SOURCE: Parks Associates

CONNECTIONS Europe Summit Series || NOV  15-16 | Amsterdam

July 15, 2010 11:28 ET

CONNECTIONS™ Europe Summit: Monetizing Connectivity and User Experiences Features Insights From Technicolor, ADB, IBM, Cisco, Cable Europe Labs, Deutsche Telekom, and More

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - July 15, 2010) -  Parks Associates today announced the new dates and preliminary list of speakers for CONNECTIONS™ Europe Summit: Monetizing Connectivity and User Experiences, an executive summit offering insights into business strategies for digital content, value-added services, mobile and connected CE, and advanced video devices and services. The event will take place November 15-16, 2010, at the Mövenpick Hotel in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

"Home network penetration in Western European countries stands at 44% of households, compared with 36% in North America," said Kurt Scherf, VP, principal analyst, Parks Associates. "CONNECTIONS™ Europe brings together industry leaders to discuss how the digital home landscape in Europe will evolve."

The expanded agenda includes the following topics:

  • Enhancing Broadband Services
  • Mobile Internet Devices
  • Operator-provided Video Services
  • Connected CE and Content Delivery
  • Extending the Video Experience to Multiple Screens
  • Value-added Services & the Video Ecosystem
  • Controlling the Experience
  • Mobile Video: The Cloud, the App Store, & the Connected Home

Benoit Joly, Vice-President, Home Network & Applications, Technicolor, will present the morning keynote on November 16, 2010.

Confirmed speakers:

  David Noguer Bau, Head of Carrier Ethernet & Multiplay Marketing, Juniper Networks
  Regina Bernhaupt, Director, User Experience Research, ruwido
  Paul Bristow, VP Strategy, Middleware & Consumer Experience, ADB
  Ronald Brockmann, Managing Director, Europe, ActiveVideo Networks
  Rob van den Dam, Global Telecom Sector Leader IBV, IBM
  Jean-Michel Demoulin, Cable, Digital Media & IPTV Strategy - European Markets, Cisco
  Tim Hadley, Director, Corporate Communications, Omnifone
  Pierre Hunter, VP, EMEA, Verimatrix
  Klaus Illgner-Fehns, Managing Director, Institut fuer Rundfunktechnik GmbH; HbbTV
  Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo Broadband
  Michael Leigh, Director, Business, Northern Europe, Latens Systems
  Kevin Meagher, CEO, Intamac Systems
  Klaus Milczewsky, Senior Manager, Deutsche Telekom AG
  Trond Neergaard, Founder & Managing Partner, Cloudberry Associates
  Peter Percosan, CTO, Cable Europe Labs
  Rolf Uwe Placzek, CEO, Acetrax
  Kurt Scherf, VP, Principal Analyst, Parks Associates
  Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates
  Anthony Smith-Chaigneau, Managing Director, SVP Business Development, Alticast
  Andy Tiller, Marketing Vice Chair, FEMTO Forum; VP, Marketing, ip.access
  Milya Timergaleyeva, VP Market Strategy, Oregan Networks Ltd
  Christopher Townsley, Director, European Sales, Limelight Networks
  Harry Wang, Director, Health & Mobile Product Research, Parks Associates
  Olivier Wellmann, VP, Product Management, OpenTV

CONNECTIONS™ Europe Advisory Sponsors are Accedo Broadband, ActiveVideo Networks, Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB), Intamac, Latens, and PacketVideo. Companies in the Premier Program include ActiveVideo Networks, Gigle Networks, Intel, ProVision Communications, PacketVideo, RedMere, Rovi, and Verizon Wireless.

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CONNECTIONS™ Europe Summits, produced by Parks Associates, are executive events offering high-level analysis and consumer research, networking opportunities, and information on emerging residential and mobile technologies and services. The next CONNECTIONS™ Europe Summit will focus on digital media, CE, and market opportunities for TV operators, content developers, and manufacturers.

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