Shedule 2019

Venue: conference hall Dzintari, SemaraH Hotel Lielupe SPA & Conferences

Address: Bulduru prospekts 64/68, Jurmala, Latvia

*The conference programme will be updated.

20. August, Tuesday

09:00 - 10:00

Registration of the Conference and Exhibition participants

10:00 - 10:30

Opening of the International Telecommunication Conference and Exhibition TELCO TRENDS 2019

10:30 - 12:00

European Trends of telecom and media industry

Moderator: Toms Meisitis, Director of Legal and Corporate Support Division at tet (ex Lattelecom)


New frontiers in the implementation of the EU "Single Digital Europe" pogramme, its impact on the business environment

Speaker: ...


tet (ex Lattelecom) (Latvia)

Baltic market overview

Speaker: Toms Meisitis, Director of Legal and Corporate Support Division at tet (ex Lattelecom)


Legislative regulation of the media space of Lithuania. Effects in figures

Speaker: ...


BREXIT: Will European licenses for broadcasting channels issued by OFCOM be revoked?

Speaker: ...


Alternatives to licensing in the EU territory. New prospects for TV channels

Speaker: ...

12:00 - 12:30

Coffee break

12:30 - 15:30

Innovations and technologies

Moderator: Vladislav Gurman, member of the Board of Latnet


Ultra HD today and tomorrow

Satellite solutions for channels and operators

Data centres at the disposal of modern business - faster, more profitably, more efficiently

Cloud TV solutions for operators

Development of 5G networks in the Northern Europe

Internet Exchange centres

Service platforms - new possibilities

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 18:00

Panel discussion of the leading European experts and industry leaders: Effective protection of rights holders in the digital environment

Moderator: Dace Kotzeva, Executive Director of the Association "For Legal Content"


European Commission

New European Copyright Directive

Speaker: Sabina Tsakova, Policy & Legal Officer


"Clear Sky Initiative" Public Union (Ukraine)

Ukrainian experience in the fight against piracy

Speaker: Kateryna Fedorova, "Clear Sky Initiative" Public Union Director


Association "For Legal Content" (Latvia)

Latvian 3 year success story

Speaker: Dace Kotzeva, Executive Director of the Association "For Legal Content"



Has physical audiovisual content piracy died already?

Best European practices of access limitation to illegal content

What to learn from the pirates and their actions?

19:00 - 23:00

TELCO TRENDS 2019 Cocktail Party

21. August, Wednesday

10:00 - 11:00

Registration of the Conference and Exhibition participants

11:00 - 13:00

Development strategies in the digital age. All about content monetization


J'son & Partners Consulting

Difference in content consumption on TV and the Internet

Speaker: Dmitry Kolesov, Director of the Department of TV and Content J'son & Partners Consulting


tet (ex Lattelecom) (Latvia)

Content as the driving engine of the telecom industry. New business models

Speaker: Inga Alika-Stroda, TV Business Director tet (ex Lattelecom)


Future of TV in the OTT world: survival's guide


J'son & Partners Consulting

Trends in changing content consumption from mobile devices and their impact on the business of mobile operators

Speaker: Kirill Kucherov, Director of the Department of Telecommunications Services J'son & Partners Consulting

13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 16:00

Forum of broadcast organisations

Moderator: Gunta Lidaka, Media expert, ex Member of National Electronic Mass Media Council (Latvia)


Cableman (Russia)

FakeNews - who, how and why create it? How to recognize and to stop them?

Speaker: Yana Belska, Editor0in-chief


Media policy in the EU countries as a tool for structuring the information space


The role of EU regulators in balancing political decisions and business

17:00 - 23:00


Presentation of new content and TV channels in the refined atmosphere of Majori Area SemaraH Hotel



Global Media TV channels - the best content for the Baltics



World success story


In between presentations: live music, a selection of sophisticated wines, snacks.

22. August, Thursday

11:00 - 14:00

Tour of Old Riga accompanied by Russian - speaking and English - speaking guides.


TELCO TRENDS 2019 Gala Party