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IABM Executive Summit Series (Amsterdam)

4th February 2019

Event location - Novotel Amsterdam City, Europaboulevard 10, 1083 AD Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Opposite the RAI Convention Center)

Date - Monday 4 February 2019 (Presentations - 3pm - 5.30pm, Networking - 5.30pm - 7pm)

Our Executive Summit series bring together the most influential and visionary thought leaders from broadcast and media companies and the world’s best technology suppliers to collaborate and discuss key trends, opportunities and disruptors in an open, non-commercial forum.


Sports Broadcasting: Drivers of change & Technology trends

Presented by Chiara Raucci, Research Analyst, IABM

This presentation will delve into the most recent trends in sports broadcasting, describing how the changes in the industry are translating into a variety of shifts in media technology demand. Chiara will discuss how the increasing pressure on budgets and the changing demands of viewers are prompting sports broadcasters to deploy new technologies and workflows such as remote production, artificial intelligence and immersive formats.

Maximum reliability and cyber security for control room infrastructure – a case study based on a major installation at DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH

Presented by Jochen Bauer, Marketing Director at Guntermann & Drunck GmbH

Ideal system access, redundancy concepts and cyber security aspects for state-of-the-art control rooms highly benefit from the deployment of KVM technology. In the range of mission critical operations Air Traffic Control can be found at the forefront: system health management is crucial and a permanently granted system access elemental. A perfect example of how to achieve absolute system reliability is given by the case study from DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH’s “P2” control room. As the presentation will show their cutting-edge concepts can be easily transferred to the infrastructure concepts of other sectors.

IP all the way - NDI technology brings 4K video to standard IP networks revolutionising signal distribution

Presented by Marc Risby, CTO at DigiBox

Marc Risby, CTO of DigiBox in conjunction with Dan Mail, CEO of Bird Dog explain how the transition to IP has not only been enabled, but some would say “unleashed”. Sharing their knowledge and experience, they discuss applications using NewTek NDI technology including streaming the launch of a major new video game and distributing content across a large theatre complex.

Cloud Education: How Ravensbourne University adopted AWS for live video, and fresh thinking

In this session hear how Ravensbourne University in the UK created a live-streaming workflow, using services from AWS to reach hundreds of schools with educational events featuring the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Presented by Simon Frost, Head of EMEA Media Marketing at Amazon Web Services

Bringing Intelligent Power Management from DCIM to Broadcast – Going under the Hood at Grupo Imagen, Mexico.

Any facility that has rack-mounted equipment can benefit from implementing an effective Power Management system, enabling IT teams to diagnose and solve issues remotely to save time and money. In this session, Tom Pollard, Control Systems Specialist at TSL Products will walk through the advantages and deployment of such a system, providing a detailed look at the recent set-up at Grupo Imagen which has installed TSL’s InSite platform and Intelligent PDU’s to remotely monitor power at 42 sites across Mexico.

Presented by Tom Pollard, Product Manager, TSL Products

Networking Drinks Reception

This part of the event is kindly sponsored by Guntermann & Drunck

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