All events take place at the McCormack Place Convention Center
SUNDAY, JUNE 10
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Chicago Deep Dish: Truth Behind the Headlines
George Bodenheimer President ESPN Inc.
Steve Burke President Comcast Cable Communications
Patrick Esser Exec. VP, Operations Cox Communications Inc.
Patricia Falese Senior VP, Product Management & Sales Cablevision Systems Corp.
Richard Green President and CEO Cable Television Laboratories Inc.
Kim Kelly Exec. VP, CFO and COO Insight Communications Co.
3 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Grab a Quick Byte: Breakthrough Marketing For New Products
David Cohn General Manager MTV2
Brian Kelly Senior VP, Marketing Time Warner Cable
Kate McEnroe President Women's Entertainment Television
David Watson Exec. VP, Sales and Marketing and Customer Service Comcast Corp.
Niches & Nephews: Attracting the Whole Family
Margaret Loesch President and CEO Odyssey Network
Laureen Ong President National Geographic Channel
Rich Ross GM and Exec. VP, Programming and Production Disney Channel
Cyma Zarghami GM and Exec. VP Nickelodeon
Your Net Worth: Answering The Hard Questions About The Role and Value of Internet Properties
Ron FeinbaumVP, Interactive Services Scripps Networks
Scott Mills COO, BET Interactive Black Entertainment Television Holdings Inc.
Clint Stinchcomb VP, New Media Discovery Networks U.S.
Debora Wilson President and CEO Weather.com
3 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.
The Company You Keep: Retaining Women and People of Color
Janice Fenn President Professional Resources Organization Inc.
Chandra Irvin Principal Irvin, Goforth & Irvin, LLC
MONDAY, JUNE 11
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
The Strongest Link: The Media World Comes to Cable
Jerald Kent Chairman, Cable 2001 President and CEO Charter Communications Inc.
Robert Sachs President and CEO National Cable & Telecommunications Association
C. Michael Armstrong Chairman and CEO AT&T Corp.
Mel Karmazin President and COO Viacom Inc.
Brian Roberts President Comcast Corp.
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
It Slices, It Dices, It Makes Mounds of Fries: The Set-top Box of the Future
Paul Dempsey President and COO Pioneer New Media Technologies
Michael Fidler Senior VP, Network Entertainment of America Sony Electronics Inc.
James McDonald Chairman, President and CEO Scientific-Atlanta Inc.
Dave Robinson President Motorola Broadband Communications Sector
Tim Saeger VP, Research and Development, Multimedia Products Thomson Consumer Electronics
Rob van Oostenbrugge President Philips Digital Video Systems
Rubic's Cubicle: Working Through Call Center Strategies
Kimberly Edmunds VP, Customer Service Cox Communications Inc.
Suzanne Keenan VP, Customer Service Comcast Cable Communications
E. Doyle Minton Corp. VP, Customer Care Charter
LeAnn Talbot Senior VP, Washington AT&T Broadband
Cross Ad-dressing: A Programmer's Closet
Tracy Dolgin President Fox SportsNet
John Ford President, Discovery Health Media Discovery Communications Inc.
C.J. Kettler President, Sales and Strategic Relationships Oxygen Media
David Zaslav President NBC Cable Networks
Upstream, Downstream & All Around the Town: IP Telephony & Multimedia Services
Mark Coblitz Senior VP, Strategic Planning Comcast
Greg Hunt VP, Operations Time Warner Communications
Majid Mir Senior VP, Telephony Charter
Bolts or Bits? Architecture's Physical Layer
Paul Connolly VP, Marketing and Network Architectures Scientific-Atlanta
Tim Elliott Senior Director, Set-top Box Strategy Keen Personal Media
Erik Metz Systems Engineer Motorola Broadband Communications Sector
Donald Sorenson Manager, Advanced Access Planning Scientific-Atlanta
Dane Walker Senior Field Engineer AML Wireless Systems Inc.
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cache or Carry? New Concepts In Bandwidth Management
Walter Boyles VP, Partner Relations Wavexpress
Gagan Choudhury Technology Consultant AT&T Labs
Gregory Hardy VP and GM, Digital Transport, Trans Network Systems Scientific-Atlanta
Ran Oz Chief Technical Officer Big Band Networks Inc.
Hardev Soor Product Manager Ixia
4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
…and the Bull and the Bear Will Lie Down Together: Wall Street Analysts
Richard Bilotti Managing Director Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
Jessica Reif Cohen Managing Director, Securities Research and Economics Merrill Lynch
Niraj Gupta Managing Director Soloman Smith Barney
Raymond Katz Senior Managing Director Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc.
