Wednesday (23 May 2018)


Conference registrations are opened


Welcome drink powered by Toyota Centar Zagreb


Departure to Roca – Stankovci


Arrival to restaurant „Kuća dalmatinskog pršuta“




Departure to Vodice


Arrival to Hotel

Thursday (24 May 2018)

08:00 – 09:00


09:00 – 09:15

Welcome speech – Mate Botica – Transmitters and Communications CEO

9:15 – 10:45

Session 1 – Future of Broadcasting

Safeguarding the long-term value of DTT – stakeholders and regulation

Lars Backlund, Secretary General, Broadcast Networks Europe (BNE)

Future distribution of public service media

Darko Ratkaj, Senior Project Manager, European Broadcasting Union (EBU)

evotv Terrestrial Pay TV in Croatia – Success Stories

Domagoj Frank, CEO, HP Produkcija d.o.o.
Vedran Bubalo, Director of the Research and Development Department, HP Produkcija d.o.o.

Broadcast is a “gateway”

Tibor Auer, Broadcasting expert, NEC Eastern Europe Ltd.

Broadcast future Challenges and Opportunities – Solutions for the Connected World

Ovidiu Stanescu, CEO, Romkatel (Kathrein Group)

10:45 – 11:15

Coffee break

11:15 – 12:45

Session 2 – Digital radio DAB+

DAB digital radio – a platform for Europe

Bernie O’Neill, Project Director, WorldDAB

How shutting down FM made radio fit for the future

Ole Jørgen Torvmark, CEO, Digital Radio Norway

Preparing for digital migration – Strategies for the FM switch-off, the Swiss approach

René Wehrlin, Project Manager, Digitisation and Convergence, Federal Office of Communications, Switzerland

Croatian DAB+ trial – OiV’s experience

Bruno Cigrovski, Radiocommunications Senior Expert, Transmitters and Communications Ltd (OiV)

ELENOS-ITELCO: World Broadcast Experience – Transmitters and Service Solution

Mirko Panzica, Area Sales Manager, Elenos S.r.l.

DAB in Scandinavia, focus of equipment

Magnus Wiberg, Technical Area Sales Manager, Exir Broadcasting AB Sweden


Clément Lepedem, Sales Engineer and Project Manager, PLISCH GmbH

12:45 – 14:15


14:15 – 15:45

Session 3 – New media services

Latest developments in HbbTV

Julius Mong, New Technology Specialist, Eurofins Digital Testing/HbbTV Association

NEW way of Contribution/Distribution with RelayCaster™

Rainer Fritz, Solution Architect, Rohde & Schwarz Österreich GesmbH

Targeted content insertion

Yvan Barbotin, Product Marketing Engineer, Enensys Technologies, Broadcast Network

OTT services are not an option anymore – OTT is expected, right besides regular TV

Maja Kurjak, Director of multimedia software development, CS Computer Systems

Broadcast – 2018 and beyond

Andrej Žejn, Regional Sales Director CEE, Ateme

Huawei Envision Video Platform – Way Forward with Video Services

Zhao Ye – Nick, Director of Video solution sales, CEE & Nordic region, Huawei

A New Approach to Mobile OB Contribution: Mobile SureStreamer

Simon Daniels, Business Development Manager, WorldCast Systems

15:45 – 16:15

Coffee break

16:15 – 17:45

Session 4 – Transmitting Infrastructure – requirements and new business opportunities

The future of Mission Critical Communication in Broadband – The potential of hybrid solutions

Kai-Uwe Völkening, VP System Sales, Hytera Mobilfunk Germany

Using critical communications networks for commercial IoT applications

Marin Curavić, Products & Solutions Implementations Specialist, GDi

Forest fire video surveillance and monitoring with early fire detection: system design and implementation

Stipe Pletikosić, Telecommunication Expert, Transmitters and Communications Ltd. (OiV)
Ljiljana Šerić, Assistant Professor, University of Split, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture (FESB)

Experiences and opportunities in building antenna poles

Mario Klarić, Assistant of the Chairman of the Board for Development Affairs, Dalekovod JSC
Ante Žižak, Project Manager, Dalekovod JSC

Rittal – Physical IT Protection

Goran Premec, IT solution specialist, RITTAL d.o.o.

Containers for Broadcast applications

Yuri Silva Durco, Manager Sales & Marketing, SPINNER GmbH

UNB: the Sigfox global answer to IoT connectivity in SRD spectrum!

Alojzije Jukić, CEO and President of the board, Comping


Closing remarks


Gala dinner

Friday (25 May 2018)


Gathering in front of the hotel Olympia Sky


Boat excursion


Arrival to Vodice