SVG College Sports Summit 2016
Thursday, July 21, 2016College Sports Summit: Colorado's Eric Pelloni on What Assets to StoreOne of the biggest challenges in asset management and storage is making the big decision of what content gets kept and what gets deleted. Eric Pelloni, Assistant Director of BuffVision at University of Colorado breaks down how he makes those difficult calls.Thursday, July 21, 2016College Sports Summit: Notre Dame's Scott Rinehart on Importance on File-Naming ConeventionsThe simplest place to start with asset management and storage workflow is establishing a strict metadata system. The challenge in there lies the need for consistency of metadata across one’s own organizations, but also partner organizations. Scott Rinehart, Broadcast Technology Program Director at the University of Notre Dame’s Fighting Irish Media expresses the important of establishing industry-wide file naming conventions.Thursday, July 21, 2016College Sports Summit: Colorado's Eric Pelloni Outlines How BuffVision Invested In Asset ManagementMaking the first step into a robust asset management system can be awfully intimidating. Eric Pelloni, Assistant Director of BuffVision and University of Colorado outlines his department’s process on building a new asset management and storage workflow for BuffVision. What were the obstacles and what system did he ultimately settle on?Thursday, June 23, 2016College Sports Summit 2016: Video, Engagement, and Storytelling in the Social Media LandscapeNew social media platforms are completely changing the game of engagement and storytelling. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, and Vine – just to name a few – have content creators thinking less about longer form content and more about designing and distributing video content that is no more than 30, 15, or even 6-seconds long. How can you more effectively use video in your social strategy and what kind of video content works best on each platform? Moderator: Brandon Costa, SVG College, Director Speakers: David Bassity, University of Houston, Associate Athletics Director for Strategic Communication Dan LaTorraca, Carolina Panthers, Manager of Digital Content and Strategy Chris Mycoskie, Southland Conference, Assistant Commissioner, Television and Electronic Media Jermaine Spradley, Bleacher Report, Executive EditorThursday, June 23, 2016University of Houston's David Bassity on Working Social Into an SID's LifeMany athletic departments are not blessed with a dedicated professional committed to social media content creation and distribution. In many cases, it falls into the laps of Sports Information Directors. At the University of Houston, David Bassity, Associate AD for Strategic Communications shares how he's made the department's social strategy surrounding football such a hit.Thursday, June 23, 2016Carolina Panthers' Dan LaTorraca on Shooting With PhonesThe Carolina Panthers are widely regarded as one of the best in the NFL - and all of professional sports - in social media strategy. At the SVG College Sports Summit, Dan LaTorraca, Manager of Digital Content and Strategy for the Carolina Panthers, outlines how he makes the most out of limited resources when shooting on the field.Thursday, June 23, 2016Bleacher Report's Jermane Spradley on Game Night WorkflowsTentpole sports events mean busy nights at the offices of Bleacher Report. Executive Editor Jermaine Spradley goes deep on what the workflow looks like on a marquee night in the NBA.Thursday, June 23, 2016College Sports Summit 2016: Inside Clemson Athletics' Digital TransformationThe Clemson Athletic Department has staked its claim as one of the most innovative users of digital and social media in the sports industry. At the 2016 SVG College Sports Summit, Jonathan Gantt, Director of New & Creative Media, and Nik Conklin, Coordinator of Digital Content offered an in-depth look at how the department dramatically transformed its content development and distribution plan.Friday, June 17, 2016College Sports Summit 2016: Storytelling with Big Ten Network's Bill FriedmanFew do features better than the team at Big Ten Network’s The Journey. Bill Friedman, BTN producer, pulls back the curtain on his piece looking at the amazing childhood of University of Iowa guard Peter Jok.Wednesday, June 15, 2016College Sports Summit 2016: Meeting the Demands of Your ADPenn State's Jim Nachtman and Wingate's Ryan Brown offer their takes on how to cater to the needs of your athletic director during a panel on Venue Videoboard production and Fan Engagement at the 2016 SVG College Sports Summit.Wednesday, June 15, 2016College Sports Summit: Harvard's Imry Halevi on Handling Simultaneous EventsImry Halevi, Director of Multimedia and Production at Harvard University, shares how he faces the challenge of running multiple venue videoboard shows at the same time during a panel on Venue Videoboard production and Fan Engagement at the 2016 SVG College Sports Summit.Wednesday, June 15, 2016College Sports Summit 2016: Venue Videoboard Production and Fan Engagement [FULL PANEL]Whether your in-venue video board is massive or modest, entertaining and informing fans with it is becoming a new art form all of its own. How do some of the best at all levels pump up the crowd, showcase their best content, design captivating graphics, and coordinate all of the sales and marketing elements that need to go into making a complete in-venue scoreboard production? Moderator: