2019 IP Production Forum

Full Program

8:30 – 9:45 a.m.: Registration Opens

9:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks
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Presenter: Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG, Co-Executive Director, Editorial Services

9:40 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks
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Presenter: Mark Hilton, Grass Valley, VP, Live Production

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.: Opening Keynote: Telemundo
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Featuring: Jeff Mayzurk
, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, SVP, Operations and Technology

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.: Evertz Case Study: World’s Largest SMPTE 2110 Facility
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Presenter: Fernando Solanes
, Evertz, Director, Solutions Engineering

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.: Telemundo Facility Overview
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Telemundo’s new home has taken its operations to a new level and, with the use of IP technology, has improved the way it can operate internally and also how it can integrate with production facilities at remote events or NBC in Stamford. Executives from Telemundo provide an overview of the facility and the challenge of getting it up and running.
Presenters:
David Potter, Intoto Systems, Partner
Chris Swisher, NBCU, Director of Production Systems Engineering

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.: Networking Break

11:30 a.m.  – 12:15 p.m.: When Hype Meets Reality: Making the Move to IP
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There is plenty of hype around the benefits of going to IP but what kind of challenges does it introduce for those used to working with baseband video? Learn how your engineers will need to approach their jobs differently, what areas (like test and measurement and PTP) might become more difficult, and more.
Moderator: Ken Kerschbaumer
, SVG, Executive Director, Editorial Services
Panelists:

Mike Flathers, IBM Aspera, CTO
Matthew Goldman
, MediaKind, SVP of Technology

12:15 – 1:00 p.m.: Weighing Your IP Options: Knowing Which Protocol is Best for Your Needs
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While SMPTE ST 2110 is getting much of the attention when it comes to selecting a protocol, Sony’s NMI, Newtek’s NDI, and ASPEN from Evertz are still viable solutions. Learn more about each of your options as well as whether SDI may still be your best bet going forward.
Moderator: Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG, Executive Director, Editorial Services
Panelists:
Erling Hedkvist
, Lawo, SVP and Business Development Manager
Deon LeCointe
, Sony Electronics, Senior Manager, IP and Sports Solutions
Brian Olson, NewTek, VP, Product Management

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.: Networking Lunch 

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.: Latest Innovations in IP-Based Truck Design
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More and more remote production facilities are making the move to IP and bringing IP routers and related equipment onto the road. Leading truck designers take to the stage to discuss their latest projects and the role IP played in making them a reality.
Moderator: Jason Dachman, SVG, Chief Editor
Panelists:
Mark Hilton
, Grass Valley, VP, Live Production
Joseph Signorino
, NEP Broadcast Services, VP, Systems Integration, U.S. Mobile Units
Jason Taubman, Game Creek Video, VP, Design and New Technology

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.: Imagine Case Study: SMPTE ST 2110 IP: Mixed Vendor Systems in the Real World
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Imagine and CTG (Comprehensive Technical Group) collaborated to deliver a mixed vendor COTS-based ST 2110 IP control room solution for the Fiserv Forum in 2018. After a full season of operation learn more about the life of the system thus far, from development to post-season.
Presenters:
Cassidy Phillips, Imagine Communications, Enterprise Solution Architect
Ed Pittenger, CTG, Director of Engineering

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.: Networking Break

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.: Soccer, IP, and the Move to Remote Production
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Soccer rights holders and leagues have embraced IP-based workflows as a means to cut production costs without negatively impacting the quality of the coverage. Learn from those who have embraced long-distance IP-based workflows for soccer coverage around the world.
Moderator: Brandon Costa, SVG, Director of Digital
Panelists:
Michael Cohen
, Bizzy Signals Entertainment, President
Mike Freedman, VISTA Worldlink, Executive Producer
Roberto Pardo, Telemundo Deportes, VP of Production

4:15 – 5:30 p.m.: Networking Reception and Telemundo Tours