Sky Insights Day: UHD, IP and Sports News workflows to feature on October 12

SVGe Sky 2016 open logo v3How Sky is approaching Ultra HD and IP-based broadcast production and how Sports News workflow innovations are taking place across Sky Deutschland, Italia and UK will feature in the upcoming invitation-only, Platinum-only Sky Insights Day, presented in association with SVG Europe, at the Sky Osterley Campus on Wednesday October 12. If you have received an invitation to this event it is imperative you register your details via this link (or see below for full URL).

In this unique opportunity to go behind the scenes at Sky, delegates will learn about Sky’s European co-operation case studies across F1 and Sports News Channels; Adventures in IP Production – Maximising Value through Innovation, as well as Ultra HD developments in all three territories.

There will also be a unique tour of the expanding UK headquarters, its facilities and some new vehicles. The facilities tour will include the Sky Studios building which is the home of Sky Sports, Sky Sports News and Sky’s production facilities hub, as well as an opportunity to look inside a new UHD truck (from NEP) and one of Sky’s new Ranger SNG trucks.

Speakers and tour presenters will include:

Manuela Baraschi, Head of Sports Production and Operations, Sky Italia

Riccardo Botta, Director Production & Creative Hub, Sky Italia

Robin Broomfield, Technical Manager, Sky Sports, UK

James Clement, Head of Operations, Sky Sports, UK

Jonathan Craggs, Senior Technical Supervisor, Sky Production Services, UK

Valentina Fass, Presenter, Sky Italia

Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director, Sports Video Group

Keith Lane, Director of Operations, Sky Sports, UK

Darren Long, Director, Sky Production Services, UK

Kevin Moorhouse, Chief Operating Officer, Gravity Media Group

Alessandro Reitano, VP Sports Production, Sky Deutschland

Mike Ruddell, Head of Technology, Sky Sports, UK

Inga Ruehl, Account Director Sports & News, Sky Production Services, UK

Steve Smith, Director of Production, Sky Sports, UK

Tom Williams, Technical Development & Planning Manager, Sky Production Services, UK

Schedule for the day:

1230-1330 Registration & Networking Lunch

1330-1345 Welcome and Introduction

1345-1415 Sky’s European F1 coverage: Germany, Italy, UK

1445-1515 Sky Sports News: Germany, Italy, UK

1515-1545 Coffee & Networking Break

1545-1630 Adventures in IP Production – Maximising Value through Innovation

1630-1700 UHD @ Sky: Germany, Italy, UK

1700-1800 Sky Production Facilities Tour

1800-1900 Drinks, nibbles and networking in The Loft

Registration link for all prospective attendees:

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