Monday Cloud Tools & Services Workshop

Monday, December 13, 2021
Location: Murray Hill Suite, 2nd Floor
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET

As more media organizations look to virtualize infrastructure and enhance remote-production workflows, the role of the cloud has never been more integral to creating compelling sports content. This workshop provides an overview of the primary technological and operational considerations when shifting to the cloud, as well as an inside look at the innovative cloud-based workflows being used by sports-media organizations today.

* Agenda subject to change

11:00 - 11:05 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks by Workshop Title Sponsor – Grass Valley

Presented by: Steve Stubelt, Grass Valley, VP of Sales, Americas

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11:05 - 11:20 a.m.

Evertz Technology Case Study: Remote Cloud Production

As remote cloud production becomes more and more of a reality manufacturers are responding with new technologies that bring a wealth of new functionality to sports production teams looking to the cloud. Join us for an in-depth look at Evertz’ BRAVO STUDIO cloud production platform and get a better sense of the benefits and challenges of producing live content in the cloud.
Nima Malekmanesh, Evertz, Director of Business Development

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11:20 - 11:35 a.m.

The Switch Technology Case Study: MIMiC Transmission; Low-Latency IP Solutions For Aura OTT

The Switch’s Cloud Video Services platform, MIMiC, delivered coverage of the world-famous Australian horserace to next-generation streaming service Aura by transporting multiple live feeds from Victoria Racing Club’s Flemington Racecourse directly to the Aura platform. It gave horse racing enthusiasts worldwide groundbreaking interactive access to multiple viewpoints of the prestigious event throughout the day.
Alex Joyce, The Switch, Senior Sales Engineer

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11:35 - 11:50 a.m.

Imagine Communications Technology Case Study: New England Sports Network (NESN) Takes Revenue Protection to the Cloud

Join Kenny Elcock, VP Engineering at NESN, for a down-to-earth conversation with Joe Ashba, Senior Solutions Architect, Imagine Communications, on why and how NESN implemented a cloud-based business continuity solution for their prized sports content.
Joe Ashba, Imagine Communications, Senior Solutions Architect
Kenny Elcock, NESN, Vice President, Engineering
Chris Kung, NESN, Technical Operations Manager

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11:50 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Production Workflows in the Cloud: What’s Possible Today and What’s Coming Tomorrow

With the advancements in cloud-based production workflows over the past 24 months, new approaches to production are emerging that utilize the cloud to rapidly scale up to meet field, studio, and postproduction demands. This panel discusses the expanding capabilities being offered, explores future needs, and ponders the next steps in cloud adoption.
Moderator: Dave Klee, A+E Networks, VP, Strategic Media Solutions
Confirmed Panelists:
Jamie Duemo, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Media and Entertainment Business Development Leader, Global Accounts
Janel Fleming, LiveU, Director of Sales and Sales Group Manager, Sports
Sydney Lovely, Grass Valley, Chief Technology Officer
Karl Paulsen, Diversified, CTO
Peter Wharton, TAG V.S., Director, Corporate Strategy

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12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Networking Break in Exhibit Area

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