2017 Sports Graphics Forum
Live Graphics, Virtual, Data Visualization

SVG will hold the third-annual Sports Graphics Forum on February 22 at the Microsoft Technology Center in New York City. After a standing-room–only conferences the past two years, SVG’s Sports Graphics Forum moves to Times Square for an afternoon designed to showcase and discuss the latest technological advances and creative achievements in broadcast graphics. In addition to general sessions, this year’s Forum will feature a pair of Workshops focused on the Graphics Design/Creation and on Broadcast Graphics Playout/Player Tracking, respectively. Stay tuned for more information regarding registration, sponsorship opportunities, and the full program in the coming weeks.


9:00 a.m.: Registration and Exhibits Open
9:45 – 9:50 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks
9:50 – 10:30 a.m.: State of the Arts: Sports Graphics Today and Tomorrow
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.: Keynote Case Study: Inside ESPN’s Monday Night Football Open
11:00 – 11:30 a.m.: Networking Break / Visit Tabletops
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: In‐Venue Graphics: Driving Fan Engagement at the Stadium
12:00 – 12:15 p.m.: Avid Case Study: Graphics Creation for the Super Bowl LI VR Experience
12:15 – 12:30 p.m.: MLB Network Spotlight: Mike Gallardo’s Story
12:30 – 1:15 p.m.: Networking Lunch / Visit Tabletops
1:15 – 2:00 p.m.: Serving Multiple Screens: Graphics for Mobile and Streaming
2:00 – 2:45 p.m.: Networking Break / Visit Tabletops

CREATION WORKSHOP: The Best of 2016 & What’s Ahead in 2017
2:45 – 3:30 p.m.: Game‐Changers: An Examination of Graphics Innovation in 2016
3:30 – 4:00 p.m.: The Evolving Landscape: What’s Ahead for Sports Graphics in 2017?
4:00 – 4:30 p.m.: 360 VR Motion Graphics: A Whole New World

TECH WORKSHOP: Broadcast Graphics & Player Tracking
2:45 – 3:30 p.m.: Inside the Truck & Control Room: What’s New in Real‐Time Broadcast Graphics?
3:30 – 4:00 p.m.: Player Tracking and Data Visualization: The Future Is Now
4:00 – 4:30 p.m.: Broadcast Virtual Graphics and Enhancements: Seeing Is Believing

4:30 – 5:15 p.m.: Networking Reception

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