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About The Summit

The Future of Media Leaders’ Summit is an exclusive gathering that provides a unique opportunity for media industry leaders, CIOs and ICT professionals to gather, share, inspire and shape the future of the media industry. The summit provides a distinctive platform to gain insight from innovators and pioneering technologists on groundbreaking technology solutions and their impact on the media industry. 

The summit will be held under the theme of Media and Cloud – Limitless Possibilities; with the focus on how to leverage the power of the Cloud in media production and content creation. It aims to bring together high caliber international speakers, industry experts and media practitioners from around the world for a packed two-day event with keynotes, panel discussions, roundtables and workshops to provide insights on cloud technologies, cyber security, AI–artificial intelligence, TV+ and evolving technological advancement within the media industry.

 
 

Speakers & Panelists

 
 
 
 

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

 
DAY 1 - March 5

Cloud and Cyber - Security

March 5
08:30
Registration and Networking
March 5
09:30
Welcome from Chairman
March 5
09:35
Summit Keynote
March 5
10:05
Morning Keynote - Media and Cloud
March 5
10:45
Morning Break
March 5
11:15
Parallel Cloud Technologies Sessions (Technology, Workflow, Content)
March 5
11:15
Technology: Media Cloud

Moving into the cloud or bringing it in? Hybrid Cloud, best of the two worlds? Is Hybrid Cloud the answer to the fluctuating workloads, unpredictable budgets, and globalized efficient production while addressing the security, availability and privacy concerns? (Demo/Use case)?

March 5
11:15
Workflow: Media Cloud

Media companies are moving their video and visual effects workflows to the cloud. How to build high-quality media workflows to increase productivity, reduce operational complexity and lower costs?

March 5
11:15
Content: Media Cloud

How does the new cloud-enabled workflows impact content productions? Will it really be better, cheaper and faster to produce news?

March 5
12:15
Lunch and Networking
March 5
13:30
Afternoon Keynote - Cyber-Security and Fake News
March 5
14:00
Parallel Cyber-Security Sessions (Technology, Workflow, Content)
March 5
14:00
Technology: Cybersecurity and Fake news

Cybersecurity is a concerning media reality: Does the cloud improve or worsen this reality? Use cases around GDPR, data sovereignty, encryption

March 5
14:00
Content: Cybersecurity and Fake news

Fake news and alternative truths has eroded the trust between news outlets and their audience. How to confront this crisis of misinformation? Is the solution technical or editorial?

March 5
14:00
Workflow: Cybersecurity and Fake news

Running Media Operations under the gun of cyber threats: Media companies have to exchange tarrabites of content every day with partners globally. How to do this efficiently while keeping their data and people safe and secure?

March 5
15:30
Al Jazeera Tour/Town Activity Tour
March 5
19:00
Gala Dinner and Awards
DAY 2 - March 6

AI and TV+

March 6
09:30
Day One Wrap-up
March 6
09:45
Morning Keynote – Artificial Intelligence and Automation
March 6
10:35
Morning Break
March 6
11:00
Parallel AI sessions (Technology, Workflow, Content)
March 6
11:00
Technology: AI and Automation

Is it time for a Chief Algorithm Officer? How AI is impacting the media technology landscape? what new skills are needed? What capabilities is it offering?

March 6
11:00
Workflow: AI and Automation

AI is making its way to every step of the media life cycle: panel discussion on examples of newsgathering, content production and delivery, advertsing, archive management using AI.

March 6
11:00
Content: AI and Automation

Artificial Intelligence impacts the way we consume content. Will it now impact content production too? How can AI help journalists? How to maintain standards of journalism in the robot era?

March 6
12:15
Lunch and Networking
March 6
14:00
Afternoon Keynote - TV+, The Augmented Newsroom
March 6
14:00
Parallel TV+ sessions (Technology, Workflow, Content)
March 6
14:00
Tecnology: TV+, The Augmented Newsroom

How to transition from a traditional hardware driven broadcast architecture into a Cloud, software and IP based one?

March 6
14:00
Workflow: TV+, The Augmented Newsroom

Cloud and IP broadcast enable new production workflow. We explore the new ways of harnessing the power of the cloud in an Augmented Newsroom

March 6
14:00
Content: TV+, The Augmented Newsroom

The Augmented Newsroom harnesses the new technologies to inform and engage a multiplatform audience. How to build audience loyalty in times of doubt?

