Live Streaming Summit

Live Streaming Summit focuses exclusively on the challenges and opportunities inherent in delivering large-scale live events and live linear channels to multiple screens. Sessions will address every step of the live video workflow, including ingestion, transcoding, management, protection, distribution, analytics, and post-event evaluation.

Whether you’re streaming one-time entertainment, news, sports, esports, or worship events, or delivering recurring live content, we’ve got you covered. While other events focus on event video production, the Live Streaming Summit takes it to the next level, covering the technologies and strategies required to take that video and deliver it to viewers watching on computers, tablets, mobile phones, set-top boxes, and smart TVs.

Streaming Media’s Live Streaming Summit is the only U.S. event to address the highest-level issues and opportunities related to live streaming. This is a must-attend show for technical and business decision makers whose jobs depend on delivering successful large-scale live events and live linear channels online. 

Registration Includes

Live Streaming Summit may be registered for separately or is included when you register for an All Access or Streaming Media East Full 2-Day Conference Pass. For more information on registration please click here.

  • Live Streaming Summit conference sessions on Tuesday, May 7 and Wednesday, May 8
  • Keynotes
  • Discovery Track
  • Networking Events including Breaks & VIP Mixer on Monday Evening
  • Streaming Media East Expo including the Tuesday Networking Happy Hour

Sponsorship Opportunities

 Sponsorship opportunities are available. Click here to learn more. 


Tuesday, May 7

Track LSS: Live Streaming Summit


LS101. Delivering to the Masses

10:30 AM2019-05-072019-05-07

Tuesday, May 7: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

It is unacceptable for online video to start buffering right before a game-winning play or an award winner is announced. The demands on OTT providers are increasing with the demand for live video. Having a robust content delivery network as the backbone of your streaming infrastructure is key. This group of providers and end users discusses delivery at scale to ensure consistent stream quality, which keeps the viewers happy and the valuable ad dollars safe.


, CEO, Jolokia


, Principal Advanced Service Architect, Limelight Networks

, Head of Product Management | Streaming, Edgecast

, Sr. Principal Solutions Architect, M&E, AWS


LS102. We’re Coming to You Live

11:45 AM2019-05-072019-05-07

Tuesday, May 7: 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Behind every successful live stream is a team of experts troubleshooting issues and, ideally, anticipating problems before they even begin. From the producer managing the team to the audio engineer mixing for the audience, every role is key to the success of the show. This session features panelists representing key roles in a control room. Live streaming demands a special set of skills that can save even the biggest budget broadcast. This team takes you through steps to make your next live production a success.


, Managing Director, Mainstream Media, LLC


, Technical Director, Suite Spot

, Producer & Associate Director, Liz Hart Productions

, Senior Audio Engineer & Tech Manager, LiveX


LS103. Boosting Your Revenue Streams

01:45 PM2019-05-072019-05-07

Tuesday, May 7: 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Every social platform has its own best practices for boosting and monetizing your content. With all of these different rules, it can be difficult to know which tips help and which tricks hurt. Targeted native and branded content advertising are standard for premium channels, but creative producers are exploiting the advantages of social platforms to create new income sources. These panelists share their successes and discuss the tools needed for monetizing in the social realm.


, Head of Production, LiveX


, Head of East Coast Sales, Mobcrush

, Live Video Creator and CEO, Stratigro Social Media Marketing

, Founder & CEO, Mighteor

, Esports and Sports Content Strategy, NAGRA


LS104. The Future of Video Transport

02:45 PM2019-05-072019-05-07

Tuesday, May 7: 2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Low latency is moving the needle for live interactivity. With the growth of live gaming and polling there is a greater need for a fast, reliable connection, and many companies are taking on the task of delivering it for their clients. With a growing market, how are they using this friendly competition to spur innovation? Come hear how low-latency video transport leaders are shaping the landscape for the interactivity of tomorrow. The future of live is here, now.


, Director of Sales Engineering, Wowza Media Systems


, VP of Engineering, Mirror

, CEO & Founder, NGCodec

, CEO, Streaming Global


LS105. Live Streaming Spotlights

04:00 PM2019-05-072019-05-07

Tuesday, May 7: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Recent Trends in Live Cloud Video Transcoding
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Video transcoding represents massive cloud workloads that are growing at 50% CAGR. This talk will discuss the modern trend to use programmable hardware acceleration (Xilinx FPGAs) to replace Intel Xeon CPUs. Twitch announced last year they are using FPGA acceleration in their data centers. Today many public clouds, including AWS, Alibaba, Huawei, etc., have FPGA instances that can be rented by the hour. This talk will compare the two major metrics for live cloud video transcoding: Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for encoding and bandwidth reduction based on better compression.


, CEO & Founder, NGCodec


Wednesday, May 8

Track LSS: Live Streaming Summit


LS201. How CBS Sports Digital Streams Live Events at Scale

10:30 AM2019-05-082019-05-08

Wednesday, May 8: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

During this session, CBSSports Digital will share how they deliver high-quality live streamed sports coverage to viewers by building an architecture that scales for growing audiences, exacting performance requirements, and increasing redundancy.


, Sr. Director Engineering, CBS Sports Digital


LS202. The Game of Social Strategy

11:45 AM2019-05-082019-05-08

Wednesday, May 8: 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Learn how to leverage the talent and the following of a social streamer. Whether going live on their own channel or promoting a product for an agency, social streamers are their own brand and voice. The eyes they bring from their accounts are an immediate return on your ad dollars. Knowing how an influencer aligns with your message is important. This panel of social and marketing professionals teaches you how to choose the best voice for your live stream.


, VP, Encoding & Digital Strategy, BC Live Productions


, VP of Livestreaming, The Meet Group

, Co-Founder, Cheesehead TV

, Managing Director, Gigcasters


LS203. Remote Production in Pajamas

01:45 PM2019-05-082019-05-08

Wednesday, May 8: 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Does your client have a limited budget for an on-location show? It is now easier than ever to take the feed and switch it in your home studio. This means no travel time wasted and no flights expensed. The increase of video over IP is allowing for more streaming control rooms to be offsite. Big companies have been using remote systems for years, but now these technologies are attainable on a streaming scale. Learn how to make live streaming easier and more costeffective, by leveraging today’s remote solutions.


, Director of Production, VideoLink and AVI-SPL


, SVP Sales and Business Development, Brandlive

, Vice President of Sales, Teradek

, Vice President of Media & Entertainment, Endeavor Streaming and VP BOD, Women in Streaming Media


LS204. The 360° View

03:15 PM2019-05-082019-05-08

Wednesday, May 8: 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

You can teach an old dog new tricks. Many producers are putting a fresh face on traditional shows, and major platforms have released players that support 360° video and spurred its resurgence. Gaming tournaments now happen in completely virtual environments. Augmented reality is an opportunity for the audience to see the unexpected and heighten their experience. With 360°, virtual reality, and augmented reality, the viewers are a part of a new story that they help create. Find out how building a stream with these elements can increase viewership and extend view time.


, Head of Production, Chapter Four


, Head of Production, Stringr

, President, FlightLine Films

, CTO & Content Producer, SkyRae

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