Thursday, November 17, 2022
12:00 PM - 12:20 PM (EST)

Welcoming Remarks & Opening Keynote | Future TV Trends

Join Rick Ducey, Managing Director, BIA Advisory Services and TV Tech Editor in Chief Tom Butts as they discuss the latest trends in the M&E industry, examining the advances in both technologies and business strategies driving the future of television.

Tom Butts Rick Ducey
12:25 PM - 1:05 PM (EST)

Panel | Advances in News Production

This panel will focus on the latest developments for news production technologies, including cameras, ENG, newsroom systems, studio technologies, lighting, cloud and remote live production news technologies, graphics, weather systems and display technologies for news and weather.

George Winslow Jeff Birch Sunil Mudholkar Chris Silva
1:10 PM - 1:25 PM (EST)

Tech Talk | Sports Streaming at Scale

The live sports streaming market is accelerating fast, as is viewer appetite for engaging content with pristine video quality. But how can you deliver this personalized experience, optimize your content monetization and achieve all of this at scale to large audiences? Harmonic’s Shahar Bar will address these questions and focus on aspects such as low latency and UHD HDR, sports features like video-in-video live highlights and how to deliver live channel variants and targeted ads at scale. 

Shahar Bar
1:30 PM - 2:10 PM (EST)

Panel | The Role of Cloud in Media Production

This panel will look at how cloud-based technologies are transforming operations, allowing stations, networks and streaming operations to quickly capitalize on market trends and deliver more content to more platforms. It will pay particular attention to cloud-based technologies for video production, artificial intelligence, next generation automation systems and other approaches that can help companies speed up the launch of new services and lower operating costs.

Tom Butts Gerry Field Joe Addalia Nick Garvin
2:15 PM - 2:55 PM (EST)

Panel | New Opportunities in NextGen Broadcast

With NextGen TV, a.k.a. ATSC 3.0, being widely deployed around the country, this panel will offer an update on broadcasters' deployments and advances in audio and video as well as focus on plans to use the technologies for datacasting, broadcast internet and other Web 3.0 services that BIA believes could produce upwards of $11 billion a year in revenue by 2030.

Phil Kurz Stefan Hadl Delbert Parks Raymond Robinson John Schur
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM (EST)

Case Study: Reimagining Local News

Executives from CBS local stations will offer a sneak peek at WWJ-TV’s new news facility in Detroit that is scheduled to launch before the end of the year, and their plans for CBS News Detroit.

George Winslow Paul Pytlowany Adrienne Roark Brian Watson
3:20 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)

Panel | What’s New in Remote Production

Remote production has gone from an emergency technology solution during the pandemic to a standard, widely used operational technology today. This panel will focus on what is next in remote productions and the newest products that can reduce costs, improve collaboration, allow companies to boost production for new services and keep news, sports and video production teams safe in a period when COVID cases remain high.

George Winslow Paul Briscoe Steve Fastook Don Roberts Dan Maloney
4:05 PM - 4:45 PM (EST)

Panel | Best Practices for Transitioning to IP

The growing importance of streaming and digital platforms continues to push stations and networks into expanding their IP infrastructures, which can offer greater flexibility to launching new services. This panel will focus on the best practices for making that transition, drawing on experts in IP technologies and highlighting new products that can help stations and networks expand and manage their IP-based operations.

Wes Simpson Reginald Goodwin Dave Van Hoy
4:50 PM - 5:25 PM (EST)

Keynote | The TV Tech Behind the Olympics & Closing Remarks

Join Tom Butts as he talks with Dave Mazza, former NBC Olympics SVP/CTO and his successor Darryl Jefferson as they discuss the evolution and future trends of Olympics and sports TV production.

Tom Butts David Mazza Darryl Jefferson
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