Tuesday

TUESDAY 18 JULY Room A Room B
  1.A.1: SMPTE: STRENGTHENING THE PILLARS 1.B.1: BETTER – PICTURES, SOUND
AND PRODUCTIONS
  This topic focuses on the value proposition SMPTE provides the industry, addressing issues of education for our members and takes a look at a new standards initiative. The improvements in vision from SD to HD and now UHD make imperfections more noticeable to the viewer. Papers in this session explain some ways of creating good quality pictures and sound to maximise the benefits of today’s technology and looks at an interesting case study using IT-based switching in Francis Ford Coppola’s new “live cinema” project.
09:30 How the television industry can help create motivating online learning experiences for university students
– Doug Strable (Inasia KK / Royal Roads University Canada, Japan)
Pixel size and the effect on performance in 2K,4K, 8K acquisition
– Peter G Centen (Grass Valley, The Netherlands)
10:00 Arts and Science – Building the Educational Bridge
– Stuart Pointon (Lemac Film & Digital, Australia)
Calibrated Colour and Software for LED Luminaires
– Michael Wagner (ARRI, USA)
10:30 OBID: A Revolution in Audience Measurement?
– Christopher J Lennon (MediAnswers, USA)
IT-based switching brings Francis Ford Coppola’s new “live cinema” project to life
– Mike Snell (EVS, VP Sales APAC, Hong Kong)
  1.A.2: CONFERENCE OPENING AND KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
SMPTE invites members and guests to the opening
address and keynote for the SMPTE17 Conference
“Embracing Connective Media”.
Join us as we open the conference and welcome Ms Michelle Rowland MP,
Shadow Minister for Communications,
Federal Member for Greenway as the Keynote Speaker.
  1.A.3: STORMY WEATHER 1.B.3: PRODUCTION WORKFLOW:
LIVE AND LOVING IT
  This session takes a deep dive into the issues around live streaming, from processing to distribution and cloud storage. This tech savvy session really hits a note for those who love workflow, how automation can assist with the demands of modern playout on multiple platforms, re-timing of live subtitles and the workflow of distributing content on multiple platforms.
14:00 Live streaming broadcast-quality video over commodity Internet networks
– Francois Quereuil (Aspera, USA)
How can automation help the broadcast industry in meeting the demands of digital TV
– Bea Alonso (Ooyala, Singapore)
14:30 A Lightweight Distributed Media Processing System for UHD Service
– Xusheng Zhang, Li Song, Rong Xie and Yanan Zhao (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P.R. China)
Re-timing of Live Subtitles
– Will Munkara-Kerr (Ericsson & Broadcast and Media Services, Australia); Matt Simpson (Ericsson, UK)
15:00 Dynamic Lifecycle Management of a Data Corpus across multiple Cloud Storage Services
– Michael L Palmer (Masstech, USA)
Content Everywhere
– Tony Taylor (TMD Ltd, UK)
  1.A.4: CLOUD: IT’S RAINING BITS 1.B.4: PANEL SESSION TO BE ADVISED
  This topic looks in-depth at the Cloud – utilising it for production and storage. TBA
16:00 Lost in the Clouds? Cloud Storage Fits Into Media Workflows—Just Not Everywhere
– Dave Frederick (Quantum, USA)
16:30 The Future of Storage in IP / Cloud-based Broadcast Workflows
– Hossein ZiaShakeri (Spectra Logic, USA); Megan Shannon (Spectra Logic Corporation, USA)
17:00 SaaS Based Video Production
– Ian Trow (Harmonic, UK)

*Schedule is subject to change

Session titles are coloured to provide an indication of topic streams throughout the conference

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