AWS Broadcast & OTT Symposium

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AWS Media & Entertainment Symposium

Broadcast & Over-The-Top Video 

13 June 2017   l   The Dutch Centre, 7 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2HA, UK

This Event is Now Closed

Registrations are now closed for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Media & Entertainment Cloud Symposium, our annual event for media organisations. This year, you can broaden your cloud knowledge with presentations and discussions on Asset Management and Storage, Media Supply Chain management, OTT Delivery, Broadcast Playout and more.

You can get all the technical answers you need at the event from AWS subject matter experts and solutions architects. We will also be sharing our best practices for ingesting, storing, processing, and delivering digital and broadcast media content on the AWS Cloud.

Space for the event is limited, so register today to reserve your seat. We look forward to seeing you there.

Reasons to Attend

  • Learn more about AWS services for content ingestion, storage and delivery to Over-The-Top applications and Broadcast channel playout
  • Understand how AWS customers and partners are leveraging the cloud for their content supply chains
  • Discuss your cloud needs and strategies with on-site AWS solution experts
  • Network with industry peers and thought leaders
Who Should Attend

Operations leaders, production and IT managers, security professionals, technology strategists, broadcasters, broadcast managed service providers, content distributors, production companies, OTT service providers and media ISVs.


Please note: Venue has changed from Amazon Holborn Office to the Dutch Centre in the city.  The closest tube station is Bank, Liverpool Street or Moorgate. 

The Dutch Centre, 7 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2HA, UK (View Map)


10:30 – 11:00

Registration & Breakfast

11:00 – 11:20

Welcome Note

Ben Masek

Worldwide Business Development – Media & Entertainment; Amazon Web Services

11:20 – 12:05

Learn how Sony DADC NMS and BBC Worldwide have worked together to provide BBCW the ability to tap into increased opportunities by cloud enabling their entire digital supply chain

Andrew Bell                                                                         Andy Shenkler

Executive Vice President of Global Operations;                   Chief Solutions and Technology Officer; BBC Worldwide                                                                    Sony DADC New Media Solutions

12:05 – 12:50

Intelligent Asset Management on AWS

Michael Holtby                                                                         David Candler               

Solutions Architect - Media & Entertainment,                            Senior Director, Customer Solutions

Amazon Web Services                                                               Wazee Digital

12:50 – 13:35


13:35 - 13:45

Welcome the afternoon session

Ben Masek

Worldwide Business Development – Media & Entertainment; Amazon Web Services

13:45 – 14:30

Discovery Communications’ Broadcast Linear Playout on AWS 

Richard Reid                                                                Lee Atkinson

Vice President – Global Platform Services                   Solutions Architect - Media & Entertainment

Discovery Communications                                           Amazon Web Services

14:30 – 15:15

AWS Elemental and Cloud: Acceleration and Transformation in the Media Market 

Andrew Horne

Solutions Architect, AWS Elemental

Amazon Channels’ UK launch of more than 40 subscription TV channels

Ben Forman

European Head of Live Streaming Architecture, Amazon Video

15:15 – 15:30


15:30 – 16:15

Reaching for the Stars: Technologies and Workflows Behind the First Live 4K Stream from Space

Josh Winstead

AWS Elemental

16:15 – 17:15

Building scalable VOD workflows on AWS

Glyn Smith                                                                                        Lee Atkinson

Worldwide Business Development for Media Edge Services           Solutions Architect - Media & Entertainment

Amazon Web Services                                                                      Amazon Web Services

17:15 – 17:45

AWS Networking: From Edge to Instance

Steve Seymour

Principal Solutions Architect – Networking Specialist, Amazon Web Services

17:45 – 18:00

Closing remarks

Ben Masek

Worldwide Business Development - Media & Entertainment, Amazon Web Services


Networking & drinks