(All times are in Pacific Time Zone)
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.: Registration and Networking Breakfast in Exhibits (Exhibits Open)
10:30 – 11:15 a.m.: World Cup Preview Part One Featuring Fox Sports
Fox Sports executives provide an overview of their operations in Doha for the World Cup and how their operations here in the U.S. will play a role. We’ll dive into IBC operations in Doha, studio operations, and how control rooms and facilities in Los Angeles will help get things done.
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.: Networking Break
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Case Study
12:00 – 12:45 p.m.: Remote Tech: Graphics and Replay
Two of the core technical craft areas that are taking advantage of new workflows are graphics and replay operations. Leaders in graphics and replay technologies will share their thoughts regarding a future where graphics and replay operators can increasingly do their job from afar with the help of IP and cloud-based tools.
Jon Raidel, Vizrt, Global Lead for Live Production in Cloud
12:45 – 1:45 p.m.: Lunch
1:45 – 2:30 p.m.: Remote Tech: Front-Bench Perspectives
How do producers and directors feel about having their production team and even announcers working from different locations? Do they feel working remotely impacts the quality of their production either positively or negatively? Are there new tools they are using to keep in touch with team members who are working remotely? Leading producers and directors discuss their thoughts on the evolution of sports production.
2:30 – 2:45 p.m.: Case Study
2:45 – 3:15 p.m.: Networking Break
3:15 – 4:00 p.m.: Remote Tech: Cloud-Based Post Production
Post-production workflows have benefitted greatly from the move to IP and cloud-based production. It’s easier than ever for post-production professionals to access content, create content, and then make it available for playout without having to be on site. What’s next for the world of post-production and what have been some lessons in how to best approach content creation in the cloud?
Mike Flathers, Signiant, Chief Solutions Officer
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.: World Cup Preview Part Two: Telemundo
Fox Sports won’t be the only U.S. broadcaster with a massive effort around the 2022 World Cup. Telemundo’s team will have operations humming in both Doha and Miami as the Spanish-language U.S. rights holder looks to deliver a wide range of content to soccer fans via over-the-air broadcast and Peacock.
4:45 – 5:30 p.m.: Reception