2017 Chairman’s Forum

Program

Friday, April 21:

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Networking Reception (Location: Veranda)

Saturday, April 22:

6:15/6:30/7:00 a.m.: Shuttles to Bear’s Best Golf Course and the Russ Gabay Memorial Outing

6:30 – 7:15 a.m.: Breakfast for Golfers at Bear’s Best Las Vegas
The SVG Golf Tournament continues to be a mainstay when it comes to fun networking activities at NAB. This year’s outing will be played at Bear’s Best Las Vegas located at 11111 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89135. Be sure to sign up today by contacting Carrie Bowden at carrie@sportsvideo.org

7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Russ Gabay Memorial Outing

7:30 – 9:30 a.m.: Breakfast at Red Rock Casino for Non-Golfing Attendees (Location: Veranda F)
If you aren’t hitting the links don’t worry: we have you covered. Join us for a relaxing breakfast buffet at the Red Rock Casino Resort.

7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Spa Treatments at Red Rock Casino Resort
Non-golfers are entitled to a complimentary spa treatment at the Red Rock Casino Resort. Please note that space is limited and spa guests must first be approved by SVG membership services prior to booking their appointment.

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.: Networking Lunch (Location: T-Bones Chophouse, Casino Level)
The afternoon’s activities begin with a networking lunch at the Red Rock Casino Resort.

2:00 p.m.: Chairman’s Welcome (Location: Pavilion Ballroom)
SVG Advisory Chairman Tom Sahara takes to the stage to kick things off and introduce this year’s opening keynote presenter.

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.: Global Production Perspectives: State of the Industry
Josh Stinehour, principal analyst with Devoncroft Partners, takes to the stage to offer up Devoncroft’s latest research of the broadcast manufacturing community, the health of the broadcast business, and the potential for new revenue streams during this always lively presentation.
Presenter: Josh Stinehour, Devoncroft Partners, Principal Analyst

2:30 – 2:40 p.m.: Dolby Case Study
Presenter: Jamie Hindhaugh
, BT Sport, COO

2:40 – 3:15 p.m.: The Great Debate, Part One: UHD and HDR
The attendees at this year’s Chairman’s Forum have spoken. Prior to the event registered attendees were invited to vote on questions facing the industry and the questions with the most votes will form the backbone of the discussion. Part one of our debate looks at UHD and HDR.
Moderators: Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG, Co-Executive Director, Editorial Services
Panelists:
Ken Aagaard, CBS Sports, EVP, Innovation and New Technology
Peter Angell, Lagardère, SVP
Robin Broomfield, Sky UK, Technical Manager
Brian Clark, NEP Major Events, Sales Director
Michael Davies, Fox Sports, SVP, Technical and Field Operations
Steve Hellmuth, NBA, EVP, Operations and Technology
Tom Sahara, Turner Sports, VP, Operations and Technology
David Shield, IMG Media, SVP, Global Director of Engineering and Technology

3:15 – 3:25 p.m.: EVS Case Study
Presenter: Alex Redfern
, EVS, VP, PreSales

3:25 – 3:50 p.m.: Networking Break

3:50 – 4:00 p.m.: Akamai Case Study
Presenter: Shawn Michels
, Akamai, Product Manager, Media Services

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.: The Great Debate, Part Two: Digital Strategies
Part two of our great debate picks up where part one left off and includes a fresh new round of questions, topics, and discussion points. Part two will focus on OTT services, social video creation, and more.
Moderators:
George Hoover, NEP Group, CTO, and Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG, Co-Executive Director, Editorial Services
Panelists:
Ken Aagaard, CBS Sports, EVP, Innovation and New Technology
Peter Angell, Lagardère, SVP
Robin Broomfield, Sky UK, Technical Manager
Brian Clark, NEP Major Events, Sales Director
Michael Davies, Fox Sports, SVP, Technical and Field Operations
Steve Hellmuth, NBA, EVP, Operations and Technology
Tom Sahara, Turner Sports, VP, Operations and Technology
David Shield, IMG Media, SVP, Global Director of Engineering and Technology

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Free Time

6:00 p.m.: Networking Reception (Location: Veranda F)

7:00 p.m.: SVG Chairman’s Forum Dinner and Golf Awards (Location: Pavilion Ballroom)

Sunday, April 23:

7:30 – 9:00 a.m.: Networking Breakfast (Location: Veranda F)

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.: Sports Content Management and Storage Breakfast (Location: Veranda B)

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.: Sunday Morning Breakouts
The 2017 Chairman’s Forum concludes with two hours of breakout sessions designed to take a deeper dive into two key areas of the industry:

Breakout One: Sports Content Management and Storage (SCMS) (Location: Veranda B)

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.: This is designed as an open forum for individuals responsible for managing, archiving, and protecting sports content. Led by SVG’s SCMS Advisory Committee (formerly known as Sports Asset Management & Storage), this two-hour roundtable discussion will provide media-management leaders from broadcasters, leagues, teams, digital outlets, and vendors with an opportunity to address a variety of hot-button issues currently facing the industry, including use of the cloud for MAM and DR, the latest logging and metadata challenges, the growing need for automation, data integration and file sharing amongst different systems, the impact of 4K and HDR, security and rights management, and more.

Welcoming Remarks: Tom Blake
, Imagen, CEO

9:40 – 9:50 a.m.: Spectra Logic Case Study
Presenters:
Scott Rinehart, University of Notre Dame, Director, Broadcast Technology
Hossein ZiaShakeri, Spectra Logic, SVP, Business Development and Alliances

Breakout Two: Future of Remote Production (Location: Pavilion Ballroom)

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.: Creating the Next Generation: Training Options and Finding Talent
With every year that passes the sports (and TV production community at large) faces a growing challenge of ensuring that there is a wealth of production and engineering talent on the way and also how to train current staff on new positions and technologies. What are some of the ways you can bring junior staff up to speed on new technologies? What are some of the ways you can access veterans groups to find qualified candidates for jobs?
Moderator: Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG, Co-Executive Director, Editorial Services
Panelists:
Lise Cosimi, HBS, Chief of External Relations
John Leland, PSL International, Principal
Jocelyne Meinert, Bigstudios, Owner/Director

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.: Virtual Reality and the Future of Content Creation
VRLIVE and AMV announce their partnership, bringing the most advanced and highest quality full workflow for 360º VR broadcast to the industry. The partnership’s workflow execution was featured in the most talked about commercial from Super Bowl LI. A profound use of the technology, VRLIVE, AMV, and Hyundai are proud of executing this touching :90 spot that was produced live during the game, and aired as the first commercial directly after the Patriots extraordinary win.
Moderator: Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG, Co-Executive Director, Editorial Services
Panelists:
Lee Blanco, All Mobile Video, Director of Engineering
Dann Saxton, VRLive, Head of Content

10:00 – 10:20 a.m.: Networking Break

10:20 – 11:00 a.m.: Building a Broadcast-Friendly Venue: Opening the Lines of Communication
Despite the importance of TV in increasing the value of sports franchises, leagues, and rights it is often difficult for broadcasters and video professionals to have the necessary amount of pull to get a venue designed to meet their needs. Experts discuss steps that SVG and its members can take in order to improve the situation.
Moderator: Karen Hogan Ketchum, SVG, Senior Editor
Panelists:
Ken Aagaard, CBS Sports, EVP, Innovation and New Technology
Robert D. Jordan, CFE, Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment, SVP
Don Sperling, New York Giants, VP and Executive Producer

11:00 a.m.: Event Ends

11:30 a.m.: Transportation to Las Vegas Strip Hotels