Congress Agenda

More than 130 Speakers and Presenters

Congress Agenda

ANGA COM Congress for Broadband, Cable and Satellite

7 - 9 June 2016
Fairgrounds Koelnmesse
Congress Center East
Cologne / Germany 



Jenny Friedsam
Director Congress Management & PR
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10.00 - 10.30
Room C

Opening ANGA COM and Medienforum NRW

  • Thomas Braun - President, ANGA Association of German Cable Operators
  • Petra Müller - Managing Director, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW
  • Hannelore Kraft - Premier of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
10.30 - 11.00
Room C

Opening Dialogue ANGA COM and Medienforum NRW

Dr. Christian Stöcker - Head of Department Net World, SPIEGEL ONLINE

  • Dr. Hannes Ametsreiter - CEO Vodafone Germany / Member of the Vodafone Group Executive Committee
  • Anke Schäferkordt - Managing Director RTL Deutschland Media Group / Co-CEO RTL Group
11.00 - 12.15
Room C

Opening Discussion ANGA COM and Medienforum NRW

Dr. Christian Stöcker - Head of Department Net World, SPIEGEL ONLINE

  • Susanne Aigner-Drews - SVP & General Manager Germany/Austria/Switzerland, Discovery Networks Deutschland
  • Conrad Albert - Member of the Executive Board, External Affairs & Industry Relations and General Counsel, ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
  • Tom Buhrow - Director General, WDR
  • Dr. Manuel Cubero - Chief Commercial Officer, Vodafone Deutschland
  • Michael Hagspihl - Managing Director Private Customers , Telekom Deutschland GmbH
  • Lutz Schüler - CEO, Unitymedia
13.00 - 14.15
International Television & Broadband Summit
Room A

International Television & Broadband Summit

Matthias Kurth - Executive Chairman and Member of the Executive Committee, Cable Europe

  • Wilhelm Dresselhaus - Spokesman of the Board of Management, Nokia Solutions and Networks GmbH & Co. KG
  • Norbert Hölzle - Senior Vice President Commercial Europe, SES / Managing Director, ASTRA Deutschland
  • Manuel Kohnstamm - Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Liberty Global
  • Bruce McClelland - President, Network & Cloud and Global Services, ARRIS Group, Inc.
  • Xinbing Tang - CTO of Huawei Fixed Network Product Line
  • Apostolos Triantafyllou - SVP of Sales for CE Europe and Eurasia, Eutelsat
  • Dirk Wierzbitzki - EVP Products & Marketing, Swisscom (Switzerland) Ltd.
  • Dr. Dirk Wössner - President, Consumer Business Unit, Rogers Communications Inc.
13.00 - 14.15
Strategy Panel
Room B

Digital Media Legislation

Ralph Sina - Director WDR Radio Broadcasting Studio Brussels

  • Claus Grewenig - Managing Director, VPRT Verband Privater Rundfunk und Telemedien e.V.
  • Dr. Andrea Huber - Managing Director, ANGA Association of German Cable Operators
  • Jan Kottmann - Head of Media Policy, Google Deutschland
  • Susanne Pfab - Director General at ARD
  • Heike Raab - State Secretary and Representative in the Federal Government and Europe for Media and Digital Affairs
  • Helmut Verdenhalven - Director Media Policy, Bundesverband Deutscher Zeitungsverleger
14.45 - 16.00
Strategy Panel
Room A

Cable Agenda 2018: Analogue Switch-Off and HD Everywhere?

Dr. Peter Charissé - Managing Director, ANGA Association of German Cable Operators

  • Stefan Beberweil - Chief Marketing Officer, Tele Columbus AG
  • Martin Heine - Director, State Media Authority Saxony-Anhalt (MSA)
  • Stefan Liebig - Vice President Content Distribution & Sales, Viacom International Media Networks Northern Europe
  • Dr. Michael Müller - Senior Vice President Distribution, ProSieben Sat.1 Media SE
  • Dr. Annette Schumacher - Head of Regulatory Media & State Aid, Vodafone
  • Mag. Günther Singer - Managing Director, LIWEST Kabelmedien GmbH
14.45 - 16.00
Technology Panel
Room B

RDK, Advanced Video & Virtual CPE Solutions

Dr. Roger Blakeway - CEO, SCTE Society for Broadband Professionals

Keynote: Where is RDK Today?

Steve Heeb - President and General Manager, RDK LLC

Successfully Deploying Advanced Video Platforms

Jaison Dolvane - CEO/President, Espial

Media Home Gateways

JT Taylor - Senior Marketing Manager, Cisco Systems

The Software Opportunity

Mervyn Kelly - Marketing Director EMEA, Ciena

Leveraging Virtual CPE for Residential and Business Services Growth

Dr. Tim Gyselings - Technical Sales IP, Nokia

16.15 - 17.30
Strategy Panel
Room A

DVB-T2 vs. Mobile TV – Which Business Case will win the Race?

Jürgen Sewczyk - Head of Working Group Smart TV, German TV Platform / Eutelsat

  • Dr. Andreas Bereczky - Director Production, ZDF
  • Wolfgang Breuer - CEO, MEDIA BROADCAST GmbH
  • Gert von Manteuffel - Vice President Product Management TV, Telekom Deutschland GmbH
  • Andre Prahl - Head of the Programme Distribution Division, CBC GmbH / Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland GmbH
  • Rolf Wierig - Vice President Entertainment Products Consumer, Vodafone Deutschland
16.15 - 17.15
Strategy Panel
Room 5

Broadcasting Regulation also for Online Video?

Dr. Anja Bundschuh - Journalist

  • Dr. Jürgen Brautmeier - Chairman of the Media Authorities / Director, Media Authority of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Prof. Dr. Karl-Eberhard Hain - Institute for Media and Communication Law, University of Cologne
  • Malte Krückels - State Secretary for Media and Representative in the Federal Government for the Land of Thuringia
  • Annette Kümmel - SVP Governmental Regulation & Regulatory Affairs, ProSieben Sat.1 Media SE
  • Dr. Gerald Mai - Head of Department Media Law, Bauer Media Group
16.15 - 17.30
Technology Panel
Room B

Big Data – The Complete Picture from the Cloud to the CPE

Mourad Veeneman - Director Technology Design, Liberty Global Operations B.V.

Getting the Whole Picture

Andy Hooper - VP Cloud, Video and Services, ARRIS Group, Inc.

Where Security Meets Big Data for Advanced Multiscreen Analytics

Steve Oetegenn - President, Verimatrix

Cloud Connected Video Platforms

Elie Sader - Director, Market Management, PayTV Operators, Harmonic

Evolution towards a Converged Network Management Infrastructure

L. Alberto Campos - Distinguished Technologist, Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

18.00 - 00.00
Evening Event ANGA COM Night

Participation only with congress ticket including ANGA COM Night

Overlooking the river Rhein and the Dom Cathedral, the evening event ANGA COM Night is the place to be to conclude the first day of the event in a relaxed way.

Tickets can be ordered here (the ticket contingent is limited).


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