Industry Virtual Events

Securing Next-Gen Streaming Video

July 15, 2020 | LightReading
12:00pm EDT

This streaming video digital seminar will include industry experts from across the video spectrum who will tackle critical security issues and more including:

How can OTT providers safeguard their precious video streams?
What new technologies are vendors developing and deploying to keep prying eyes away from streaming content?
How can content and service providers tackle the sensitive issue of password-sharing?


  • 12:00 pm – Opening Remarks with Alan Breznick, Light Reading

  • 12:10 pm—Streaming Video Alliance keynote with Jason Thibeault

  • 12:15 pm—Omdia keynote with Tony Gunnarsson

  • 12:30 pm—Fireside chat with Service Provider

  • 12:50 PM—Group panel discussion

Broadcast Tech Talks

Ongoing | Broadcast Tech

Broadcast Tech has launched a new digital platform for podcasts, webinars and inspired content covering the creative use of technology and current issues facing the TV industry.

Past Events

ICG Deep Dive Virtual Panel

June 18, 2020 | Local 600 and ICG Magazine

Join us for a conversation that will delve into the unique, shot-on-film workflow, one actor playing both leading roles (Mark Ruffalo appears as identical twins), and the many challenges for the camera team created by a mostly unscripted, docudrama approach to a narrative production. This first virtual panel in Local 600’s “Deep Dive” series, featuring Guild members and the creatives they work with, links up with ICG Magazine’s June/July article on I Know This Much Is True.


April 17 – 24, 2020 | BEA

#BEAVirtualVegas is an online BEA convention experience.  It’s a blend of live and pre-recorded sessions and content created from BEA2020 accepted panels and presentations, traditional research, digital poster sessions and creative scholarship.

Taking Streaming Video to the Next Level

April 20, 2020 | Light Reading and Streaming Video Alliance (SVA)

In this special online seminar co-hosted with the Streaming Video Alliance, video industry experts from across the spectrum will:

  • Assess the streaming video market
  • Evaluate the latest entrants
  • Examine the major challenges they face
  • Discuss how the industry can reach the promised land of OTT Video 2.0 – a scalable, stable, secure streaming platform that generates regular, predictable revenue

AWS NAB News & Updates Online Event

April 20 and 21, 2020 | AWS

This webcast provides updates originally scheduled for NAB Show 2020 to help media and entertainment organizations discover new capabilities, boost innovation, and increase operational efficiency and agility.

BTS Technical Sessions Planned for NAB Show: Now A Webcast Series

April 22 – May 20, 2020 | IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS)

IMF Tutorial

Interoperable Master Format (IMF) 101 Tutorial

May 11, 2020 | 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. EST | HPA

Interested in learning how the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) standard simplifies next-generation content mastering, QC, management, manufacturing and delivery? Join us for this online-only event where you will learn about IMF through:

  • an overview of IMF use cases and technology
  • tutorials using some of the latest IMF products on the market
  • live Q&A with experts

IABM State of the Industry Conference

May 13, 2020 | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST | IABM

IABM’s State of the Industry online session uncovers actionable insights that will help you set your priorities for the coming months. Under the banner “Transform. Streamline. Collaborate: Adapt for Change”, this session goes to the heart of industry transformation, driven by the move to direct-to-consumer.

Raise a Glass with NABPAC

May 14, 2020 | 5 p.m. EST | NABPAC

See industry friends and enjoy a drink all while learning more about the PAC during this LIVE Zoom session. This event is reserved for NAB members interested in making an impact in broadcasting. Contact Jenn Flemming for more details or to RSVP.


4k 4Charity

4k 4Charity Virtual Run

April 21 – June 1, 2020 | 4K 4Charity

This year, the 2020 NAB Show 4K 4Charity Fun Run is going virtual so that you can participate safely from anywhere at a time that suits your schedule, while continuing to raise funds for organizations supporting increased diversity and inclusion in technology. This event will also support those most impacted by COVID-19. Choose from the popular 4K (2.49mile) distance or expanded 8K (4.97 mile) option, and then complete the route at your own pace, whether that’s on one day or across several days.

