Latest SVG College Virtual Event Offers Look at Live Video Facilities and the New State of Live Game Production on September 14

Free event open to college sports video production professionals and SVG College Initiative sponsors

As college athletics heats back up, live events are again starting to look like they did prior to the pandemic: full of fans and with (mostly) full-fledged live production plans in place.

REGISTER: SVG College: Live Video Facilities and The New Normal, Sept. 14

In this special SVG College virtual event, SVG College: Live Video Facilities and The New Normal, learn from and network with video directors from across collegiate athletics as they break down the workflows in place as live production heats back up.

How has the new academic year started off? What gear, solutions, and services are proving invaluable to to their teams? In addition, speakers will offer details, tech-focused tours of the latest video production facilities that their teams are working out of; all while fielding your questions!

On September 14 from 2-4 p.m. ET, join us to participate in this valuable conversation with schools of all sizes and improve your own program today.

The event is presented in association with Canon, Grass Valley, Ross, and VITEC.

Here’s a quick peek at the agenda:

2:00 p.m. ET: Welcoming Remarks

2:05 p.m. ET: SVG College Initiative Technology Update
Our valued SVG College Initiative sponsors [Canon, Grass Valley, Ross Video, and VITEC] will take the virtual stage to introduce themselves and provide quick updates on the latest support and services available to you at this unique time.

2:15 p.m. ET: Case Study: New Wyoming Control Room Completed
At the SVG College Summit in June, attendees were treated to a virtual tour of the new centralized live video production control room on the campus of the University of Wyoming. AT the time, the control room was still in process of being built. At this event, get a final look at the finished product and a live update on how the first handful of events went for the team at Wyoming Athletics.
Dennis Trapani
, University of Wyoming, Assitsant Athletics Director, Creative Services

2:30 p.m. ET: Opening Networking Time
Utilizing the text or video chat options, take this time to connect with industry colleagues in the audience to catch up and share ideas/struggles with each other. Reps from our SVG College Initiative sponsors [Canon, Grass Valley, Ross Video, and VITEC] will also be available to answer any of your questions.

2:35 p.m. ET: Panel Discussion: The Return of Live Sports – What We’ve Learned and How to Prepare
Catch up key leaders from athletic departments and conference offices on how the new academic year has started out for them, their teams, and their video production operations. What technologies, solutions, and workflows have gotten their programs back up and running and taken their productions to the next level. Additionally, speakers will offer a visual, virtual tour to update you on their current video production facilities at their respective campuses.
Justin Brant, University of Alabama, Associate Athletics Director, Crimson Tide Productions
Mariluz Cook, Big Sky Conference, Director of Broadcast and Digital Media
John Lukach, Cornell University, Assistant Director of Athletics for Multimedia & Production
Brandon Costa
, SVG, Director of Digital

3:35 p.m. ET: Open Networking Time
Following the panel, the programmed portion of the event will be complete, but we’ll keep the event open for you to continue networking with your peers.


Registration to this event is complimentary to college-sports-video–production professionals from athletic departments, conference offices, and production companies. Students are welcome!

The SVG College Initiative and its events are made possible by our sponsors: Canon, Grass ValleyRoss Video, and VITEC.

Technology vendors: Only sponsors of the SVG College Initiative are able to attend SVG College Initiative Events.

Agenda and speakers subject to change.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This event will be hosted on the virtual event platform Shindig. Shindig is designed not only to present speakers and panels but it encourages audience networking. In addition to standard, text-based chat, you will be able to participate in video chats with other members of the audience in groups ranging from 2-6 people.

We hope that, in addition to enjoying the event programming, you will have the opportunity to connect with colleagues in the audience or make new connections with schools of your similar staffing and budget size.




For more information on the event, email Brandon Costa at To learn more about becoming a College Initiative Sponsor please contact Rob Payne or Andrew Gabel

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