2019 Chairman’s Forum

SVG’s 2019 Chairman’s Forum featured an expanded offering of workshops, one-on-one conversations with industry leaders, roundtable discussions, and networking. Bringing together sports production professionals from around the globe, it is one of the few events that provides a true global perspective, ensuring that attendees will walk away with new ways to approach their operations and career development.


Friday, April 5:

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.: Networking Reception (LOCATION: Veranda & Veranda Terrace, 5th Floor)

Saturday, April 6:

6:15/6:30/7:00 a.m.: Shuttles to Bear’s Best Golf Course
6:30 – 7:15 a.m.: Breakfast for Golfers at Bear’s Best Las Vegas

7:30 – 9:30 a.m.: Breakfast for Non-Golfers at Red Rock Casino (LOCATION: Veranda & Veranda Terrace, 5th Floor)
7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Russ Gabay Golf Outing
7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Spa Treatments at Red Rock Casino Resort
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.: Networking Lunch (LOCATION: T-Bones Chophouse, Casino Level)
2:00 p.m.: Chairman’s Welcome (LOCATION: Summerlin Ballroom, 5th Floor)
2:00 – 2:30 p.m.: Global Production Perspectives: State of the Industry
2:30 – 2:45 p.m.: EVS Case Study: The IP Transition Has Gone Mobile

2:45 – 3:30 p.m.: The Great Debate: Getting Real About Virtualized Production
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.: SVG Digital (LOCATION: Veranda AB, 5th Floor)
3:30 – 3:45 p.m.: Dolby Case Study: Bringing the Game Home With 4K HDR and Dolby Atmos Immersive Audio
3:45 – 4:15 p.m.: Networking Break
4:15 – 4:30 p.m.: Canon Case Study: Challenges and Technologies Underlying Development of a Second Generation Long Zoom 2/3-inch 4K UHD Lens
4:30 – 5:00 p.m.: SVG Content Security Work Group Update: Is it Safe?

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Free Time
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.: Networking Reception 
7:00 p.m.: SVG Chairman’s Forum Dinner, Golf Awards, and Conversation

Sunday, April 7:

7:30 – 9:00 a.m.: Networking Breakfast (LOCATION: Veranda & Veranda Terrace, 5th Floor)

Sunday Morning Breakouts:

8:45 – 11:00 a.m.: Breakout One: Sports Content Management Workshop (LOCATION: Veranda AB, 5th Floor)

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.: Breakout Two: Leaders in Sport in Conversation (LOCATION: Summerlin Ballroom, 5th Floor)

–> 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.: Breakfast Keynote: New Workflows at the Rugby World Cup

–> 9:30 – 9:45: Net Insight Case Study: Experiences From a Live 80-Camera Remote Production Over Dual 100 Gbps IP Links for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

–> 9:45 – 11:00: When Broadcast Meets OTT: The Push and Pull of Digital Content Creation

11:00 a.m.: End of Event

11:30 a.m.: Transportation to Las Vegas Strip Hotels

This is an invitation-only event open to qualified end-users, SVG Platinum sponsors, Mobile/Integrator sponsors, and SVG sponsors who sponsor at the Chairman’s Forum. Please email Andrew Lippe at [email protected] to attend.

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