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ABS-CBN Global Anti-Piracy Head Elisha Lawrence to speak at Parks Associates' 6th Annual Future of Video Conference this November in Marina Del Rey

November 09, 2023 AT 10:50 AM

LOS ANGELES, November 8, 2023 – Piracy continues to pose a multi-billion-dollar challenge to the streaming video industry today.  ABS-CBN Global Anti-Piracy and Content Security Head Elisha Lawrence will be among the speakers at the 6th Annual Future of Video Conference, November 14-16, at the Marina Del Rey Marriott. The event is organized by Parks Associates, an internationally recognized market research and consulting company specializing in emerging consumer technology products and services. 
Lawrence will be a panelist in the session called, “Piracy: The Billion Dollar+ Challenge”.  Other panelists include: Ken Gerstein, VP, NAGRA Anti-Piracy & NexGuard, NAGRA; Lisa Spencer, VP, Marketing, Irdeto; and Jan van Voorn, EVP & Chief of Global Content Protection, Motion Picture Association (MPA). The session moderator is Elizabeth Parks, President & CMO, Parks Associates. 
From Parks Associates' website, “the Future of Video brings together senior leaders to share insights on new trends in the video and connected entertainment industries, with insights on consumer adoption, churn, and spending.  The event provides insight into successful OTT strategy deployments, challenges for pay-TV providers, the role of connected CE in the growth of video viewing, new content formats, and the overall impact on the video market.” 
Aside from piracy, among the session topics at the event are: 
  • AVOD (Advertising Video On Demand) and FAST (Free Ad-supported Streaming TV): Making Sense of the New Hybrid Models 
  • The New Sports Video Experience 
  • Tracking FAST and AVOD 
  • Bundles & Aggregation: Revenues and Reach 
  • Discovery and Personalization: Creating a Better Viewing Experience 
  • Smart TVs: Platforms and Integration 
  • Streaming TV: New Life for Premium Linear Content 
  • Navigating Market Saturation and Next Stage of Growth 
  • Immersive Experiences, Web 3.0, and Meta 
  • New Revenue Streams: T-Commerce, Gaming and More 
  • Future of Streaming: Insights from Women Industry Executives 
Speakers come from major companies like Google, TikTok, ESPN, Paramount, Comcast, Verizon, Samsung TV, LG, Sling TV & DISH Network, Vevo, REVOLT Media & TV, Tubi, FilmRise, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Cineverse, AMC Networks, VIZIO, QVC+/HSN+, among many others. 
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