VidTrans15 - Content in Motion, Annual Technical Conference and Exposition
February 24 - February 26, 2015
Los Angeles, California

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Preliminary Program

(as of 2/17/2015) | Printable Version (pdf, 26k)

Monday, February 23, 2015

3:00-5:00PM
  1. Pre-Conference Tutorial: OTT Video Delivery: ABR Streaming

    (Course description is available here)
    Wes Simpson - Telecom Product Consulting
    NOTE: Extra registration fee required - Get more information

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

7:30AM Continental Breakfast – Bayview Room Foyer

8:30AM Session 1 Begins

  1. High Dynamic Range as it relates to Quality of Experience and Human Perception
    Sean McCarthy - Arrisi

  2. High Dynamic Range (HDR) for HD and UHD TV: Real World Considerations
    Matthew Goldman -Ericsson

    10:00AM Break, 30 Minutes in Exhibit Hall

    Exhibits Open 10:00AM - 7:00PM

  3. Extensible RTP Architecture for Professional Media Networking
    Thomas Edwards - Fox

  4. Strategies for secure IP Media networks
    Helge Stephansen - Nevion

    11:45AM Get-Together Luncheon in Exhibit Hall

1:15PM Session 2 Begins

  1. Update on the TR-01 work to include low latency and 4K
    John Dale – Media Links

  2. HEVC vs AVC where is the magic
    Andrey Pozdnyakov- Elecard

    2:15PM Break, 45 Minutes in Exhibit Hall

  3. VSF Specification Road Map Discussion
    Brad Gilmer – VSF Executive Director

  4. Media Signal IP Routing Group Discussion
    Carl Ostrom – System Resource

    4:30PM Session Adjourn

    Tuesday Reception – Exhibit Hall 5:30-7:00PM

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

7:30AM Continental Breakfast – Bayview Room Foyer

8:30AM Session 3 Begins

  1. Challenges with Large-Scale Adaptive Streaming Deployments
    Ali Begen- Cisco

  2. 4K/UHD Content Creation: A Survival Guide
    Pierre (Pete) Routhier – Creat3

  3. Challenges and opportunities with remote 4K production
    Larissa Goerner - Net Insight

    10:00AM Break, 30 Minutes in Exhibit Hall

    Exhibits Open 10:00AM – 6:00PM

  4. Understanding the Software Defined Media Infrastructure
    Al Kovalick - Media Systems Consulting (Fox)

  5. SDN and how it applies to Broadcast Production
    Subha Dhesikan - Cisco


    11:45AM Get-Together Luncheon in Exhibit Hall

1:15PM Session 4 Begins

  1. Virtualizing Contribution and Live Production
    Andrew Osmond - Aperi

  2. Disruption in the market: Can the Internet replace traditional broadcast transmission?
    Derek Anderson - Level 3 Communications

    2:15PM Break, 45 Minutes in Exhibit Hall

  3. It Is About Time
    Chuck Meyer - Grass Valley

  4. Panel Discussion Topic: Stumping the experts
    (Attendees are encouraged to come with questions)
    Moderator: Brad Gilmer – Gilmer & Associates
    Participants: Rick Ackermans – Turner, Pierre Costa – AT&T, Richard Friedel – Fox, Wes Simpson – Telecom Product Consulting, Emory Strilkauskas - ESPN

    4:30PM Session Adjourn

    Refreshments – Exhibit Hall 4:30-6:00PM

Thursday, February 26, 2015

7:30AM Continental Breakfast – Bayview Room Foyer

8:30AM Session 5 Begins

  1. Can the Internet Keep Pace with Video Growth?
    Phill Lawson-Shanks– EdgeConneX

  2. Aggregation of local and national content for classic and next generation distribution
    Scott M Davis - Time Warner Cable

  3. Multicast replication and cut-through latency
    John Mailhot – Imagine Communications & Sudarshan Pathalam of Brocade

    10:00AM BREAK, 30 Minutes in Bayview Room Foyer

  4. Interop Discussion
    Jack Douglass – Packet Storm

  5. RTCP (Real Time Control Protocol) Signaling Activity Group Update
    Carl Ostrom – System Resource

  6. SVIP (Studio Video over IP) Activity Group Update
    Mike Bany - DVBLink

  7. Update on the JT-NM Phase 2 work
    Richard Friedel - Fox, Felix Poulin – EBU, Brad Gilmer - VSF

    11:30AM Meeting Adjourn

'Schedule is subject to change without notice'

Note: Check out the interoperability event between multiple vendors in the exhibit hall.