Event Agenda

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Cocktail Reception

Thursday, March 5, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:55 PM

Opening Luncheon

Keynote Speaker: Josh Derby - Discovery

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

One on One Meetings

2:35 PM - 3:20 PM

Session 1: Video Everywhere: New Tech for OTT and Streaming Services

As major companies launch new OTT and SVOD services, media companies have to find better ways to deliver content to consumers. Learn how to reduce costs, improve content distribution and attract new audiences by delivering more content to more devices.

Moderated By: Phil Kurz - TV Technology


3:20 PM - 4:10 PM

Refreshments & Networking

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Session 2: Live TV: Case Studies in News and Sports

This panel will feature senior technologists discussing the deployment of new technologies for news and sports and explore how these new technologies can improve your operations.

Moderated By: Phil Kurz - TV Technology


5:05 PM - 5:50 PM

Session 3: Cloud, IP and AI for TV: Key trends to watch in 2020

Cloud, IP and AI technologies are revolutionizing the way TV and digital media companies operate. This panel will look at improvements in cloud, IP, AI and cybersecurity technologies and explain how you can use these technologies to streamline operations and boost profits.

Moderated By: Wes Simpson - Telecom Product Consulting


5:50 PM - 6:55 PM

Cocktails & Networking

7:00 PM

Dinner Event: Technology Leadership Awards

Award Winners:

Friday, March 6, 2020
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Breakfast Event

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

Session 4: New Tech for NAB 2020

Broadcasters will discuss that they are looking for at NAB and Vendors will provide a preview of their new products for TV, news, sports, video production and streaming.

Moderated By: Tom Butts - TV Technology


9:20 AM - 9:50 AM

One on One Meetings

9:55 AM - 10:25 AM

Refreshments & Networking

10:25 AM - 11:10 AM

Session 5: Spotlight on Standards and R&D: ATSC 3.0, IP Video and R&D

Experts will discuss the latest developments in standards—ranging from ATSC 3.0 to IP video--and discuss their research and development efforts. Learn best practices for deploying standards, SDKs, cloud-based systems, and interoperable systems that can improve security and simplify operations.

Moderated By: Wes Simpson - Telecom Product Consulting


11:15 AM - 12:05 PM

Session 6: Drones for TV Production

This panel will explore how you can use drones to improve your news, sports and entertainment programming. Experts will discuss the use of drones, key regulatory developments, training and the issues that will help stations, networks and OTT players deploy drones in their operations.

Moderated By: Greg Agvent - CNN Air


12:05 PM - 2:00 PM

Luncheon Event

Keynote: Joe Addalia - Hearst Television

2:00 PM