|Thursday, March 31, 2022
|12:00 PM - 12:20 PM (EDT)
Welcoming Remarks & Opening Keynote
TV Tech Editor in Chief Tom Butts discusses the latest trends in cloud media production, NextGen TV, cybersecurity and how the broadcast group adjusted to the events brought on by the pandemic of the last two years.
|12:25 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
New Services and Tech for NextGen TV
This panel will examine the future of ATSC 3.0 deployments and developments in 2022 and beyond. Featuring station executives and technologists, it will explore new technologies, services and strategies that will boost NextGen TV audiences, revenues and profits in the next few years.
Tom Butts - TV Tech
Fred Engel - PBS North Carolina
Anne Schelle - Pearl TV
John Schur - Telos Alliance
|1:05 PM - 1:20 PM (EDT)
A major revenue driver for video services is advertising. Dynamic Ad Insertion is becoming even more important as the video streaming market grows. Now you’ll see a presentation from William Tam, Sr. Product Manager for SaaS Solutions at Harmonic that will explore the advances in Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI).
|1:25 PM - 2:05 PM (EDT)
The Future of Cloud Technologies
This panel will explore how cloud-based or virtualized technologies can provide broadcasters and media companies with much more flexible and efficient ways to provide and deliver content to consumers. Learn how to boost profits and reduce costs with the newest developments in cloud-based technologies, applying AI to broadcast operations; and new cloud-based solutions for automating and streamlining operations.
Wes Simpson - LearnIPvideo.com
John Footen - Deloitte Consulting LLP
Jon Landman - Teradek
Karl Paulsen - Diversified
David Rosen - Sony Electronics
Kate Tempelmeyer - Nebraska Public Media
|2:10 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)
A Conversation with Catherine Badalamente, President/CEO for Graham Media Group
As the new president of Graham Media, Catherine Badalemente will discuss with us how the station group is advancing its digital media initiatives, remote production and how her team is helping the company drive growth in both audience and revenue.
|2:35 PM - 3:10 PM (EDT)
New Life for Live Production Tech
Competition from SVOD services has made big live sports, news and events more important than ever for broadcasters. This panel will explore how a revolution in live production technologies and techniques deployed during the pandemic, are now being further improved to greatly streamline live production, reduce costs and boost audiences with higher quality 4K and HDR content.
Phil Kurz - TVTechnology
Casper Choffat - SVP, Global Product
Michael Davies - Fox Sports
Onur Gülenç - Zero Density
Daniel Pisarski - VP of Engineering
|3:15 PM - 3:50 PM (EDT)
Streamlined Content Delivery to Multiple Platforms
Faced with consumer demands for more content on more platforms, TV companies have been struggling to find better ways to deliver that content. This panel will look at cloud-based technologies, IP infrastructures, artificial intelligence, next-generation automation systems and other approaches that can help companies accelerate the launch of new services and lower the costs for delivering content to more consumers in more places.
George Winslow - TV Tech
Stéphane Cloirec - Harmonic
David Klee - A+E Networks
Geoff Stedman - SDVI Corporation
|3:55 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)
Speed to Air, ENG and the New Newsroom
In the run-up to the 2022 election, this panel will explore new technologies that are helping newsrooms quickly produce and deliver news to audiences. It will be particularly focused on developments in ENG, 5G and news production that improve the way news operations can capture, edit and deliver video, from the camera to studios and ultimately, consumers.
Tom Butts - TV Tech
Jon Landman - Teradek
Jeffrey Liebman - Director, Network News Operations
Jim Ocon - Ocon Solutions Company
|4:35 PM - 4:50 PM (EDT)
Keynote Conversation & Closing Remarks
Diversified's CEO Eric Hutto talks about the blurring lines between broadcast and IT, the need for better cybersecurity and the next big trends in building new studios and facilities.