25 great reasons to attend SVG Europe’s SportTech 2015
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.