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MONDAY (12/14)

11:00 – 1:45 p.m.: Monday General Sessions

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.:

3:30 – 4:45 p.m.:


TUESDAY (12/15)

11:30 – 1:45 p.m.: Tuesday General Sessions

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.:

3:30 – 4:45 p.m.:


WEDNESDAY (12/16)

11:30 – 1:45 p.m.: Wednesday General Sessions

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.:

3:30 – 4:45 p.m.:


THURSDAY (12/17)
Post-Game: Industry Initiatives Day

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.: Clean Freaks Meeting

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.: SPIRIT Diversity Meeting

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.: DTV Audio Group Meeting

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.: SVGW Meeting

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.: RSN Meeting

  • 11:00 am
  • 11:15 am
  • 11:30 am
  • 11:45 am
  • 12:00 pm
  • 12:15 pm
  • 12:30 pm
  • 12:45 pm
  • 1:00 pm
  • 1:15 pm
  • 1:30 pm
  • 1:45 pm
  • 2:00 pm
  • 2:15 pm
  • 2:30 pm
  • 2:45 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 3:15 pm
  • 3:30 pm
  • 3:45 pm
  • 4:00 pm
  • 4:15 pm
  • 4:30 pm
  • 4:45 pm
  • 5:00 pm
  • 5:15 pm
  • 5:30 pm
  • 5:45 pm
  • 6:00 pm
  • 6:15 pm
  • 6:30 pm
  • 6:45 pm
  • 7:00 pm
  • 7:15 pm
  • 7:30 pm
  • 7:45 pm
  • Monday
    • SVG Connect Summit 101

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      11:00 - 11:15 a.m.
    • Welcoming Remarks

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
    • THE CONVERSATION: Inside the NBA 2020

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

      Those involved with getting the NBA back in action discuss the production workflows, health and safety protocols, technology innovation, and more during this lively 30-minute live session.
      Moderator: Steve Hellmuth, NBA Entertainment, EVP, Media Operations and Technology
      Confirmed Panelists:
      Chris Brown
      , Turner Sports, VP, Operations and Technology
      Tim Corrigan
      , ESPN, Senior Coordinating Producer
      Eddie Okuno, ESPN, Senior Remote Operations Specialist; ABC, NBA on ESPN

    • EVS Case Study

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      12:00 - 12:15 p.m.
    • The National Network Town Hall

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      12:15 - 1:00 p.m.

      This live town hall will feature top production executives from the national networks discussing their operations in the time of COVID-19. Learn about their successes, their failures, and how 2020 has re-shaped their production philosophies and strategies.
      Moderator: Jason Cohen, CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network, VP, Remote Technical Operations
      Confirmed Panelists:
      Chris Brown
      , Turner Sports, VP, Operations and Technology
      Mike Davies, Fox Sports, SVP, Technical and Field Operations; SVG Chairman
      Patty Power, CBS Sports, EVP, Operations and Engineering

    • Case Study Two

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      1:00 - 1:15 p.m.
    • THE CONVERSATION: Inside the NHL 2020

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

      The NHL headed North to Canada in order to complete the 2020 schedule and the effort involved two arenas, numerous production entities, and more. Go inside one of the more unique “bubble” productions with executives involved with the project.
      Confirmed Panelists:
      Ivan Gottesfeld, NHL, Executive Vice President, Broadcasting
      Steve Mayer, NHL, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer, Events & Entertainment
      Dan O’Neill, NHL, Vice President, Arena and Event Operations, IT

    • Content Management Tech Tour

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

      AI/ML; Content Security; MAM/Orchestration Systems; Storage/Archive Technology; Cloud Services

      • EditShare, Google, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services, Lumen Technologies, Microsoft, Nutanix, Seagate powered by Tape Ark, Signiant, Tedial, Telestream, Veritone
    • Transmission Services Tech Tour

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

      Contribution Services (Fiber/Satellite/IP); Hi-Speed File Transfer; RF/Wireless

      • AT&T, Comrex, Eurovision, IBM Aspera, LiveU
    • Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      2:00 - 3:15 p.m.

      Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, fans were stuck at home and unable to enjoy an in-person game-day experience. As most venues around the country await the return of patrons, the main conduit between teams and their loyal fanbases has been the digital space. In this roundtable, professionals from different leagues explain how their production team is developing digital-first content and live streams and how avenues like mobile apps, team websites, and social-media platforms are uniting fans while remaining apart.

    • Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      2:00 - 3:15 p.m.

      The Cloud-Based Production roundtable will provide insight into how the cloud, virtualization, and SaaS are dramatically transforming the entire video-production ecosystem. Sports-production leaders will discuss how the rise of remote workflows and virtualized infrastructure as a result of the pandemic is making cloud-based production more relevant than ever today and what it means for tomorrow.

    • Acquisition Tech Tour

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      2:45 - 3:15 p.m.

      Cameras/Lenses; Camera Support

      • Canon, Fujifilm, Grass Valley, Sony
    • Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

      Following a year of tremendous uncertainty, live-video-production professionals on college campuses across the country are getting back to work. Whether it’s producing for in-venue videoboards or live-streaming games for fans to consume at home or on the go, new and re-imagined workflows are being deployed to safely and efficient feed the content beast. Join the SVG College community to discuss topics ranging from live-production tools to automated production to student training and beyond.

    • Production Tools Tech Tour

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

      Production Switchers; Replay; Graphics

      • Blackmagic Design, Evertz, EVS, Grass Valley, Nelco Media, Panasonic, Ross Video, TVU Networks, Vizrt
    • Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

      The Sports Content Management Roundtable is designed for SVG members and sponsors looking to learn about the latest developments in MAM workflows, archive/storage technology, and metadata management. The conversation will feature MAM leaders from major broadcasters, leagues, teams, and vendors providing insights on how the industry has reacted to the pandemic and how it’s changing content-management workflows. This is a can’t-miss conversation for anyone looking to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in the MAM and storage sector and what is coming in the future.

    • Production Tools Tech Tour

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      4:15 - 4:45 p.m.

      Production Switchers; Replay; Graphics

      • Blackmagic Design, Evertz, EVS, Grass Valley, Nelco Media, Panasonic, Ross Video, TVU Networks, Vizrt
    • Content Management Tech Tour

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      4:45 - 5:15 p.m.

      AI/ML; Content Security; MAM/Orchestration Systems; Storage/Archive Technology; Cloud Services

      • EditShare, Google, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services, Lumen Technologies, Nutanix, Microsoft, Seagate powered by Tape Ark, Signiant, Tedial, Telestream, Veritone
    • Production Services Tech Tour

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      5:15 - 5:45 p.m.

      Automated Production; Crewing; Logistics; Mobile Trucks; Equipment Rentals/Reseller; Power Services; Production Services

      • Gravity Media, Mediapro, NEP, Program Productions, The Switch
    • Audio Tech Tour

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      5:45 - 6:15 p.m.

      Consoles/Mixers; Intercom Systems; Microphones; Sound Systems

      • Calrec DiGiCo, Clear-Com, Joseph Electronics, Shure, Telos Alliance
    • OTT/Streaming/Social Media

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      6:15 - 6:45 p.m.

      OTT/Streaming; Social Media Publishing Tools; Data Provider

      • AWS, Limelight Networks, The Switch, Zixi
    • Infrastructure Tech Tour

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      6:45 - 7:15 p.m.

      Encoders/Decoders; Routers/Networking/Signal Transport; Test and Measurement/Conversion Gear

      •  Adder Technology, EVS, IHSE USA, Imagine Communications, Lawo, Markertek, Riedel, Vitec
    • Infrastructure Tech Tour

      Mon 14 Dec, 2020
      7:15 - 7:45 p.m.

      Encoders/Decoders; Routers/Networking/Signal Transport; Test and Measurement/Conversion Gear

      •  Adder Technology, EVS, IHSE USA, Imagine Communications, Lawo, Markertek, Riedel, Vitec
  • Tuesday
    • THE CONVERSATION: Inside the MLB 2020

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

      The 2020 MLB season resulted in a unique playoff format, rule changes that might stick for next year, and new workflows designed to make productions safer and better. Leaders from MLB Network, rights holders, and teams discuss their efforts and the lasting impact on MLB production.
      Moderator: Susan Stone, MLB Network, SVP, Operations and Engineering
      Confirmed Panelists:
      Daniel Blanchard, MLB, Senior Director, Media Technology
      Jason Hedgcock, MLB Network, Director, Remote Technical Operations
      Chris Pfeiffer, MLB Network, Senior Coordinating Producer – Live Events
      Jacob Soto, MLB Network, VP, Engineering and IT

    • LiveU Case Study

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      12:00 - 12:15 p.m.
    • The Remote Production Services Town Hall

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      12:15 - 1:00 p.m.

