Note: Work in Progress

9:00 - 9:30 Registration & Welcome Coffee

9:30 Chair’s Opening Remarks
Mihai CONSTANTIN, President, Asociatia pentru Comunicatii Digitale

9:35 Keynote Address: Audiovisual Retransmission Services in the First Semester of 2012 - Preliminary Data
Catalin MARINESCU, President, ANCOM Romania


9:50 Digital Switchover in Romania: the Path to Completion
Eugen BRAD, Executive Technical Director, SNR Radiocom

10:10 CASE STUDY: Bulgaria, Digitalization of a Network
Ovidiu STANESCU, Technical Director, Romkatel

10:30 Panel Discussion: Is it still worth fighting to participate in the Romanian digital switchover? Which are the options and the associated opportunities for industry players?
Keynote speakers discuss together with:

Horia CAZAN, Chief Technical Officer, TVR
Doina Micu, Head of TV Department, SNR Radiocom
Catalin Niculescu, Managing Director, Rohde & Schwarz Romania
Serban Belenes, Country Representative, Eutelsat
Daniel Klinger, Technical Manager, SBS Broadcasting

11:15 Coffee Break


11:45 The Challenges of the New Audiovisual Law.
Radu PETRIC, President, Cable Communication Association

12:05 Delivering HD Video Content over IP Infrastructure
Mihai DOBRESCU, CTO, Direct One Romania

12:20 Panel Discussion: Redefining Business Models in the Digital Era
Keynote speakers discuss together with:

Claudiu PARASCHIV, Technical Director, ProTV
Valentin POPOVICIU, Development Director, RCS & RDS
Ovidiu GHIMAN, Chief Strategy and Commercial Residential Officer, Romtelecom
George PLETEA, Radio Manager, Prima 2M

13:10 Adapting to the Changing World: the Future of Television
Lucian RADULESCU, Country Head, Romania & Moldova, Sony Europe Limited

13:25 Listening to Consumers
Stefan ICHIM, Country Manager, Panasonic Romania

13:40 Closing Adress: TV Evolution - From the Linear Past to the Non-Linear Future
Horia CAZAN, Chief Technical Officer, TVR

13:50 Closing of Conference & Networking Lunch