2013 Event Recap!

Keynote Speaker
Jack Swarbrick, Vice President/Director of Athletics, University of Notre Dame

Jack Swarbrick, vice president and director of athletics at the University of Notre Dame, will serve as the keynote speaker for the SVG College Sports Summit. Swarbrick has risen to national prominence as a lawyer, consultant and executive in the collegiate and Olympic sports industries. Among his many accomplishments in his five years at the helm, Swarbrick led the charge and oversaw the development and launch of Fighting Irish Digital Media—a major initiative that will deliver better information about and access to Notre Dame and its athletic programs via expanded production and distribution of programming. Swarbrick will address the implementation of a robust digital media campus facility and the complexities of relationships with national broadcast partners.

“More Than A Game”

College sports is living in a golden age. Billions of dollars are flowing in from major television rights deals, nearly a hundred venues are under going renovations, and fans are consuming college sports at a tremendous rate. The thirst for college sports content is insatiable and the SVG College Sports Summit is the top professional-networking event to learn about anything and everything in the collegiate sports production industry.

Paid registration to the SVG College Sports Summit includes admittance to all panel discussion, the College Sports Media Awards ceremony, open-bar cocktail receptions, our technology showcase hall, and priority on various tours and other special events during the summit. Register today and attendees gain full access to the two-day summit for just $125. Also, be sure to book your spot at the Hyatt Regency before space runs out. SVG and the Hyatt Regency are offering an exclusive block of rooms at just $119/night. Book your hotel room now.

At the SVG College Sports Summit, meet and exchange ideas with some of the big decision makers and success stories in the industry and well as familiarize yourself with the latest and greater in broadcast video technology. Attendees will listen in on discussions with key personalities in the pro and college marketplace on topics ranging from the art of producing a live event from top to bottom, the newest venue builds/renovations that are state-of-the-art for broadcasters and fans, and the skills and philosophies behind great storytelling,broadcast technologysocial media, and programming.

Program at a Glance

Wednesday, May 29

12:30 p.m.   Keynote Address: Jack Swarbrick, University of Notre Dame, Athletic Director

1:00 p.m.   The Business of College Sports Video

1:45 p.m.   Networking Break/Exhibits Area

2:15 p.m.   GameDay: The Making of a Network College Sports Broadcast

3:00 p.m.   The Venue Boom: Technology and the New Fan Experience

3:45 p.m.   Networking Break/Exhibits Area

4:15 p.m.   Connecting Campuses: Exploring the Pac-12 Networks

5:30 p.m.  College Sports Media Awards Presentation

6:30 p.m.  CSMA Reception 

Thursday, May 30

9:15 a.m.   Chairman’s Conversation: Tom Sahara, Turner Sports, Vice President, Operations and Technology

9:45 a.m.  The Digital Experience: Integrating the Second Screen and Social Media

10:30 a.m. Networking Break/Exhibits Area

11:00 a.m.  Workshop Tracks

Track 1 – Gear to Go: Content Acquisition, Distribution, and Production
Panel 1 – Latest Building Blocks of Video Production

Track 2 – Experts in Action: Storytelling, Programming, and Social Media
Panel 1 – Waking Up The Echoes: A Case Study with Fighting Irish Digital Media

Track 3 – Storytellers Forum: CSMA Showcase

11:45 a.m.  Networking Break/Exhibits Area

12:00 p.m.  Lunch

1:15 p.m. Workshop Tracks

Track 1, Panel 2 – MetaData Madness: Best Practices in Asset Management
Track 2, Panel 2 – Case Study: Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavilion – The New Venue Experience
Track 3 – Storytellers Forum: CSMA Showcase

2:00 p.m.   Networking Break/Exhibits Area

2:30 p.m.   Workshop Tracks

Track 1, Panel 3 – Reaching the Audience: Transmission via Satellites, Fiber and Wireless
Track 2, Panel 3 – Your Own Digital Network: Over The Top Distribution
Track 3 – Storytellers Forum: CSMA Showcase

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