Monday Sports Content Management Workshop

Monday, December 13, 2021
Location: Murray Hill Suite, 2nd Floor
Time: 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. ET

Learn about the latest developments in media-asset-management (MAM) and orchestration, archive and storage technology, and cloud-based infrastructure and workflows. MAM leaders from major broadcasters and rights-holders, leagues, teams, and vendors offer first-hand perspectives and behind-the-curtain looks at their respective workflows. This workshop is a can’t-miss event for anyone looking to build an efficient media-management and storage/archiving ecosystem, as well as to stay up-to-date on the latest technological developments in areas such as AI and ML, virtualization, next-gen storage, and more.

* Agenda subject to changes

1:30 - 1:35 p.m.

Welcoming Remarks by Workshop Title Sponsor – Quantum

Presented by: Skip Levens, Quantum, Marketing Director, Media and Entertainment

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1:35 - 2:15 p.m.

The New Age of Remote Collaboration: Cloud, SaaS, and the Future of Postproduction

Following the morning Cloud Tools & Services Workshop, this opening panel takes a deeper dive into how cloud-based workflows and technologies are impacting the postproduction sector. Hear how cloud and SaaS offerings are changing sports-media organizations’ media asset management philosophies and how these technologies are enabling remote collaboration and innovative multi-site postproduction ecosystems.
Moderator: Tab Butler, SVG Sports Content Management Committee, Chairman
Confirmed Panelists:
Ed Coleman, CBS Sports, VP, Post Production and Media Services
Chris Halton, NBA, SVP, Media Technology and Operations
Skip Levens, Quantum, Marketing Director, Media and Entertainment
Hossein ZiaShakeri, Spectra Logic, SVP of Business Development and Strategic Alliances

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2:15 - 3:00 p.m.

The State of Storage: How Archiving Strategy and Technology Have Evolved Through the Pandemic

What are the latest storage advances and workflows changing the way sports-media organizations manage and store their content? The pandemic has not only changed the way users access content, it has also altered how media organizations store and archive that content. Hear how both on-prem and cloud-based storage platforms are evolving and how your organization can plan for the future.
Moderator: Grant Nodine, NHL, SVP, Technology
Confirmed Panelists:
Brian Bashaw, DataCore, Americas Field CTO
Rex Canning, WWE, Senior Director of Media Management Services
Chris Cruz, CBS Sports, Director of Media Services
Nathan Rausch, EditShare, Lead Pre-Sales Engineer
André Rievers, OpenDrives, VP of Operations

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3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Networking Break in Exhibit Area

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4:00 - 4:45 p.m.

Industry M&A: The Impacts on Archiving Technologies and the Road Forward

A wave of mergers and acquisitions over the past few years has reset the archive and media-asset-management landscape for M&E organizations. Hear how the expanded portfolios of these technology vendors will impact the industry as a whole and what it means for your postproduction ecosystem moving forward.
Moderator: Tab Butler, SVG Sports Content Management Committee, Chairman
Confirmed Panelists:
Alex Keighley, Telestream, VP, U.S. Content Producers
Dan Marshall, Signiant, Chief Revenue Officer
Ryan Servant, Quantum, Business Development Manager

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4:45 - 5:30 p.m.

Emerging From the Pandemic: How Has Media Management Changed and What’s Ahead in 2022?

While sports-media organizations had already been exploring remote- and cloud-based technologies for several years, the pandemic drastically accelerated their development. Now, as the industry looks to emerge from the pandemic, these workflows have become integral pieces of the media-management and postproduction ecosystem. Hear from broadcasters, leagues, and technology vendors on what tools will “stick around” from the pandemic and how they will transform production workflows in the future.
Moderator: Jason Dachman, SVG, Chief Editor
Confirmed Panelists:
Padraic Boyle, MLB Advanced Media, Senior Director, Enterprise Media
Alex Emmermann, Telestream Cloud, Director of Business Development
Michael Raimondo, PGA TOUR Entertainment, Senior Director, Media Asset Management and Broadcast Innovation
Ryan Servant, Quantum, Business Development Manager

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5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Networking Reception in Exhibit Area

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