SVG Digital

Monday, December 10, 2018
Location: Nassau Suite, Second Floor
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

From over-the-top and direct-to-consumer streaming services to social media engagement, and much more, the world of sports content consumption is dramatically different today and the sky is still the limit. Join the SVG Digital workshop at this year’s SVG Summit to catch up on the latest in digital sports video tech such as latency, security, and the impact of 5G, along with the business opportunities behind social media platforms, augmented reality, digital ad insertion, and much more. Learn from and interact with some of the most influential minds in the business and SVG Digital paves the way to sports media’s future!

Program coming soon!

Time Session
11:00 - 11:45 a.m.

OTT and Direct-to-Consumer: Highlights from a Breakout Year

Thanks to major events (like the Winter Olympics and the FIFA World Cup) and the continued rise of direct-to-consumer streaming services (like ESPN+, B/R Live, fuboTV, FloSports, etc.), 2018 was a major growth year for live streaming, over-the-top delivery, and direct-to-consumer business model in sports. What was learned and how will it impact the future?

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Digital Technology Case Study

12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Digital Content Case Study

12:30 - 1:00 p.m.

Networking Break

1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

The State of Social Streaming: How Digital Content and Its Operations Differentiates Itself

Whether its leagues, networks, media companies, or even professional and collegiate sports teams, everyone has been carving out new and creative ways to leverage live video across the major social media platforms of the current done. Content creators from across the sports media spectrum share their best practices and discuss whether live social streaming is maturing in a way that continues to differentiate it from live television.
Confirmed Panelists:
Dave Belding, LiveU, Sales Director, Sports

1:45 - 2:00 p.m.

Digital Technology Case Study

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Keynote Conversation: TBA

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.

Digital Technology Case Study

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.

Networking Break

3:00 - 3:45 p.m.

The Ongoing Battle With Latency: The Technology and Business Decisions Behind It

It’s one of the chief challenges still facing the live sports media business today: latency. Vendors have ratcheted up their technology offerings in 2018 as live broadcasters continue to weigh their options in a world increasingly more reliant on universal synchronization across platforms. Those involved in the balancing act share the latest developments and take on what’s to come.

3:45 - 4:15 p.m.

Digital Content Case Study

4:15 - 5:00 p.m.

A Whole New World: 5G, AI, HDR-Streaming On-Deck to Dominate 2019?

The upcoming year is full of exciting promise for digital sports content creators and distributors. A standards path has been cleared to commercial availability of 5G cellular connectivity; AI is playing a significant role in the clipping and enhancing of highlights and social media content; UHD/HDR streaming has the potential to be a huge differentiator for those live streaming to compatible Smart TVs.  Experts share what needs to happen next and sheds light on some of the exciting opportunities to come in sports video.