UbiQ Paris Announces 63 Confirmed Showcase Speakers

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Industry leaders from TV, music, games and branded content to address delegates in Paris on June 18 & 19 at the Palais Brongniart

Paris, April 20, 2012 –With two months before the opening of UbiQ Paris, the International Digital Entertainment Showcase (conference & exhibition), Gwénael Flatres, CEO of UbiQ EVENTS, confirms the participation of 63 international speakers.

UbiQ is dedicated to bringing together the best of digital entertainment, the showcase program is nearly full and brimming with high profile digital executives such as NFB (National Film Board of Canada), Machinima, Renault, Universal Music Group, Deezer, Canal+ and Havas Media France nearly one month ahead of schedule.

In total more than 140 companies are already registered to attend, of which 64% of are coming from outside of France including the USA, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Brazil and even Australia.

Gwen Flatres, CEO of UbiQ Events, commented « The purpose of the show is to provide additional answers on how to maximize profitability surrounding entertainment content (TV, music and games) by leveraging new potentials offered by digital broadcasting platforms, interactivity and social media. »

UbiQ consists of two days of sharing experience and networking through conferences, workshops, speed meetings and exhibition space to develop new production and distribution partnerships through four major angles: Capture, Engage, Monetize and Measure ROI

« UbiQ’s ability to gather such a wide variety of companies within the digital entertainment value chain makes it a must-attend event, » says Deborah Drisdell, Director of General Accessibility and Digital Enterprises, at the NFB (National Film Board of Canada).

The latest round of speakers to have confirmed is impressive. After the opening keynote of Randi Zuckerberg, former marketing director of Facebook and CEO of RtoZ Media and participation of personalities such as Doug Scott, President of Ogilvy Entertainment U.S., Louis-Pierre Pharand, Head of Transmedia at Ubisoft Canada, Philip Bourchier O’Ferrall, SVP Digital Media for Viacom International Media Networks, Gwen Bethel Riley, Head of Music Business Affairs at Disney Mobile, UbiQ is pleased to announce 29 additional international speakers:

  • Allen de Bevoise, CEO and Co-Founder, MACHINIMA
  • Deborah Drisdell , Director of General Accessibility and Digital Enterprises, NFB (NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA)
  • Dominique Musset, Worldwide Advertising Director, RENAULT
  • James Cowdrey, Innovation Manager, UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP
  • Tal Siach, Co-Founder / CMO, VISUAL.LY
  • Dominique Delport , CEO, HAVAS MEDIA FRANCE
  • Brian Eoff, Data Scientist, BIT. LY
  • Andy Plesser, Executive Producer and Founder, BEET. TV
  • Vivian Rosenthal, Founder, GOLDRUN
  • Fabienne Fourquet, Director of New Contents, CANAL +
  • Gaël Solignac-Erlong, Head of creation, entertainment, content production, innovation and social media, MOXIE
  • Alexandre Callay, Worldwide Director, EURODATA TV
  • Shahid Khan, Co-Founder & Chairman, MEDIA MORPH
  • Piotr Ostaszewski, Head of New Media, TELEWIZJA POLSAT
  • Stanley Yang, CEO, NEUROSKY
  • Ashley Swartz, Founder, FURIOUS-MINDS
  • Maarten Verschuere, Senior Director Brand Marketing Analytics, CATALINA
  • Bill Scott, CEO, EASELTV
  • Bruno Pereira, Co-Founder, TV APP AGENCY
  • Celine Saint Remy, CEO, ZAM+
  • Conrad Fritzsch, CEO, TAPETV
  • Christoph Lange, CMO, SIMFY
  • Dennis Lee, CEO, PLAYUP
  • Dorothee Imhoff, Managing Director, 7DIGITAL
  • Gabriele Gresta, Founder / CEO, BIBOP
  • Lucas Tieleman, Owner, REPUDO
  • Michael Swierczynski, Head of New Media , INA
  • Oke Goettlich, General Manager, FINETUNE
  • Yarden Yaroshevski, Managing Director, STIKIPIXELS

But also the personalities previously announced:

