Few Speaking Spots Open For Streaming Media West: Looking To Fill ASAP

The Streaming Media West conference and exhibition in LA is only six weeks away and the final program is nearly done. We've got an excellent lineup of speakers and I have a few spots left to fill. If you are interested in any of the speaking positions, please send me an email with FULL DETAILS, don't just send me an email that says "I want it." Here is what's open:

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010
Mobile Video Syndication: App Stores and Smartphones
(One open panelist spot. Looking for content owner or device manufacturer.)
For content creators looking to monetize their video across mobile devices, the market can be pretty confusing. How do content creators reach the widest possible audience across so many different devices and mobile platforms like Android, Apple, Symbian, RIM, and Palm? Are dedicated video apps the answer or simply a way for companies like Apple to remain in control? This session will outline some of the differences between the different mobile platforms, what it costs to develop for them and how can content creators can reach consumers on their smartphones.

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010
Cutting The Cord On TV: Will Online Video Really Lead To Cable's Demise?
(One moderator spot open. If interested, make sure you send me details on your knowledge of the subject.)
From Hulu to Netflix, streaming video is having a powerful impact on the traditional television industry. But are consumers really cutting the cord and bypassing cable operators in favor of online video? With the broadcast networks facing some of the same threats as the newspaper industry, will services like TV Everywhere and over-the-top (OTT) content be the industry's savior? These topics and more will be addressed by this panel of content heavyweights.

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010
Monetization And Video Advertising Formats
(One moderator spot open. If interested, make sure you send me details on your knowledge of the subject.)
For all the buzz about online video advertising, most content owners have yet to be able to turn their online video from cost center to profit center. Still, strong signals suggest that video monetization is around the corner, provided content owners don't pull back in today's tight economy. What will it take to reach that tipping point, and what direct cost and revenue impact will it have on content owners? With all the different ads formats on the web today, which ones have the greatest ability to help content owners monetize content and why?

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010
HTML5 And Web Video Standards
(Moderator and panelist spots open. Looking for someone to really lead this session.)
As video becomes increasingly important on the web, content providers, browser developers, and end users can no longer afford to have the primary video delivery mechanisms locked up in standards that cannot be adapted to new environments. This is especially true for emerging trends such as mobile video and cross-device video technologies. HTML5 Video might be the answer, and we'll discuss what it is, the challenges it's facing, and how it affects other formats such as Flash and Silverlight, as well as how leading platforms and web giants such as Google, Mozilla, and Apple are supporting it.

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010
Cost Savings From Enterprise Streaming: How The Conversation Has Changed
(Multiple panelist spots open. Looking for Fortune 500 customers.)
Years of conclusive statistics show that streaming can offset travel costs, outsourced services and production costs, and the opportunity costs of removing employees from the office for meetings. But once you've proved the ROI and gotten your program going, the question becomes "How do we know this is working?" This session will feature firsthand examples from Fortune 500 organizations that are employing metrics to prove cost savings and employee engagement of using streaming to support core communications, training, and educational programs.