Agenda: Thursday, June 1

Time Session
8:00 a.m. -

Registration Opens

9:00 - 9:10 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks

9:10 - 10:00 a.m.

Keys to Successful Social Streaming

Live streaming on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Periscope have opened entire new distribution channels that have proven to be tremendously direct and engaging. Content creators from teams, leagues, and media companies that have found success quickly on these platforms share their advice behind their work.
Confirmed Speakers:
Jason George, Telescope, CEO

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Technology Case Study

10:15 - 10:40 a.m.

Acquisition Update: The Latest in Camera and Lens Technology

Camera and lens technology is constantly evolving and more than ever, manufacturers are building acquisition tools specifically catered to the college sports video market. Learn about the latest in capture technology to your needs for both live event production and postproduction.

10:40 - 11:25 a.m.

Networking Break

11:25 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.

Videoboard Production Trends and Marketing Integration

Athletic departments and brands are looking for new ways to better engage with fans immersed in the in-stadium or in-arena environment. How are athletic departments using video production technology and in-house marketing savvy to approach the new world of entertainment and engaging fans at the game.

12:10 - 12:30 p.m.

Tech Leadership Award and Pioneer Award Presentations

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.


1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

BEA Fast Break: Recruiting, Training, and Managing Student Crews

In this fast-paced presentation, multiple experienced professors and athletic department personnel share informative and intriguing case studies that offer best practices on engaging, training, and foster live event production personnel, including full-time personnel and students.

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.

Technology Case Study

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Keynote Conversation: Lee Fitting, ESPN, Senior Coordinating Producer, College Sports

3:00 - 3:45 p.m.

Networking Break

3:45 - 4:30 p.m.

Going OTT: The Next Direct Connection to Fans and Brands

Digital networks gave colleges and conferences the power to distribute their own content directly to their fans. Now, the next wave in video distribution, Over-the- Top is poised to take the industry by storm in 2017 and bring your content right into the living room. Experts in the area discuss what it takes to design, build, and most importantly, maintain a strong OTT channel beyond and content publishers.
Confirmed Speakers:
Ron Linares, AJT Systems, President

4:30 - 5:15 p.m.

VR/AR/360°: What’s Next in The Future of Social Video Engagement?

Streaming, social, and mobile platforms have seen an influx of virtual reality, augmented reality and 360-degree video content and colleges are getting into the mix. Each medium offers dramatically new and different opportunities to tell stories and interact with viewers. Professionals who have played in these spaces share their workflows and offer their tips for those looking to get started.

5:15 - 6:30 p.m.

SVG/NACDA College Sports Media Awards Ceremony

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Networking Reception