  • Gary Woolf, VP of Business Development and Digital, BBC WORLDWIDE
  • Sean Knapp, CTO, OOYALA
  • Shahi Ghanem, ChiefStrategyOfficer&Executive Vice President BITTORENT
  • Cédric Mangaud, VP of Value Added Services, HTC
  • Jean-Francois RODRIGUEZ, Head of Gaming and Transmedia, ORANGE
  • Vassilis Seferidis, Director, European Business Development, SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS EUROPE
  • Mark Ghuneim, CEO, TRENDRR
  • Roberto Schmidt, Head of Product Development, GLOBO TV
  • Olivier Gers, CEO, ENDEMOL WORLDWIDE BRANDS
  • Nick North,Head of Innovation & Audience Measurement, GFK
  • Bruce Kirkland President, TSUNAMI ENTERTAINMENT
  • David Amselem, CEO, TVTAK
  • Edouard Lambelet, Founder, PAPER.LI
  • Alicia Navarro, Founder, SKIMLINKS
  • Alexandre Saboundjian, CEO, RADIONOMY
  • Brandon White, Marketing Director and Business Development, FUNIMATION
  • Eamonn Carey, EMEA Director, KIIP. ME
  • Jérôme Bichot, Business Development Director, WILDFIRE
  • Richard Clarke, Managing Editor, ARSENAL MEDIA GROUP
  • Marco Ferrari, CEO, ZODIAK ACTIVE
  • Damien Marchi, VP Production, FREMANTLEMEDIA
  • Paul Kontonis, VP / Group Director of Brand Content, DIGITAS – THE THIRD ACT
  • Ammar Bakkar, Former Head of Digital MBC group, CEO ,YES2DIGITAL
  • Pasa Mustafa, Managing Director, EAST LONDON PRODUCTIONS
  • Nicolas Gaume, CEO, MIMESIS REPUBLIC
  • Raphael Aflalo, Co-Founder, MY LOVE AFFAIR
  • Cathy Guetta, Co-Founder, MY LOVE AFFAIR
  • Allan McLennan, President, THE PADEM GROUP

With 3700m2 of exhibition space available, UbiQ Paris is the place to be to:

  • Source new content and service providers from all over the world
  • Develop new distribution partnerships and generate new revenue streams
  • Discover new content and application production capacities
  • Distribute interactive services content and solutions

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About UbiQ:
UbiQ is the first international event (exhibition and showcase) dedicated to content and applications for digital entertainment (TV programmes, music, games, interactive apps, books) destined for all digital broadcast platforms (television, internet, mobile…)
The B2B event will take place on June 18-19th 2012 at the Palais Brogniart in Paris. Over 2000 professionals from all over the world will be attending to present, discover and share their experience through practical case studies demonstrating winning strategies and original ideas for content, applications, advertisements and branded entertainment from all areas (TV , internet, mobile , video games…)

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Supporting & Media Partners:
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – IAB – ZDNET – CNET – C21MEDIA – DEVELOP – MCV – FRENCHWEB – VIDEO AGE – DIGITAL TV Europe –IKIDS – TBI – SNPTV – ALX COMMUNICATION –R&C MEDIA – JUMPWIRE MEDIA – THE STRATEGY WEB – BUREAU EXPORT –BCMA – TIGA – MEDIA.NET BERLINBRANDENBURG – SNJV –UKIE – PETIT WEB – BEET.TV – THE NEXT WEB – WORLDCRUNCH – SATELLINET –MEDIA CLUB – CLUBIC – SPARKSHEET – SOCIAL MEDIA CLUB – EDITION MULTIMEDIA – ELECTRON LIBRE –BEO – JOURNAL DE LA VIDEO – BEST WESTERN –JAZARAH – CHINA CONNECT – AGORA MEDIA – VISIBILITY MAGAZINE – THOSE IN MEDIA – GAMDEV – GESTE – LA TELEVISION CONNECTEE – DIGITAL TV PROFESSIONALS – DISCOP – MAIRIE DE PARIS – LA FONDERIE – DAILYMOTION – FUTUR EN SEINE – PALAIS BRONGNIART

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