2018 Agenda Coming Soon


Monday, September 25, 2017
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cocktails Reception for Early Arrivals
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:25 PM
Opening Luncheon

Luncheon Keynote:

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Boardroom Presentations
2:05 PM - 2:35 PM
Boardroom Presentations
2:40 PM - 3:35 PM
Session 1: What’s Next for 2018: News Technologies for the Digital Age
As networks and stations gear up for the 2018 mid-term elections, this panel will explore many of the key themes of this conference, including streamlined workflows, graphics, ENG, storage, archives, news production, editing, control room, camera, newsroom systems and content management systems.
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Refreshments & Networking
4:05 PM - 4:50 PM
Session 2: Shooting to Win: Capturing News for Ratings Success
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 cameras, ENG, lenses, cellular bonding, remote production, editing, graphics and other technologies designed to improve the quality of video and streamline operations.
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Session 3: News in the Cloud: Digital Infrastructures for Better Newsrooms
This panel will cover newer cloud-based technologies that are transforming newsrooms. What are some of the best practices and workflows in the transition to cloud-based infrastructures and what are some of the newest developments in cloud-based infrastructures.
6:00 PM - 6:55 PM
Cocktails & Networking
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Breakfast Event
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
Session 4: Speed to Air: Winning the Social, Digital and TV News Wars with IP Video
With social media and digital playing an increasingly important role in attracting younger viewers and building overall audience share for TV newscasts, this panel will cover the transition to IP video and the various technologies that can speed up the delivery of content to consumers via social, live streaming, OTT, digital, mobile, on demand and newscasts.
9:05 AM - 9:35 AM
Boardroom Presentations
9:40 AM - 10:10 AM
Boardroom Presentations
10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
Refreshments & Networking
10:50 AM - 11:35 AM
Session 5: New Efficiencies: Successful Newsroom Strategies for Automation, MAM and Storage
One size doesn’t fit all in automation, newsroom workflows and storage. This panel will explore newest advances in automation, workflow software, media asset management, content management, newsroom systems, storage and archives that allow stations to be more efficient and flexible in the way they create and deliver information to viewers.
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
Luncheon Event
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Session 6: News Execs Talk News Tech: Engineering for the future
Leading news executives discuss the future of news technologies. What are some of the challenges they face and how are they using news technologies to reinvent the newsroom?
1:30 PM