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Your Guide to the Latest Industry Webcasts

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UPDATED 9/20: Whether it is a detailed presentation for a new product or a deep dive into an industry hot topic, webcasts are great ways to learn about what’s new and exciting in the broadcast industry. Here is an overview of upcoming webcasts and how to access them.

OTT Customer Acquisition: Opportunities and Challenges
Sept. 14

This webinar will examine the opportunities and challenges in today’s OTT marketplace, including best strategies to identify, acquire, and engage their customers and increase market share in this ultra-competitive and fragmented space. Click here to register.

Content from Anywhere News Workflow
Sept. 22

Many television production workflows were radically upended by the Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns, with end-to-end changes implemented almost overnight. Sponsored by Avid and featuring executives from Sinclair and Meredith, this panel of experts will discuss how broadcasters are redefining their technology strategies to take advantage of the greater flexibility and resiliency of hybrid-cloud production. Register here

Infocomm Sneak Peek Virtual Event
Sept. 23

Sponsored by Systems Contractor News (SCN) and AVIXA, this event will give the AV industry an inside look at InfoComm 2021, which is being held Oct. 23-29 in Orlando, Fla. Click here to register. 

Deploying HDR for Streaming Services: Challenges & Opportunities
Sept. 14, 21 & 23

Join Bitmovin’s Encoding Product Manager Markus Hafellner and Technical Product Marketing Manager Andy Francis as they discuss the considerations, requirements and recommendations for HDR video encoding. They’ll cover frequently asked and nuanced questions around codecs, conversion and playback to deliver the answers you need to streamline your HDR workflows. Click here to register. 

TV Tech Talk: Remote Production: Is Hybrid Cloud the New Normal?
Sept. 21

Many television production workflows were radically upended by the Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns, with end-to-end changes implemented almost overnight. Now, as more workers are returning to their offices and studios, many innovations that have been pioneered over the past 18 months will remain, while workflows migrate to an evolving mix of cloud- and facilities-based tools and capabilities.

Sponsored by LiveU, Matrox, Net Insight and Signiant, Join our panel of experts as they explain how broadcasters are redefining their technology strategies to take advantage of the greater flexibility and resiliency of hybrid-cloud production. Click here to register. 

Sound for Film & TV
Sept. 24

Mix Magazine presents the eighth annual Sound for Film & Television, a full-day, online event spotlighting the talent and technology that drives the high end of audio post-production. Mix and Host Partner Sony Pictures Studios draw back the curtain in the virtual Cary Grant Theatre, where attendees will experience a technology exhibition and a series of expert panel presentations from some of the top sound editors, re-recording mixers, composers, chief engineers and manufacturers in the industry. Click here to register. 

AIMS IP Oktoberfest
Sept. 28-30

AIMS’ (Alliance for IP Media Solutions) second IP Oktoberfest will again combine the LIVE presentations, experts, networking, and discussions you love all in one place. IP Oktoberfest is set up just like an in-person event, with three full days of content and networking. There will be a main stage with presentations and from there you can go into smaller topic specific rooms, get questions answered, and discuss what is currently happening in the industry. Different experts in attendance each day to discuss the latest advances in the industry. Click here to register. 

How to Simplify Your Live Production Workflow:
Onsite, Remote, and in the Cloud
Sept. 29

Presented by Greg Macchia of Simplylive and Jim Jachetta of VidOvation. Learn how to produce more of the live content viewers demand without scaling up the cost and size of your live production workflow. Find out how cloud-enabled, software-based production architecture can support and simplify live productions of any size, and hear about how leading broadcasters are doing just that! Presented by Greg Macchia of Simplylive and Jim Jachetta of VidOvation. Click here to register.

ACHIEVE 2021
Sept. 29-30

This two-day online summit, sponsored by Harmonic will bring together media companies and business leaders in the video industry, who will share unique insights and first-hand experiences on innovative cloud streaming deployments, major evolutions in primary distribution and broadcast TV, and successful monetization and personalization approaches. Click here to register. 

SMPTE 2021 Annual Technical Conference
Nov. 9-18

The SMPTE Annual Technical Conference is the world's premier peer-reviewed forum for the exploration of media and entertainment technology. The 2021 conference will be a virtual event with technical paper presentations delivered via prerecorded video. Click here to register.