2017 Chairman’s Forum

The 2017 Chairman’s Forum was held from April 21-23 at the Red Rock Resort and Spa in Las Vegas, NV. The SVG Chairman’s Forum event provided attendees the opportunity to get a jump-start on new technologies that were on display at the NAB exhibition floor. More importantly, it was an opportunity for attendees to meet with like-minded senior sports production executives in a relaxing environment that included panel discussions and presentations, ample networking time, all meals, and a golf outing or spa treatment.


Friday, April 21:

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Networking Reception (Veranda)

Saturday, April 22:

6:15/6:30/7:00 a.m.: Shuttles to Bear’s Best Golf Course and the Russ Gabay Memorial Outing
6:30 – 7:15 a.m.: Breakfast for Golfers at Bear’s Best Las Vegas
7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Russ Gabay Memorial Outing

7:30 – 9:30 a.m.: Breakfast at Red Rock Casino for Non-Golfing Attendees (Veranda F)
7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Spa Treatments at Red Rock Casino Resort
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.: Networking Lunch (T-Bones Chophouse, Casino Level)
2:00 p.m.: Chairman’s Welcome (Pavilion Ballroom)
2:00 – 2:30 p.m.: Global Production Perspectives: State of the Industry
2:30 – 2:40 p.m.: Dolby Case Study
2:40 – 3:15 p.m.: The Great Debate, Part One
3:15 – 3:25 p.m.: Case Study presented by EVS
3:25 – 3:50 p.m.: Networking Break
3:50 – 4:00 p.m.: Case Study presented by Akamai
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.: The Great Debate, Part Two
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Free Time
6:00 p.m.: Networking Reception (Veranda F)
7:00 p.m.: SVG Chairman’s Forum Dinner and Golf Awards (Pavilion Ballroom)

Sunday, April 23:

7:30 – 9:00 a.m.: Networking Breakfast (Veranda F)
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.: Sports Content Management and Storage Breakfast (Veranda B)

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.: Sunday Morning Breakouts

Breakout One: Sports Content Management and Storage (Veranda B)

Breakout Two: Future of Remote Production (Pavilion Ballroom)
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.: Creating the Next Generation: Training Options and Finding Talent
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.: Virtual Reality and the Future of Content Creation
10:00 – 10:20 a.m.: Networking Break
10:20 – 11:00 a.m.: Building a Broadcast-Friendly Venue: Opening the Lines of Communication

11:00 a.m.: Event Ends
11:30 a.m.: Transportation to Las Vegas Strip Hotel

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