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First speakers announced for Beyond HD Masters as Sony joins

20 March 2013
First speakers announced for Beyond HD Masters as Sony joins

A first draft of high-profile speakers has been revealed for TVBEurope’s Beyond HD Masters 2013 conference, while Sony Professional Solutions Europe has signed up as Platinum Sponsor. The company joins Gold Sponsor Screen and Silver Sponsor Phabrix as event supporters. Beyond HD Masters is to be held on Tuesday 11 June at BAFTA in central London. Addressing the conference will be Michel Chabrol, director of Digital Cinema, 3D and Ultra HD at Eutelsat; Brian Clark, commercial and technical projects director for NEP Visions; Stephen Heimbecher (pictured top), head of Innovations and Standards/Product and Operations – Technology at Sky Deutschland; Carl Hibbert, Futuresource Consulting; Richard Lindsay-Davies (pictured bottom), chief executive officer, Digital TV Group; Andy Quested, head of Technology, BBC HD & 3D; and Philip Willis, Professor of Computing and director, Centre for Digital Entertainment, Bath University. All speakers are subject to change without notice. This is just the first tranche of participants revealed for the event – there will be other major announcements in coming weeks. Beyond HD Masters follows the successful series of HD and 3D Masters conferences from TVBEurope that helped to chart and forecast the maturation of HD and 3D in the broadcast market. In another development, TVBEurope has partnered with IBC on support for events in 2013. IBC is launching a brand new conference, IBC London Technology Booster, to take place at Dexter House on June 25 and 26. The event focuses on two of the most disruptive technologies currently impacting the market – Cloud Services and Connected Content. TVBEurope is a media partner for the event and in turn IBC has pledged its support for TVBEurope’s Beyond HD Masters and IT Broadcast Workflow conferences in 2013. The draft agenda for Beyond HD Masters is available online. Please check back for regular updates. Register now to attend this year’s Beyond HD Masters conference at BAFTA and take advantage of the special early bird price of just £149 (plus VAT) until 30 April 2013. Save £100 off the cost of a standard ticket by booking your early bird ticket now. Sponsorship opportunities are also available through Steve.Connolly@intentmedia.co.uk or Ben.Ewles@intentmedia.co.uk on +44 (0) 207 354 6000. For more information about Beyond HD Masters 2013 attendance or venue, please contact our Event Manager Sarah.Harris@intentmedia.co.uk or call +44 (0) 207 354 6001. www.beyondhdmasters.comwww.ibc.org

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