Agenda: Thursday, May 28


Time Session
8:00 - 8:45 a.m.

Networking Breakfast

8:45 - 9:00 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks

9:00 - 9:35 a.m.

Keynote Conversation

A fireside chat analyzing the art of directing a live event production with a professional director. Speaker TBA.

9:35 - 9:50 a.m.

Technology Case Study

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

9:50 - 10:10 a.m.

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.

10:10 - 10:55 a.m.

Technology Showcases & Networking Break

10:55 - 11:40 a.m.

The Industry Road Map: Forecasting Where Broadcast Tech Is Headed

While today’s challenges need to be met, the future is never far away – especially in this industry. So, what’s next? Is it 1080p? Where does high-dynamic range (HDR) play in? How seriously should you take 4K? And what about graphics? How will athletic departments be expected to deliver live events – and other forms of content – to their broadcast partners in the near future? Pros from the network and technology vendor ranks share their roadmaps for broadcast’s future and help you anticipate how to make your equipment investments wisely.

11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Exposing More Sports Through Technology: Production Blueprint #2

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.

12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

SVG College Legacy Awards Presentations

The SVG family celebrates the recipients of the 2020 SVG College Pioneer Award and the 2020 SVG College Technology Leadership Award.

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Networking Lunch

1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

No Place Like Home: The Continued Shift to Centralization Through IP

As at-home production models become more commonplace in the sports production industry, college campuses are perfectly suited for centralized live event production. With IP technologies making that centralization more realistic and cost-efficient than ever, how can you set up your athletic department’s infrastructure for campus-wide success?

2:00 - 2:15 p.m.

Technology Case Study

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

2:15 - 3:00 p.m.

Next Level: Strategies and Tech For Integrating Deeper Storytelling Into Live Event Production

While the core tenant of any live sports broadcast is to deliver the game to the viewer, content creators these days are looking for new ways to better tell the stories of not only the score, but the athletes, coaches, and campus life behind each program. Whether it’s through technology (graphics, replay, cameras, lenses, microphones, connectivity) or strategy (relationships with coaches, on-air talent, SIDs), how are live college sports broadcasters taking the live game to the next level to developer deeper affinities among viewers?

3:00 - 3:45 p.m.

Technology Showcases & Networking Break

3:45 - 4:05 p.m.

Exposing More Sports Through Technology: Production Blueprint #3

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.

4:05 - 4:40 p.m.

Lifeblood: Recruiting, Training, and Inspiring Students and Interns

No athletic department video team can meet the demanding scale of live event and creative video content creation without the help of a deep and effective student staff. How do you go about recruiting students? How do you train them? And how do you build a culture where your finest students shine – and even lead the way?

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

12th-Annual SVG College Sports Media Awards in association with NACDA Ceremony

Join us to celebrate the best from the year in college sports video at the 12th annual SVG College Sports Media Awards in association with NACDA. The CSMAs recognize those pushing the envelope in creativity, quality, and technological innovation in content ranging from live games, to features, short-form, and more.

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

SVG College Sports Media Awards in association with NACDA Celebratory Reception

Cap off a day of learning and celebration with some drinks and snacks with your peers at our end-of-day reception.