Size Doesn't Matter: New Revenue Opportunities for Rural & Small Market Operators
Ronald Duncan President and CEO GCI
Joseph Floyd President and COO Midcontinent Communications
Kelvin Westbrook President and CEO Millennium Digital Media
Man, That's Fast! Cable's Swingin' Modem Service
Daniel O'Brien President and CEO High Speed Access Corp.
Scott Russell AT&T broadband
Jeff King President Road Runner
House on the Hill: The View from the Capitol
Courtney Anderson Legislative Asst. to the Hon. John Shimkus U.S. House of Representatives
Victoria Bassetti Minority Chief Counsel Senate Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee
Linda Bloss-Baum Counsel House Energy and Commerce Committee
Makan Delrahim Staff Director/Chief Counsel Senate Judiciary Committee
Julian Epstein Minority Chief Counsel/Staff Director House Judiciary Committee
Ken Johnson Communications Director House Energy and Commerce Committee
Tim Kurth Policy Assistant to Speaker Dennis Hastert U.S. House of Representatives
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Bolts or Bits? Architecture's Logical Layer
Prashant Gandhi Technical Leader Cisco Systems
Doug Jones Chief Architect YAS Corporation
Xiaolin Lu VP, Strategic Engineering and IP Networking AT&T Broadband
Vikram Saksena Chief Technical Officer Narad Networks
9:15 a.m. - 10: 45 a.m.
The Path of Big Returns: We're Making Broadband Happen
Special Address: Michael Powell Chairman Federal Communications Commission
Carole Black President and CEO Lifetime Entertainment Services
Nickolas Davatzes President and CEO A&E Television Networks
Jon DeVaan Senior VP, Microsoft TV Division Microsoft Corp.
Dan Somers President and CEO AT&T Broadband
Maggie Wilderotter President and CEO Wink Communications
Michael Willner President Insight Communications Co.
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
The New, Fabulously Improved Cable White Bread Sandwich: Growing the Core Business
Greg Bicket VP and GM Cox Communications New England
Gregg Graff Senior VP, Operations Insight Communications
Dave McCall Senior VP, Operations- Eastern Division Charter Communications Inc.
In a sense, Abroad: Domestic Brands Overseas
Frank Brown President MTV Networks Asia
Edward Burakowski VP, Strategic Sales NDS Americas Inc.
Ramon Chen VP, Worldwide Marketing MetaTV
Denton Kanouff VP and GM Motorola Broadband Communications Sector
Steve Marcopoto President and Managing Director Turner International Asia Pacific
Briefing with the Top Brass: The FCC Commissioners
Gloria Tristani Commissioner FCC
Lights, Cameras, Thermostat! Home Networking
Don Apruzzese Director, Corporate Development ShareWave
William Glasgow President and CEO @Security Broadband Corp.
Daniel Moloney Senior VP, IP Systems Group and GM Motorola Broadband Communications Sector
Jawad Khaki VP, Networking Microsoft
David King CEO Proxim
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Click This! The Sights and Sounds of Enhanced TV
Mark Cronshaw Member of the Technical Staff AT&T Broadband Labs
Ken Morse Chief Technical Officer and VP, Engineering PowerTV
Jeffrey Riedmiller Broadcast Applications Engineer Dolby Laboratories Inc.
Jay Weber Chief Technical Officer RespondTV
4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Push-Y and Need-Y: The Interactive Customer
Keith Bechard VP, Video Engineering AT&T Broadband
Mark Hess VP, Digital Television Comcast Cable Communications
Michael Lee VP Rogers Cablesystems Ltd.
Randy Shepard President & CEO DVA Group Inc.
State Your Business: How State Regulators View Cable's New Business
John Mann Florida Public Service Commission
Julie Vanderlaan Economic Analyst, Telecommunications Illinois Commerce Commission
Nancy Zearfoss Technical Advisor Maryland Public Service Commission
Jessica Zufulo Legislative Director, Telecommunications National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
Cable Billing Services: They Vend That-A-Way
John Little Founder and CEO Portal Software Inc.
Michael McGrail President DST Innovis
Jack Pogge President CSG Systems International Inc.
