Industry Days 2015
At SES, we are constantly getting closer to our goal of connecting the world and becoming a global company with a truly local presence in every country.
Having been at the forefront of digital migration of HD and UHD commercial services in Europe, we are now applying our expertise to the unique range of broadcasting prospects in Africa. SES aims to connect the unconnected in Africa and make affordable broadband connectivity and enterprise services across the continent a reality.
With this spirit of technology and innovation in mind, we are hosting the SES Industry Days Event 2015. Here, guests will have the opportunity to discover the business opportunities that this exciting time in the continent’s history offers.
With networking sessions and valuable insights presented by speakers from SES and the industry as a whole, this event is a one-of-a-kind chance to connect with the industry.
|8:30 – 9:30||Registration and morning coffee|
|9:30 – 9:45||Welcome – Ibrahima Guimba-Saidou, SVP Commercial Africa (SES)|
|9:45 – 10:45||Technology landscape in Africa|
|Growing connectivity in Africa – Jean-Pierre Kabanda VP Business Development (SES)
|Industry trends in Africa – Dion Chang, Trend Analyst (FluxTrends)
|10:45||Coffee and Networking Break|
|11:15 – 13:00||The future of broadcasting in Africa|
|Smart Journey into the digital era – Thomas Wrede VP Reception Systems (SES)
|New opportunities with Managed Playout Services – Christian Brenner CEO (SmartCast)
|The Evolving Face of Content Protection – Christopher Schouten Senior Director of Product Marketing (NAGRA)
|A CE Manufacturer’s Perspective – Yeonmoon Jung, Specialist, TV Product Planning Manager (LG Electronics)|
|Panel Discussion: The Future of Broadcasting in Africa
|14:30 – 16:20||Enabling data Access in Africa|
|Satellite TV on smart devices – Gil Laifer Vice President of Products (Inverto)
|New Satcom Technology – Pieter-Paul Mooijman and Bart van Poucke (Newtec)
|Wi-Fi technology: The Powerful Enabler – Bruce Pitso Regional Manager (Ruckus)
|Enabling access to next generation data – Krasimira Bozhinkova VP Data Portfolio Management (SES)|
|Panel Discussion: Connecting the Unconnected
|16:20||Coffee and Networking Break|
|16:30||Over the edge – Sydney Fryer Program Manager; Alternative Site Solutions (TAG)|
|17:00||Q & A Session
DRESS CODE: Formal
The Lookout, Granger Bay Blvd
V & A Waterfront