2020 Sports OTT Forum


10:00 a.m.: Registration Opens

10:25 – 10:30 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks presented by AWS
Presented by: Dan Marshall
, AWS, SVP, Worldwide Sales and Service

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.: The OTT Arms Race: A Snapshot of the Landscape
What is the current state of the rapidly changing sports OTT ecosystem? Where do the rights live and where is the data showing that consumers are migrating? The experts at Octagon offer a primer to open the day to offer you the lay of the land.

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.: Keynote Conversation
A one-on-one conversation with a key executive in the live sports video business.

11:30 – 11:45 a.m.: The Switch Case Study

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: View From the Top: Streaming Sports (and More) in 2020 and Beyond
The streaming services are in place. Major live sports rights are on the verge of opening back up for bid. The chessboard is set. From major networks, to streaming startups, and social disruptors, what are the short- and long-term goals in sports for the key players? How is the ecosystem expanding to brings sports, news, and entertainment in the same fold? What does it take to stand out and create a special experience for viewers/subscribers?

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.: Networking Lunch

1:15 – 2:00 p.m.: Measure What Matters: Redefining Quality in a Live and SVOD Ecosystem
As the streaming wars take shape, how should high-profile streaming services define what makes for an elite streaming experience beyond the basics of start-up times and rebuffering? From peak live events to the management of services in a 24/7/365 world, what KPIs are being prioritized that are having tangible impacts on quality and engagement?

2:00 – 2:15 p.m.: Case Study

2:15 – 2:45 p.m.: Dissecting the Tech: The Keys of the Next Generation OTT Stack
As live streaming of major sporting events at scale matures, the gears underneath the hood are continuing to evolve and advance. What’s the latest on the critical pain points in the live streaming/over-the-top distribution stack and what’s to come? Latency. Quality of Experience. Ad Tech. SaaS. Experts from the field explain.
Confirmed Panelists:
Eric Bolten, Zixi, VP, Business Development

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.: Networking Break

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.: Keynote Presentation
A unique, deep dive into a major live sports streaming event from those that made it happen.

3:30 – 3:45 p.m.: Case Study

3:45 – 4:15 p.m.: Fighting the Good Fight: Battling Piracy as Streaming Sports Grows
In the eyes of many in the industry, piracy provides a substantial and complex threat to the sports media industry as many valuable sports rights find their way on to streaming services and platforms. From the technology to the strategy to the global governmental lobbying, what is the current state of the fight against piracy and what more can be done?

4:15 – 5:00 p.m.: Networking Reception

* The use of The Paley Center for Media’s facilities does not constitute endorsement by the Paley Center of any views expressed during this event.