Here is a non-exhaustive list of interesting video events to watch in early 2012... Thanks for adding your watched events in comments !
>> 10-13 : CES 2012 http://www.cesweb.org
>> 16-27 : FIMS specification v.1.0 http://bit.ly/s4vxOj
>> 6-10 : 99th MPEG meeting (San Jose, California) : work on CFF and common DRM scenario (ISO/IEC 23001-7 finalized ?), HEVC Committee Draft (complete draft of standard) http://bit.ly/Ava27a
>> 22-24 : Multimedia Systems Conference 2012 http://www.mmsys.org/?q=node/49
>> 22 : 2nd Screen Summit http://www.2ndscreensummit.com
>> 20-21 : Over-The-Top TV Conference (OTTCON) http://www.xmediaresearch.com/ottcon/
>> ? : Publication by ISO of MPEG-DASH (ISO/IEC 23009-1) as an International Standard