Location: Trianon Ballroom, Third Floor

Time Session
8:55 - 9:00 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks by Quantum

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Sports Production Highlights From the Year That Was

2016 might one day be remembered as the beginning of the UHD and VR era but it was also be remembered as a year of tremendous technical and production achievement. Leaders in sports production discuss some of their favorite accomplishments, how they impacted the industry at large, and what they are looking forward to in 2017.
Moderator: Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Co-Executive Director, Editorial Services
Ken Aagaard
, CBS Sports, EVP, Innovation and New Technology
Michael Davies, Fox Sports, SVP, Technical and Field Operations
John LaChance, ESPN, Director, Remote Production Operations
Tom Sahara, Turner Sports, VP, Operations and Technology
Susan Stone, MLB Network, SVP, Operations and Engineering

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Producer Perspectives: Storytelling in the Digital Age

Producers today have more ways to enrich their storytelling than ever before. Augmented reality, POV cameras, super zoom, performance data, and much more. How are they making use of these tools and what is on their wish list for next-generation tools? And how do they embrace these new technologies in a cost-effective manner?
Moderator: Glenn Adamo, Ivanhoe Media & Entertainment, President
Craig Barry, Turner Sports, EVP, Production and Chief Content Officer
Harold Bryant, CBS Sports, EP and SVP, Production

10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Networking Break

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Leaders in Remote Production: The State of the Industry

The remote production business is always focused on making sure client needs are met. But client needs and the technology they rely on are evolving more quickly than ever. How are remote production companies responding to current market needs and laying the groundwork for the future?
Moderator: Jason Dachman, SVG, Chief Editor
Mary Ellen Carlyle
, Dome Productions, SVP and GM
Philip Garvin, Mobile TV Group, President/Founder/Co-Owner
Barry Johnstone, CTV Outside Broadcasts, Managing Director
Pat Sullivan, Game Creek Video, President/Founder
Mike Werteen, NEP, Co-President, U.S. Mobile Units

12:00 - 12:15 p.m.

Case Study: NASCAR – Archive Workflow – Today and Future presented by Oracle

Frank Boensch, Oracle, Eastern U.S. Sales Lead, Oracle Diva Software
Chris Witmayer, NASCAR Productions, Director of Broadcast, Post Production and New Media Technology

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.

Lunch sponsored by Quantum

1:15 - 2:00 p.m.

How Social Video Will Change the Way You Create Content

Anyone can publish video to a social media platform but does your organization have a strategy to really attract a crowd? Experts discuss the different social media platforms and how to get the most out of each. How does content need to be tweaked for each platform? Which platform is most “long-form” friendly? And are things like live streaming through a social media platform going to become a part of your production workflows?
Moderator: Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG, Co-Executive Director, Editorial Services
Steve Hellmuth, NBA, EVP, Media Operations and Technology
Nilay Shah, New York Giants, Director, Digital Strategy
Lyndsay Signor, NBC Sports Group, Senior Director, Consumer Engagement
Scott Warfield, NASCAR, Managing Director, Social Media

2:00 - 2:15 p.m.

Case Study: Augmented Reality presented by NEP

Ralf van Vegten, NEP The Netherlands, CIO

2:15 - 3:00 p.m.

Networking Break in Technology Showcase Area

3:00 - 3:45 p.m.

Digital Leaders Perspectives: The Big Picture

The digital landscape, from social media to OTT to You Tube and beyond, have transformed the way sports fans consume and engage with content. What is the relationship between digital platforms and traditional TV platforms? How can an organization make sure it operates as one in a multi-platform universe? And what is the push-pull between TV and digital platforms?
Moderator: Brandon Costa, SVG, Director, SVG Digital
Troy Ewanchyna, NBC Sports, VP and GM, NBCSports.com
Clark Pierce, Fox Sports, SVP, TV Everywhere and Special Projects
Rob Shaw, Facebook, Global Sports Media Partnerships

3:45 - 4:00 p.m.

Networking Break

4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Closing Keynote Conversation: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver

The NBA continues to be a leader in advancing technology and its commissioner, Adam Silver, has been found to have a soft spot for new technologies that can help grow the game and also improve the quality of play. Silver shares his thoughts on the state of the game, the intersection of sports and technology, and more during our closing keynote conversation.