You can download the overall conference program as pdf from here [Conference Program →]
The conference is organized in a pre-conference day (9th June 2010), where tutorials, workshops, the doctoral consortium, and the welcome reception are taking place.
The main conference takes place on the 10th and 11th June 2010, and is organized in a wide variety of [sessions →] where long papers (25 minutes incl. questions & answers), and short papers (15 minutes incl. questions & answers) are presented. Additionally the main conference offers two [keynotes →], [industrial cases →], [demonstrations →], [posters →], a visionaries club, the [EuroITV Grand Challenge Competition→], and two [panels →]. More information on other events taking place during these two days can be found in the conference programme.
- 9th June 2010 Pre-conference day
tutorials, workshops, welcome reception
[Detailed Program →]
- 10th June 2010: First conference day
keynote, technical programme, demonstrations, exhibition, banquet
- 11th June 2010: Second conference day
morning keynote, technical programme, posters, best paper award, closing
Keynote 1: Future Challenges for Broadcasters
Marcos Gonzalez-Flower, Global Head, Media Consulting Siemens, UK
Thursday, 10th June, 9:30-10:15, Auditorium
Ubiquitous, cheap broadband and changing consumer behaviours are dramatically changing the way broadcasters are looking at the media industry. As Siemens travels the globe discussing the challenges its customers face, it is clear that at the forefront of there thoughts and concerns is the ultimate shape the media industry will take in the future. Using Siemens experience and the input from its customers and prospects Siemens will present a view of the future of media and the changes that broadcasters and content creators must consider if they are to survive.
Keynote 2: Real-Time Context and Immersion Providing Uniquely new Mobile Experiences
Jyri Huopaniemi, Director, Nokia Research Center Tampere, Finland
Friday, 11th June, 9:30-10:15, Auditorium
Real-time context awareness has brought an entirely new dimension into mobile applications and services. The convergence of internet and mobility today enables real-time contextual information to be created and shared at any time and at any place. This real-time situational awareness combined with emerging immersive technologies such as mixed reality and 3-D rendering will provide new interactive experiences for mobile life. In this talk, interactive solutions at the intersection of real-time context awareness and immersion will be explored. Examples of ongoing research projects will be given, and a roadmap for future research challenges will be presented.
Short Bio: Jyri Huopaniemi is Director of the Nokia Research Center Tampere laboratory. He joined Nokia in 1998 and has held various research leadership positions in Nokia in the fields of multimedia technology, mobile applications and interaction. In his current role, Dr. Huopaniemi is leading NRC's research laboratory in Tampere, Finland that carries out strategic and long-term research on innovative media and communications solutions, including user experience and design, immersive communication, mixed reality, multimodal sensing and context, audiovisual content representation and end-to-end multimedia platforms. Dr. Huopaniemi received his doctoral degree from Helsinki University of Technology in 1999. He is also an adjunct professor of media technology and software at the Aalto University's department of media technology.
Panel 1: Over-the-Top-TV: How is the Emergence of Internet TV Impacting the User-Experience of Traditional Pay-TV
Michael J. Darnell, Microsoft, US
With the rapid growth of Internet TV (a.k.a. over-the-top TV, online TV, broadband video, etc.), many people are becoming familiar with new user experiences of video and TV consumption. Which aspects of the internet TV user experiences are making their way into traditional pay TV? Our panel of experts will discuss and give their insights on this topic.
- Mike Darnell, Microsoft
- Roger Lay, Sapient-Nitro
- Kathrin Damian, Alcatel Lucent
- Olof Schybergson, FJORD
Panel 2: iTV in Public Administration
Agnes Jenei, Corvinus University Budapest, Hungary
Has t-government (television-government) a realistic future outside the Big Brother of George Orwell? What kind of role the iTV can have in the multi-channel Public Administration communication? What are the characteristics of t-government in relation to that of e-government or m-government? Experts from different countries will present cases and experiences and will discuss on these issues.
- Guy Giles, Looking Ahead
- Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko, Univ. of Tampere
- Istvan Tozsa, Corvinus, Univ. of Budapest
- Vicente F. de Lucena Jr, Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM)
- Agnes Jenei, Corvinus Univ. of Budapest
The ‘Visionaries Club” has two basic goals. First, it shall gather the authors of the most visionary papers to discuss their ideas. Second, the total submissions made to the EuroITV 2010 conference shall be examined and analysed. The result shall be a journal special issue compiling the outcome of this think-tank. Interested participants will be invited or shall express their interest before the conference to the chairs.
- Susanne Sperring of Åbo Akademi University, FIN
- Robert Strzebkowski of Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin, GER
- Milena SZ of Manifesto 21, BRA