Tuesday Agenda

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Location: Murray Hill, Second Floor
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Time Session
9:00 - 9:45 a.m.
Sponsored by:

New Frontiers in News Storytelling

Broadcast innovators share their latest experiments in pushing the boundaries of TV news storytelling and discuss how emerging technologies and evolving audience expectations are fueling their work.
Panelists:
Matt Goldberg, NBC LX, VP, Content
Stephane Guez, Dalet, Co Founder and CTO
Christina Hartman, Newsy, VP, News and Programming
Michael Koenigs, Disney ABC Television Group, Executive Producer
David Schechter, WFAA, Senior Reporter

9:45 - 10:00 a.m.
Sponsored by:

IBM Case Study: Deliver Automated, Highly Accurate Closed Captioning With the Help of Watson AI

Presenter: David Kulczar, IBM Watson Media, Senior Product Manager, Watson Video Analytics

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

One-on-One Conversation

Featuring: Patrick Paolini, WTTG, VP and GM
Interviewed by: Harry A. Jessell, TVNewsCheck, Co-Founder and Editor at Large

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Networking Break

10:45 - 11:30 a.m.
Sponsored by:

OTT News: Content, Technology and Monetization Strategies

What are the best technology strategies for producing, distributing and monetizing the news on OTT?
Panelists:
Susan Bell
, TownNews, Senior Product Manager, BLOX OTT
Steve Chung, Fox Television Stations, Chief Digital Officer
Scott Ehrlich, Sinclair, VP, Emerging Platform Content
Saleem Malkana, NBC News Digital, Head of Product
Adam Wiener, CBS Local Digital Media, EVP and GM

11:30 - 11:45 a.m.
Sponsored by:

Avid Fireside Chat: Content Everywhere: Streamlining Production for Linear, Digital and OTT

What are the tools and workflows Sinclair Broadcast Group has developed to implement its Content Everywhere strategy?
Featuring: Del Parks, Sinclair Broadcast Group, SVP and CTO
Interviewed by: Ray Thompson, Avid, Director Broadcast and Media Solutions Marketing

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sponsored by:

Top Technologists on Tomorrow’s Challenges

Broadcast technology leaders share how they’re tackling the IP transition, the cloud’s growing role in their workflows and artificial intelligence’s widening impact on the industry, among other emerging trends.
Moderator: Glen Dickson, TVNewsCheck, Contributing Editor
Panelists:
Jeff Birch, CBS Stations, VP, Engineering
Tom Casey, Meredith Local Media Group, VP, Engineering and Technology
Marcy Lefkovitz, Disney | ABC TV, VP, Technology and Workflow Strategy
Mike Palmer, Masstech Innovations, CTO

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
CNN Hudson Yards VIP Technology Tour

Tour groups of 15 to be led by CNN engineering managers. Tour culminates in Q&A with CNN engineering managers about Hudson Yards IP greenfield.

RSVP to andrew@sportsvideo.org; Limited to 60 participants.