AGENDA 

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM (EDT)

Welcoming Remarks

1:05 PM - 1:20 PM (EDT)

Opening Keynote

1:20 PM - 2:05 PM (EDT)

The Tech Leadership in 2021

The opening panel will feature the B+C 2021 Tech Leadership Award winners, talking about their tech strategies and providing case studies in technical innovation that will highlight many of the key themes of this conference.

2:05 PM - 2:20 PM (EDT)

Tech Keynote

2:20 PM - 2:35 PM (EDT)

Case Study: The Future of Cloud Technologies

Learn about cloud-based technologies from an actual deployment.

2:35 PM - 2:50 PM (EDT)

Case Study: The Future of AI in TV Tech

Learn about the potential of artificial intelligence from examples of how it is being used.

2:50 PM - 3:05 PM (EDT)

Case Study: The future of IP Infrastructures

Learn about IP infrastructures from actual deployments.

3:05 PM - 3:40 PM (EDT)

Streamlined Content Delivery to Multiple Platforms

This panel will explore newer infrastructures and technologies, including cloud-based technologies, IP infrastructures, artificial intelligence, next generation automation systems and other approaches that can help companies quickly and more efficiently deliver content to more consumers in more places.

3:40 PM - 4:10 PM (EDT)

Better Tech for Live Sports

With the pandemic forcing a mini-revolution in sports production, this panel will look at new approaches and technologies for improving live sports coverage.

4:10 PM - 4:25 PM (EDT)

Tech Keynote

4:25 PM - 4:30 PM (EDT)

Closing Remarks

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM (EDT)

Welcoming Remarks

1:05 PM - 1:25 PM (EDT)

Opening Keynote

1:25 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Using Research to Craft Better Tech Strategies

This panel will explore some recent research into consumer trends and discuss how that research can help craft better tech strategies for operations and new businesses.

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM (EDT)

Tech Keynote

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Case Study: Building a New Broadcast Facility

Learn how new technologies can help operations from an actual deployment.

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM (EDT)

Tech Keynote

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Case Study: Building New Studios

Learn how to improve studio operations from an actual deployment.

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)

New Profits with New Technologies

This panel will feature executives at SVOD services and other technologists discussing their efforts to use technology to build new businesses.

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Not Your Parent’s Newscast

As broadcast stations struggle to attract younger viewers and reverse long-term audience declines, this panel will feature news and tech executives discussing their efforts to use technologies to attract new audiences and create more compelling newscasts.

4:00 PM - 4:20 PM (EDT)

Closing Keynote: Building More Diverse Tech Teams

The winner of this year’s Tech Leadership Award for building more diverse tech teams will discuss the importance of diversity in strengthening the industry’s future prospects and some of the practical steps you can take to diversify staff.

4:20 PM - 4:25 PM (EDT)

Closing Remarks

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