2019 Sports Graphics Forum


SVG will hold the fifth-annual Sports Graphics Forum on March 6 at the Microsoft Technology Center in New York City. After record attendance and a star-studded program in 2018, SVG will continue to expand the Sports Graphics Forum with a full day of sessions this year addressing the latest technological advances and creative achievements in broadcast graphics.

In addition to addressing creative workflows and spotlighting the most intriguing sports-graphics projects from the past year, this year’s program will feature a Data Visualization Workshop focused on player-tracking, augmented reality, and more. Stay tuned for more information regarding registration, sponsorship opportunities, and the full program in the coming weeks.

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

GENERAL SESSIONS

9:00 – 9:45 a.m.: Registration
9:45 – 9:50 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks
9:50 – 10:30 a.m.: State of the Arts: The Top Creative Design Trends of 2019
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.: Keynote Presentation: Inside CBS Sports’ Super Bowl LII Effort
11:00 – 11:15 a.m.: Case Study
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.: Networking Break
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: State of the Tech: The Top Technology Trends of 2019
12:30 – 12:45 p.m.: Case Study
12:45 – 1:15 p.m.: Storytelling With Augmented Reality: Best Practices in AR Design and Development
1:15 – 2:00 p.m.: Networking Lunch

TRACK 1: DATA VISUALIZATION AND AUGMENTED REALITY
2:00 – 2:45 p.m.: Augmented Reality in the Field: Changing the Game for Game Coverage
2:45 – 3:00 p.m.: Case Study #1
3:00 – 3:15 p.m.: Networking Break
3:15 – 4:00 p.m.: Augmented Reality in the Studio: Expanding Beyond the Physical World
4:00 – 4:15 p.m.: Case Study #2
4:15 – 5:00 p.m.: Managing the Data-Feed Tsunami: Player-Tracking, Betting, Biometrics, and Beyond
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Networking Reception

TRACK 2: CREATIVE APPROACHES TO GRAPHIC DESIGN
2:00 – 2:30 p.m.: Harvard Case Study
2:30 – 3:00 p.m.: Case Study #2
3:00 – 3:15 p.m.: Networking Break
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.: The 3D Modeling Revolution: How the Character-Animation Process Is Changing
3:45 – 4:15 p.m.: Turner Sports Case Study: Building the 2019 NBA-Star Graphics Package
4:15 – 5:00 p.m.: Creativity and Collaboration: How Great Packages Are Developed
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Networking Reception

Featured Speakers