From discussions about the DPP’s AS-11 spec to panel debates about the merits of UHD, we’ve picked five must-attend sessions at BVE

The Cloud: A technical nightmare or a dream come true for collaboration?

When? Tuesday, 11.00-11.45

Where? Post Production Theatre

Speakers: Ben Roeder, CTO, Sohonet; Emma Riley, head of business development, Dock10; David Klafkowski, joint MD, The Farm Group; Donna Mulvey-Jones, head of post production Maverick TV; Eben Clancy, director of post production, Timeline

Delivering to spec: Effects of the DPP AS-11 spec on Post

When? Tuesday, 14.30 - 15.15

Where? Post Production Theatre

Speakers: Craig Dwyer, senior director of the Global Centre of Excellence, Avid; Jai Cave, head of operations, Envy Post;  John Robertson, technical manager, Lime Pictures;  Kevin Burrows, DPP technical standards lead and CTO Broadcast & Distribution, Channel 4;  Andy Briers, head of post production, Crow TV

The changing broadcast environment – new technologies, new models, new players

When? Wednesday, 11.00-11.45

Where? Broadcast IT Theatre

Speakers: John Ive, director of business development & technology, IABM; John Maxwell-Hobbs, head of technology, BBC Scotland; Clayton Dutton, vice president broadcast, post production and VOD operations, Discovery Communications Europe; James Taylor, director of cloud services EMEA, Level 3 Communications

Is it possible to future proof your post in this technologically changing climate?

When? Wednesday, 14.30-15.15

Where? Venue: Post Production Theatre

Speakers: Gina Fucci, MD, Films@59; Hector Macleod, CEO, Glassworks; Steve MacPherson, chief technology officer, Framestore; Rhodri James, technology director, Gorilla Group; Richard Wilding, CTO, Molinare

Building for UHD broadcast and beyond – outlooks for uptake and making timely investments

When? Thursday, 11.00-11.45

Where? Broadcast IT Theatre

Speakers: Andy Quested, head of technology, BBC HD & UHDTV, BBC; Rod Fairweather, senior director of broadcast and infrastructure technology, Turner Broadcasting; Alessandro Reitano, director of sports production, Sky Deutschland; Dr Hans Hoffmann, head of the unit on media fundamentals and production technology, EBU

BVE takes place 25-27 February at Excel, London