Event Agenda

Monday, September 23, 2019
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cocktails Reception for Early Arrivals
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Opening Luncheon
1:05 PM - 1:35 PM
Boardroom Presentations
1:40 PM - 2:10 PM
Boardroom Presentations
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Session 1: Tech and News: News Consumption in the Digital Age
This panel will provide an overview of the key themes of the Summit, using market research on how people access and use news to explore a variety of new technologies that can help news
organizations better adapt to those viewing patterns.
Moderator: Tom Butts, Content Director, TV Technology
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Refreshments & Networking
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Session 2: Next Generation ENG: 5G and Other New ENG technologies
Competitive success remains heavily dependent on how quickly and efficiently news organizations
can produce, share and distribute stories. This panel will dive into the recent advances in ENG,
cellular bonding, 5G, remote production, content sharing systems, life social media feeds and other
technologies designed to quickly produce and deliver video feeds to stations, networks and digital
4:20 PM - 5:05 PM
Session 3: Sports Production: New Technologies for Live Sports Production
This panel will cover tech advances in sports production, including new cameras, graphics, touch screens, AI for automated metadata, editing, virtual sets, clipping services, digital distribution of highlights, augmented reality and other technologies.
5:10 PM - 5:55 PM
Session 4: Shoot, Edit, Produce and Archive: New Tech for News Production
This session will take a deep dive into new cameras, editing systems, storage solutions, newsroom systems, graphics and other technologies to improve the process of producing news content more efficiently at the highest possible quality.
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM
Cocktails & Networking
7:00 PM
Dinner Event
Dinner Keynote: To be announced
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast Event
7:30 AM - 8:25 AM
Session 5: Reinventing News Operations: Building Cloud, IP, AI and Enabled Media Systems
This panel will explore key issues related to the deployment of newer infrastructures using cloud- based systems, IP video, artificial intelligence, enabled media, ATSC 3.0 and other tech efforts that are revolutionizing the way news organizations operate.
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Boardroom Presentations
9:05 AM - 9:35 AM
Boardroom Presentations
9:40 AM - 10:25 AM
Session 6: Speed to Air: Finding New Efficiencies and Profits in News Ops
This panel will explore new advances in automation, workflow software, content management, newsroom systems and editing that allow stations to be more efficient and flexible in the way they create and deliver content to viewers.
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Refreshments & Networking
11:00 AM - 11:55 AM
Session 7: ATSC 3.0 and AWARN: Next Gen TV and the Future of Emergency News and Information
Leading news executives discuss ATSC 3.0 and new tools for both sending alerts and providing on-going news and information after the alerts are sent. What are some of the opportunities for geo-targeting, automation, and reaching smartphones and connected cars? How will broadcast and app-based news work together? How will relationships with local emergency authorities change?
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Luncheon Event
2:00 PM