Program


Time Session
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sponsored by:

Technology Tour of CNN

NewsTECHForum Futures Retreat will kick off with a Technology Tour of CNN. Led by senior Turner technology executives, the tour will wrap with a Q&A about what Turner technology leaders are learning as they transition Turner’s Atlanta campus to IP and build an all-IP news headquarters for CNN New York.
Presenters:
Bob Hesskamp, Turner Broadcasting System, Head of Engineering
Matthew Holcombe, Turner Broadcasting System, SVP, Production Broadcast Engineering
Michael Koetter, Turner Broadcasting System, SVP, Digital Media Systems

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

Implementing AR in News

Presenter:
Tom Foreman, CNN, Correspondent

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.

TBD

2:30 - 3:15 p.m.

News Directors on Multiplatform Workflow Challenges

Confirmed Panelists:
Mike McClain, WAGA Fox 5, VP and News Director
Jennifer Rigby, The Networks of 11Alive, News Director

3:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Networking Break

3:30 - 4:15 p.m.

Live News Production in an IP Environment

Confirmed Panelists:
Mike Ellis, BBC, Cardiff Project

4:15 - 4:30 p.m.

TBD

4:30 - 5:15 p.m.

Top Techs Talk News Technology Futures

Moderator: Jim Casabella, Media Technology Consultant
Confirmed Panelists:
Dave Burke
, Raycom Media, CTO
Mike Fass, Gray Television, VP, Broadcast Technology
Robert Lydick, TEGNA, VP, Information Technology and Station Operations
Bruce MacCormack, CBC Radio-Canada, Head of Strategy – Media Technology and Infrastructure Services
Blake Russell, Nexstar Media Group, SVP, Station Operations

5:15 p.m. -

Networking Reception