Cable Show: April 29 Schedule

The Cable Show 2014

Schedule of Events

Los Angeles Convention Center • 1201 S. Figueroa St.• Los Angeles, Calif.

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Tuesday, April 29

7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Exhibitor & Delegate Registration

7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Digital Lounge

7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

International Business Center

8:30 a.m-9:30 a.m.

Latin American Breakfast

(registration required)

Sposnored by Arris

To register, visit:

10 a.m.-11:20 a.m.

01: Tuesday General Session

West Hall

Convention Co-Chairs Welcome

Rob Marcus, Time Warner Cable

John Skipper, ESPN/Disney Media Networks

City Welcome

Eric Garcetti, Mayor, City of Los Angeles

Keynote Address

Michael Powell, NCTA

“Brought to You By Broadband: The Faster, Better More Entertaining Future”

Nancy Dubuc, A+E Networks

Jerald Kent, Suddenlink Communications

Rob Marcus, Time Warner Cable

John Martin, Turner Broadcasting System

John Skipper, ESPN/Disney Media Networks

11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Exhibit Floor Open

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Spring Technical Forum

02: Scale Tale: A Forward View of Cable’s Data Network Architecture

Room 403B, Concourse


Tony Werner, Comcast


Carol Ansley, ARRIS

Yizheng Chen, Georgia Institute of Technology

Mark Laubach, Broadcom

Pawel Sowinski, Cisco Systems

John Ulm, Arris

Chris Wendt, Comcast Cable

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

The WICT Signature Luncheon

Concourse Hall

Separate registration required at

11:45-12:30 p.m.

Live From Imagine Park

P01: The Internet of Thingamajigs

Imagine Park


Don Dulchinos, CableLabs


Rob Chandhok, Qualcomm

Karthik Ranjan, ARM

JT Taylor, Cisco

Pei Zhang, Carnegie Mellon University

12:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Live From Imagine Park

P02: The Dream Screen

Imagine Park


Stewart Schley, Stewart Schley Content LLC


Nizar Assanie, IE Market Research Corp.

Peter Docherty, ThinkAnalystics

Daren Gill, Rovi

Olivier Lacour, Cisco Systems

Steve Necessary, Cox Communications

1:45-2 p.m.

NCTA Annual Meeting

(members only)

Room 501C, West Building

2 p.m.-3 p.m.

NCTA Board Meeting

(members only)

Room 501AB, West Building

2 p.m-3 p.m.

Educational Sessions

03: Up Periscope: Breakthroughs in Content Navigation & Customer Experience

Room 403A, Concourse


Janko Roettgers, GigaOM


Alix Cottrell, Time Warner Cable

Dane Dickie, Cox Communications

Rich DiGeronimo, Charter Communications

Tom Loretan, Comcast

Mark Mihalevich, Suddenlink Communications

04: TV Apps Crash Course: National Networks, Personalized Experiences

Room 404AB, Concourse


Rebecca Rusk Lim, Turner Broadcasting Miguel Monteverde, Discovery Communications

Regina O’Brien, Golf Channel

Ryan Spoon, ESPN

Ken Todd, Showtime Networks

05: Deal Me In: Financial Analysts on the Evolving Economics of Telecommunications

Room 408A


Mark Bowser, Cox Communications


Jessica Reif Cohen, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Phillip Cusick: J.P. Morgan

Craig Moffett: MoffettNathanson LLC

Benjamin Swinburne, Morgan Stanley

06: Emerging Markets Ahead: Assessing Global Content Growth Strategies

Room 408B, Concourse


Derek Thompson, The Atlantic


Sean Cohan, A+E Networks

Jim Samples, Scripps Networks International

Russell Wolff, ESPN

07: Born to Stream: The Economic and Ideals of Internet-Originated Television

Room 411, Concourse

2-3:15 p.m.

Spring Technical Forum

08: Doing Just PHYne: Bandwidth Increases for Cable Networks

Room 403B, Concourse


Guy Sucharczuk, Aurora Networks


John Chapman, Cisco Systems

Mike Emmendorfer, Arris

Samir Parikh, Gainspeed

Jorge Salinger, Comcast Cable

Oleh Sniezko, Aurora Networks

2:45-3:45 p.m.

Live From Imagine Park

09/P03: Enacting the Future: The State of Communications Policy in Congress

Imagine Park

3-4 p.m.

NCTA CablePAC Committee Meeting

(members only)

Room 507, West Building

3-4 p.m.

NCTA Programmer Meeting

(Members only)

Room 506, West Building

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Educational Sessions

10: Extending the Message: Emerging Strategies for Multiscreen Diversity

(Produced in partnership with CAB)

Room 403A, Concourse


Tim Peterson, Advertising Age


Krishan Bhatia, NBCUniversal

Joel Hassell, Canoe Ventures

Rob Holmes, Comcast Cable

Eric Johnson, ESPN

11: Enterprising Endeavors: Powering Business Growth Beyond the SMB

Room 404AB, Concourse

12: Hundreds of Thousands of Hotspots and Counting: Cable WiFi Storms the Nation

Room 408A, Concourse


Maggie Reardon, CNET


Robert Cerbone, Time Warner Cable

Leo Cloutier, Bright House Networks

Bradley Feldman, Cablevision Systems

Tom Nagel, Comcast

13: CTO Central: Outlook From Cable’s Technology Leaders

Room 408B, Concourse


Leslie Ellis, Multichannel News


Kevin Hart, Cox Communications

Yvette Kanouff, Cablevision Systems

Mike LaJoie, Time Warner Cable

Balan Nair, Liberty Global

Tony Werner, Comcast Cable

14: Staying Power: Business Strategies for Linear Television

Room 411, Concourse

15 The Evolving Customer Experience: Interconnecting Generations & Platforms

Room 403B, Concourse


Jana Henthorn, The Cable Center


Gibbs Jones, Suddenlink Communications

Jonathan Leepson, Cox Communications

Mike McArdle, Comcast Cable

Ryan Pellet, Nexidia

Bob Titus, Netcracker Technology

3:30-5 p.m.

NCTA Finance & Operations Committee Meeting

(members only)

Room 505, West Building

3:30-5:30 p.m.

NCTA RSSO Committee Meeting (members only)

Room 504, West Building

4 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Live From Imagine Park

P04: Beyond Better Television

Imagine Park


Gary Arlen, Arlen Communications


Tim Jackson, ATEME

Mark Luden, The Guitammer Co.

Gustavo Marra, ATEME

Chris Rittler, Deluxe Digital Distribution

Roland Vlacu, Dolby Laboratories

5 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Happy Hour in Imagine Park

(Sponsored by Time Warner Cable)

Imagine Park

5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

International Welcome Reception

(Sponsored by Cisco)

South Hall Overlook, Level 2

To sign up, visit:

5:30-7 p.m.

The Media and Entertainment Industry LGBT networking reception

The Conga Room at L.A. LIVE

(presented by the Walter Kaitz Foundation, with NAMIC & WICT)


5:30-9:30 p.m.

Cable Hall of Fame Celebration

JW Marriott, 900 W. Olympic Blvd.

Diamond Ballroom, Level 3

(Produced by the Cable Center)

Separate ticket purchase required: