2023 SVG Venue Summit

Day 2 Program (3/14/23)

(All times are in Eastern Time Zone) 

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.: Registration and Breakfast

9:30 – 9:35 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks

9:35 – 10:20 a.m.: System Integration Focus: The Current Trends and Triumphs Within an Everchanging Production Landscape
With new venues planning to open within the next few years, the venue sector of the industry is still dealing with unprecedented challenges. Despite these hurdles, the community is still finding ways to deploy state-of-the-art systems that bring crowds to their feet. Leading system integrators sit down for a conversation on the state of the industry and what’s to come in the future.
Confirmed Panelists:
Kevin Henneman, KMH Integration, President
Steve Stubelt, Diversified, VP of Sales Media & Entertainment

10:20 – 10:35 a.m.: Ross Technology Case Study

10:35 – 10:50 a.m.: Networking Break

10:50 – 11:45 a.m.: Big Shows in the Big Apple: Local Teams Highlight Respective In-Game Experiences
Working in the saturated media market of New York City, professional sports teams are competing for the attention of the masses that consistently crave new forms of entertainment. When fans do walk through the turnstiles of their respective venues, how do clubs keep them in their seats and how do they get these fans to return? Game presentation crews from around the area give a peek behind the control room door to explain their production philosophies, new and legacy activations, how they stand out in the Big Apple, and tips for improving your gameday atmosphere.
Confirmed Panelists:
Matt Coy, Madison Square Garden, VP of Event Presentation
Brooke Eveler, New York Red Bulls, Director of Event Production
Joe Kuchie, New Jersey Devils, Senior Director of Live Experience and Production
Brendan McKeon, New York Mets, Executive Director of In-Game Operations
Don Sperling, New York Giants, VP and Executive Producer

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Verizon Technology Case Study

12:00 – 12:50 p.m.: Networking Lunch

12:50 – 1:30 p.m.: What’s Next in Augmented Reality and On-Ice Projection
With advancements in augmented reality and on-ice projections, the fan experience is being elevated to new heights. Leaders give their insight into what’s ahead in these new areas of gameday entertainment.
Confirmed Panelists:
Eric Gazzillo, Quince Imaging, VP

1:30 – 1:45 p.m.: EditShare Technology Case Study
A leading technology vendor offers an in-depth look at its innovative solution in use in the field.

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.: Tech Vendors Discuss the Latest in IP, 4K, and More
With the opening of new stadiums slowing in 2022, venues opted to renovate pre-existing buildings with new technologies, and as the industry heads towards the 2026 FIFA World Cup, host stadiums will continue to ramp up these projects. In this 45-minute panel, vendors shed light on the latest trends in baseband, IP, and hybrid environments, where the discussion on HDR is heading, and the current state of 4K in the production ecosystem.
Panel Introduction: Shawn Reilly, Fortinet, Regional VP, Vertical Sales
Confirmed Panelists:
Deon LeCointe, Sony, Director, Networked Solutions
Stephen Remich, Riedel Communications, Senior IP Specialist, System Consultant

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.: Keynote Conversation: TBD
A 30-minute keynote conversation with an industry executive will close out the 2023 SVG Venue Summit at UBS Arena.

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