SVG Summit: New, Expanded Day 1 Dives Into the Future of Sports Production

Day One of SVG’s newly expanded SVG Summit, which takes place Dec. 16-17 at the New York Hilton Hotel, will feature a series of workshop sessions, including a headlining Main Production session.

SVGSummit_SliderThe main track in the Trianon Ballroom will be focused squarely on the core sports production community that is responsible for creating the live event coverage of the world’s most watched sporting events and leagues that is seen daily via broadcast, broadband, and cellular services.

Highlights include:

Facility Focus: ESPN’s Digital Center 2
ESPN’s EVP and CTO Chuck Pagano gives an insiders look at the network’s new Digital Center, a massive production facility that will not only be the future home for SportsCenter but a number of other programs as well. More importantly, the technical infrastructure is a perfect example of the future of all digital facilities, offering maximum flexibility for the future.

The Future of Remote Production: Where Business Meets Technology
The remote production community continues to get through difficult economic times and even continues to innovate as it embraces IP and file-based workflows and backbones. How are new workflows impacting the way remote production facilities are designed and operated?

Big Data, Big Graphics: The Constant Evolution of Analysis Tools
The days of using just words and simple replays to explain the nuances of sports action continues to give way to complex graphics tools that translate raw data into exciting and informative graphics. How are these tools changing the nature of sports coverage? What is next for this growing field? And how will the growth of sports-related data impact your business?

Monday’s slate also showcases a collection of targeted workshops and meetings. Come early to attend:

Also taking place on Monday will be Day 1 of the first NewsTech Forum, presented in partnership with TVNewsCheck.

For the complete two-day program, including keynote conversations with Turner Broadcasting president David Levy and CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus, CLICK HERE.

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