Karen Hogan, Sports Video Group, Senior Editor Speakers: Ryan Brown, Wingate University, Director of Broadcasting & Productions Kevin Cottam, Ross Video, Business Development Manager, Sports & Live Events Imry Halevi, Harvard University, Director of Multimedia & Production Jim Nachtman, Penn State University, Asst. Athletic Director, Media and Video Production Andy Young, Auburn University, Assistant AD/Video ServicesTuesday, June 14, 2016University of Houston's David Bassity on Social in College SportsThe University of Houston has one of the most respected social media strategies in the college sports industry and it's largely been born from the mind of David Bassity, Associate AD for Athletic Communications. A traditional SID-type, Bassity dives into how social fits into his and his departments workflows and responsibilities.Thursday, June 9, 2016College Sports Summit 2016 Keynote: America East Commissioner Amy HuchthausenFew mid-major conferences approach the digital media world better than the America East Conference and its thanks, in part, to aware and innovative leadership at the top. Commissioner Amy Huchthausen – who was recently named to Sports Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 class – dove into her leadership role and where video fits into the larger vision of college athletics at the 2016 SVG College Sports Summit in Atlanta during a keynote conversation with SVG's Brandon Costa. Huchthausen dug deep into how video is core to the America East’s strategy and how a mid-major conference is able to shine in the crowded digital media landscape.Thursday, June 9, 2016College Sports Summit 2016: Building and Maintaining a Conference Digital Network[FULL PANEL] Conferences large and small have found the value in keeping their institutions united under one banner for programming, branding, and operations. However, conference-wide networks require a lot of planning and forethought: Who makes gear decisions? How are programming and production responsibilities assigned? How do individual institutions best contribute to the greater mission while maintaining their own brands? Speakers: Ezra Broder, West Coast Conference, Assistant Director, Video Services Mark Bryant, Big South Conference, Director of Multimedia Development Jordan Foreman, Conference USA, Director of C-USA Network Paul Lollis, Southern Conference, Director of Video Productions Matt Panto, The Ivy League, Asst. Executive Director, Digital Media & CommunicationsWednesday, June 8, 2016College Sports Summit 2016: WebStream Productions' John Servizzi on Knowing Your AudienceWebStream Productions founder and CEO John Servizzi explains why knowing where your audience is watching is so crucial during a panel on Producing and Directing an Elite Live Event at the 2016 SVG College Sports Summit.Wednesday, June 8, 2016College Sports Summit 2016: ESPN's Steve Ackels on Making Few Cameras Look Like ManySteve Ackels, coordinating producer at ESPN and the SEC Network, offers tips on camera placement during a panel on Producing and Directing an Elite Live Event at the 2016 SVG College Sports Summit.Wednesday, June 8, 2016College Sports Summit 2016: RIT's Mark Fragale on Getting Most Out of CamerasMark Fragale, Assistant Director of of RIT Production Services at Rochester Institute Technology, offers his advice for maximizing one's camera complement during a panel on Producing and Directing an Elite Live Event at the 2016 SVG College Sports Summit.Wednesday, June 8, 2016College Sports Summit 2016: From the Front Bench - Producing and Directing an Elite Live Event[FULL PANEL] Preparing for and executing a live event broadcast is a unique undertaking and one that takes a tremendous amount of planning and foresight. Top producers and directors from across the industry offer their thoughts on preparing your crew, establishing storylines, and how to make it look like you have more camera sources than you actually do. Even with limited technological resources, a professional-caliber production is within your grasp. Moderator: Ken Kerschbaumer, Sports Video Group, Executive Editor Speakers: Steve Ackels, ESPN/SEC Network, Coordinating Producer Mark Fragale, Rochester Institute of Technology, Asst. Director – RIT Production Services Renardo Lowe, Turner Sports, Director John Servizzi, WebStream Productions, Founder and CEOWednesday, June 8, 2016College Sports Summit 2016: Renardo Lowe and John Servizzi on In-Game InterviewsTurner Sports director Renardo Lowe and WebStream Productions founder and CEO John Servizzi give their takes on how to best handle in-game interviews during a panel on Producing and Directing an Elite Live Event at the 2016 SVG College Sports Summit.Tuesday, June 7, 2016College Sports Summit 2016 Keynote: Mastering Facebook with Rob ShawIn this keynote address, Shaw will speak about the latest developments at the social media giant, his keys to success in a digital-first content world, and how to get the most out of your Facebook content strategy.Monday, June 6, 2016SVG College Pioneer Award: Jim Nachtman, Penn StateThe Sports Video Group presented Jim Nachtman, Assistant Athletic Director, Media and Video Production at Penn State University with the 2016 SVG College Sports Summit Pioneer Award. The SVG College Sports Summit Pioneer Award celebrates those who have innovated in the fields of video production and technology at the university level and have advanced the industry at large.