Centre for Content Promotion

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Upcoming Digital Future Symposium 2010

The Future of Technology, Internet and Content Business

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3rd Digital Future Symposium (DFS) March 2010, Beijing

“The Future of Technology, Internet and Content Business”

Main Themes:

1) Internet Distribution and New Media Business

2) Technology, Standards and Content Protection


The primary objectives of this event are to provide a platform for Chinese and international parties to interact and build partnerships in the content distribution and technology industries. The seminar also aims to identify trends in the technology sector from the international and China perspectives for future movie, games and TV distribution. Ultimately seeks to encourage the availability of legitimate content on various devices and to explore new consumer usage models. The following parties are targeted:
1) Internet industries
2) Devices and equipment manufacturers
3) Movies and TV stakeholders
4) Regulatory staffers
5) Investors and investment companies
6) Gaming

Objectives
• To provide a platform for content owners, studios, broadcasters, law firms, venture capitalists, online distributors, government and vendors to interact
• To encourage new business models, partnerships, and solutions
• To build relationships between China and foreign industries in this field
• To address current and new issues in relation to security, convergence and the proliferation of new media
• To discuss content protection platforms and technologies in China and internationally
• To discuss government – industry cooperation
• To discuss developments in relation to China and content delivery issues and problems

Who should come?

Content owners, producers, technologists, content security companies, Internet businesses, operators, telcos, academics, government and others.

Background

The DIGITAL FUTURE SYMPOSIUM is a highly successful event first launched in 2007 by the CENTRE FOR CONTENT PROTECTION Pte. Ltd. It attracts hundreds of key industry players in the field of content distribution and content protection annually. It has conducted successful events in Malaysia, Japan, China, India and Singapore.

Established in 2007, the Centre for Content Protection (CCP) is a consortium committed to shaping Asia Pacific’s digital future through innovative technologies that provide secure ways for consumers to enjoy anywhere, anytime access to their favourite movies and television programs. CCP members from all over Asia, and from within the technology, content production and distribution industries.

8.30 to 9.30 AM

KEYNOTES

Speakers
•Relevant high-ranking government official: eg SARFT, GAPP or NCAC
•One CEO/Senior executive among the sponsors, either from an international and local corporation
•One CEO/Senior executive from MPA or CCP.

9.30 – 10.30 AM

NEW MEDIA LANDSCAPE
Proposed Title – New Media Landscape and Developments

New Media

3 screen and interoperability

Internet and technology

Standards

3D

New technology developments

(Note: To speak in general terms, lay the ground for discussions and set out the main themes of the conference)

10.30 – 10.45
AM BREAK

10.45 – 11.45 AM

BUSINESS MODELS

Proposed Title –  Current and Future Business Models for Online

Distribution of Contents

Subscription

PPV

Advertisements

online/offline packages

Partnerships

The availability of content

(Note: To speak in more details on different models for content owners to generate more revenues through online distribution, either through
its own online outlets or by partnering with online distributors/website operators, etc)

11.45 to 12.45 PM

ENFORCEMENT AND THE LAW

Proposed Title – Legal and Enforcement Trends in the Protection of Contents in the Online Environment

P2P

P2P TV

Legal developments/ policy

Cases

Enforcement issues

(Note: To speak in details on legal and enforcement strategies deployed by rightholders and their pros and cons, emphasizing also on cooperative effects between them and online distributors/platforms such as UGC, cyberlockers, etc)

12.45–1.45 PM Lunch

2.00 – 3.00 PM

TECHNOLOGY AND SECURITY

Proposed Title – Technology,
Standards and Content Protection


DRM standards

Home networking

CAS

Technology standards

IPTV, mobile and cable

New packaged media developments

DRM related developments internationally

(Note: To speak in details on digital rights management, conditional access, Internet rights, interoperability, encryption, filtering, device and equipment requirements)

3.00– 4.00 PM

DIGITAL ELECTRONICS

Proposed Title
• Panel Discussion on convergence / interoperability for electronic devices: the ability for devices to work together is a prerequisite for the convergence of different platforms as addressed in earlier topics
• This session will address issues such as what consumer electronics companies can do to both monetize and support the transition to digital content, enabling consumers to enjoy content flexibly on whatever devices they own?
• E.g. the future of devices built for movie distribution and what needs to be done so that devices of all different brands can function together
• What are standards, agreements and cooperation between content owners and device makers?

