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DVB created the technical specifications that ushered in the age of digital television. Those who contributed to the work of the DVB Project can be rightly proud of all that has been achieved in the 25 years since its foundation. While it is arguably the most successful organisation of its kind, DVB operates now in a much-changed landscape for technology standardisation, with a multitude of other bodies creating specifications for media delivery. Does DVB still have a contribution to make? And, if so, what should it be?

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11:30: Introduction from Helmut Stein (ISDM), outgoing chair of DVB Promotion & communications module
Chair Dvb-Pcm
DVB
11:40: Keynote: DVB and SES Astra – a common success story - Wilfried Urner
CEO
MX1
12:00: Panel Discussion, moderated by Peter MacAvock (EBU), Chair of DVB Project
Chief Engineer, Broadcast Strategy
Sky
Director of Technology and Engineering
Sony
Director of Content Policy
Ofcom
CEO
MX1
Chairman of the Steering Board
DVB
12:30: Questions from the floor
12:40: Wrap-up from Session Chair; invitation to refreshments outside conference room
12:45: End of Session.