May 31 – June 03, 2018

Dzhyntama-Bryz, village Hlibivka

Program 2017

Conference «Days of Electronic Communications» Program, Odesa, 2017, June 7-10, GAGARINN Hotel

June 7th, Wednesday

from 14:00 Participants arrival, registration, hotel chek-in

19:00    Welcome-drink Beer-party in Formentera restaurant, Ibiza club. «Arkadia» beach, Central alley.

DEPS

June 8th, Thursday. Conference Hall №7, 4th floor

08:00 – 10:00  Breakfast in the hotel

10:00 – 11:15  1st Section. Openning. Reforms in the field of telecommunications and media.

Moderators – Oleksandr Baranov, Oleksandr Gluschenko.

Greeting to the Conference participants from Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Informatization and Communication and Odesa oblast State Administration (Chief of Staff Oleksandr Starynets, Deputy Chairman – Chief of Staff of Odesa oblast State Administration Igor Tkachuk).

Questions for discussion:

  • Recent legislative novelties in ICT field, and what they have done for ICT segment.
  • Expectations from draft Laws on Electronic Communications, on Radio frequency resource, on Audiovisual media services.
  • How to keep to European reform vector?
  • Countermeasures to telecom-networks damaging and equipment stealing in the context of national security.

The discussion will involve: Uliyana Feshchuk, Deputy Chairman of National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting, Oleksiy Nebyvailov, State Service of Special Communication and Information Protection of Ukraine Head of Department – Head of State Cyber Defense Center, Ivan Shestakov, MEGOGO marketing director, together with the heads of profile associations – Natalya Klitna, Oleksandr Fedienko and Leonid Osherov.

11:15 – 11:30  Coffee-break

DEPS

11:30 – 12:45  2d Section. As for the Law of Ukraine “On access to construction, transport, electroenergy objects for telecommunication networks development” entry into force.

Moderator – Oleksandr Fedienko, Chairman of InAU Board.

  • Anatoliy Piatnikov, Member of InAU Board. «Specifics of implementation of new Law on access to construction, transport, electroenergy objects for telecommunication networks development».

Questions for discussion: immediate steps for operators to interact with Oblenergo, local authorities and PJSC “Ukrtelecom”, access to cable telecommunications canalization, tasks for the industry to develop regulations (Rules, Methodologies); other problematic issues.

The discussion will involve: Grygoriy Grysha, National Communications and Informatization Regulatory Commission Deputy Director of Communications, Andriy Solomakha, PJSC «Ukrtelecom»; Svitlana Yurevych, OSNOVA TV LLC, Leonid Osherov, «TELAS» association Head of Board; Inese Aleksandrova, Executive Director of Latvian Association of Electronic Communication

12:45 – 13:00  Mykola Kozak and Viktor Bakulin «Networks Technologies» representatives «Hortex: smart attitude to networks building»

13:00 – 14:00  Lunch

14:00 – 15:30  3d Section. Technological innovations for telecommunications operators business development

Moderator – Germann Geer /Germany/.

  • Germann Geer, sales director ASTRO STROBEL GmbH. «Cases of modern development of European operators by Astro Strobel GmbH projects».
  • Sven Baus, Head of technical support and development department Astro Strobel GmbH. «IP head-ends. IP-PAL / QAM / COFDM / FM»; «Technics of Head-ends.  New budgetary IP-PAL solutions».
  • Siegbert Mundinger, Head of optics development department Astro Strobel GmbH «Optical equipment. From optical transmitters and amplifiers to receivers».
  • Helmut Schenk, General director KWS Electronic «KWS measuring equipment».
  • Stas Prokopenko, sales manager MORTELECOM SERVICE. «PON solutions. Internet services, TV signal and media-content delivery organization in PON networks».
  • Oleksandr Nikolaenkov, sales manager MORTELECOM SERVICE. «FiberFox equipment for welding optical fibers».
  • Oleksandr Fiskov, FOCL direction manager MORTELECOM SERVICE «Equipment for fiber-optic networks building».
  • Germann Geer, sales director ASTRO STROBEL GmbH; Ivan Gumenyuk, deputy General Director MORTELECOM SERVICE. «Novelties of CEBIT, CCBN, ANGA 2017».

15:30 – 15:45  Coffee-break

15:45 – 17:15  4th Section. Supervision, quality, reporting. State as a guarantor of the balance of users and telecommunications operators interests.

Moderator – Oleksandr Fedienko, Chairman of InAU Board.

  • Oleksandr Baranov, telecommunications market expert. «The European approach to supervision of telecommunications operators activities».
  • Sergiy Tymchenko, Ukrainian State Center of Radio Frequencies representative «Measuring levels of Internet access quality».
  • Maksym Tulyev, InAU Board Member. «Technical aspects of content blocking in Russian Federation».

Questions for discussion: reporting duplication, ownership transparency, ways for directing repressive state apparatus from legal to illegal players, international experience in regards with quality of services.

The discussion will involve: Oleksiy Nebyvailov, State Service of Special Communication and Information Protection of Ukraine Head of Department – Head of State Cyber Defense Center; Vasyl Guda, National Communications and Informatization Regulatory Commission Department Deputy Director – Head of State supervision of State Dupervision Department; Natalya Klitna, Chairman of APPK Board.

19:40  SES Party with Odessa flavor in Маristella residence, 2А, Bernardatsi str. Transfer from GAGARINN hotel.

June 9 th, Friday. Conference Hall №7, 4th floor

08:00 – 10:00 Breakfast in the hotel

10:00 – 11:15   5th Section. European standards in the field of audiovisual media-services. New media.

