Tuesday, January 23, 2024

10:45 - 11:30 a.m.

Networking in Lobby

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11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Transforming Live Production with AI

How will AI transform live event storytelling and content personalization? How can pre-produced and live content integrate together with AI’s help?
Karina Anglada, Adobe, Strategic Development Manager
Mo Goyal, Evertz, Senior Director, Live Media Production
Pinar Seyhan Demirdag, Cuebric, Co-Founder and AI Director
Rebecca Xu, Opus Clip, Head of Product Marketing

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12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Video Tech Elevates the In-Person Event Experience

What technologies are improving the audience experience, providing in-person and remote attendee equity while maximizing engagement for them both.
Moderator: Barry Watt, Repertoire Entertainment, CEO
Confirmed Panelists:
John Espey, Airbnb, Senior Technical Producer
Colin Murray, Salesforce & Slack, Senior Technical Producer
Joshua Willmann, Meta, Deployment Engineer

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12:30 - 1:00 p.m.

How They Did It: Success and Failures from Big Events

Producers, directors, and TDs share the “behind the scenes” stories of how they produced their latest big events – both internal and external.
Moderator: Sherry Huss, Freeman, Innovator-in-Residence and Head of Community
Confirmed Panelists:
Stephen Light, SXSW, Director of Commercial Content
Mina Sabet, TED Conferences, Head of Production
Victor Torregroza, Intel Corporation, Events & Experiences Program Manager, Events Center of Excellence


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1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Networking Lunch

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2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Global Live Event Production in the Cloud

Major live events are now all global events, with the “mothership” production team often required to manage multiple live event venues tied together in multiple ways for both on-prem and remote viewers. How has the cloud changed live production workflows?
Moderator: Claudia Souza, Advanced Systems Group (ASG), Chief Cloud Officer
Confirmed Panelists:
Joseph Lynch, EA, Group Director, Esports Content and Programming

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2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Corporate Live Event Accessibility and Inclusion

What accessibility tools and best practices are event producers using to include those whose disabilities would otherwise leave them out – both online and in person?
Moderator: Alexandra Georgescu, Microsoft, Studios Production Lead
Zane Beaty
, Charcoalblue Experience, Associate Director of Design Management
Jack Kelly, Freeman, VP, Content Production
Adi Margolin, Verbit, Director of Product Management – Media
Mikey Shaw, ASG @ Google, Technical Director

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3:00 - 3:45 p.m.

Networking in Exhibit Area

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3:45 - 4:15 p.m.

Reimagining Corporate Events

How are big tech companies using their own technologies to rethink and reengineer the very concept of corporate meetings.
Moderator: Alex Lindsay, 090 Media, Head of Operations; “Office Hours,” Creator
Andy Carluccio, Zoom, Head of Client Innovation

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4:15 - 5:00 p.m.

The Next Generation Hybrid Event

Can you scale intimacy and presence in the virtual world? The next generation of hardware and software creates new possibilities.
Moderator: David Adler, BizBash, Chairman & Founder; Harnessing Serendipity, Author; Adler Entertainment Trust, Partner
Rick Champagne
, NVIDIA, Director, Media & Entertainment Industry Strategy and Marketing

Thomas Soetens, Immersive Design Studios, Co-Founder and CEO

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5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Networking Reception in Exhibit Area

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