Tuesday Agenda

Location: Murray Hill Suite, Second Floor

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

SVG Summit Exhibits Open/Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 9:45 a.m.

Tech Leaders on the Issues

Technology chiefs for the networks and station groups talk about their biggest challenges and detail their wish lists for new developments affecting news workflow.
Moderator: Harry Jessell, TVNewsCheck, Editor and Co-Publisher
Joe Addalia, Hearst Television, Director, Technology Projects
Del Parks
, Sinclair Broadcast Group, SVP and CTO
Blake Russell, Nexstar Broadcasting Group, SVP, Station Operations
Fabian Westerwelle, ABC News, Director, News Acquisition

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9:45 - 10:15 a.m.

Keynote Speech: Gordon Borrell, Borrell Associates, CEO

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10:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Case Study: The Weather Company, an IBM Business

Presenter: Terry Casey, The Weather Company, Meteorologist and VP, Digital Business Development

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10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Networking Break

10:45 - 11:30 a.m.

ENG Evolution: Everything is Changing

News acquisition and contribution technology continues to evolve rapidly. How are the latest technologies affecting news storytelling and how are manufacturers keeping up with the needs of news storytellers?
Moderator: Phil Kurz, TVNewsCheck, Technology Editor
Mike Englehaupt
, Graham Media Group, VP and CTO
Louis Libin, Broad Comm, Founder and President

Michael Porter, Telescope, VP, Business Development
Jeff Rose, Sinclair Broadcast Group, UAS Chief Pilot

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11:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Case Study: Aveco

Presenter: Jim O’Brien, Aveco, President

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11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

News Automation and Robotics 2.0

A new generation of technology points the way to greater efficiencies in operations and storytelling. What has been the impact so far on workflow, content and the development of related technology?
Moderator: Phil Kurz, TVNewsCheck, Technology Editor
Mike Fass
, Gray Television Group, Director of Production
Robert “RJ” Russell, WTXF Philadelphia (Fox), VP, Engineering and Operations

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