*Subject to change. All times are Pacific Standard.

8:00 am PT

Pre-Program Networking

Coffee and Light breakfast foods in the Networking Café

PROGRAM POD ONE: OPENING PROGRAM
8:30 AM TO 10:30 AM

8:30 am PT

Welcoming Remarks

8:35 am PT
Streaming Trends 2021: Dare to Stream Update


Leading analyst from Variety Intelligence Platform shares the most recent updates of streaming trends for 2022.

SPEAKER(S):

Heidi Chung (Moderator), Media Analyst & Correspondent, Variety Intelligence Platform (VIP+)

Kevin Tran (Keynote), Media Analyst, Variety Intelligence Platform (VIP+)

9:00 am PT
Opening C-Suite Discussions (two fireside chats)

Growing Streaming Today (Part 1)

These one-on-one conversations address the key challenges for growing streaming today…from creation to distribution.


SPEAKER(S):


Romina Rosado (Keynote) , EVP & General Manager, Hispanic Streaming, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises

9:15 am PT

Growing Streaming Today (Part 2)

These one-on-one conversations address the key challenges for growing streaming today…from creation to distribution.

SPEAKER(S):

Shadid Khan Partner (Moderator), Arthur D. Little Managing Partner, MAG (An Arthur D. Little Company) Board Member, NATPE (National Association of Television Program Executives) Board Member and Finance Committee Chair, Manhattan Chapter, YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization)

Pierluigi Gazzolo (Keynote), President and Chief Transformation Officer, Univision

9:30 am PT
Opening Discussion

The Changing Business Model for MVPDs: Passionate Stories for Passionate Audiences: An Inside Look at ALLBLK’s targeted content strategy

This panel looks at the content strategy for a streaming service featuring Black creators and talent.

10:00 am PT
Opening Diversity Programming Roundtable

Passionate Stories for Passionate Audiences: An Inside Look at ALLBLK’s targeted content strategy

This panel looks at the content strategy for the first streaming service dedicated to featuring Black creators, Black talent, and stories relevant to Black audiences.

SPEAKER(S):

Vanessa Simmons, Actress, Lifestyle Influencer, Creative Director and Entrepreneur, ALLBLK

Kendall Kyndall, Actor, Social Media Personality, and Host of Social Society, ALLBLK

Brett Dismuke, General Manager of ALLBLK & WE tv, AMC Networks

10:30 am PT
Opening International Programming Roundtable

Creating Content for Global Streamers

This roundtable features leading global executives, producers, and talent who discuss the future of creating stories for audiences in every country.


SPEAKER(S):

JC Acosta, President, ViacomCBS International Studios & Networks Americas

11:00 am PT
Mid-morning Networking Break

Break – Networking Mezzanine

PROGRAM POD TWO: FAST TALKS
11:00 am to 12:30 pm PT

11:30 am PT
Special Tech Spotlight Presentation: Blockchain’s Potential for Streamers


This fast-paced conversation reflects on blockchain’s specific potential in streaming’s future with a focus on rights & royalties, utility tokens, security tokens, wallets, NFTs and more.


SPEAKER(S):

Chris Martin (Keynote), Executive Producer & Writer, ‘Hold On For Dear Life’

11:45 am PT
Fast Talks (fireside chat)

The Benefits of Advertising on FAST

Hear the benefits of advertising to FAST audiences and how this investment has made FAST the fastest-growing platform in the streaming space.


SPEAKER(S):

Bill Herman (Keynote), VP, Advanced Advertising, Spectrum Reach (a division of Charter Communications)

12:00 pm PT
Fast Talks (panel)

Content Acquisition & Distribution

Enjoy this fascinating conversation that brings together content creator, distributor, and a direct-to-fan connection.

SPEAKER(S):

Stuart McLean, CEO, FAST Studios

René Santaella, EVP, Digital & Streaming Media, Estrella Media

12:30 pm PT
Networking Lunch Break

Luncheon on the patio

PROGRAM POD THREE: AVOD TALKS
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm

1:15 pm PT
Welcome Back Remarks

SPEAKER(S):

JP Bommel (Host), President & CEO, NATPE

Afternoon Keynote Interview

Creating Original Content for AVOD Fans

This leading programming executive shares her perspectives on what to greenlight for production for AVOD viewers.

SPEAKER(S):

Sarah Aubrey (Keynote), Head of Original Content, HBO Max

1:30 pm PT
AVOD Talks (panel)

Differentiating advertising on AVOD

This panel discusses the advantages of advertising to audiences who choose to view their content on demand, and how this differs from advertising to FAST audiences, and “appointment viewers.”


SPEAKER(S):

Bill Herman, VP, Advanced Advertising, Spectrum Reach (a division of Charter Communications)

JC Williams, Associate Director, Multicultural & Business Solutions, Horizon Media

2:00 pm PT
AVOD Talks (fireside chat)

Content and Acquisition for AVOD Platforms

This Chief Content Officer from a leading platform provider shares perspectives on the current competitive environment for acquiring the best content.

SPEAKER(S):

Adam Lewinson (Keynote), Chief Content Officer, Tubi

2:15 pm PT
AVOD Talks (fireside)

Attracting AVOD Audiences

AVOD viewers are passionate about their choices. Learn more from this leading marketing executive about the science of promoting programming to attract specific prospective audiences.

2:30 pm PT
AVOD Talks (fireside chat)

Content and Acquisition for AVOD Programmers

This Chief Programming executive from a leading programmer shares perspectives on the current competitive environment for featuring the best content to AVOD audiences.

2:45 pm PT
Mid-Afternoon Break

Break – Networking Mezzanine

PROGRAM POD FOUR: SVOD TALKS
3:15 pm to 5:15 pm PT

3:15 pm PT
Welcome Back Remarks

SPEAKER(S):

JP Bommel (Host), President & CEO, NATPE


Mid-afternoon Keynote

Identifying New Business Opportunities for Streaming

This leading executive from one of the top platform providers in the streaming business shares perspectives for new business opportunities for streaming.


SPEAKER(S):

Rachael Scholten (Keynote), Vice President, Starcom Content, Roku

3:45 pm PT
SVOD Talks (panel)

Content Acquisition & Worldwide Distribution

Streaming has allowed producers to amortize costs for production and increase distribution across every continent. Hear from this panel of top executives who share their thoughts on the future of subscription streaming.


SPEAKER(S):

Michele Edelman, Head of Growth, Premiere Digital

Sherry Brennan, EVPGM, Whip Media

4:15 pm PT
SVOD Talks (Marketing fireside chat)

Content That Attracts Subscribers

Hear from this leading marketing executive about promotional strategies for ensuring future hits that will deliver subscriber growth and retention.

4:30 pm PT
SVOD Talks (Content Acquisition fireside chat)

Content That Attracts Subscribers

Hear from this leading programming executive about strategies for predicting future hits that will virtually guarantee subscriber growth and retention.

4:45 pm PT
Closing Keynote – Subscription

The Power of SVOD Around the World

This president of a subscription streaming service highlights some of the most successful original series and programming for streaming that assured the rapid success of SVOD in recent years.

SPEAKER(S):

Kelly Day (Keynote), President of Streaming, ViacomCBS Streaming

5:15 pm PT
Closing Remarks

SPEAKER(S):

JP Bommel (Host), President & CEO, NATPE

Closing Reception and Special Screenings
5:15 pm to 6:15 pm