(All times are in Eastern Time Zone)
1:00 – 1:05 p.m.: Opening Remarks
1:05 – 1:50 p.m.: Team Perspectives: In-Studio Productions
Although game day is possibly the most important day of the week, staffers have responsibilities between games. The packed schedule is full of programming, including pre/postgame shows and game analysis. Content creators discuss their midweek routine, what it takes to produce a hefty slate of studio shows, and how they distribute it to the masses.
Andrew Abrams, Vegas Golden Knights, Executive Producer of Production
Chris Gargano, New York Jets, VP and Executive Producer
Don Sperling, New York Giants, Vice President and Executive Producer
1:50 – 2:05 p.m.: Parsec Case Study Presentation
2:05 – 2:45 p.m.: Cheer From Home: Clubs Engage Fans With Second-Screen Experiences
With a majority of games played in nearly empty facilities, fans are yearning for any form of connection with their favorite teams. Learn how a variety of live streams and digital offerings accompanying the main broadcast product give fans in their living room a unique at-home experience.
Alexa Ikeler, Philadelphia Flyers, Game Presentation Manager
Sean Tabler, Los Angeles Chargers, Director of Game Presentation
Mark Witte, Colorado Rapids, Director of Event Presentation
2:45 – 3:15 p.m.: More Than a Moment: How Social Media Plays a Role in Effective Messaging
Social media has become the go-to destination for quick and digestible content. Representatives from across the sports landscape break down their thought processes on designing social-first visuals, the messages they’re trying to convey with their work, and how to create posts that generate long-lasting chatter around their organization.
Dan Goldberger, Atlanta Dream, Director of Digital Media and Marketing
Erik Nelson, Minnesota Timberwolves, Executive Producer of Digital Content
Kevin Slattery, United State Naval Academy, Director of Football Creative Design
3:15 – 3:30 p.m.: Veritone Case Study Presentation
Paul Hodges, San Francisco Giants, VP of Content and Entertainment
Logan Ketchum, Veritone, Director of Sales and Strategic Partnerships
Brad Martens, San Francisco Giants, Director of Media Systems and Workflow
3:30 – 4:15 p.m.: Tech Focus: Tips and Tools for Live Studio Production
Throughout the pandemic, teams have relied on efficient and sturdy infrastructures to churn out shows in a safe and healthy way. In this 30-minute session, experts from around the industry examine the cloud-based software and virtual devices that help make these productions a rousing success.
4:15 p.m.: Postgame Zoom Room