Tuesday, February 27, 2018
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
COCKTAIL RECEPTION FOR EARLY ARRIVALS: 8 to 10 p.m.
EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON CARY, NC
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
11:30 AM - 12:55 PM
OPENING LUNCHEON
LUNCHEON KEYNOTE: TK
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
BOARDROOM PRESENTATIONS
1:35 PM - 2:05 PM
BOARDROOM PRESENTATIONS
2:10 PM - 2:55 PM
SESSION 1: Tech Leadership: New technologies for the future of your business
This panel will provide an overview of the themes of this conference by exploring the new technologies that are transforming the business. What are the latest developments in automation, media asset management, software, IP video, cloud-based technologies, virtualization, digital media, cyber-security, video production, archives, storage and other technologies that are streamlining workflows and allowing companies to strengthen traditional and new businesses?
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
SESSION 2: NAB Tech Preview: What’s new for news and sports operations
Panelists will explore the latest developments in production automation, graphics, newsroom systems, editing, live streaming, ENG, cameras, archives, storage, clip production, data analytics, mobile production units, and other technologies for sports and news production.
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
SESSION 3: Standards and Interoperability: Integrating new systems and tech
Experts will discuss the latest developments in standards—ranging from ATSC 3.0 to IP video—and explore best practices for using standards, SDKs, cloud-based systems, better training and other techniques to build interoperable systems, improve security and simplify operations. 
5:10 PM - 5:55 PM
SESSION 4: IP for TV: Key trends to watch in 2018
This panel will look at improvements in IP technologies and cybersecurity for TV infrastructures that will be rolled into the market in 2018 and discuss both the opportunities and challenges these technologies pose for both networks, stations and pay TV operators.
5:55 PM - 6:55 PM
COCKTAILS & CONVERSATION
7:00 PM
DINNER EVENT
DINNER KEYNOTE: Mark Aitken, VP of Advanced Technology, Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG); President, ONE Media LLC
Thursday, March 1, 2018
7:00 AM - 8:25 AM
BREAKFAST EVENT
7:30 AM - 8:25 AM
BREAKFAST PANEL DISCUSSION
SESSION 5: Production Efficiency: New developments in TV production
This panel will dive into the latest developments in TV and video production technologies, including cameras, systems for sharing content, streamlined workflows, editing, cloud-based production systems, storage, archives, mesh networks, cellular bonding, cyber security, and production automation. 
8:30 AM - 9:25 AM
SESSION 6: Video Everywhere: Building seamless multiplatform systems
This panel will look at next generation media supply chains designed to easily deliver content to multiple platforms, from TV to streaming video, mobile apps and social media. Learn how to reduce costs and win new audiences by delivering more content to more devices.
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
BOARDROOM PRESENTATIONS
10:05 AM - 10:35 PM
BOARDROOM PRESENTATIONS
10:35 AM - 11:05 PM
REFRESHMENTS & NETWORKING
11:05 AM - 12:05 PM
SESSION 7: Tech Leaders: Building new infrastructures
Top engineers and technologists discuss key tech topics facing the industry, from the transition to IP and cloud-based infrastructures to the upcoming ATSC 3.0 next generation broadcast standard. What technologies will these top engineers be exploring at NAB 2018 and beyond?
12:05 PM - 2:00 PM
LUNCHEON EVENT
LUNCHEON KEYNOTE: Jeffrey Liebman, Director of Network News Operations, Telemundo Network
2:00 PM
ADJOURN