March 6
15:00
Closing Remarks
March 6
16:00
Al Jazeera Tour/ Town Activity Tour
Cloud and Cyber - Security
05/03/2018
08:30
Registration and Networking
05/03/2018
09:30
Welcome from Chairman
05/03/2018
09:35
Summit Keynote
05/03/2018
10:05
Morning Keynote - Media and Cloud
05/03/2018
10:45
Morning Break
05/03/2018
11:15
Parallel Cloud Technologies Sessions (Technology, Workflow, Content)
05/03/2018
11:15
Technology: Media Cloud

Moving into the cloud or bringing it in? Hybrid Cloud, best of the two worlds? Is Hybrid Cloud the answer to the fluctuating workloads, unpredictable budgets, and globalized efficient production while addressing the security, availability and privacy concerns? (Demo/Use case)?

05/03/2018
11:15
Workflow: Media Cloud

Media companies are moving their video and visual effects workflows to the cloud. How to build high-quality media workflows to increase productivity, reduce operational complexity and lower costs?

05/03/2018
11:15
Content: Media Cloud

How does the new cloud-enabled workflows impact content productions? Will it really be better, cheaper and faster to produce news?

05/03/2018
12:15
Lunch and Networking
05/03/2018
13:30
Afternoon Keynote - Cyber-Security and Fake News
05/03/2018
14:00
Parallel Cyber-Security Sessions (Technology, Workflow, Content)
05/03/2018
14:00
Technology: Cybersecurity and Fake news

Cybersecurity is a concerning media reality: Does the cloud improve or worsen this reality? Use cases around GDPR, data sovereignty, encryption

05/03/2018
14:00
Content: Cybersecurity and Fake news

Fake news and alternative truths has eroded the trust between news outlets and their audience. How to confront this crisis of misinformation? Is the solution technical or editorial?

05/03/2018
14:00
Workflow: Cybersecurity and Fake news

Running Media Operations under the gun of cyber threats: Media companies have to exchange tarrabites of content every day with partners globally. How to do this efficiently while keeping their data and people safe and secure?

05/03/2018
15:30
Al Jazeera Tour/Town Activity Tour
05/03/2018
19:00
Gala Dinner and Awards
AI and TV+
06/03/2018
09:30
Day One Wrap-up
06/03/2018
09:45
Morning Keynote – Artificial Intelligence and Automation
06/03/2018
10:35
Morning Break
06/03/2018
11:00
Parallel AI sessions (Technology, Workflow, Content)
06/03/2018
11:00
Technology: AI and Automation

Is it time for a Chief Algorithm Officer? How AI is impacting the media technology landscape? what new skills are needed? What capabilities is it offering?

06/03/2018
11:00
Workflow: AI and Automation

AI is making its way to every step of the media life cycle: panel discussion on examples of newsgathering, content production and delivery, advertsing, archive management using AI.

06/03/2018
11:00
Content: AI and Automation

Artificial Intelligence impacts the way we consume content. Will it now impact content production too? How can AI help journalists? How to maintain standards of journalism in the robot era?

06/03/2018
12:15
Lunch and Networking
06/03/2018
14:00
Afternoon Keynote - TV+, The Augmented Newsroom
06/03/2018
14:00
Parallel TV+ sessions (Technology, Workflow, Content)
06/03/2018
14:00
Tecnology: TV+, The Augmented Newsroom

How to transition from a traditional hardware driven broadcast architecture into a Cloud, software and IP based one?

06/03/2018
14:00
Workflow: TV+, The Augmented Newsroom

Cloud and IP broadcast enable new production workflow. We explore the new ways of harnessing the power of the cloud in an Augmented Newsroom

06/03/2018
14:00
Content: TV+, The Augmented Newsroom

The Augmented Newsroom harnesses the new technologies to inform and engage a multiplatform audience. How to build audience loyalty in times of doubt?

06/03/2018
15:00
Closing Remarks
06/03/2018
16:00
Al Jazeera Tour/ Town Activity Tour
 
 

EVENT VENUE

 
MARSA MALAZ KEMPINSKI, THE PEARL - DOHA 
COSTA MALAZ BAY, DOHA QATAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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