      Those involved in remote production services have had arguably the most challenging 10 months they have ever faced. Top executives from leading remote production service providers join us to discuss the current state of the business, how it is impacting their operations and future builds, and what they need from key clients and partners to ensure the ecosystem weathers the storm.
      Moderator: Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG, Executive Director, Editorial
      Confirmed Panelists:
      Mary Ellen Carlyle, Dome Productions, SVP and GM
      Robert Carzoli, Program Productions, Chairman and CEO
      Phil Garvin, Mobile TV Group, Founder and CEO
      Pat Sullivan, Game Creek Video, President and Founder
      Mike Werteen, NEP Broadcast Services, President

    • Imagine Communications Case Study

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      1:00 - 1:15 p.m.

      Imagine Communications Case Study: Fiserv Forum ― A Look at ST 2110 and Remote Production
      When the Fiserv Forum production system went live in 2018, it was one of the first SMPTE ST 2110 uncompressed IP video systems on earth. Amidst the unpredictable circumstances of 2020, Fiserv was able to leverage IP and IT technologies to support remote production workflows and address rapidly changing needs. Ken Barski, Director of Broadcast Technology at Milwaukee Bucks, discusses how things are going today and the challenges they were able to overcome by moving to IP.
      Presenters:
      Ken Barski, Milwaukee Bucks, Director of Broadcast Technology
      Cassidy Phillips, Imagine Communications, VP, Networking Solutions

    • THE CONVERSATION: Inside the NFL 2020

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

      The NFL is in the midst of its 2020 season but the league also was one of the first out of the chute in terms of remote workflows for the 2020 NFL Draft back in April. Join us to learn about those workflows, the current season of coverage, and a sneak peak at Super Bowl plans and how things might change for the big game.
      Confirmed Panelists:
      Onnie Bose, NFL, Vice President, Events
      Dave Shaw, NFL Media, VP, Production

    • Infrastructure Tech Tour

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

      Encoders/Decoders; Routers/Networking/Signal Transport; Test and Measurement/Conversion Gear

      •  Adder Technology, EVS, IHSE USA, Imagine Communications, Lawo, Markertek, Riedel, Vitec
    • Infrastructure Tech Tour

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

      Encoders/Decoders; Routers/Networking/Signal Transport; Test and Measurement/Conversion Gear

      •  Adder Technology, EVS, IHSE USA, Imagine Communications, Lawo, Markertek, Riedel, Vitec
    • Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      2:00 - 3:15 p.m.

      As sports betting booms in several states across the U.S., sports-content creators — ranging from major national networks to leagues to digital-first media companies — are diving in with a wealth of new interactive experiences to drive engagement approaches ranging from free-to-play games to full-on gambling. Data and video are the heartbeat of it all. Take a deep dive into the developments in this exciting space from content and technology experts looking to deliver the next generation of live-sports-video engagement.

    • Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      2:00 - 3:15 p.m.

      Without fans in the stands, in-venue professionals had to devise other ways to put their control rooms to use. From videoboard elements to producing fabricated crowd noise, crews had to get creative with their planning and execution. In this roundtable, directors and managers of in-game presentation discuss how content strategies and production philosophies have shifted since the return of live sports, what lessons can be learned from NFL franchises with in-stadium fans, and how remote/cloud-based technologies played a vital role while crew members were working from home.

    • OTT/Streaming/Social Media Tech Tour

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      2:45 - 3:15 p.m.

      OTT/Streaming; Social Media Publishing Tools; Data Provider

      • AWS, Limelight Networks, The Switch, Zixi
    • Audio Tech Tour

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

      Consoles/Mixers; Intercom Systems; Microphones; Sound Systems

      • Calrec DiGiCo, Clear-Com, Joseph Electronics, Shure, Telos Alliance
    • Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

      The consumption of live sports through streaming channels climbed yet again in 2020, and the mechanisms used to deliver live video to smartphones, connected TVs, and more continue to evolve and mature. How will personalization, discovery, interactivity. and fan-engagement technologies help sports leagues, networks, and digital-native media companies engage with, monetize, and ultimately grow and retain a subscriber pool? Get first-hand perspectives and insights from some of the smartest minds in digital sports production on where OTT and streaming platforms are headed after an unpredictable year.

    • Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

      The evolution of automated production tools continues to accelerate, and they are playing a bigger part in more and more productions. Join us to discuss the latest automated production tools, their use cases, and how AI and machine learning are taking them to the next level.

    • Production Services Tech Tour

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      4:15 - 4:45 p.m.

      Automated Production; Crewing; Logistics; Mobile Trucks; Equipment Rentals/Reseller; Power Services; Production Services

      • Gravity Media, Mediapro, NEP, Program Productions, The Switch
    • Content Management Tech Tour

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      4:45 - 5:15 p.m.

      AI/ML; Content Security; MAM/Orchestration Systems; Storage/Archive Technology; Cloud Services

      • EditShare, Google, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services, Lumen Technologies, Microsoft, Nutanix, Seagate powered by Tape Ark, Signiant, Tedial, Telestream, Veritone
    • Acquisition Tech Tour

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      5:15 - 5:45 p.m.

      Cameras/Lenses; Camera Support

      • Canon, Fujifilm, Grass Valley, Sony
    • Transmission Services Tech Tour

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      5:45 - 6:15 p.m.

      Contribution Services (Fiber/Satellite/IP); Hi-Speed File Transfer; RF/Wireless

      • AT&T, Comrex, Eurovision, IBM Aspera, LiveU
    • Production Tools Tech Tour

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      6:15 - 6:45 p.m.

      Production Switchers; Replay; Graphics

      • Blackmagic Design, Evertz, EVS, Grass Valley, Nelco Media, Panasonic, Ross Video, TVU Networks, Vizrt
    • Production Tools Tech Tour

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      6:45 - 7:15 p.m.

      Production Switchers; Replay; Graphics

      • Blackmagic Design, Evertz, EVS, Grass Valley, Nelco Media, Panasonic, Ross Video, TVU Networks, Vizrt
    • Content Management Tech Tour

      Tue 15 Dec, 2020
      7:15 - 7:45 p.m.

      AI/ML; Content Security; MAM/Orchestration Systems; Storage/Archive Technology; Cloud Services

      • EditShare, Google, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services, Lumen Technologies, Microsoft, Nutanix, Seagate powered by Tape Ark, Signiant, Tedial, Telestream, Veritone
  • Wednesday
    • THE CONVERSATION: Inside PGA and The Majors 2020

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

      Professional golf coverage was one of the big success stories for 2020 during the pandemic, especially considering the amount of travel required and the size and scale of each production. Learn how the golf majors and the PGA coverage evolved during the season, lessons learned, and more.
      Moderator: Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG, Executive Director, Editorial
      Confirmed Panelists:
      David Dukes
      , PGA TOUR Entertainment, Senior Director, Technical Operations
      Kevin Landy, USGA, Director, Broadcasting and Production
      Michael Raimondo, PGA TOUR Entertainment, Senior Director, Media Asset Management and Broadcast Innovation

    • Case Study One

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      12:00 - 12:15 p.m.
    • The Professional Leagues Town Hall

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      12:15 - 1:00 p.m.

      The live town hall will bring together representatives from the major professional sports leagues. Topics will include the future of host feed production, reflections on 2020, new workflows, and more.
      Moderator: Jason Dachman, SVG, Chief Editor
      Confirmed Panelists:
      Patti Fallick, United States Tennis Association (USTA), Managing Director, Broadcast
      Bernadette McDonald, MLB, SVP, Broadcasting

    • Case Study Two

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      1:00 - 1:15 p.m.
    • THE CONVERSATION: Inside Auto Racing 2020

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

      Whether it is NHRA, NASCAR, or IndyCar, U.S. auto racing returned to the track and managed to prove that remote production can keep up with high-performance race cars zipping around a track. Production professionals from those three entities join us to discuss the 2020 season, how they got through it, and how innovation played a key role in making it happen.
      Moderator: Kristian Hernandez, SVG, Associate Editor and Social Media Manager
      Confirmed Panelists:
      Ken Ferguson
      , IMS Productions, Director, Broadcast Operations
      Steve Reintjes
      , NHRA, VP, Broadcasting and NHRA on Fox, Show Producer
      Steve Stum, NASCAR, VP, Operations and Technical Production

    • Content Management Tech Tour

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

      AI/ML; Content Security; MAM/Orchestration Systems; Storage/Archive Technology; Cloud Services

      • EditShare, Google, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services, Lumen Technologies, Microsoft, Nutanix, Seagate powered by Tape Ark, Signiant, Tedial, Telestream, Veritone
    • Production Tools Tech Tour

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

      Production Switchers; Replay; Graphics

      • Blackmagic Design, Evertz, EVS, Grass Valley, Nelco Media, Panasonic, Ross Video, TVU Networks, Vizrt
    • Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      2:00 - 3:15 p.m.

