25 great reasons to attend SVG Europe’s SportTech 2015

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Old Trafford – host venue for the SVG Europe SportTech summit on 7 May

On 6 and 7 May SVG Europe will host its biggest and best event yet, SportTech Europe 2015. Taking place at Manchester United and MediaCityUK, the event will combine detailed technical tours with forward-looking panel discussions and illuminating case studies.

From 4-6pm on 6 May, attendees will have the opportunity to tour the facilities of BBC Sport and studio complex dock10 in MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, before enjoying networking and drinks in On the 7th – a luxurious private members’ club with panoramic views of Manchester.

On 7 May, the focus will move to Old Trafford – the home of one of the world’s most beloved football teams, Manchester United – and the SportTech Europe summit itself. Following a detailed tour of the grounds, delegates will be treated to a conference sessions featuring contributions from 25 (and counting!) of the most-respected names in the business:

Peter Angell, COO at IEC in Sports and Chairman of the Advisory Board at SVG Europe

Pete Burns, deltatre, Commercial Manager

Jason Cowan, Forscene, Director of Business Development

Brian Clark, NEP Visions, Commercial and Technical Projects Director

Paul Clennell, dock10, CTO

Stuart Coles, Alston Elliot, Sales Director

Steve Dupaix, Imagine Communications, Sr Director – Strategic Partner Marketing

Trevor Francis, Quantel, Director of Broadcast

Luc Geoffroy, Euro Media Group, CTO

Peter Glaettli, Studer, Director of Engineering/R&D

Matthew Griffiths, BBC Sport, Senior Producer/Director

Sadie Groom, Bubble & Squeak Communications, Managing Director

Barry Johnstone, CTV, Managing Director

Steve Knee, Cloudbass, Managing Director

Rainer Kunzi, Lawo, International Sales

Andy Newham, Ross Video, EMEA Business Development Manager, Switchers and openTruck

Sam Peterson, Grass Valley, Senior Segment Marketing Manager – Live

Laurent Petit, EVS, VP Product

Rob Roberts, Avid, Director of Solution Design

Peter Schut, Axon Digital Design, CTO

Barbara Slater, BBC Sport, Director

David Shield, IMG Studios, SVP Global Director of Engineering & Technology

Patrick Warrington, Calrec, Technical Director

Alistair Washbourn, Quantum, Channel Marketing Manager EMEA, Scale-Out

Jonathan Wilding, Trams Ltd, Head of Technical Services

Hiroshi Yamauchi, Sony Professional Solutions Europe, Senior Manager 4K IP Production

Session titles include ‘Rugby Special: RBS 6 Nations and Rugby World Cup 2015’, ‘Behind the Scenes at MUTV’, ‘Live Production over IP: Charting the Transition from Baseband’, ‘Wheels Within Wheels: Production Innovation at Tour de France’, ‘Audio Consoles and the Evolution of OB Facility Design’, ‘Integrated Virtualised Services: A Revolution in Digital Content Production’ and ‘Great Debate: Post-NAB 2015, Can We Define a 4K Roadmap for the Future?’

The day will conclude with networking drinks in the Manchester United Museum.

For a full programme and to register, click here.

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