Sports Content Management Workshop

Monday, December 10, 2018
Location: Gramercy Suite West/A, Second Floor

1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The Sports Content Management Workshop is designed for SVG members and sponsors looking to learn about the latest developments in media-asset-management (MAM), storage, cloud, and AI technology and workflows. This afternoon workshop will feature MAM leaders from major broadcasters, leagues, teams, and vendors offering first hand perspectives and behind-the-curtain looks at their respective workflows. The Sports Content Management Workshop is a can’t-miss event for anyone looking to build an efficient content-management and storage/archiving infrastructure, as well as to stay up-to-date on the latest technological developments in this vital industry sector.

Time Session
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

AI vs. Machine Learning: What’s the Difference and Why It Matters

The multitude of definitions for the terms artificial intelligence and machine learning has only continued to grow and cause further confusion. Also, the buzz around these next-gen technologies has exploded in recent years. This panel takes a deep dive into the meaning of both terms, exploring how marrying deep data, advanced algorithms, and automation can streamline your operation. Learn how major sports-media organizations are leveraging AI and machine learning for speech-to-text and translation, object and facial recognition, automated personalization and content discovery, and much more.

1:30 - 1:45 p.m.

Case Study: TBD

1:45 - 2:15 p.m.

Turbocharging Your Storage: The Power of NVMe, GPU Acceleration, and Next-Gen Tech

What are the latest storage advances and workflows changing the way sports-media organizations manage and store their content? Several vendors have begun using more processing and increasing the GPU speed, greatly increases the power of their storage systems. In addition, NVMe (Non-Volatile Media Express) control of SSD storage allows media organizations to significantly boost ingest speeds and performance for data-intensive workflows. Learn how these bleeding-edge technologies are quickly becoming real-world solutions for sports-content creators.

2:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Keynote: TBD

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.

Networking Break

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

LTO Roadmap and Applications: What Does the Future Hold for Tape?

Today, many sports broadcasters, leagues, and teams are creating as much video content in a year as they used to produce in a decade. And, with the hype around the cloud reaching monumental proportions, many sports organizations are exploring migrating their rapidly growing libraries and archives to the cloud. However, for most, LTO tape remains the most cost-efficient format for storing media long-term. This session focuses on the future of tape and how media-asset managers can make smart, forward-looking decisions for the future of their content.

3:30 - 3:45 p.m.

Case Study: TBD

3:45 - 4:30 p.m.

Vendor-Broadcaster Q&A: State of the Marketplace for MAM Marketplace

In this unique Q&A session, MAM vendors take the stage for a one-on-one discussion with leading content-management executives from sports leagues and broadcasters. The two groups will address top-of-mind issues, such as answering the question “out-of-the-box solution or build our own?”, matching workflow to systems, and more. Come join the fun for this lively back-and-forth and learn how MAM workflows and systems are evolving today.