2018 IP Production Forum

Full Program

9:00 a.m.: Registration Opens

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.: The Transformative Nature of IP
IP is about more than just replacing baseband audio and video signals with packets. It holds the potential to transform storytelling by building in new creative flexibility and freedom. Experts sound off on how IP will offer new ways to deliver personalized content, maximize video and audio assets, and more.

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.: Case Study

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.: Morning Keynote: The State of the Standards
The ST 2110 standard is still a work in progress and other IP methods like ASPEN and NDI remain viable and in use. Learn the latest developments with respect to IP standards and what they mean to the way you work with IP packets.

11:30 – 12:00 p.m.: Networking Break

12:00 – 12:45 p.m.: The Right Route: Tips on the Transition to IP Routing
How do the various IP router options stack up? NAB 2018 saw a number of new developments related to IP routers so attend this informative session to learn about what is new in IP routing, control systems, and more.

12:45 – 1:00 p.m.: Case Study

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.: Lunch

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.: Virtualization, SaaS, and the Future of Production
The transition to IP packets is giving rise to a new era of production equipment design, deployment, and integration. One of the most intriguing areas is the move virtual machines, whereby dedicated hardware and software systems are left behind in favor of programmable CPUs, software licenses, and more. How are manufacturers getting ready for this next-generation challenge and how will it impact an industry that has historically been defined by dedicated hardware doing dedicated functions?

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.: Case Study

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.: Networking Break

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.: Network Security: Tips and Techniques
The move to IP networks requires a commitment to network security, disciplined best practices and more to ensure malware, phishing attacks, and more don’t jeopardize the show. Learn how to make sure your network is as secure as it needs to be.

4:15 – 5:00 p.m.: At Home Productions: What’s Next?
Networks continue to expand their reliance on production systems that are located far from the venue and the team on site. Experts take to the stage to discuss their experiences to date, the limitations, the opportunities, and more.

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Networking Cocktail Reception