Monday Agenda


Time Session
1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

Integrating Digital + TV Production: Evolving to the Newsroom of the Future

Engineering, news and digital executives talk about the challenge of streamlining news workflow, making it easier for TV and digital producers to keep up with how stories are evolving and being versioned for different media. How are Smart MAM, IP workflow, the cloud and other technologies boosting efficiencies? Has the rise of the Multiplatform Managing Editor had an impact?
Confirmed Speakers:

Joe Addalia, Hearst Television, Director of Technology Projects
Frederic Roux, Dalet, VP of Sales, Americas
Dave Siegler, Cox Media Group, VP, Engineering
Emily Stone, WTTG, Director of Multiplatform Content

1:45 - 2:15 p.m.

Keynote: Campell Brown, Facebook, Head of News Partnerships

TVNewsCheck Editor and Co-Founder Harry A. Jessell interviews Campbell Brown, Facebook’s Head of News Partnerships and a former TV anchor, about the social media giant’s evolving relationship with media, its efforts to fight the spread of fake news and the state of electronic journalism.

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.

Networking Break

2:30 - 3:15 p.m.

The Contribution Revolution – ENG, IP, Mesh Networks, Private LTE

Leading ENG experts compare notes on the latest innovations in field reporting, editing, collaboration and transmission. How are newer technologies making it possible to break news faster, share it with sister newsrooms and enhance social media sharing? What do the experts want to see next from contribution technology?
Confirmed Speakers:
Keith Barbaria
, NBC Boston, Telemundo Boston, and New England Cable News, VP of Technology and Operations
Fabian Westerwelle, ABC News, Director, News Acquisition
Rick Wheeler, Fox Television Stations, Eastern Region VP of Engineering

3:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Case Study

3:30 - 4:15 p.m.

Bits, Bots, Apps & More: Chasing Millennials in 2018

Cutting edge news organizations are using bots, apps and other technologies to serve younger audiences they way they want to be served: on their favorite devices, all day long. What have news organizations that specifically target younger audiences learned from using these technologies and strategies? Which bots get to whom? Which apps drive the most audience?
Confirmed Speakers:
Eric Carvin
, Associated Press, Social Media Editor
John Keefe, Quartz, Product Manager
Rob McCracken, The E.W. Scripps Company, Director of Digital Solutions
Penny Riordan, GateHouse Media, Director of Digital Audience Engagement

4:15 - 4:30 p.m.

Case Study

4:30 - 5:15 p.m.

Graphics State of the Art: Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, the Rise of Metadata

How are the most advanced graphics communicators making an impact with AR and VR? This video-rich session will showcase as much of the best AR, VR and state of the art graphics we were able to find.
Confirmed Speakers:
Andy Bocking, BBC, Head of Technology News

5:15 - 7:00 p.m.

Cocktails with SVG Summit