SVG Summit 2019: Dive Into the Next Generation of Live Video Tech, Business, and Content at SVG Digital Workshop

Workshop includes keynote conversations with fuboTV CTO Geir Magnusson, Sinclair Broadcast Group Distinguished Engineer Jason Justman

Once again in 2019, the SVG Summit (Dec. 16-17, New York Midtown Hilton, NYC) will feature an exciting workshop dedicated entirely to the streaming future of the sports video industry. The SVG Digital Workshop (Dec. 16 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. ET) will offer important discussions surrounding everything in the business (subscriber-ship, ad delivery, etc.) and technology (latency, codecs, standards, etc.) of digital sports media.

The workshop will be spotlighted by a pair of keynote conversations with Sinclair Broadcast Group Distinguished Engineer Jason Justman (Noon ET) and fuboTV CTO Geir Magnusson (2:45 p.m. ET). Each will break down the state of streaming and digital delivery in each of their companies while also offering their takes on important industry-wide issues.

Meanwhile, here’s a full look at the rest of the SVG Digital Workshop:

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m..: The OTT Arms Race: A State of the Business
What is the current state of the rapidly changing sports OTT ecosystem? The experts at Octagon offer this primer to open the day to offer you the lay of the land.
Presenter:
William Mao, Octagon

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.: Keynote Conversation
Featuring:
Jason Justman, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Distinguished Engineer
Moderator:
Brandon Costa, SVG, Director of Digital

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.: The Next Generation of the OTT Stack: Encoding, QoE, Analytics, and More!
As live streaming of major sporting events at scale matures, the gears underneath the hood are continuing to evolve and advance. What’s the latest on the critical pain points in the live steaming/over-the-top distribution stack? Experts from the field explain.
Panelists:
Sergey Maliuk, Zixi, VP, Engineering
Michelle Munson, Eluvio, Co-Founder and CEO
Bryan Samis, AWS, Senior Specialized Solutions Architect
Matt Smith, Comcast Technology Solutions, Executive Director
Moderator:
Brandon Costa
, SVG, Director of Digital 

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.: Keynote Conversation
Featuring:
Geir Magnusson, fuboTV, CTO
Moderator:
Brandon Costa, SVG, Director of Digital

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.: Sports Betting: The Promise of What’s To Come in 2020
Sports betting is all of the rage in 2019 and it promises to be a huge driver of live streaming and OTT subscription-based service experiences in the new year? Specialists in the field share how technology and content strategy will drive an entirely new way to consumer sports video on the go.
Panelists:
Werner Becher, Sportradar, Managing Director of U.S. Betting
Chris Golier, NHL, VP of Business Development, Technology Partnerships and Sponsorship Sales
Adam Kaplan, FanDuel, VP of Content
Moderator:
Brandon Costa
, SVG, Director of Digital

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In 2019, the SVG Summit marks its 14th year as the place to be for those involved in any aspect of sports production, content creation, or distribution. Once again it will bring together more than 1,000 industry professionals from across the country and around the world for two full days of networking, panel discussions, and more!

The event will be highlighted by informative workshop tracks covering a wide range of industry market segments and production disciplines. There will also be a general session track on Tuesday, Dec. 17 that will bring together the biggest names in sports TV for lively panel discussions.

If you or your company are involved in sports production for broadcast distribution, venue operations, college or team operations, asset management, digital, and more then make sure you join us at the New York Hilton Hotel beginning on the morning of Monday, Dec. 16.

Along with numerous workshop tracks will be the opportunity to meet with more than 70 exhibitors who will be displaying their latest products and technical solutions for the sports production professional.

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For more information on registration, please contact Andrew Lippe, SVG Member Services, at andrew@sportsvideo.org.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact SVG Managing Director of Worldwide Sponsorship Development Rob Payne (rob@sportsvideo.org) and SVG Manager of Sponsorship Development Andrew Gabel (agabel@sportsvideo.org).

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