Editor's Choice Distinguishes Third Annual OnScreen Media Summit

Industry leaders invited by staff of B&C and Multichannel News to speak at Marriot Marquis in NYC on October 28

Oct 18, 2010, 20:20 ET from Broadcasting & Cable from ,Multichannel News

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry leaders in the business of television, movies, video, mobile TV, online, closed circuit, pay TV, digital technology - - virtually any business that depicts video content on a screen - - will assemble at the Marriot Marquis Hotel in New York's Time Square on Thursday, October 28, 2010 for the third annual OnScreen Summit, presented by leading TV industry publications, Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News.

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"This event attracts top-level, industry leaders as speakers and panelists who are not often available for conferences," said Luis Hillelson, the newly – appointed Group Publisher of Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News. He continued, "it is a unique conference in that each speaker and each panelist is personally selected and invited by our team of experienced editors."

The OnScreen Media Summit will focus on the challenges and opportunities of content creators and distributors in a multi-platform environment. The executives and panels assembled will focus on what's ahead this business year concentrating on the most pressing issues in the cable, broadcast, satellite and Internet industries with the people who are driving the business. Event topics include:

  • Challenges of Delivering TV Everywhere & Anywhere
  • Investment Outlook: The Marketplace Heats Up
  • 3D and Other Technologies for Attracting Viewers
  • Satisfying Advertisers with Advancements in Audience Measurement
  • Adapting Program Rights Deals.

Among the distinguished list of keynoters are:

  • Leslie Moonves, President and CEO of CBS Corporation
  • Irwin Gottlieb, Global CEO, GroupM
  • Peter Chernin, Founder Chernin Entertainment and the Chernin Group
  • Jessica Reif Cohen; 1st Vice President & Managing Director at Bank of America Securities-Merrill Lynch.  

Each panelist is noteworthy, and a brief list of some of them include: Cesar Conde, President, Univision Networks, Univision Communications, Inc; Don Dulchinos, SVP, Advertising and Interactive Services, CableLabs; Robert Ivins, VP, Data Development, Comcast Spotlight; Anthony Landamia, GM, Advanced Applications Business Unit, SeaChange International; Bill Livek, CEO, Rentrak Corp; Matt O'Grady, EVP, Media Audience Measurement, Nielsen; Pragash Pillai, SVP, Engineering &Technology, Bresnan Communications; Jon Romm, Chief Operating Officer, Avail-TVN; Josh Sapan, President & CEO, Rainbow Media; ; Lyle Schwartz, Managing Partner Implementation Research & Marketplace Analysis, GroupM; Shawn Strickland, VP Consumer Strategy & Planning, Verizon Telecom; Alan Wurtzel, President, NBC Universal Research; Alan Young, CTO, SES World Skies; Lauren Zalaznick, President, Women & Lifestyle Entertainment Networks, NBC Universal.

The OnScreen Summit traditionally attracts a diverse audience of 300-400 attendees whose background includes advertising, programming, production, distribution, venue management, marketing, technology and telecommunication.

Register today online at www.broadcastingcable.com/OnScreen2010  or email sfriedman@nbmedia.com or call Sandy Friedman at 917-281-4718

Broadcasting & Cable covers the business of television for industry professionals offering breaking news and analysis on programming, syndication, the station business, technology and advertising for broadcasting, cable, satellite, telco TV and the Web.


Multichannel News covers multichannel television and communications providers, such as cable operators, satellite TV firms, and telephone companies, as well as emerging Internet video and communication services.


SOURCE Broadcasting & Cable; Multichannel News