SVG to co-host Beijing Olympic Workshop at NAB

The Summer of 2008 is shaping up to be the Summer of HD as the Beijing
Olympics make the transition to a complete HD infrastructure. The
world’ biggest sporting event will also be the biggest showcase for
new HD technologies and workflows as broadcasters from around the
globe deliver thousands of hours of live event coverage in glorious
HD. If you’re interested in learning more about how broadcasters and
vendors are gearing up for the Beijing OIympics be sure to sign up
today for the Sports Technology Forum at NAB. Co-sponsored with the
Sports Video Group, the one-day seminar on April 16 will feature
industry experts from NBC Olympics, the Canadian Broadcasting
Corporation, the BBC, and more discussing the exciting developments in
Beijing. Unless you’re making the long trip to Beijing this will be
your easiest opportunity to go behind the scenes at the Beijing Games!

Featured presenters include:

Joe Sidoli, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Sports director of Production Resources
Bob Dixon, NBC Olympics, Sound Design & Communications
Luc Doneux, EVS Asia & Pacific general manager, and head of Big Events Projects
Hugo Gaggioni, Sony Broadcast and Production Systems Division VP and CTO
Chip Adams, NBC Olympics director of venue engineering
Charlie Cope, BBC Post Production, Post Production Editor & Technical Consultant
Martin Anderson, Visions Managing Director
Eric Pohl, National Teleconsultants
Peter Humphrey, Principal, Media Strategy Partners, LLC; NBC Olympics consultant

For more information on the agenda please visit and
click on the Sports Technology Forum under the Education section.

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