FutureSPORT 2018: Over 300 sports professionals register to attend Old Trafford event

Well over 300 people have signed up to attend SVG Europe’s FutureSPORT summit at Old Trafford in Manchester on 29 November.

FutureSPORT looks set to become SVG Europe’s biggest and most successful ever UK event held outside the London area.

The event will feature case studies on this summer’s European Championships and next year’s Rugby World Cup, plus a special keynote conversation with BBC director of Sport Barbara Slater.

The programme that also includes such hot topics as High Dynamic Range (HDR), the challenges of moving to live IP production and the rapidly growing phenomenon that is eSports – plus a ‘state of the industry’ report from the IABM’s Lorenzo Zanni based on his organisation’s original market research.

Companies represented on the programme include BBC Sport, BT Sport, NEP, IMG Studios, ATP Media, Host Broadcast Services, EBU Sport, Timeline Television, BBC R&D and more.

Those registered include representatives from the following organisations: Eurosport, Sunset+Vine, IMG, ESPN, Sky Sports, Discovery, ITV Sport, Fox Sports, DAZN, ECB, FIFA, ITN, CTV, Telegenic, NEP, Arena Television, Lagardere Sports and Ekstraklasa Live Park.

Future Sport 2018: Old Trafford, Manchester

11.00-12.00 – Registration & Coffee

11.30-12.00 – Old Trafford Stadium Tour

12.00-13.00 – Networking Lunch

13.00-13.05 – Introductory Message from SVG Europe

13.05-13.25 – Sports Production Perspective: Drivers of Change

13.25-14.00 – Preview Case Study: Rugby World Cup Japan 2019

14.00-14.40 – HDR and Live Sport: It’s Not Black and White

14.40-14.50 – Technology Case Study Presentation

14.50-15.30 – Networking Break & Coffee

15.30-16.00 – In conversation with… Barbara Slater, Director of BBC Sport

16.00-16.30 – IP Challenge: Moving Beyond SDI in Live Production

16.30-17.00 – Case Study: European Championships Review

17.00-17.30 – eSports and Traditional Broadcast: Crossing Boundaries

17.30-18.30 – Networking Drinks

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