David Haslingden joins Hong Kong convention

Leading speaker at Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Assoc.

HONG KONG -- David Haslingden, Fox International Channels and National Geographic Channels Worldwide CEO, will head the list of speakers at the Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia Convention, set for Nov. 3-6 in Hong Kong.

He will be joined by UTV Software Communications founder Ronnie Screwvala, Foxtel Australia CEO Kim Williams and Japan's Jupiter Telecommunications president and CEO Tomoyuki Moriizumi, organizers said Thursday.

Operating under the mantra "Extending Your Reach," conference discussion subjects include the direction of pay TV markets in China and India; the changing role of telecoms operators; advertising trends; the impact of new technologies; co-operation with content providers; and opportunities in developing markets.