2017 LiveTV:LA

Program

LOCATION: East Ballroom

9:00 a.m.: Registration Opens

9:55 – 10:00 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks
Mike Savello, LiveU, VP, Sales

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.: Production Executive Roundtable: Production in the Digital Age
As social media continues to rise as an important live event content distribution platform there is a ripple effect that impacts the way event operations are planned and managed. Experts in operations and production management take to the stage to share their tips to making sure ever-expanding production needs continue to operate smoothly.
Moderator: Andrea Berry, Industry Consultant
Panelists:
Frank Coll, NEP Group, Senior Account Manager, U.S. Mobile Units
Randall Heer, Vista Studios, Founder/Partner and CEO
Theresa Jackson, Fox Sports, Executive Director, Operations
Lynn King, VER, Director of Crewing, Operations, and Travel
Jeff Proctor, ProAngle Media, Co-Founder and President

10:45 – 11:15 a.m.: Morning Keynote Conversation: David Hill, Hilly Inc., President

11:15 – 11:25 a.m.: Technology Showcase Spotlight

11:25 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Networking/Exhibits Break

12:00 – 12:45 p.m.: Digital Leaders Roundtable
How are networks and production companies making use of social media platforms, OTT services, and more? Join us for this informative roundtable discussion among industry leaders and learn how to make the most of your social media strategy, create content that is digital platform friendly, and how things like AR and VR will play a role in the future.
Moderator: Brandon Costa, SVG, Director of Digital
Panelists:
Daniel O’Brien
, Cracked, Creative Director of Video
Sam Silverstein, Pac-12 Networks, Head of Digital Content
Josh Snow, NBC Entertainment Digital, VP, Product

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.: Lunch

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.: Remi, @Home Productions, IP and the Changing Face of Live Event Production
The live event community is buzzing about Remi and @Home Productions and 2017 is shaping up to be as the year when IP-based production workflows enable productions teams to work in new ways. How will an end-to-end IP-based live event production facility change the way you go about your job? How does it improve the speed with which the production team can operate and get ready for an event? And what are the limitations and risks of leaving the world of baseband video behind?
Moderator: Jeff Jacobs, Viacom Global Entertainment Group, SVP, Production Planning, Strategies, and Operations
Panelists:
Rick Phelps
, Deluxe, SVP, Broadcast Sales
Leon Schweir
, Pac-12 Networks, SVP, Production
Dave Shaw
, NFL Media, VP, Production
Jonathan Solomon, Aspera (an IBM Company), Senior Sales and Systems Engineer
Larry Thaler, The Video Call Center, CEO

2:30 – 2:45 p.m.: Esports Q&A: Producing the Esports Revolution
The area of Esports continues to gain the attention of traditional broadcasters, traditional leagues, and even traditional sports teams. The Los Angeles market is the epicenter of much of the activity and leaders from the area discuss the current ins and outs of Esports and its role with sports fans.
Featuring: Rob Mikulicka, ESL, Director of Operations
Interviewed By: Brandon Costa, SVG, Director of Digital

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.: Networking Break

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.: Soccer Goes Social: Inside Univision Deportes’ Liga MX and MLS Productions for Facebook Live 
Take a look at the work and strategy behind the production and streaming components that went into Facebook Live broadcasts of Liga MX and MLS matches.
Speakers:
Kevin Buskirk
, Facebook, Partner Engineering Manager
Tim Greenberg
, World Surf League, Chief Community Officer

4:00 – 4:05 p.m.: Presentation by Telescope

4:05 – 4:45 p.m.: Best Practices for Facebook Video Success
Receive a full run through of the latest features of the social media platform and learn best practices in video publishing, production, and streaming.
Speaker:
Kelly Michelena
, Facebook, Production Partnerships Lead

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Networking Reception