Media Business Institute (MBI)
Wednesday, 6 February 2013 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM (EST)

This engaging and informative half-day seminar examines technological advancements in the media industry through the lens of past and present disruptive technologies. Today, most Broadcasting companies have come to accept and embrace the Internet as a viewing platform. If you can’t beat them, join them.   But, how are these changes impacting today’s Broadcast Executives? What do they need to know in order to create a plausible roadmap for the future?

Come find the answers and give yourself a competitive advantage. Register today!
Some of the topics cover are:
  • OTT Services – impact and opportunities. Currently un-regulated in Canada, Over-The-Top services are becoming new aggregators and distributors of content.
  • Content Delivery – IP and cloud technology, the same delivery method of streaming video services is available to broadcasters and production facilities to reduce operating costs significantly.
  • Social Media – Tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, have changed the way marketing is done.
  • All of these innovations rely on the backbone technology of the Internet.
For more information, e-mail Patricia Scarlett at or (416) 496-0791
Don Gaudet, founder and President of Stratmedia Enterprises Inc., is a media consultant specializing in Television Programming, Regulatory Affairs, Station Management, and Program Distribution.
A skilled Senior Manager in the Canadian Television sector, Don’s experience includes: Program Acquisition and Scheduling, Regulatory Affairs, Television Production, Finance, and Commercial Traffic, for such companies as Global, WIC, Quebecor, Bluepoint Media and Stornoway Communications. A professional with knowledge of all areas of a television station, experience with channel start-ups, strong time management and organizational skills, project management skills and the ability to facilitate and execute business and organizational plans. Don has been Executive Producer on hundreds of hours of Canadian program productions and helped guide Independent Producers in production, finance, and distribution.
Committed to lifetime learning, Don also guest lectures at Seneca College and participates in the Ontario Association of Broadcasters annual Career Day. He is currently enrolled in the Masters of Creative Media Practice program at Bournemouth University with studies in new media and the impact on traditional broadcast models.
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