MWS 2022 Agenda
MWS 2022 Agenda Fraunhofer FOKUS

Day 1 - Tuesday, June 21, 2022


TUTORIAL 1 - 10:00 - 12:00

5G Media – Standards and Technologies

Trainer: Louay Bassbouss, Fraunhofer FOKUS

In this tutorial we will deep dive into 5G Media related technologies and standards. 5G is seen as enabler for many applications in the media industry. 

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TUTORIAL 2 - 10:00 - 12:00

Advertisement in Broadcast and Broadband

Trainer: Robert Seeliger, Martin Lasak, Fraunhofer FOKUS

Within this tutorial, we will give an overview on Dynamic Ad-Insertion (DAI) infrastructures including SSAI OTT Streaming as well as Dynamic Ad Substitution (DAS).

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TUTORIAL 3 - 10:00 - 12:00

Internet Delivered Media – Streaming Tech Update

Trainer: Stefan Pham, Christoph Müller, Fraunhofer FOKUS

As part of this tutorial, we will give an overview as well as best practices for playback and creation of adaptive bitrate (ABR) content.

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TUTORIAL 4 - 10:00 - 12:00

Video Player Best Practices

Trainer: Daniel Silhavy, Görkem Güclü, Fraunhofer FOKUS

In this tutorial, we will take a deep dive into media player related topics. The main part of this tutorial focuses on dash.js - the official reference client of the DASH Industry Forum (DASH-IF).

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12:00 - 13:30 - Lunch, NETWORKING, DEMOS & EXHIBITION


Media Web Night @ Arminiusmarkthalle

This year our Media Web Night takes place at the Arminius Market Hall. The historic event location combines the feeling of the old traditional Berlin with the new urban vibes. The food ranges from German to Mediterranean and is supplied by local producers.

A shuttle service to the Media Web Night event departs at 18:30 in front of the Institute.

Day 2 - Wednesday, June 22, 2022

08:00-09:30 - REGISTRATION

9:30 - 10:15

Conference Opening & Keynote 

Opening by the Conference Chairs: 
Stefan Arbanowski and Stephan Steglich, Fraunhofer FOKUS


Grimm fairy tales (as told to video engineers)

Will Law, Akamai, Chief Architect, Edge Technology Group

10:15 - 11:00 SESSION 1

Streaming tech - Where are we now?

Session Chair: Daniel Silhavy, Fraunhofer FOKUS

On the evolution of video and streaming
Yuriy Reznik
Brightcove, VP Research

Next Gen VoD Encoding advancements
James HoldingBitmovin, Solutions Director (EMEA)


11:30 - 13:00 - SESSION 2

Media meets AI meets 5G meets Metaverse

Session Chair: Louay Bassbouss, Fraunhofer FOKUS

Metaverse - A holistic view on the virtual revolution!
Elmar Arunov, Deutsche Telekom, Metaverse Visionary | Senior Business Strategist for VR/AR & AI

5G, AI and XR enabling the Metaverse
Paul Higgs, Huawei Technologies (UK), VP Video Industry Development

VRIF into the Metaverse interop madness
Mauricio Aracena, Ericsson, VRIF President & Standardization Manager at Ericsson

Technologies for the Metaverse: XR, AI and 5G
Thomas Stockhammer, Qualcomm, Director Technical Standards

13:00 - 14:30 - LUNCH, DEMOS & EXHIBITION

14:30 - 16:00 PANEL

Video Standardization Panel

Panel Chair: Jörn Krieger, Media Journalist

Nicolas Weil, AWS Elemental, Senior Product Manager

Will Law, Akamai, Chief Architect, Edge Technology Group

Peter MacAvock, EBU, Head of Delivery, Platforms and Services, EBU Technology & Innovation, Chair of the DVB Project

Jon Piesing, TP Vision, Director Standardisation TP Vision and Vice-Chair HbbTV Association

Thomas Stockhammer, Qualcomm, Director Technical Standards

François Daoust, W3C, Media & Entertainment champion

    16:00 - 16:30 - COFFEE BREAK, DEMOS & EXHIBITION

16:30 - 17:30 SESSION 3

Advanced TV

Session Chair: Robert Seeliger, Fraunhofer FOKUS

Integrating Programmatic TV into the P7S1 broadcasting environment
Kai Mysliwiec, Pro7Sat1 Digital

Hands on remote controls
Rachel Mischke, Zattoo, Product Consultant at Zattoo TV platform

The real streaming wars, a journey through the streaming market and how we ended up here
Magnus Svensson, Eyevinn Technologies, Media Solution Specialist

Programmatic advertisement for ATV
Oliver Friedrich, Google, Head of Video Publisher Partnerships DACH



18:00 - 20:00 

Berlin Video Tech Meetup