VidTrans17 - Making IP Video Production a Reality, Annual Technical Conference and Exposition
February 28 - March 2, 2017
Los Angeles, California

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Preliminary Program (as of 3/2/2017) | Printable Version

Monday, February 27, 2017

3:00-5:00PM
  1. Pre-Conference Tutorial: AES67 - What Every Media Professional Needs to Know
    Wes Simpson - Telecom Product Consulting
    NOTE: Extra registration fee required - Get more information

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

7:30AM Continental Breakfast – Bayview Room Foyer

8:30AM Session 1 Begins – Bayview Room

  1. Virtualized Broadcast Solutions: Reality Check (30) | Synopsis
    Thomas Edwards - Fox

  2. From Theory to Reality: Native IP Live Production using Media Function Virtualization (30) | Synopsis
    Andrew Osmond - APERI

  3. Advanced NICs and Their Applicability to Flexible Broadcast Environments (30) | Synopsis
    Dotan Levi – Mellanox

    10:00AM Break, 45 Minutes in Exhibit Hall (California Ballroom)

    Exhibits Open 10:00AM - 7:00PM

  4. BCE IP Broadcast Facility Case Study (30) | Synopsis
    Phil Myers - SAM

  5. PEG and Beyond (30) | Synopsis
    Peter Keys – Charter Communications

    11:45AM Get-Together Luncheon in Exhibit Hall

1:15PM Session 2 Begins – Bayview Room

  1. Panel Discussion: Roadblocks to Implementing 2110 (60)
    (Attendees are encouraged to come with questions)
    Moderator: Brad Gilmer – Gilmer & Associates
    Participants: Chuck Meyer – Grass Valley, Eric Fankhauser - Evertz, Toshiaki Kojima – Sony, Gerard Phillips - SAM

    2:15PM Break, 45 Minutes in Exhibit Hall

  2. SCTE-104/35 and Beyond: A Look at Ad-Insertion in an OTT World (30) | Synopsis
    Ciro Noronha, Ph.D. – Cobalt Digital

  3. IP – A New Way to Think About Time (30) | Synopsis
    Chuck Meyer – Grass Valley

    4:30PM Session Adjourn

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

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

7:30AM Continental Breakfast – Bayview Room Foyer

8:30AM Session 3 Begins – Bayview Room

  1. UHD HDR and Video Quality (45) | Synopsis
    Sean McCarthy Ph.D. - ARRIS

  2. The Use of SDN in Hybrid Cloud Production (30) | Synopsis
    Fredrik Sallstrom – Net Insight

    10:00AM Break, 45 Minutes in Exhibit Hall

    Exhibits Open 10:00AM – 6:00PM

  3. SDI to IP Core Infrastructure Change Out – Case Study, NHK, Japan (30)
    John Dale – Media Links

  4. System Migration to ST2110 (30) | Synopsis
    Paul Briscoe – Televisionary Consulting/Evertz

    Note: VSF Membership Meeting 11:45AM – 12:15PM

    11:45AM Get-Together Luncheon in Exhibit Hall

1:15PM Session 4 Begins – Bayview Room

  1. Panel Discussion: Getting from here to IP-based production (60)
    (Attendees are encouraged to come with questions)
    Moderator: Brad Gilmer – Gilmer & Associates
    Participants: Rick Ackermans – MVA Broadcast Consulting, Carl Ostrom – System Resource, Richard Friedel – Fox Broadcasting, Wes Simpson – Telecom Product Consulting

    2:15PM Break, 45 Minutes in Exhibit Hall

  2. IP Media Connectivity Convergence Across the Campus and the Country (30) | Synopsis
    Andy Rayner - Nevion

  3. Professional Media Transport over Packetized Networks (30) | Synopsis
    Sergio Ammirata, Ph.D. - DVEO

  4. Live Streaming Broadcast-Quality Video over Commodity Internet Networks (30) | Synopsis
    Mike Flathers – Aspera, an IBM company

    4:30PM Session Adjourn

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

Thursday, March 2, 2017

7:30AM Continental Breakfast – Bayview Room Foyer

8:00AM Session 5 Begins - Bayview Room

  1. The MEF Third Network Vision and its Application to Media (30) | Synopsis
    Dan Pitt - MEF Forum

  2. Industry Activities around Video over IP and How They Relate (15)
    Brad Gilmer and Richard Friedel – Fox

  3. Next Generation Audio over IP (30) | Synopsis
    Kent Terry - Dolby Laboratories

  4. IT vs. Broadcast Engineering - or- Surviving the Transition to IP (20) | Synopsis
    Wes Simpson - Telecom Product Consulting

  5. J2K-ULL Activity Group Update (15)
    John Dale – Media Links

    10:00AM BREAK, 30 Minutes Bayview Room Foyer

  6. AMWA NMOS: connection management and other work (15)
    Brad Gilmer - Gilmer & Associates

  7. Network Control API (15) | Synopsis
    Subha Dhesika - Cisco

  8. IP Zone at NAB (15) | Synopsis
    Mike Cronk - AIMS & Stan Moote, CTO IABM

  9. Interoperability Session Update (15)
    Jack Douglass – PacketStorm

  10. Studio Video over IP (SVIP) Activity Group Update (10)
    Mike Bany – Fox

  11. New VSF IPR Policy Review (20)
    Brad Gilmer – VSF

    11:45AM Meeting Adjourn

'Schedule is subject to change without notice'

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