Monday, December 12, 2022
Location: Murray Hill Suite, 2nd Floor
Time: 1:30 – 5:00 p.m. ET

Learn about the latest developments in media-asset-management (MAM) and orchestration, archive and storage technology, and cloud-based infrastructure and workflows. MAM leaders from major broadcasters and rights-holders, leagues, teams, and vendors offer first-hand perspectives and behind-the-curtain looks at their respective workflows. This workshop is a can’t-miss event for anyone looking to build an efficient media-management and storage/archiving ecosystem, as well as to stay up-to-date on the latest technological developments in areas such as AI and ML, virtualization, next-gen storage, and more.

1:30 - 1:35 p.m.

Welcoming Remarks

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1:35 - 2:15 p.m.

Broadcaster & League Partnerships: Being Smart With Your Respective Archives

With sports-media rights constantly changing hands and new big-tech companies entering the sports-rights fray, broadcasters’ media archives are increasingly filled with content they no longer have the rights to. However, deleting the content to clear space could be dangerous. Broadcaster and league media-management chiefs take the stage to discuss how they can work together to reduce redundancy in their respective archives while also preparing for the future.
Moderator: Jason Dachman, SVG, Chief Editor
Jim Miles
, NBC Sports & Olympics, Senior Director, Live Event Workflows
Grant Nodine
, NHL, SVP, Technology
Michael Raimondo, PGA TOUR Entertainment, Vice President, Broadcast Technology

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2:15 - 2:30 p.m.

EVS Case Study: Unlocking Content Value with SaaS Toolsets

In this 15-minute case study, James Stellpflug explains how SaaS solutions can help content owners to virtualize the physical infrastructure of an IBC and monetize their content, while keeping the quality, reliability, and usability of on-prem deployments.
Presenter: James Stellpflug
, EVS, SVP, Customer Success – The Americas

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2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Storage and Archiving Roundtable: What You Need To Know for 2023 and Beyond

Tape and disk technologies continue to boost storage density, and the move toward cloud-based infrastructure and SaaS models is causing a tectonic shift in the way content is stored and archived. In this rapid-fire conversation, leaders from major sports-media organizations and technology vendors will parse the latest industry trends and discuss how to avoid potential pitfalls when making key operational decisions.
Moderator: Tab Butler, SVG Sports Content Management Committee, Former Chairman
Rex Canning
, WWE, Senior Director of Media Management Services
Chris Cruz, CBS Sports, Director of Media Services
Adam Japhet
, Major League Baseball, Senior Director of IT Infrastructure
Savva Mueller, Telestream, Director, Product Management – Content Management Business Unit
Hossein ZiaShakeri, Spectra Logic, SVP of Business Development and Strategic Alliances

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3:00 - 3:45 p.m.

Networking Break in Exhibit Area

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3:45 - 4:30 p.m.

MAM and Orchestration Roundtable: Real-World Lessons and Avoiding Potential Pitfalls

As media ecosystems become more sophisticated — and complex — efficient, MAM systems and orchestration tools are integral for media managers to maintain their sanity. Vendors and customers address potential pitfalls and how to navigate issues on both sides of the relationship. Join us for a fun, lively back-n-forth that hits on a variety of real-world challenges like writing accurate user requirements, prescribing actual workflows instead of just end-results, support in different time zones, tweaking systems to get them working optimally, and much more.
Moderator: Brent Angle, CineSys, CTO
Jason Dvorkin
, AWS, Media & Entertainment Industry Specialist, BD Leader
Kendall Ginsbach
, Riot Games, Global Lead, Content Operations
Jeff Herzog, EditShare, Director of Solutions, Product Management
Eivind Sandstrand, Diversified, VP, Innovation and Consulting, Digital Solutions

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4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Let’s Get Real on Sustainability: An Open Conversation on Building for the Future

As sustainable data storage becomes a priority for media organizations, many media-management leaders are asking, “What should I do?” To avoid turning into a lecture, this open conversation will ask pertinent questions and explore how your workflow and infrastructure decisions can make a difference today and tomorrow.
Zack Bacon, Texas A&M University, Chief Broadcast Engineer
Paul Briscoe, TAG Video Systems, Chief Architect
Barbara Lange, Kibo121, Principal and CEO

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5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Opening Night Reception in Exhibits

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