SVG Announces Full 2019 Sports Graphics Forum Program, Call for Speakers Now Open

SVG has announced the full program for the 2019 Sports Graphics Forum, which will be held on March 6 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 creators. 

This year’s Sports Graphics Forum will once again feature a morning of general sessions followed by two concurrent tracks in the afternoon focused on “Data Visualization and Augmented Reality” and “Creative Approaches to Graphic Design”, respectively. This year’s program is once again being spearheaded by the Sports Graphics Committee and its Chair JP LoMonaco, CBS Sports, Senior Art Director.  Check out this year’s program below and CLICK HERE to register now.

GENERAL SESSIONS
9:00 – 9:45 a.m.: Registration 
9:45 – 9:50 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks 
9:50 – 10:30 a.m.: State of the Arts: The Top Creative Design Trends of 2019
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.: Keynote Presentation: TBD
11:00 – 11:15 a.m.: Case Study
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.: Networking Break
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: State of the Tech: The Top Technology Trends of 2019
12:30 – 12:45 p.m.: Case Study
12:45 – 1:15 p.m.: The 3D Modeling Revolution: How the Character-Animation Process Is Changing 
1:15 – 2:00 p.m.: Networking Lunch
2:00 – 4:45 p.m.: Workshop Tracks (see below)
4:45 – 5:45 p.m.: Networking Reception

TRACK 1: DATA VISUALIZATION AND AUGMENTED REALITY
2:00 – 2:45 p.m.: Augmented Reality in the Field: Changing the Game for Game Coverage
2:45 – 3:00 p.m.: Case Study
3:00 – 3:15 p.m.: Networking Break 
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.: Augmented Reality in the Studio: Expanding Beyond the Physical World
3:45 – 4:00 p.m.: Case Study
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.: Managing the Data-Feed Tsunami: Player-Tracking, Betting, Biometrics, and Beyond

TRACK 2: CREATIVE APPROACHES TO GRAPHIC DESIGN
2:00 – 2:45 p.m.: Year in Review: Highlights in Sports-Graphics Design
2:45 – 3:00 p.m.: Case Study
3:00 – 3:15 p.m.: Networking Break 
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.: The Changing Face of Insert Graphics: Where We’re Headed
3:45 – 4:00 p.m.: Case Study
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.: Creativity and Collaboration: How Great Packages Are Developed

CLICK HERE for the full program, as well as additional information regarding the event.

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 2019 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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