NBA Commissioner Is Part of NYC Television Week
The commissioner of the NBA, Twitter’s chief media scientist
and an advertising industry biggie are three of the speakers who will talk about the “State of Television” on the first day of the upcoming inaugural NYC Television Week.
The Monday morning Oct. 28 session includes
Deb Roy, chief media scientist of Twitter,
talking about the state of new media “kids” on the block; Irwin Gotlieb, chairman of media investment management giant GroupM,
discussing the state of advertising; and David Stern, the commissioner of the National
Basketball Association, on the state of sports.
Also participating that morning will be the leaders of both the broadcasting
and cable industries in the United States.
Smith, president/CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters, and Michael
Powell president/CEO of the National
Cable and Telecommunications Association, will participate in a session on
Monday morning Oct. 28. Both are wise in the ways of Washington; Smith is a
former U.S. senator while Powell is a former FCC chairman. Moderating will be
John Eggerton, Washington bureau chief for Broadcasting & Cable.
The NYC Television Week conference promises to cover “the breadth of today’s
dynamic TV industry — from broadcast to cable, satellite to Internet video, and
beyond.” Events will be held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel and the Metropolitan
Pavilion. The presenting partners of NYC Television
Week are NAB, NextTV, and NewBay Media publications Broadcasting & Cable
and Multichannel News.
Registration packages include
access to the Solutions Center Exhibit Floor.