One Week To Go to SVG College: Carolina Event at Duke University

Agenda, speaker list available for the upcoming event

We are just one week out from the latest installment of the SVG College Regional Event Series, SVG College: Carolina, taking place on the campus of Duke University on November 1.

Network with and learn from some of the top college-sports-video content creators in the area, tour the Blue Devils’ new video-production facilities in the recently remodeled Wallace Wade Stadium, and become a part of the SVG College family at this intimate professional networking event. Take advantage of this exclusive opportunity!

DATE: Nov. 1,  2018
WHERE: Duke University (Durham, NC)

Registration is complimentary to college-sports-video–production professionals from athletic departments, conference offices, and production companies.

Here’s a look at the event’s agenda:

10:00 – 10:30 a.m
Case Study: Duke University’s Blue Devil Network
Leaders from Duke’s Blue Devil Network welcome attendees to their facility with a look at what makes the athletic department’s media arm so successful.
Chad Lampman, Duke University, Executive Director, Blue Devil Network

10:30 – 10:50 a.m.
SVG College Tech Spotlight
SVG College Initiative Sponsors share their latest solutions and advice for the college sports video community.

10:50 – 11:35 a.m.
Successful Social Design & Video Strategies
Major social media platforms – such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat – have changed the game in video distribution and engagement. Hear success stories and best practices in live social streaming, as well as VOD strategies.
Allison Luthman
, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Asst. AD for Creative and Digital Media
Dana Reynolds, University of North Carolina, Director of Social & Digital Media
Kristian Hernandez, Sports Video Group, Assistant Editor & Social Media Coordinator

11:35 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Complementary Networking Lunch

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
Best Practices in Live Event Production
Experts in live streaming discuss the latest in production technologies and strategies while helping you get the most out of any size show.
Matthew Byrd
, Liberty University, Director of Live Production
Ken Cleary
, University of North Carolina, Asst. AD, Emerging Media
Corey Speights
, Elon University, Director of Video Production for Athletics
Brandon Costa
, Sports Video Group, Director, SVG College

1:15 – 2:00 p.m.
TOUR: Wallace Wade Stadium Control Rooms Tour
Cap off a day of learning and networking with a behind-the-scenes, video tech-centric tour of Duke University’s renovated football stadium and video production facilities designed to meet the needs of the upcoming ACC Network partnership with ESPN.


The SVG College Regional Event Series is a recurring series of half-day programs hosted on various campuses across the country that have demonstrated a commitment to and investment in live video production. The gatherings are designed to bring together content creators and production-technology specialists with some of the industry’s top technology vendors to discuss best practices for those at all levels of production expertise. Seasoned veterans share their experiences and help guide those looking to dive headfirst into the exciting world of video production in college athletics.

The SVG College Initiative and its events are made possible by our sponsors: Avid, BlueFrame Technology, Canon, Grass Valley, LTN Global Communications, Panasonic, Quantum, Ross Video, and Wowza.

Technology vendors: Only sponsors of the SVG College Initiative are able to attend.

Registration is free to all college and university athletic-department personnel. Students are welcome as guests of school staff members. Lunch will be served. Space is limited, so sign up today. For more information on the event, email SVG College Director Brandon Costa at

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