      Mobile production units will always play a big role in production, but new forms of connectivity and their ability to serve as a hub connected to remote production personnel opens up new possibilities for their configuration, the number of positions needed, and more. Join us for an open and free-form discussion of key concepts in the future of truck design.

    • Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      2:00 - 3:15 p.m.

      The TranSPORT roundtable will be focused on the current state of live-sports contribution and distribution technology. This open conversation will address the most pressing transport issues related to satellite, fiber, IP, bonded cellular, and more. Technology leaders from major sports broadcasters and broadcast vendors will help lead this conversation and discuss the latest developments in the world of live-sports backhaul.

    • Production Tools Tech Tour

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      2:45 - 3:15 p.m.

      Production Switchers; Replay; Graphics

      • Blackmagic Design, Evertz, EVS, Grass Valley, Nelco Media, Panasonic, Ross Video, TVU Networks, Vizrt
    • Transmission Services Tech Tour

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

      Contribution Services (Fiber/Satellite/IP); Hi-Speed File Transfer; RF/Wireless

      • AT&T, Comrex, Eurovision, IBM Aspera, LiveU
    • Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

      What is the future of remote production? Will it move to the cloud? Will it remain onsite? What technology developments on the horizon will have the biggest impact on how sports are produced? And how can production professionals, manufacturers, and remote-production-technology providers make sure they are ready for the road ahead?

    • Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

      The Sports Graphics and AR Roundtable is designed for SVG members and sponsors looking to learn about the latest developments in graphics, augmented reality, and data visualization technologies for live sports broadcasts. Sports-graphics leaders from major broadcasters, leagues, teams, and vendors will address how the pandemic has impacted their workflows today and how these workflows could have a lasting impact in the future.

    • Acquisition Tech Tour

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      4:15 - 4:45 p.m.

      Cameras/Lenses; Camera Support

      • Canon, Fujifilm, Grass Valley, Sony
    • Content Management Tech Tour

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      4:45 - 5:15 p.m.

      AI/ML; Content Security; MAM/Orchestration Systems; Storage/Archive Technology; Cloud Services

      • EditShare, Google, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services, Lumen Technologies, Microsoft, Nutanix, Seagate powered by Tape Ark, Signiant, Tedial, Telestream, Veritone
    • OTT/Streaming/Social Media

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      5:15 - 5:45 p.m.

      OTT/Streaming; Social Media Publishing Tools; Data Provider

      • AWS, Limelight Networks, The Switch, Zixi
    • Audio Tech Tour

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      5:45 - 6:15 p.m.

      Consoles/Mixers; Intercom Systems; Microphones; Sound Systems

      • Calrec DiGiCo, Clear-Com, Joseph Electronics, Shure, Telos Alliance
    • Infrastructure Tech Tour

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      6:15 - 6:45 p.m.

      Encoders/Decoders; Routers/Networking/Signal Transport; Test and Measurement/Conversion Gear

      •  Adder Technology, EVS, IHSE USA, Imagine Communications, Lawo, Markertek, Riedel, Vitec
    • Infrastructure Tech Tour

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      6:45 - 7:15 p.m.

      Encoders/Decoders; Routers/Networking/Signal Transport; Test and Measurement/Conversion Gear

      •  Adder Technology, EVS, IHSE USA, Imagine Communications, Lawo, Markertek, Riedel, Vitec
    • Production Services Tech Tour

      Wed 16 Dec, 2020
      7:15 - 7:45 p.m.

      Automated Production; Crewing; Logistics; Mobile Trucks; Equipment Rentals/Reseller; Power Services; Production Services

      • Gravity Media, Mediapro, NEP, Program Productions, The Switch
  • Thursday
    • Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

      Join us for a very special “Clean Freaks” meeting where we will discuss the current state of COVID-19 protection protocols, the latest efforts by sports leagues and networks, and more!

    • Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

      The Sports Production Inclusion Responsibility in Technology (SPIRIT) Diversity meeting will provide an overview and discussion of the role SVG and its members and sponsors can play in making the sports-production workplace more diverse and inclusive. Learn about organizations that can partner with yours to make a difference, the difference between inclusion and diversity.

    • Production Services Tech Tour

      Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

      Automated Production; Crewing; Logistics; Mobile Trucks; Equipment Rentals/Reseller; Power Services; Production Services

      • Gravity Media, Mediapro, NEP, Program Productions, The Switch
    • Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

      Production Practices for Next-Generation Audio

      As television-distribution models continue to evolve, opportunities are opening up to enhance viewer experiences with augmented personalization and accessibility features. How can these features be supported on a practical production basis for live sports programing? Join the DTV Audio Group roundtable for a discussion of these and other aspects of next-generation audio.

      With the collaboration of networks, manufacturers, technologists, sound designers, and engineers, the DTV Audio Group is committed to furthering the practical application of emerging television audio standards and technologies through education and open exchange of ideas, best practices, and techniques.

    • Infrastructure Tech Tour

      Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

      Encoders/Decoders; Routers/Networking/Signal Transport; Test and Measurement/Conversion Gear

      •  Adder Technology, EVS, IHSE USA, Imagine Communications, Lawo, Markertek, Riedel, Vitec
    • Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

      SVGW (formerly SVG’s Women’s Sports Media Initiative) is a networking group that aims to enhance the role of women in the creation, production, and distribution of sports content. Members are an integral part of the larger SVG community and work for sports leagues, teams, television networks, technology companies, and startups, where their focus is the business and technology behind sports production. All are invited to attend!

    • Infrastructure Tech Tour

      Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      2:45 - 3:15 p.m.

      Encoders/Decoders; Routers/Networking/Signal Transport; Test and Measurement/Conversion Gear

      •  Adder Technology, EVS, IHSE USA, Imagine Communications, Lawo, Markertek, Riedel, Vitec
    • Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

      Few sectors of the sports-media industry have been impacted as significantly by the pandemic as regional sports networks. With that in mind, this meeting will offer a look at the current RSN landscape and how production workflows are evolving to meet today’s challenges. RSN production, operations, and technology leaders will take part in this open conversation in an effort to enhance collaboration, communication, and innovation in 2021.

    • Audio Tech Tour

      Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

      Consoles/Mixers; Intercom Systems; Microphones; Sound Systems

      • Calrec DiGiCo, Clear-Com, Joseph Electronics, Shure, Telos Alliance
    • OTT/Streaming/Social Media

      Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      4:15 - 4:45 p.m.

      OTT/Streaming; Social Media Publishing Tools; Data Provider

      • AWS, Limelight Networks, The Switch, Zixi
    • Content Management Tech Tour

      Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      4:45 - 5:15 p.m.

      AI/ML; Content Security; MAM/Orchestration Systems; Storage/Archive Technology; Cloud Services

      • EditShare, Google, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services, Lumen Technologies, Microsoft, Nutanix, Seagate powered by Tape Ark, Signiant, Tedial, Telestream, Veritone
    • Production Tools Tech Tour

      Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      5:15 - 5:45 p.m.

      Production Switchers; Replay; Graphics

      • Blackmagic Design, Evertz, EVS, Grass Valley, Nelco Media, Panasonic, Ross Video, TVU Networks, Vizrt
    • Production Tools Tech Tour

      Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      5:45 - 6:15 p.m.

      Production Switchers; Replay; Graphics

      • Blackmagic Design, Evertz, EVS, Grass Valley, Nelco Media, Panasonic, Ross Video, TVU Networks, Vizrt
    • Transmission Services Tech Tour

      Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      6:15 - 6:45 p.m.

      Contribution Services (Fiber/Satellite/IP); Hi-Speed File Transfer; RF/Wireless

      • AT&T, Comrex, Eurovision, IBM Aspera, LiveU
    • Acquisition Tech Tour

      Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      6:45 - 7:15 p.m.

      Cameras/Lenses; Camera Support

      • Canon, Fujifilm, Grass Valley, Sony
    • Content Management Tech Tour

      Thu 17 Dec, 2020
      7:15 - 7:45 p.m.

      AI/ML; Content Security; MAM/Orchestration Systems; Storage/Archive Technology; Cloud Services

      • EditShare, Google, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services, Lumen Technologies, Microsoft, Nutanix, Seagate powered by Tape Ark, Signiant, Tedial, Telestream, Veritone