This year’s convention has the underlying theme of “disruption” running through all the sessions, which will include the latest developments in over-the-top (OTT) services, new programme formats, the role of venture capital in the TV industry and the latest advancements in technology, as well as the ever-critical matters of piracy, broadcast rights, and licensing issues.

The impressive list of speakers who have signed up to date to share their views include: Li Ruigang, Chairman, China Media Capital; Tom Mockridge CEO, Virgin Media; Dominic Proctor, Global President GroupM; Alon Shtruzman, CEO International, Keshet Media; David Shing, Digital Prophet, AOL; Jay Samit, CEO Seachange; Lauren Zalaznick, founder of the LZ Sunday Paper; Sam Rogoway, CEO, Victorious; Partho Dasgupta, CEO BARC India; and Mark Howard, Chief Revenue Officer, Forbes Media.

The CASBAA Convention also provides plenty of opportunity for members and delegates to meet and interact with industry colleagues. As well as the booth display area and networking lounges for guests to relax, there are the popular networking parties.

Supporters for the CASBAA Convention 2015 include: ABS, APT Satellite, France 24, InvestHK, ITV Choice, MEASAT, PwC, RTL CBS Asia, Scripps, Networks Interactive, SES, Time Warner, True Visions and Turner.