Please note all times are in Pacific
|Wednesday, June 8, 2022|
|10:00 AM - 10:20 AM (PDT)|
Welcoming Remarks & Keynote: The NFL Network’s Tech Game Plan
In our opening keynote, join TV Tech Editor in Chief Tom Butts and Dave Shaw, VP, and Head of Media Operations for NFL Media as we take a look at NFL Media's new facility at SoFi stadium in Inglewood, Ca. We'll discuss the planning, building and operations of the new state-of-the-art NFL Los Angeles media facility and its role in advancing the technologies that enhance sports media production and the fan experience.
|10:25 AM - 10:40 AM (PDT)|
Intelligent Cloud I/O: Lessons Learned in Moving Petabytes To and From the Cloud
There are many tools available for moving files into and out of the cloud. In an industry that deals with huge files, complex supply chains and growing security challenges, there are several factors to consider when choosing the right tool for the unique challenges of M&E. As Signiant software is used to move petabytes of content to and from the cloud every month, this session will cover their key learnings and considerations to help make your journey to the cloud a successful one.
|10:45 AM - 11:25 AM (PDT)|
Production Tech Leadership: Live Production
This panel will focus on the latest developments for live production technologies for news, sports and big events, highlighting some of the award winning products from the NAB Show and taking a look at some of the trends that will streamline live production, reduce costs and boost audiences in 2022 and beyond.
George Winslow - TV Tech
Stefan Hadl - Hearst Television
Brian Kincheloe - NBCUniversal Local
Blake Russell - EVP, Station Ops
|11:30 AM - 11:45 AM (PDT)|
How Modern Pop-up Channels Can Get Your Viewers’ Attention Back
A lot of viewers currently consume content through Twitter feeds, Instagram Reels, TikTok or very specialized forums such as Reddit, as they like the heat of the moment which can be hard to find on connected TV. In this presentation, you will learn how cutting-edge techniques can help you build pop-up channels at scale with hyper-short time-to-market.
|11:50 AM - 12:40 PM (PDT)|
Tech Leadership in Cloud and Multiplatform Content
This panel will look at new technologies that are helping people better compete in a streaming world by providing more content to more platforms. It will pay particular attention to cloud-based technologies, IP infrastructures, artificial intelligence, next generation automation systems and other approaches that can help companies speed up the launch of new services and lower the costs for delivering content to more consumers in more places.
Phil Kurz - TV Tech
Simon Haywood - Dell Technologies
William Hayes - Iowa PBS
Daniel Pisarski - VP of Engineering
Erik Ramberg - MediaKind
Shawn Snider - Ross Video
|12:45 PM - 1:25 PM (PDT)|
Profiting from NextGen TV
Now that NextGen TV, a.k.a. ATSC 3.0, is being widely deployed around the country, this panel will look at new technologies that promise to reduce the costs of deployments and produce new revenues from services like datacasting that could bring in billions of dollars in upcoming years.
Phil Kurz - TV Tech
Rick Ducey - BIA Advisory Services
Madeleine Noland - Advanced Television Systems Committee
Mark Aitken - ONE Media/SINCLAIR
Todd Achilles - Evoca
|1:30 PM - 1:50 PM (PDT)|
Keynote: Current and Future Trends in TV News & Closing Remarks
In this keynote, TV Tech Editor-in-Chief Tom Butts discusses the latest tech advances in television news with Lisa Pedrogo, VP, NY Engineering & Strategic Initiatives, supporting CNN live production. We'll discuss how the events of the past several years have helped shape and accelerate technology advances in cloud, IP, remote and virtual production and the impacts to our onsite teams to maintain these technologies—learning from colleagues within the organization to advance their knowledge of their complex systems.