2017 RSN Summit

Tech & Ops Workshop

Wednesday Afternoon Workshop (6/28):

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.: Operations Spotlight: Best Practices in RSN Ops
What are the new tools, rules, and techniques changing the operations environment in terms of crewing, technology, management software, and more. Operations leaders from RSNs across the country take the stage to discuss how you can make sure your organization is running as efficiently as possible.
Moderator: Andrea Berry, Industry Consultant
Panelists:
Joe Baker,
Longhorn Network, Director of Remote Operations
Robert Carzoli
, Program Productions, President and CEO
Mike Webb, YES Network, VP, Broadcast Operations
Bonnie Wilson, Spectrum LA, Director of Operations

1:45 – 2:15 p.m.: Networking Break in Technology Showcases Area

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.: 4K and HDR: How RSNs Are Planning for the Future Today
4K productions of high-profile national telecasts are quickly becoming commonplace, and it won’t be long before the 4K bug hits the RSN marketplace — and HDR won’t be far behind. What is the state of 4K and HDR technology, especially as it relates to the dual-feed production model, and what practical information do you need to know to make it happen at your network?
Moderator: Jason Dachman, SVG, Chief Editor and RSN Summit Program Manager
Panelists:
Tim Felstead, SAM (Snell Advanced Media), Head of Product Marketing
Philip Garvin, Mobile TV Group, President/Founder/Co-Owner
Mike Johnson, Dome Productions, Director of Engineering
Dave Keller, Sony Electronics, National Account Manager, Sports Sales – Eastern USA and Canada
Jim Marshall, Dome Productions, Executive Producer and 2018 Olympic Winter Games, Ice Hockey Director

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.: At-Home Production: How REMI Is Changing the Live Sports Landscape
No technological trend has had as major an impact on live sports production in the past three years than “at-home” production. Many RSNs are deploying smaller crews and fewer resources onsite and running the production from a control room back home at the broadcast center. Learn how at-home workflows are evolving, as well as the benefits and obstacles of at-home production for live-game productions.
Moderator: Jason Dachman, SVG, Chief Editor and RSN Summit Program Manager
Panelists:
Doug Brown
, Freelance Director
Tom Buffolano, LTN Global Communications, VP, Business Development, Sports
Tim Lewis, Proshow Broadcast, President and Founder
Leon Schweir, Pac-12 Networks, SVP, Production
Richard Wolf, The Switch, EVP, Marketing and Communications