NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Irwin Gotlieb, the Chairman of GroupM Worldwide, and a foremost, experienced advertising industry leader, will be a featured keynote interview guest at the On Screen Media Summit on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at the Sentry Center Midtown East Conference Center at 730 Third Ave at East 45th Street, 17th floor, New York City. As Chairman, Gotlieb oversees the world's leading full service media investment management company.
The year-end Summit annually attracts about 300 top executives in the business of TV, film, advertising, investment and video technology. The event offers an opportunity for business leaders to share their reflections on the passing year and visions for the year ahead. The conference is presented by two leading television industry publications, Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News.
Group Publisher, Louis Hillelson commented "We are excited to have Mr. Gotlieb join us once again. His perspective is critical to the overall performance of the on screen industry in the immediate future, so his participation at this Summit is timely and important to all of us in the business."
The On Screen Summit is unique in that it features a series of eight intimate, keynote interview conversations and a limited number of three roundtable panel discussions. In addition to Gotlieb, the other keynote guests are: Paula Kerger, President and CEO of PBS; Mark Lazarus, Chairman of the NBC Sports Group; Rob Marcus, President and COO of Time Warner Cable; Les Moonves, President and CEO of CBS Corp.; Jessica Reif Cohen, First VP and Managing Director of BOA / Merrill Lynch; Tom Rogers, CEO and President of TiVo; and Josh Sapan, President and CEO of AMC Networks who will be joined by Mark Johnson, the executive producer of "Breaking Bad" which is one of AMC's leading, award-winning signature series.
The keynote interviews will cover such topics as: the current advertising environment; the role of viewer-supported programming; the role of sports in appointment-viewing; innovating pay TV; the future of broadcast television and cable networks; the financial forecast for the industry; the role of technology in the viewing experience and the importance of signature series to a network's brand.
The three panel discussions at this conference will explore the on-screen business from the "traditional" to the "new" across a variety of delivery options, including theaters, TVs, electronic signage, computer monitors, and handheld mobile devices. There will be one session that will specifically focus on the latest distribution technologies and another that looks at the life-cycle of movies from content creation and production to theatrical release and then through mass syndication and, yet a third session that will focus on the changing role of sponsorship in a dynamic advertising market.
This event is produced for Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News by the Schramm Marketing Group of New York.
To register for this event, please go to www.onscreenmediasummit.com or call Sandy Friedman at 917-281-4718.
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