Sunday, May 6

OCAP: INTERACTIVE AND MORE
9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Introducing OCAP:
A Tutorial for TV’s New Era
Mandalay Bay Ballroom I
Welcome: 
Mark Bell (NCTA), 
Don Dulchinos (CableLabs)
Presenter: 
Amanda Jervis (Vidiom Systems)

11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
O is for Outlook:
MSOs on OCAP Deployments and Plans
Mandalay Bay Ballroom I
Moderator: 
Leslie Ellis (Multichannel News)
Speakers: 
Chris Bowick (Cox Communications), 
Mike Hayashi (Time Warner Cable),
James Mumma (Comcast Cable Communications), 
Arthur Orduña (Advance/Newhouse Communications)

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Networking Lunch
Mandalay Bay Ballroom K & L

1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Is OCAP on Your Radar? Application Development from Design to Delivery
Mandalay Bay Ballroom I

2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Painting by the Numbers:
Application Development Guidelines
Mandalay Bay Ballroom I

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Operation OCAP:
A Business and Deployment Overview
Mandalay Bay Ballroom I

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Getting Specific: A Roadmap for OCAP’s Future
Mandalay Bay Ballroom I

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
OCAP in the Real World: Ask the Experts
Mandalay Bay Ballroom I

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Reception
Mandalay Bay Ballroom K
9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
iHOLLYWOOD MOBILE BOOTCAMP
South Pacific Ballroom B, C & D
Presented by iHollywood in partnership with NCTA

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
State/Regional Executive Directors Meeting
Lagoon K/L

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Media Welcome Reception
Mandalay Bay Ballroom Overlook

Monday, May 7

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Convention Committee Breakfast & Meeting
Lagoon F
OCAP: INTERACTIVE AND MORE
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
OCAP Recapped: Introduction & Review from Day One
Mandalay Bay Ballroom I

9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Economics 101: The Business Case for OCAP
Mandalay Bay Ballroom I

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Television 2.0:
Why Programmers Care…and What They’re Doing
Mandalay Ballroom I

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
OCAP Closing Remarks
Mandalay Ballroom I

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
iHOLLYWOOD MOBILE BOOTCAMP WORKSHOPS
South Pacific Ballrooms B, C, D

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
8th ANNUAL SUPPLIER DIVERSITY CONNECTION WORKSHOP
Mandalay Bay Ballroom L (for keynote & brunch)
Lagoon B & H (for breakouts)
Presented by The Walter Kaitz Foundation

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
MANAGEMENT SESSION
Town Hall: State & Local Government Officials Talk Telecommunications Policy
Mandalay Bay Ballroom H

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
GENERAL SESSION
Cable 2.0:
Growing Cable’s Next Business Opportunities
Mandalay Bay Ballroom J

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
CablePAC Board Meeting
Lagoon F

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Corporate Counsel Meeting
Lagoon I

3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
MANAGEMENT & TECHNICAL SESSIONS
Thoroughly Modern Messaging:
Reaching Customers in the Digital Age
Mandalay Bay Ballroom D
The Glass Half Full:
Transport & Networking in the Optical Age
Breakers H
Screen Test: Programming for the New, the Old and the In-Between
Breakers J
Everything I Need to Know I Learned from the iPod: Harmonizing the Consumer Experience
Mandalay Bay Ballroom F
Cash on Hand:
CFOs Assess Cable’s Economic Progression
Mandalay Bay Ballroom L

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WICT Joint Board Meeting
Lagoon E

3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Associates Annual Membership Meeting
Lagoon J

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Programmers Annual Membership Meeting
Lagoon D

4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
System Annual Membership Meeting
Lagoon J

4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
NCTA Board of Directors Meeting
Lagoon K/L

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cable Industry Outside Counsel Briefing
Reef E

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
WICT Reception (Invitation Only)
Lagoon A/G

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
International Welcome Reception
International Business Center,
Bayside A

 

Tuesday, May 8

7:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
CABLEPAC BREAKFAST (Club Members Only)
Four Seasons Ballroom

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
MANAGEMENT & TECHNICAL SESSIONS
Engineering Change: The Technology of Telephony
Breakers J
Which Screen? A Reality Check on the
Multiplatform Evolution
Breakers L
IPTV Abroad: Global Drivers and Universal Lessons
Mandalay Bay Ballroom L

7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
8th ANNUAL SUPPLIER DIVERSITY CONNECTION WORKSHOP
Lagoon G for Breakfast & Keynote
Lagoons B & H for breakouts
Presented by The Walter Kaitz Foundation

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
GENERAL SESSION
State of the Industry:
Competition Works, Consumers Win!
Mandalay Bay Ballroom J

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Rural & Small Operators Committee Meeting
Lagoon K

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Programmers Committee Meeting
Lagoon D

11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Finance & Operations Committee Meeting & Lunch
Lagoon F

11:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CENTER
International Business Center,
Bayside A

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Public Policy Lunch (Invitation Only)
Mandalay Bay Ballroom H

12:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
CABLE GAME ARENA
Mandalay Bay Ballrooms I and K
Presented with Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences.

