Wednesday April 20th, LVCC Room S224 – Free to attend by NAB exhibition pass holders
09:00: Welcome/Agenda/Logistics: David Price, VP, Business Development, TV& Media, Ericsson, Vice-Chair Ultra HD Forum
09:05: Update on the Network Owners Perspective: Thomas Edwards, VP Engineering and Development, Fox Networks
09:20: Update on the SDO Perspective: Matthew Goldman, VP Technology, Ericsson
09:35: Update on the CE Vendors’ Perspective: Don Eklund, SVP New Formats, Sony America
09:50: Update on the North American Broadcasters’ Perspective: Lynn Claudy, SVP Technology, NAB.
Key Working Groups Reports:
10:05: Introduction to the Ultra HD Forum Guidelines: Madeleine Noland, Consultant, LG Electronics, Ultra HD Forum Guidelines Chair
10:20: Introduction to the Interoperability test results: Eric Grab, co-CTO , NeuLion, Ultra HD Forum Chair Interop Working Group
Roundtable and Q&A: when are HDR deployments going to become a reality?
10:35 Open roundtable hosted by Thierry Fautier, VP Strategy, Harmonic Inc., Chairman Ultra HD Forum
- Stephan Heimbecher, Director Innovation and Standards, Sky Deutschland
- Philip Goswitz, SVP Video, Space and Communications, AT&T, USA
- Akira Shimazu, Consultant, Sky Perfect TV, Japan
10:55 Summary and Next Steps: David Price, VP Business Development, TV&Media, Ericsson, Vice-Chair Ultra HD Forum