2017 SVG @ Notre Dame

Full Program


Location: Dahnke Ballroom (Duncan Student Center, 7th floor)

3:00 p.m.: Registration

4:00 p.m.: Welcoming Remarks presented by Evertz

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.: Keynote Conversation With Jack Swarbrick
The Campus Crossroads project is an ambitious undertaking designed to meet the myriad missions at the core of the University of Notre Dame. What is the vision behind the project? What challenges had to be overcome? And what can other institutions learn from the effort?
Featuring: Jack Swarbrick, University of Notre Dame, University VP, and James E. Rohr Director of Athletics
Interviewed By: Brandon Costa, SVG, Director of Digital

4:30 – 6:00 p.m.: Campus Crossroads Tour

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.: Networking Reception


Location: South Club (O’Neill Hall, 4th floor)

7:45 a.m.: Registration

7:45 – 8:30 a.m.: Continental Breakfast/Networking

8:30 – 9:15 a.m.: Campus Crossroads: Academic, Student Life, and Athletics Integration
The scope of the Campus Crossroads project spanned an unprecedented number of uses and users, including faculty, staff, students, coaches, fans, guests, community members, and more. How was this facility designed to support academic uses during the day, hospitality needs during evenings, and athletic events on weekends? Learn how it was possible to pull together such a complex construction and integration project in such a short period of time.
Moderator: Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG, Executive Director, Editorial
Paco Bayer, University of Notre Dame Athletics, Operations Manager, Joyce Center
Doug Marsh, University of Notre Dame, VP, Facilities Design and Operations/ University Architect
Ric Mauch, RCDD, University of Notre Dame, Manager Data and Voice Network
Kevin Strite, University of Notre Dame, Project Manager, Office of Information Technologies

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.: Notre Dame Studios and the Athletic Use Case
Notre Dame Studios, a department within the Office of Information Technology, was formed to schedule and operate the Martin Media Center for use by a variety of University clients. What makes this model unique in the world of higher education? Hear from one of those University clients, Fighting Irish Media, on its approach to using the production tools within the Martin Media Center. What were the unique challenges and successes, particularly in programming the video board in ND Stadium?
Mike Bonner
, Fighting Irish Media, Executive Producer, Live Events
Ron Kraemer, University of Notre Dame, VP, Information Technology/Chief Information and Digital Officer
Brock Raum, Fighting Irish Media, Supervising Producer
Dan Skendzel, University of Notre Dame, Executive Director, Notre Dame Studios

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.: Networking Break

10:15 – 11:00 a.m.: Martin Media Center Technology
The Martin Media Center is loaded with forward-thinking technology. Hear from key system vendors about how their technology made the vision for the Martin Media Center a reality. How were specific technology decisions made? What were the challenges those decisions presented to the integration team and the vendors?
Moderator: Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG, Executive Director, Editorial
Brendan Cline, BeckTV, System Engineer and Project Manager
Martin Dyster, Telos Alliance, VP, Business Development
Rick Seegull, Riedel, Manager System Consulting
Vince Silvestri, Evertz, VP, Software Systems

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.: From Small-to-Large: Building for the Future
Notre Dame’s unique enterprise-wide requirements, coupled with the desire to use cutting-edge technology, forced a different way of thinking. Legacy workflows couldn’t get the job done; a new perspective was necessary. What were the workflow challenges, what options were considered, and how did solutions call for creativity and collaboration?
Moderator: Jason Dachman, SVG, Chief Editor
Brent Angle
, CineSys-Oceana, CTO
David Clack
, CatDV, CEO
Nima Malekmanesh, Evertz, Product Marketing Manager and Sr Engineer – DreamCatcher
Scott Rinehart, University of Notre Dame, Director, Broadcast Technology, Notre Dame Studios
Hossein ZiaShakeri, Spectra Logic, SVP, Business Development and Alliances

11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.: Martin Media Center Tours and Networking Lunch
An opportunity to go behind the scenes of one of the most forward-looking facilities in the nation.

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