2021 SVG Remote Production Workflows Forum

Full Program

Day 1: May 12 Program

(All times are in Eastern Time Zone)

2:00 p.m.: Welcoming Remarks presented by Lawo
Presenter: Phil Myers
, Lawo, CTO

2:00 – 2:15 p.m.: Opening Keynote

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.: Perspectives in Remote Production Workflows
The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a number of trends in remote production workflows and the industry now finds itself more open than ever to new ways of working. Leaders in sports production lay out current challenges, how to overcome them, and find the right mix of personnel, equipment, and connectivity to get the job done.
Confirmed Panelists:
Mike Davies
, Fox Sports, SVP, Technical and Field Operations; SVG Chairman
Jim Jachetta
, VidOvation, EVP of Engineering and CTO
Todd Mason, Broadcast Management Group, CEO
Patty Power, CBS Sports, EVP, Operations and Engineering
Susan Stone, MLB Network, SVP, Operations and Engineering

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.: Case Study

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.: The Future of Remote Production Technology
It’s clear that sports production professionals and technology providers will have more options than ever when it comes to getting the job done. Remote production vehicles, centralized control rooms, fly packs, cloud-based services, and even home offices will all be in play. Experts in production from networks, leagues, and technology providers look ahead to the future.
Confirmed Panelists:
Harry Patel
, Panasonic, Engineering Manager
John Voorheis, EEG Video, Director of Sales

4:00 – 4:15 p.m.: Worldstage Case Study

4:15 – 4:30 p.m.: Closing Keynote

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.: Live Q&A


Day 2: May 13 Program

(All times are in Eastern Time Zone)

2:00 – 2:15 p.m.: Opening Keynote

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.: It’s About Team Work: Best Practices and Technologies for Decentralized Productions
Decentralization is one of the big trends in remote sports production, whether it is decentralizing a single team into multiple locations or even the technical infrastructure from control surfaces and operators. Learn about how to effectively decentralize your operations, key tools that can make a difference, and more.
Confirmed Panelists:
Michael Cronk
, Grass Valley, VP, Advanced Technology
Sarita Meinking
, Fox Sports, Director Field Operations
Phil Myers, Lawo, CTO
Andy Rayner, Nevion, Chief Technologist
Marcus Shioler, Haivision, VP of Product Marketing

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.: Haivision Case Study: How NEP Group Powers Remote Replay Workflows with Haivision and EVS
This case study presentation takes a close look at how NEP Group uses a certified workflow with EVS replay and highlight solutions, Haivision video streaming technologies, and the open source SRT protocol to enable remote replay operation with low-latency, high-quality video. The session will explore the world of remote operations in live sports broadcasting and how new technologies help stream high-quality, low-latency, live video to replay operators anywhere.

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.: Tech Focus: Remote Replay, Post-Production, and Graphics Workflows
Capturing a live image is only part of the storytelling process in sports. Instant replay, editing systems, and graphics systems that allow for quick turnaround for bumpers, teases, and halftime highlights play a crucial part in bringing greater understanding and increasing the emotional impact of an event. Leaders in replay, editing, and graphics workflows discuss their tools and new features and capabilities.

4:00 – 4:15 p.m.: Case Study

4:15 – 4:30 p.m.: Closing Keynote

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.: Live Q&A

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