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11:30 – 12:30: Registration and Networking (some light bites!)

12:30 – 13:00: Inside FIFA World Cup
The 2023 SVG Australia Sports Production Summit begins with an overview of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Key executives involved with the efforts discuss their production plans, new workflows, and more as the Women’s World Cup is delivered to sports fans around the world from Australia and New Zealand.
Confirmed Panelists:
Florin Mitu, FIFA, Head of Host Broadcast Production

13:00 – 13:15: Telstra Case Study

13:15 – 13:45: Immersive Sports Content: Sound (Atmos), Video (HDR and 4K) and Beyond
Sports production tools and distribution services are taking the sports viewing experience to new levels. We’ll learn about how to best produce content for delivery via Dolby Atmos, HDR, and 4K, key tools that can make a difference, and how it impacts the way your production team works.
Confirmed Panelists:
Robert Erickson, TAG Video Systems, VP, Live Production and Sports

13:45 – 14:00: LiveU Case Study

14:00 – 14:30: Networking Break

14:30 – 15:00: AI, Automated Production and What It Means to Sports Content Creation
Artificial Intelligence coupled with automated production technologies and platforms are opening up new ways to cost effectively create content, deliver highlights to social media platforms, and much more. Technology leaders debate the ins and outs of AI and automated production, where it fits into the landscape, and how it impacts your career.
Moderator: Doxia Brownlow, Tabcorp, Head of Broadcast Services

15:00 – 15:15: Fastly Case Study

15:15 – 15:45: Celebrating Women’s Sports: Why It’s Good Business
In recent years the growth of women’s sports has become undeniable and it is also becoming a more powerful force for broadcasters and advertisers looking to reach new audiences. Leaders from across ANZ discuss the growth of women’s sports, why younger sports fans are primed to drive engagement even further, and how your organization can help lead the charge.
Moderator: Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG, Co-Executive Director, Editorial
Confirmed Panelists:
Sarah Butler, Sport Business Connected, Founder

15:45 – 16:00: Networking Break

16:00 – 16:30: How Will the Cloud Change Production?
Cloud-based production systems are evolving rapidly and creating a new foundation for productions big and small. Cloud service providers, manufacturers, and production professionals discuss the move to live cloud production, considerations before making the leap, and working in a hybrid model.
Moderator: Paul Whybrow, SMPTE, Chair, Australia, New Zealand and Pacific

16:30 – 16:45: Ross Video Case Study

16:45 – 17:15: Finding the Next Generation of Production Talent
Sports channels, production companies, leagues, and teams find themselves with a lot more competition when it comes to attracting young talent. We’ll discuss the challenge of identifying great talent and, more importantly, training them and making them feel like a career in sports production is where they want to be.
Confirmed Panelists:
Caroline Ramsey, NEP, Major Events, Senior Program Manager – Global PPMO

17:15 – 18:00: FIFA World Cup Perspectives: Views from Around the World
Rights holders from around the globe are in Australia and New Zealand for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. How are they producing their content? What are their studio operations like? And how are their production teams working collaboratively with production personnel back home?
Confirmed Panelists:
Chris Suarez, Telemundo Deportes, Director, Technical Programs