A Guide to SVG College at SVG Summit

Next week at the New York Hilton, SVG College will have a greater presence than ever before at the company’s crown jewel event, the SVG Summit. On December 15, SVG College is back for another edition of its regional networking workshop series, SVG College: New York. Also, on December 16, a panel on college sports production and conference networks takes the main stage to discuss innovative workflows deployed to meet the demanding scale of college sports programming.

SVGSummitLogo_2014-01If you are interested in attending the SVG College: New York workshop or the SVG Summit, contact SVG Senior Editor Brandon Costa at brandon@sportsvideo.org.

December 15
SVG College: New York
10:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.
2nd Floor, Gibson Room

This unique, hands-on professional networking event offers the opportunity to learn from innovators in sports video production and promising to help take your productions to the next level. Complementary registration for SVG College: New York is available to local college administrators, video production specialists, freelancers, and students.

10:00 – 10:15: SVG College Initiative Update
Collegiate athletic departments and conferences are producing more video content than ever. This unique, hands-on professional networking event offers the opportunity to learn from innovators in sports video production and promising to help take your productions to the next level.

10:15 – 11:00: Case Study – Ivy League Digital Network
The Ivy League Digital Network is in its second year and is changing the way the conference markets itself to its fans, alumni, and student athletes. Those who make the network possible will break down the process that went into creating the network and what a typical live production on the network looks like from behind the scenes.
Presentation by:
Matt Panto, The Ivy League, Assistant Executive Director, Digital Media & Communications
Alex Oberweger, Columbia University, Associate Athletics Director

11:00 – 11:45: Guest Speaker

11:45 – Noon: Insights Into Asset Management
SVG College Initiative sponsor Quantum will share their newest entry-level technology designed specifically to help college athletic departments better store, manage, and monetize historical content and assets.

Noon – 12:15: Networking Break

12:15 – 1:00: Best Practices In Live Event Streaming Production
Experts in live streaming events discuss the latest in production technologies and break down how to get the most out of your two-, three-, four-camera productions.
Moderator: Chris Brown, NBA TV, Director of Technical Operations
Tom Buffolano, LTN Global Communications, VP, Regional Sales
Rick Gentile, Big East Conference, Sr. Associate Commissioner, Broadcasting
Christopher Lincoln, Fox Sports Regional Networks, VP, Production/Coordinating Producer, NBA and NCAA
Chris Taylor, Ball State University, Director of Digital Sports Production


December 16
Panel Discussion: Can College Sports Hit New Heights?
11:25 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
3rd Floor, Trianon Ballroom

As if March Madness isn’t enough, the college sports landscape this year will take Bowl Madness to a new level with the first ever college football playoff. And then there is the launch of yet another conference network as the SEC Network hit the airwaves. But how do networks keep up with the production needs for such a large amount of smaller productions? What is the key to making those productions more cost effective?
Moderator:  Brandon Costa, SVG, Senior Editor
Meg Aronowitz, ESPN & SEC Network, Coordinating Producer
Michael Harabin, Pac-12 Networks, VP, Technology and Engineering
Mark Hulsey, Big Ten Network, SVP, Production and Executive Producer
Del Parks, Sinclair Television Group, SVP/CTO

Interested in attending? Contact SVG Senior Editor Brandon Costa at brandon@sportsvideo.org to reserve your spot.

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