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Conference Program

Sunday, 25 February 2001


7:00 - 9:30 PM
Welcome Reception and Exhibit Preview

Monday, 26 February 2001


8:00
Call to Order & Announcements
Matt Peterson, President, Scenic Wonders, Inc.
8:05
Introduction of VSF officers, directors, & members and of VidTranS exhibitors
Matt Peterson, President, Scenic Wonders, Inc.
8:15
Welcome
Steve Storozum, President, Video Services Forum
8:20

1A-1   Keynote: The New Business Model for Content Creation
David Beddow, Chief Executive Officer, Liberty Livewire Corporation

9:10

1A-2   The Difficulties in Transporting Ancillary Data in a Mixed Analog, Digital
and Compressed Environment
Rick Ackermans, Director of Engineering, Turner Entertainment Networks

9:55
Break
10:15   1A-3   New Formats for Transport of Content and Metadata Among TV Facilities
Brad Gilmer, President, Gilmer & Associates, Inc.
10:55
1A-4   Distribution of Video/Audio Data via a Paradigm IP Network
Carsten Baumann, Director of Product Management, Leitch, Inc.
11:35
1A-5   Case Study: Ultra Low Bandwidth Video Transport
Bill Acker, General Manager, West Virginia Public Broadcasting
12:15
Conference Lunch
1:30
1P-1   Broadband Content Peering
Phil Rzewski, Sr. Architect Network Products Division, Inktomi Corporation
2:15

1P-2   User Panel: Content Creation
Moderator: Roberta Margolis, President, Runway, Inc.
Clark Cameron
Marty Evry, Assistant Editor, "The Street" (TV drama in production)
Doug Mielke, Independent Producer
Randy Morgan, Editor, "Third Watch"
Billy Redner

3:45
Stretch Break
4:00

1P-3   Case Study: Implementing the FOX Sports ATM Network
Robert Dutcher, Director of National Technical Operations, FOX Cable Networks

4:45

Announcements & Next Day Review
Matt Peterson, President, Scenic Wonders, Inc.

5:00
Adjourn
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Exhibit Hours

Tuesday, 27 February 2001


8:00
Call to Order & Announcements
Matt Peterson, President, Scenic Wonders, Inc.
8:05

2A-1   Keynote: Bandwidth, Storage and the War Over Intellectual Property
Dan Gillmor, Technology Columnist, San Jose Mercury News

9:00
2A-2   Digital TV: How to Control & Manage New Broadcast Networks
Trevor Danger, Business Marketing Manager, Philips Networking and Control
9:45
Break
10:00

2A-3   Technology Panel: Key Protocols for Video Transport
Moderator: Steve Storozum, Dir. Strategic Business Development, Zuma Networks, Inc.
ATM: Tom McDonough, Dir. Strategic Industry Solutions, Marconi Communications
Fibre Channel: Dimitri Chernyshov, Marketing Manager, Tivoli Systems, Inc.
IEEE-1394: Ed Hobson, Vice President, Omneon Video Networks
IP: Marc Morin, Technology Director, Cisco Systems, Inc.

11:20
2A-4   Video Delivery via VDSL over FSN
Bill Coufal, Manager, Technical Video Program (Olympics), Qwest
Chuck Van Dusen, Chief Technology Officer, VideoTele.com
12:15
Conference Lunch
1:00
2P-1   Luncheon Address
Fritz Coleman, Weathercaster, NBC-4
2:45

2P-2   Digital Online Production Network & Case Study: CBS' Family Law
Paul Haggis, Creator, Writer & Executive Producer, "Family Law"
Bob Musslewhite, President, Media.Net Communications, Inc.

3:45

2P-3   Special Report: Streaming Media
Moderator: Carolyn Giardina, Editor, Film & Video Magazine
Dan Bruns, President, Blinc Interactive
Linda Hannan, President, ITN
Patrick Shipstad, Audio/Video Producer for Universal Studios Online

4:45
Announcements & Next Day Review
Matt Peterson, President, Scenic Wonders, Inc.
5:00
Ice Cream Social

9:00 AM 6:00 PM


Exhibit Hours

Wednesday, 28 February 2001


    Special Off-site Program with the
University of Southern California/Entertainment Technology Center
at their new Digital Cinema Lab at the Pacific Hollywood Theater
Courtesy transportation for VidTranS participants will run continuously between the hotel and theater from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm.
8:00
Call to Order & Announcements
Matt Peterson, President, Scenic Wonders, Inc.
8:05

3A-1   ETC Welcome and Digital Cinema Lab presentation
Thomas MacCalla, Associate Executive Director, ETC

8:35

3A-2   Digital Cinema Standards (SMPTE DC28)
Part 1: Digital Cinema Standards Overview
Curt Behlmer, Senior Vice President, Soundelux Entertainment Group, SMPTE DC28 Chair
Part 2: Packaging, Transport & Theater Systems
Michael Karagosian, President, MKPE Consulting / NATO

9:50
Break
10:00

3A-3   Industry Panel: ETC Technical Advisory Board
Michael Karagosian, President, MKPE Consulting / NATO
Philip Lelyveld, Director, Digital Industry Relations, Walt Disney Company
Tad Marburg, VP, Technical Operations, Warner Bros.
Jerry Pierce, Senior VP, Technology, Universal Studios
Dave Schnuelle, Director of Technology, Digital Cinema, Lucasfilm Ltd.

11:15
Theater Lunch
11:45

3A-4   Digital Cinema Feature Presentation

1:45
Adjourn


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