4 PM BREAK
4.15 – 5.15 PM

INTERNET AND UGC SITES
Proposed Title
• This session will discuss the lay of land in relation to UGC and content distribution
• Current issues in relation to content availability and business models; new trends and technological issues
• Creative Uses of Content to Generate Revenues in UGC sites esp. regarding “video advertising”: videos/clips as a form of online content are
considered to have great potential. Discussion will revolve around recommendations on business practices for these new models
• Piracy issues to be discussed in relation to business models and future viability of content
• Content not being offered/available to Asia-Pacific consumers generally (e.g. Hulu doesn’t offer access to content on site for users outside of
the US) Speakers
• Several senior executives (between 5-7) from content owners and their online business partners, plus media analysts, etc

5.15 – 5.45 PM

Closing
Keynote Speeches (30 min)

Speakers

• Leaders in the industry
• A relevant high-ranking government official: candidates include from SARFT, GAPP or NCAC

6.00 PM to 8.00 PM sponsored networking drinks

On the 10th December we will have small group meetings on particular sponsored topics. 11th December is the main event day.

ADMISSION

Admission is free. FULL UPDATED AGENDA IN ENGLISH VERSION ONLY.

SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES
CATALYST SPONSORSHIP
USD $5000

• Recognition on the day and on all relevant printed materials and on stage
• Free annual CCP membership for those non-members Or free advertisement in Event Brochure for existing member
• Participation and speaking slot
• Recognition on the day and on all relevant printed materials and on stage
• To include any items for distribution, tags and giftbags

SILVER SPONSORSHIP
USD $8000

• Participation and speaking slot
• Free CCP membership for those non-members Or free advertisement in Event Brochure for existing member
• Table space in hallway
• Recognition on the day and on all relevant printed materials and on stage.
• To include any items for distribution, tags and giftbags

LUNCH SPONSOR (reserved for 1 company only)
USD $8000
• Free CCP membership for those non-members Or free advertisement in Event Brochure for existing member
• Lunch presentation (brief) and participation in days’ event
• Participation and speaking slot
• Recognition on the day and on all relevant printed materials and on stage.
• To include any items for distribution, tags and giftbags

GOLD CATALYST SPONSORSHIP
USD $10,000

• Keynote position
• Free CCP membership for those non-members Or free advertisement in Event Brochure for existing member
• Table space in hall (alternatively Full Page Priority Ad, or Moderate Panel)
• Participation in next day closed door group sessions (UGC’s, Blu-ray Tech updates, and/or Legal meeting) (if not we will bring everyone out for day-trip sponsored by GOLD Catalyst)
• Participation and speaking slot on main day
• Recognition on the day and on all relevant printed materials and on stage.
• To include any items for distribution, tags and giftbags

DIAMOND SPONSORS (customized)
> USD$18,000
• Keynote
• Free PAC CCP membership for those non-members Or free advertisement in Event Brochure for existing member
• Table space in hall (alternatively Moderate Panel)
• Sponsor next day closed door group sessions (UGC’s, Blu-ray Tech updates, and/or Legal meeting, and discuss topics)
• Participation and speaking slot on main day
• Recognition on the day and on all relevant printed materials and on stage.
• Partner for overall event
• (this category to be discussed) and recognition provided as required
• Suggestion of panel discussions and/or moderate as required
• To include any items for distribution, tags and giftbags

LUNCH/NETWORKING SPONSORS
USD$5000
• Free CCP membership for those non-members Or free advertisement in Event Brochure for existing member
• Recognition for networking sponsorship
• Brief overview of company during networking session
• To include any items for distribution, tags and giftbags

Other sponsorships
Microsite sponsor
Badge sponsor
Speakers Pack sponsor
The above at $2000 each.
Administrative Supports

There will be no sponsorship for speakers’ travel. CCP will conduct email and international marketing of the event. Sponsorships are sought for
business matching discussions and topic specific discussions on the 10th .December in the following potential areas:

1) Digital Cinema
2) Watermarking and Fingerprinting
3) CCP establishment in China
4) Regulatory issues
5) UGC and Content Business
6) Legal updates

Confidential

Established in 2007, the Centre for Content Protection (CCP) is a consortium based in Singapore committed to shaping Asia Pacific’s digital future through innovative technologies that provide secure ways for consumers to enjoy anywhere, anytime access to their favourite movies and television programs.

As a neutral yet authoritative source of information on the latest content platforms and protection measures worldwide, the Centre fosters awareness and cooperation amongst various academic, governmental and industry organizations as well as consumer groups in order to implement best practices and solutions region-wide.

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CONTACT

ManagingDirector
ISA SEOW
Mobile (Singapore) +65 82014421
Office +65 67772854

Assistant
Junaidah Arifin +65 91830593
Fax +65 67740733
email: isa_seow@contentprotection.net
email: junaidah_arifin@contentprotection.net