How to Build a Better 5G

May 27, 2020 | LightReading

In this webinar we will share experiences from 5G live networks in South Korea, the US and Europe, and the latest trials of 5GC.

Automating Multi-Vendor Networks: A Practical Approach in Telefonica’s Network

May 27, 2020 | LightReading

Join our special webinar where you will learn insights from Heavy Reading’s recent case study of how leading global telecom operator Telefónica is transforming its multivendor networks through the deployment of an automated, intent-based IP network. Will also include a demo of the solutions along with some real-world use case examples.

The Impact on Radio Listeners During COVID-19

May 27, 2020 | Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB)

A NEW study reflecting the listener mindset six weeks after the initial Jacobs Media study that will share fresh data geared towards providing broadcasters with the radar they need to shape their strategies and tactics for the future.

2020 Optical Networking Digital Symposium Series

May 28, 2020 | LightReading

The Coherent 400 Gbit/s Revolution and Open and Disaggregated Optical Networks: Reality Test.

Ask a Hollywood Expert Webinar Series

May 28, 2020 | SMPTE Hollywood

Join SMPTE Hollywood for “Ask a Hollywood Expert”, an exciting, new webinar series where some of the brightest minds in the entertainment industry share insights on building a rewarding career.

The Economics of Cloud and Object Storage

May 28, 2020 | Entertainment Technology Center at USC and Cloudian

In this discussion, we will cover the economics of cloud storage in both OPEX and CAPEX examples as well as look at the true cost-of-ownership for legacy data storage options like LTO tape libraries.

Demystifying Video Delivery Protocols

May 28, 2020 | Streaming Video Alliance (SVA)

In this webinar, we will explore the pros and cons of the different streaming protocols for different use cases as well as looking at best practices for implementation including configuration tuning and other optimization that make the protocols operate at peak performance.

IEEE BTS – Broadcasting’s Bright Future!

May 29, 2020 | BTS

This webinar will discuss why broadcasting is here to stay, and why I believe we have the most efficient way of distributing content. For anybody interested in Broadcast Engineering this discussion will be a positive experience.

NALIP: LatinoLens – Prep & Present: A Visual Deck Guide

May 29, 2020 | NALIP

Industry Professionals give insight on preparing for general meetings and the visual presentation for projects and what to include when you’re selling content.

5G Networking Digital Symposium

June 1, 2020 | LightReading

5G RAN Strategies: Designing for Coverage, Performance & Business Success and What’s in Your Toolbox? Making Sense of 5G Transport Requirements.

Tune Up Your TV Revenue Engine

June 2, 2020 | Broadcast Projects in association with IET Media Technical Network

Learn how incremental gains can increase your business performance with AI and Machine Learning. Join WIREWAX, FRAUNHOFER IDMT and AL JAZEERA for a practical conversation about getting started with AI and Machine Learning.

Fast Forward to IP-Delivered Video

June 2, 2020 | LightReading

Hear from cable operators and other industry leaders who are now delivering video services over IP technology.

IEEE BTS – ATSC 3.0 Spotlight on Storytelling

June 3, 2020 | BTS

Introduction to the new story-telling capabilities of ATSC 3.0 Next Gen Television including advanced video, immersive and personalized audio, multi-track captions, interactivity and content security.

3D CGI-Like Audio Software: Next Level Sound Using Particles

June 4, 2020 | SMPTE

This session will present the advantages and the technical challenges of bringing the power of computer graphics into the sound world, through the use of native 3D audio software.

Management Skills for Broadcast Engineers

June 4, 2020 | The Society for Broadcast Engineers (SBE)

The Management Skills webinar will discuss how to effectively deal with “non-engineers” in the workplace, and basic good management practices.

5G Technology

June 9, 2020 | SMPTE

Join SMPTE to hear the 5G overview, topics on technology and architecture, operator’s perspective, and applications – how will the industry use 5G.

Bring the Workflow Together. An Interview with DNAFabric

June 11, 2020 | Entertainment Technology Center at USC and Cloudian

This webinar presents a discussion looking at the DNAfabric data management platform with StorageDNA President and CEO, Tridib Chakravarty.