George Vonderhaar President, Cable Broadband Solutions Group Convergys Information Management
Ex Parte Hearty: FCC Bureau Chiefs and Legal Advisors
Ben Golant Interim Legal Advisor, Mass Media and Cable FCC
David Goodfriend Legal Advisor, Mass Media & Cable FCC
Circuit du Soleil: Cable's High Flying Telephony Act
Greg Braden Exec. VP, Broadband Services and CTO AT&T Broadband
Mark McGuinness Chief Technical Officer Callahan Associates International
Jim Renken VP, Operations Support Cox Communications Inc.
Cookie Monsters: Privacy Issues in the Digital Age
Jim Blair VP, Risk Management AT&T Broadband
Jules Polonetsky Chief Privacy Officer DoubleClick Inc.
Jeff Zimmerman Assistant General Counsel Time Warner Cable
Jonathan Zuck President Association for Competitive Technology
Livin' La Vida Local: Innovative approaches to Local and Regional Programming
Sean Callahan Director, Broadband Programming Time Warner Cable
Ernest Collins Executive Producer Cox Cable Louisiana
Charles Dravetz VP of News and Station Manager New England Cable News
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Plant Practices: How Do You Measure Up?
Bruce Bahlmann Director, Technical Market Development Alopa Networks
Robert Howald Director, TNS Systems Engineering Motorola Broadband Communications Sector
Sam Narasimhan Principal Staff Engineer Motorola Broadband Communications Sector
Ricardo Villa Senior Engineer, DWDM Systems Group, Engineering Dept. AT&T broadband
Route This! You Can Get There From Here
Burcak Beser Chief Architect Pacific Broadband Communications
Doug Jones Chief Architect YAS Corp.
Georges Karam VP, Broadband Systems Pacific Broadband Communications
Gerard White Chief Technical Officer River Delta Networks
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Cable's Lean, Mean, Merging Machine: Consolidating Cable Companies
Jim Carey Senior VP, Operations Mediacom Communications Corp.
Robert Davis Managing Director Dove Consulting
Joyce Gab Kneeland Senior VP, Chicago Market AT&T Broadband
Richard Hook VP and GM Cox Communications Middle America Group
Buy 'em By the Box: Broadband Services at Retail
Chris Caffrey VP, Retail Sales Comcast Cable Communications
Mark DePietro VP, Systems Engineering and Marketing Motorola Broadband Communications Sector
David Grain Senior VP, Northeast Region AT&T Broadband
David Pugliese VP, Sales & New Product Management Cox Communications Inc.
The Promise of PR Support For Sales and Marketing
David Andersen Senior VP, Communications Charter Communications
Ann Cowan VP, Communications CTAM
Ellen East VP, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Cox Communications
Jennifer Mooney VP, Public Affairs Time Warner Cable
Meredith Wagner Exec. VP, Public Affairs and Corporation Communications Lifetime Entertainment Services
VOD: Why On-Demand Content Works
John Hildenbrand VP, Multimedia Technology Cox Communications
Rob Jacobsen Senior VP InDemand
Mike LaJoie VP, Corporate Development Time Warner Cable
Reality TV: The Truth About Interactive Advertising
Marc Favaro VP, National Advertising Sales AT&T Broadband
Wes Hart Corporate VP, Advertising Sales Charter Communications
Debby Mullin VP, New Business Development and Ad Sales Cox Communications
Charlie Thurston President and CEO AdLink
For Your Reconsideration: FCC Staff Roundtable
Steven Broeckaert Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau Consumer Protection & Competition Div. FCC
Deborah Klein Division Chief, Cable Services Bureau Consumer Protection & Competition Div. FCC
Amy Nathan Senior Legal Counsel, Office of Plans and Policy FCC
Bill Johnson Deputy Bureau Chief, Cable Services Bureau FCC
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Advanced Technology: Today's Solutions for Tomorrow's Problems
Al Marschall Staff Engineer Philips Broadband Networks Inc.
Sudhesh Mysore Director, DWDM Systems Engineering AT&T Broadband
Marc Ryba Manager, Engineering Special Projects Motorola Broadband Communications Sector
Allen Schmitt-Gordon Software Engineer Cable Television Laboratories Inc.
Marc Tayer Senior VP, Business Development Aerocast Inc.
Store This! Developments in Content Storage and Management
Wendell Bailey Chief Technologist, Advanced Broadband Technology NBC Cable Networks
David Broberg Director, OpenCable Requirements Cable Television Laboratories Inc.
Pat Darisme Principal Systems Engineer NARUS Inc.
John Vartanian Senior VP, Technology and Operations InDemand
Graham Williams VP, Technology Pace Micro Technology, Americas