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Enterprise & Education

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

A101 - HOW TO: Selecting the Right Video Management Technology

This presentation helps attendees identify their unique requirements for an effective digital asset management (DAM) solution. We identify the mistakes that many buyers make and provide advice on best practices when looking at solutions from Avid, Cinegy, Dalet, Imagine Communications, GlobeCast, and others. Attendees get advice on how to get to a vendor short list, submitting brief and useful RFPs, what questions you need to ask, and other tips to ensure you choose the right solution.

Jarrod Gingras, Managing Director & Analyst - Real Story Group

D101 - The 4K Ecosystem: Opportunities and Challenges In The 4K Workflow

This session will look at the opportunities and challenges in delivering 4K streaming across the entire workflow and supply chain, as well as discuss the 4K timeline and real dates for 4K deployment. Speakers will discuss content creation and editing (including remastering), encoding (including HEVC profile definition), streaming (HLS vs. MPEG-DASH), CDN and network bandwidth cost and capacity issues, and client-side (i.e. device platform) issues. Attendees will hear how 4K streaming compares to other delivery methods, including physical media (4K Blu-ray) and 4K over pay-TV.

Nick Colsey, Vice President, Business Development - Sony Electronics Inc.
Keith Wymbs, CMO - Elemental Technologies, an Amazon Web Services Company
Kanaan Jemili, CEO - DivX

DT101 - Discovery Track

Challenges on the Road from Coax to the IP-Only Video World
10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

This session will attempt to lay out the technological, economic, and human challenges on the road to the IP-only video world, as well as demonstrate a solution in the form of a new architecture developed around a 10Gbps Ethernet core, offering a flexible, format-agnostic infrastructure that easily supports 4K and 8K video.

Branislav Kukulj, Product Specialist—OTT - Evertz Microsystems
Delivering the Next-Generation Interactive Video Experience: Better Value, Better Experience
10:55 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Spending on corporate training is now well over $130 billion worldwide. Corporate outreach is increasingly delivered as video content, and YouTube videos are no longer enough. Content needs to entertain, engage, and build community. It all must be interactive. Come see this easy-to-use cloud-based video solution that makes it simple to deliver truly interactive video experiences.

John Vadino, CEO - Tivi
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

A102 - HOW TO: Choosing a Cloud Encoder

This session describes what cloud encoding is and how it works for both live and on-demand applications. Learn the types of applications that work well with cloud encoding and the factors to consider when choosing an on-demand and live cloud encoding service. The presentation also includes qualitative and performance results from recent reviews of some of today’s leading cloud based encoding platforms, including Amazon,, Elemental Cloud, and Zencoder.

Jan Ozer, Founder - Streaming Learning Center

C102 - Enterprise Mobile Video: Unique Deployment Challenges

This session explains the unique challenges enterprises face when deploying mobile video. Panelists share their experiences rolling out mobile initiatives and provide technical recommendations and best practices. Topics include a discussion of mobile streaming trends and business use cases from traditional corporate communications to newer outbound marketing initiatives. The session also covers workflow from content creation to delivery, including how to support multiple devices and bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives, wireless networking (4G vs. Enterprise Wi-Fi), app vs. browser, and content management.

Moderator: Andy Howard, Founder & Managing Director - Howard & Associates
Jeff Williams, Director, Product Evangelist, Global IT, End User Services - Oracle
Michael Newman, VP/GM, Video Content Management - Polycom
Mike Benson, SVP, Global Sales - Ramp
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

D103 - Content Management Strategies for Enterprise Content Platforms

With video rapidly growing as a medium for communication across all areas of the enterprise—marketing, training, collaboration, compliance—how can you take advantage of your existing investments in content management, knowledge management, and search platforms to make video a first-class content asset? This panel discusses and recommends best practices for helping ensure your videos can be found, shared, and watched in the right context and within the platforms already in use today.

Moderator: Tom Wilde, CEO - Indico Data
Scott Lawson, Director of IT Architecture - QAD
David Stravach, Communications Specialist, Online Solutions - United States Postal Service
Mark Daniel, Manager, Media and Entertainment Industry, Americas Sales - NetApp
Al Falaschi, Customer Marketing Manager - Widen Enterprises
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

C105 - Streaming Deployment Architectures in Higher Education

Video in the classroom isn't a new concept, but as streaming media becomes a mainstream staple in the household, it’s only natural for the technology to trickle into education. This session explores how universities are bringing live and VOD streaming into the classroom, including a closer look at how it’s being deployed (with architecture diagrams), which use cases are showing the best success, and best practices that should be followed.

Moderator: Chris Knowlton, Chief Evangelist - Panopto
Jonathan Schwartz, Senior Director, Online Education and Digital Media, Sol Price School of Public Policy - University of Southern California
Ernest Gillis, Learning Resource Web Manager - Berklee College of Music
Todd Stabley, Senior Media Engineer - Duke University
Siddiq Siddiqui-Ali, Analyst - UC Riverside

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

DT201 - Discovery Track

Enterprise Video Goes Native
10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

Video is growing as a medium for communication across all areas of the enterprise, but how do you take advantage of the benefits of video without creating a new silo of information in your organization? In this session, learn how native integration of video into existing CMS “platforms of record” like SharePoint can ensure that your videos can be effectively and efficiently found and shared.

Attend this session for your chance to win: iPad Mini ($250 value)

Brian Prigge, Product Manager - Ramp
Use a Multi-Encoder to Master the Art of Streaming and Recording
10:55 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Learn how multi-encoders let you encode your content with multiple bitrates, resolutions, and picture-in-picture modes locally rather than paying for cloud transcoding. Unlock the benefits of low-bandwidth, low-cost streaming while simultaneously encoding and recording high-resolution, high-bitrate versions of the same content to become a streaming/recording master.

Attend this session for your chance to win: Epiphan DVI2USB 3.0 ($700 value). Epiphan’s DVI2USB 3.0™ is a versatile, high performance video grabber device that performs uncompressed capture of HD video (1920×1200/1920×1080) from HDMI, DVI, or VGA at 60 frames per second over USB 3.0.

David Kirk, VP Marketing - Epiphan Video
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

B202 - The Risks and Rewards of Employee-Generated Video

Phone cameras and YouTube have propelled user-generated video into world headlines, but is user-generated video making inroads into the enterprise? Do the benefits outweigh the risks? Hear from businesses that have made the decision to deploy a secure video sharing and publishing platform inside their enterprises. Attendees learn what measurable benefits these programs had, how the benefits outweighed the risks, and any unintended consequences that have to be overcome. Learn what questions you should ask when deciding whether to build or buy an internal video-sharing platform as well as some of the best practices for using one.

Moderator: David Boyll, Director, Media Technology Solutions - Oracle Marketing Brand Creative
Sourabh Kothari, Senior Manager, Rich Media Marketing - Cisco
Scott Salik, Founder - Carpe Canum Media
Brent Davis, Manager, Enterprise Communication and Collaboration - General Mills
Darlene Hoyer, VP, Regional Sales - MediaPlatform
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