Solutions and business models

 

Moderator:  Konstantin Kokin, Technical Director "Telepark IPTV"

 

KPMG (Poland)
Mobile application and mobile TV/video – market trends
Speaker: Jarzy Kalinowski, Head of Communications & Media, KPMG Central and Eastern Europe

 

IRDETO (Netherlands)
How to secure and increase the operator`s revenue?
Speaker: Andrei Silanchev, Director of Development in Irdeto

 

Marker Soft (Latvia)
Success stories of advanced developments.
Speaker: Marat Kerman, General Director of Marker Soft

 

TAXIFY OU (Estonia)
Expansion in different markets
Speaker: Martin Villig, Co-founder & Expansion Manager

 

NEMO TV (Latvia)
Future TV watching experience. Linear and non-linear television.
Speaker:  Dmitriy Mineev, Chief Content Officer, Head of Global Business Development

 

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 17:30

Conference Hall ALFA

Panel Discussion: Protection of intellectual property in the digital environment

 

Illegal distribution of TV content as an element of market distortion. The results of the fight against pirates
EU legislation governing the protection of intellectual property
Cooperation between legal owners and business in the digital environment
Jurisdiction of the legal owners. Who owns the rights to the content?
Case – study   

 

IP Media Group (Ukraine)
Legislation of illegal TV channels distribution
Speaker: Vjacheslav Vasilevsky, CEO at IP Media Group

 

Panelists:
Andzei Pyatecki, Megogo Representative in Baltics
Ilmars Muuls, President of Latvian Association of Electronic Communications 
Asylbek Khairushev, President of the National Telecommunications Association (NTA) of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Edmunds Belskis, Director, Communications Department, Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Latvia
Juozas Jurelionis, Director of the Lithuanian Cable Television Association
Ivars Zviedris, Member of the National Electronic Mass Media Council 
Gunta Lidaka, Director of the Latvian Association of Broadcasters

 

17:30 - 19:00

Meeting room GAMMA

NETWORKING

Individual meetings and negotiations

The possibility of pre-planning meetings at www.telcotrends.eu

19:30

Reception for the participants of "TELCO TRENDS 2015"

Venue: a restaurant Skyline, the 26th floor of Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija (Riga, Elizabetes 55) 

Official presentation of certificates to the Partners of the conference "Telco Trends 2015"

13. August, Thursday

10:00

Outdoor activity.

Invites TV channel «Охота и рыбалка» (Company «STREAM»).

Informal communication. The opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Latvian nature, fishing.

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