We are sure many of you are starting to make your NAB plans so it is once again time to make sure you set aside the weekend of April 5 to join us at the Red Rocks Hotel in Las Vegas for the 2013 SVG Chairman’s Forum.
This year’s NAB promises to introduce a number of technologies that will change the future of sports broadcasting. Whether it is cloud-based video production systems, second-generation 4K acquisition systems, or next-generation HD compression better tools and better ways for your team to do its job are just a tradeshow floor away.
FRIDAY, April 5
5:30-7:30 p.m.: Welcome Reception, Red Rock Hotel
SATURDAY, APRIL 6
6:00-7:00: Breakfast for golfers at the Badlands Golf Course
7:00 a.m.: SVG Sports Broadcasting Fund Golf Tournament
7:30-9:30: Breakfast at Red Rock for residents and spa attendees
7:30-1:00 p.m.: Spa treatments for non-golfers at Red Rock Hotel
12:30-2:00 p.m.: Networking Lunch
2 p.m.: Opening Keynote: The Promise and Challenge of Large Image Format Acquisition for Sports Production
By Larry Thorpe, Canon Broadcast, Senior Fellow, Imaging Technologies & Communications Group
2:30-3:15 p.m.: State of the Sports Production Industry: Global Perspectives
3:15-3:30: Networking Break
3:30-5:15 p.m.: WORKSHOP SESSION
This year’s topics are:
Workshop A: Remote Production Workshop: Understanding 4K, High-Efficiency Advanced Video Compression (HEVC) and other Next-Generation Developments
Workshop B: Post Production Workshops: Asset Management, Editing, and Graphics
6:15 p.m.: The SVG Final Four Reception and Dinner
SUNDAY, APRIL 7
7:30-9:00 a.m.: Networking Breakfast
9:00-9:30 a.m.: Morning Keynote: The “New” Stamford: Inside NBC Sports Group’s Facility
9:30-9:45: The Business of Broadcast: Josh Stinehour of Silverwood Partners
9:45-10:15 a.m.: Controlling Your Career: Where are You Headed?
10:15-11:30 a.m.: Committee Breakouts: Be Heard!
Venue Technology Committee
Asset Management Committee
11:30 a.m.: End of Forum/Transport to the Strip Hotels
8pm‐11 p.m. SVG Pre‐Game Party @ Wet Republic in MGM Grand Hotel