SVG Announces Full 2018 Sports Graphics Forum Program, Call for Speakers Now Open

SVG has announced the full program for the 2018 Sports Graphics Forum, which will be held on March 7 at the Microsoft Technology Center in New York City. In addition, call for speakers at the event is now open to all end-users, including broadcasters, leagues, teams, graphics-production houses, universities, digital/streaming outlets, and other sports-content rightsholders. 

This year’s Sports Graphics Forum will once again feature a morning of general sessions followed by two afternoon workshops focused on Design and Technology, respectively. Leading this year’s program is being spearheaded Sports Graphics Committee Chair JP LoMonaco, CBS Sports, Senior Art Director, who succeeds founding chair Jocelyne Meinert, Big Studios Owner/Director. Check out this year’s program below and CLICK HERE to register now.

GENERAL SESSIONS:
9:30 – 9:45 a.m.: 
Welcoming Remarks
9:45 – 10:30 a.m.: State of the Arts: Where Creative and Tech Collide
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.: Keynote Presentation: TBD
11:00 – 11:30 a.m.: Networking Break
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: SVGW Presents: Paths To Success in Sports Graphics
12:00 – 12:15 p.m.: Case Study
12:15 – 1:00 p.m.: Augmented Reality: The Wave of the Future Has Arrived
1:00 – 1:45 p.m.: Networking Lunch

GRAPHICS DESIGN WORKSHOP:
1:45 – 2:30 p.m.: The Best in 2017 Sports Graphics Design
2:30 – 2:45 p.m.: Case Study
2:45 – 3:30 p.m.: Insert Graphics: Yesterday and Today — and the Future
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.: Networking Break
3:45 – 4:00 p.m.: Case Study
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.: The Evolving Role of the Operator: More Than Just a Button-Pusher

GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP
1:45 – 2:30 p.m.: 4K HDR: What Does It Mean for Graphics?
.2:30 – 2:45 p.m.: Case Study
2:45 – 3:15 p.m.: Cloud-Based Collaborative Tools: Creating Anywhere, Anytime
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.: Networking Break
3:45 – 4:00 p.m.: Case Study
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.: Graphics Storage and Infrastructure: Building a Foundation for Success
4:45 – 5:45 p.m.: Networking Reception

CLICK HERE for the full program, as well as additional information on the location, SVG Sports Graphics Committee, and more.

Bring your fresh ideas and unique perspectives on key trends and technologies driving the future of the sports graphics design and technology. To submit a speaker for consideration at the 2018 Sports Graphics Forum, email SVG conference coordinator Alicia Montanaro at Alicia.Montanaro@sportsvideo.org with the with the speaker’s name, organization, title, and the specific session being requested, along with a brief summary of why the individual is qualified to speak on the topic. Note that this call for speakers applies solely to end-users and does not include technology vendors at this time.

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