Agenda: Monday, June 22


Monday will focus on our temporary normal. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on the collegiate sports world, leading to the cancelation of the winter championship and spring sports seasons. However, video production professionals are innovative and ambitious people. We will discuss how we’ve all responded to this challenge while also diving into some new and unique live productions that are sure to inspire you for when we all get the sports we love back.

Time Session
12:25 - 12:30 p.m.
Sponsored by:

Executive Welcome

Presented by: Kevin Cottam, Ross Video, Director of Sports & Live Events – Global

12:30 - 1:15 p.m.

State of the Industry – What Now and What’s Next?

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the video production world on its head. But, it’s also opened up the industry to a world of innovation that we normally never would have been exposed to. Leading video directors from athletic departments and conference offices from across the country share how their strategies have shifted to create content in the present and how they are innovating their infrastructure in anticipation of the future.

1:15 - 1:30 p.m.
Sponsored by:

Pixellot: SVG College Technology Case Study

A leading technology vendor offers an in-depth look at its innovative solution in use in the field.

1:30 - 1:50 p.m.

Presentation: Exposing More Sports Through Technology – Production Blueprint #1

As video departments master their ability to broadcast traditional team sports, innovative minds are looking for new ways to expand their programming offering and serve more of their athletic department by delivering more sports than ever before. Some events, however, are substantially more challenging to broadcast than others. In the “Production Blueprint” series, live content creators give you their experiences in broadcasting those sports that require a special level of expertise to accomplish.

1:50 - 2:20 p.m.

Tech Focus: Production Efficiency

When sports return in a post-coronavirus world, there’s the potential for things to be very different. Will you need more automated tools? End-to-end solutions? Even more budget-friendly — but trustworthy — toys in your in your toolbox? Vendors that specialize in cost-conscious options break down the pain points of your production that can be met at a time when budgets are being crunched even more than ever.
Moderator: Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG, Executive Director, Editorial
Robert Erickson
, Grass Valley, Strategic Account Manager, Sports and Venues
Janel Fleming, LiveU, Director of Sports Sales
Vinnie Macri, Clear-Com, Market Outreach Manager
Will Waters, NewTek, Head of Product Management

2:20 - 2:40 p.m.

Presentation: Exposing More Sports Through Technology – Production Blueprint #2

In another edition of the “Production Blueprint” series, a live content creator give you their experiences in broadcasting a sport that requires a special level of expertise to accomplish.

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR: Small Staffs and One-Person Video Teams

Join us for a curated, themed Networking Happy Hour on Zoom, where you can converse and connect with your colleagues in the sports video production community.

You aren’t blessed with a generous budget and sometimes you feel alone in your video-related passions and struggles on your own campus. Meet with others in the business just like you in this networking event geared specifically to those of us making the most with the least.