Supported by:

Moderator – Natalya Klitna, Chairman of APPK Board

Speech of Oleksander Danchenko, Chairman of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Informatization and Communication.

  • Tanja Kerševan Smokvina, independent expert of Council of Europe. «New regulations for mass media» (new media criteria, editorial responsibility, the role of digital agents, challenges to social networks, difference between linear and non-linear services, jurisdiction, is it possibility to restrict foreign services?).
  • Oleksandr Kovalsky, Ericsson TV and Media business development director in Ukraine and Eurasia. «On changing global trends of TV content consumption».

 

11:15 – 11:30  Coffee-break

11:30 – 13:00 5th Section. Continuation.

Moderators – Natalya Klitna, Chairman of APPK Board, Konstantin Zhakun, Board Member of InAU.

  • Tanja Kerševan Smokvina, independent expert of Council of Europe. «New regulations for mass media» (continuation: content (distributors) standard requirements, technological neutrality, licensing/ registration/ authorization, piracy, “Digital Europe” program implementation overview).
  • Grygoriy Shverk, Ukraine People’s Deputy; Uliyana Feshchuk, Deputy Chairman of National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting on “Possible changes in Ukrainian legislation in the field of television to fulfill obligations of Ukraine in its implementation of the Council of Europe Directive on Audiovisual Media Services. Licensing/ registration of Internet broadcasting companies and OTT services”

The discussion will involve: Gunta Līdaka, Deputy Chairman of the National Electronic Mass Media Council of Latvian Republic; Vadim Sidorenko, Triolan;  Ivan Shestakov, MEGOGO marketing director, Sergiy Lymar, PLATFORM TV LLC, representatives of profile associations – Ucha SeturiNatalya Klitna, Oleksandr Fedienko, Inese Aleksandrova.

13:15 – 13:30  Igor Lutsenko, Cosmonova product manager “How to start TV broadcasting in 3 days? Playout in the cloud and other solutions for TV channels and operators”

13:30 – 14:30  Lunch

14:30 – 16:15  6th Section. State and Business. Piracy, info security, security forces activities in telecom.

Moderators – Natalya Klitna, Chairman of APPK Board, Oleksandr Fedienko, Chairman of InAU Board.

  • Oleksandr Paputsya, lawyer and partner of jurisprudence in «Smart Solutions» Advocacy Department. «Illegal content on Internet resource blocking in regards with the Law of Ukraine “On Cinematography”.
  • Pavlo Mykolyuk, CEO of LF Vindex “Piracy in Media”.
  • Nick Faengold, StarLightDigital Commercial Director, «Monitoring and Fighting Piracy. Experience of StarLightDigital».
  • Svitlana Dudnyk, InAU lawyer. «Legal initiatives on combatting offences via Internet».

Other participants of discussion: Valentine Koval, Member of National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broad; Fedir Grechaninov, StarLightMedia Strategy Development Director; Konstantin Zhakun, Board Member of InAU; Sergiy Kropuva, Cyberpolice Department of National Police of Ukraine; Viacheslav Kuliush, Prychornomorsky Department of Cyberpolice of National Police of Ukraine.

16:15 – 16:30  Coffee-break

16:30 – 18:00  7th Section. Unfair Competition. Problematic issues of cooperation with leading broadcasters.

Moderators – Natalya Klitna, APPK, Konstantin Zhakun, InAU.

  • Maria Protsyshen, state representative of Antimonopoly Commitee of Ukraine with a report.
  • Juri Kotlyarov, lawyer, partner of telecommunications legal practice, Juscutum Advocacy Association. «Unfair competition in the telecommunications sector: mechanisms to counteract».
  • Oleksandr Arutiunyan, Pautina.Net LLC; Igor Khlupin, Intrafic LLC. «Is there any life without dumping? Who prevents providers to earn more?».
  • Nina Kucheruk, LC Jurimex representative “Free Television: marketing of unfair competition”.
  • Inese Aleksandrova, Executive Director of Latvian Association of Electronic Communication. «How operators in Latvia managed to overcome crisis and increase average value check of services from 1-2 Euro to 15-20 Euro?».
  • Vadim Sidorenko, Triolan. «On prospects of cooperation with leading broadcasters in 2018».

The discussion will also involve: Oleg Chernysh, Member of National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting, Yaroslav Pakholchuk, 1+1-Media Pay TV Department Director; Gunta Līdaka, Deputy Chairman of the National Electronic Mass Media Council of Latvian Republic.

20:00  Conference Closing. TV-party in Atlantic hotel restaurant.

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On 8-9th June. «Open Public Reception», conference hall №4, 4 th floor

11:30 – 13:30

8th June, admission of

  • Uliyana Feshchuk, Deputy Chairman of National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting;
  • Maria Protsyshen, Antimonopoly Commitee of Ukraine state representative.

9th June, admission of Oleksander Danchenko, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Informatization and Communication Chairman.

June 10th, Saturday

07:00 – 21:30 Excursion to “Ukrainian Venice” – Vilkovo city (by separate request). Transfer from GAGARINN hotel.

08:00 – 11:00 Breakfast in the hotel

by 12:00 Check-out from the hotel

* Organizing committee reserves the right to make changes and additions.

** All participants of the Conference should register and receive badge from organizers (Registration on 7th June: 9.00-18.00 1st floor, Gagarinn hotel, 8th and 9th June: 9.30-10.00 4th floor, Gagarinn hotel). Entrance to the Conference is only allowed with the badge. Participant’s badge allows visiting all events of DEC during all days.

  • You may take part in Astro Strobel GmbH section without badge (8 th June, 14.00-15.30).
  • Excursion to “Ukrainian Venice” – Vilkovo city is arranged by separate registration.