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
MANAGEMENT & TECHNICAL SESSIONS
Call Security! The Next Leaps in Digital Rights & Conditional Access
Breakers H
21st Century Communications Policy:
The Role of the States
Breakers J
State of the Sales Union:
Ad Sales Leaders on the Industry Today
Breakers L
A Wider Canvas: TV Creators on the Potential (and Peril) of New Platforms
Mandalay Bay Ballroom F
The Business of Business:
Growing this Segment of Service
Mandalay Bay Ballroom L

3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
MANAGEMENT & TECHNICAL SESSIONS
The Sock-it Docket: Cable & the FCC These Days
Mandalay Bay Ballroom D
But Does It Computer? Practical Applications for
Converged Media
Breakers H
Rising Above:
Differentiation Strategies for a Converging Market
Breakers J
Ballot Measure:
Earning Our Share of Political Advertising Budgets
Breakers L
Headlines from the Headend:
On Demand Leaders Meet the Press
Mandalay Bay Ballroom F
Youth Movement:
What (Your) Next Generation Customers Think
Mandalay Bay Ballroom H
Venturing Forth: Spotlight on Innovation
Mandalay Bay Ballroom L

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Cable Center’s “Cable Mavericks Lecture
Series Alumni Gathering”
Reef E
5:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
VANGUARD AWARDS RECEPTION & CEREMONY
Mandalay Bay Ballroom J

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Multicultural Television: Tapping into New
Subscribers in a Diversified Market
Mandalay Bay Ballroom H
Presented by B&C and Multichannel News.

7:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
The Cable Center Academic Seminar Roundtable Session
“Media Industry & Higher Education –
Opportunities to Build Alliances & Create Value”
Reef E

7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
CABLE ADVERTISING AWARDS NIGHT

7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Pre-Awards Reception
Mandalay Bay Ballroom Overlook
Hosted by TV One.

8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Awards Ceremony
Mandalay Bay Ballroom J
Hosted by Brooke Anderson, Entertainment Correspondent, CNN and Headline Prime’s Showbiz Tonight. Sponsored by A&E Television Networks & Scripps Networks.

9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Post-Awards Cocktail Party
Mandalay Bay Ballroom Overlook
Hosted by Disney & ESPN Media Networks.

 

Wednesday, May 9

7:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
NAMIC Awards Breakfast
South Pacific Ballroom E

7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
CIO.IT Breakfast & Keynote
South Pacific Ballroom D
Keynote speaker:  Amy Berkowitz, Chief Information Officer, CBS Corp.

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
DOCSIS 3.0: Offense or
Defense?
Mandalay Bay Ballroom H
Presented by Communications Technology

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
MANAGEMENT & TECHNICAL SESSIONS
Bucking Tradition:
New-Revenue Dimensions of Interactive Media
Mandalay Bay Ballroom D
Across the Spectrum:
New Approaches for Managing Bandwidth
Breakers H
How May I Help You:
Why Customer Care Is Cable’s Secret to Success
Breakers J
Advanced & Advantaged: Making Money through New Advertising Technologies
Breakers L
Office Gossip: Provisioning and Preparing for the Business Services Migration
Mandalay Bay Ballroom L

9:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
CABLE GAME ARENA
Mandalay Bay Ballroom I and K

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
MANAGEMENT SESSION
The Bottom Line:
Information Technology & ROI
Mandalay Bay Ballroom I
Moderator:  Mike Grebb (CableWorld/ CableFAX)
Speakers:  Frank Boncimino (Time Warner Cable),  
Cliff Hagan (Cablevision Systems Corp.),  
Rob Reynolds (Comcast Cable Communications),  
Vince Roberts (Disney/ABC Television Group)

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
GENERAL SESSION
Sponsoring the Future:
Advertising’s Advanced Adventure
Mandalay Bay Ballroom J

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
CIC Advisory Board
Lagoon D

11:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Finance & Operations Committee Meeting & Lunch
Lagoon F

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
MANAGEMENT & TECHNICAL SESSIONS
Going Fourth: Information Technologies & the New Multi Product Bundle
Mandalay Bay Ballroom D
Future Tense:
A Sneak Preview of Game-Changing Technology
Breakers H
The Rights Stuff:
Balancing Asset Management & Rights in a
Multi-Platform World
Breakers J
Moderator:  Seth Arenstein (Access Intelligence Cable Group/CableWorld Magazine)
Speakers:  Ron Johnson (Scripps Networks),  
David Kline (Rainbow Media Holdings),  
Gwynne McConkey (Lifetime Television Networks),  Chuck Pagano (ESPN),  
Brian Shield (The Weather Channel Companies)
Behind the Screens:
Who’s Watching What, Where…and Why
Mandalay Bay Ballroom F
Cable Without the Cable:
Strategies for the Wild, Wireless World
Mandalay Bay Ballroom L

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Public Policy Lunch (Invitation Only)
Mandalay Bay Ballroom H

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CENTER
International Business Center,
Bayside A

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
NCTA Safety & Compliance Work Group
Lagoon C

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
MANAGEMENT & TECHNICAL SESSIONS
Future-Proofing Rural & Smaller Market Systems:
Strategies for Success
Mandalay Bay Ballroom D
Video’s Online Adventure:
New Ideas for a New Generation of Television
Breakers J
What Leaders Know:
How to Build Teams and Motivate People
Breakers L
Technology in Context:
Inventing (and Integrating) Advanced Applications
Mandalay Bay Ballroom F
View from the Street:
Financial Analysts Share the Vibe on Valuation
Mandalay Bay Ballroom L

4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
CLOSING GENERAL SESSION
All In for 2010:
Cable’s Fast-Forward Forecast
Mandalay Bay Ballroom J

8:30 p.m. –
2007 CABLE SHOW PARTY
House of Blues
Mandalay Bay Hotel
Sponsored by Motorola
Featuring: Mike Grebb;
KC & The Sunshine Band 

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