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ibc conf preview_ibc preview 14/08/2015 09:22 Page 1 As exhibitors gear up for Europe’s leading broadcast technology show in September, Euromedia offers an early look at what visitors can expect in the Conference Rooms and on the Show Floor. ttracting over 55,000 attendees from more than 170 different countries, IBC’s annual Conference and Exhibition provide a uniquely rich experience; connecting, enthusing, inspiring and informing the professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of content worldwide. The IBC Conference is a global destination for discussion and debate about the many different challenges facing the electronic media and entertainment industry, both in its sessions and in the range of networking opportunities. Featuring some of the foremost thoughtleaders, innovators and policy makers in their fields and covering a wide breadth of topics, it is the place to explore new strategies, understand business disruptors, chart future technological progress and uncover the future roadmap of the industry. Across five days, delegates can network and debate with over 300 of the highest calibre international speakers, visionaries and thought-leaders who are shaping the industry. A SELECTED EXHIBITORS Elemental - Stand 4.B80 The supplier of softwaredefined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery will showcase disruptive innovations to help content providers address nextgeneration video complexity. In addition to its full product suite, Elemental will highlight the industry’s most advanced MPEG-DASH implementation, automatic provisioning of live channels in the cloud, CDNindependent ad insertion, ‘second-generation’ 4K with high dynamic range (HDR) and workflows for better optimising content monetisation. “The future is now: MPEG- 28 EUROMEDIA Kicking off the Conference on Thursday September 10 in the Forum Theatre is the IBC Keynote, ‘The Future Is Now - Broadcasting in an age of challenge’. Chaired by renowned industry commentator Ray Snoddy, the session will reveal how four top broadcasters