VidTrans 02

Nearly 200 traveled to Orlando in March to master broadband video technologies. They learned from speakers, explored new offerings in the exhibit hall, and found valuable networking opportunities at VidTrans 2002.

VSF thanks the VidTranS sponsors that added value to the conference: C-COR, Tandberg Television, Inc., Verizon Communications, and VideoTele.com.

Photos from VidTrans 2002 in Orlando, CA

Presentations

Now available: VidTrans 02 Presentations


Conference Program

Sunday, March 3, 2002


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

Monday, March 4, 2002


8:00 Call to Order & Announcements
Steve Storozum, President, Video Services Forum
8:05
Introduction of VSF board, officers, members & VidTranS exhibitors
8:10
Welcome
Steve Storozum, President, Video Services Forum
8:15

1A-1   Keynote: Congress, Commission and Corporate Chiefs: Will They Craft a
Winning Digital Video Strategy?
Honorable Susan Ness, former Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission;
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Annenberg School for Communication at the
University of Pennsylvania

9:15

1A-2   Infrastructures for a Reliable Nationwide Data Broadcasting Network
David Boroughs, Director of Engineering and Planning, PBS National Datacast

9:50   1A-3   Fiber to Home
Brad Medford, Principal Member of Technical Staff, Technology Resources, Inc.
10:25
1A-4   Occasional Video Networking over ATM
Greg Davey, Associate Director of Technology Development, Bell Nexxia
11:00

Exhibits Open
Morning Coffee in Exhibit Area

12:15   Conference Lunch
1:15

1P-1   Video Quality Metrics
John Grigg, MTS - Video Systems, Qwest
John Pearson, Sarnoff Corporation
Pierre Costa, Principal Member Technical Staff, SBC-TRI
Alexander Worner, Application Engineer, Rohde & Schwarz

2:25

1P-2   Report: VSF Ad Hoc Group Progress
Brad Gilmer, President, Gilmer & Associates

3:00

1P-3   State of the Industry: Telcos: Year-to-Date & Direction Forward
Jon Erickson, Senior Product Manager, VideoTele.com, Inc.

3:35

1P-4   Real Time Video & Audio Content Delivery over IP Packet Network - True
Circuit® Implementation After One Year
Luann Linnebur, Vice President, Path 1 Network Technologies

4:10  

Announcements & Next Day Review
Steve Storozum, President, Video Services Forum

4:15
Program Adjourns
Refreshments in Exhibit Area
6:00
Exhibits Close

Tuesday, March 5, 2002


8:00
Call to Order & Announcements
Steve Storozum, President, Video Services Forum
8:05

2A-1   Keynote: CNN's Technology Plan: A Network Transitions to its Digital Future
Gordon Castle, Senior Vice President, CNN Technology

9:05
2A-2   Hurdles to Overcome for Broadcast Quality Video Delivery IP
Dr. Ronald Fellman, Chief Technology Officer, Path 1 Network Technologies
9:40  

2A-3   Real-Time Video Transport and On-Line Storage for Public Safety Applications
Wes Simpson, Principal, Telecom Product Consulting

10:15 2A-4   Practical Concerns Regarding Long Reach Video Transmissions Across Multiple
Networks
Blank Space Blank SpaceJohn Trimper, Director of Business Development, Artel Video Systems
11:00
Exhibits Open
Morning Coffee in Exhibit Area
12:15   Conference Lunch
1:15

2P-1   If We Build It . . . Will They Really Come? OR . . . So Just What Is All This Fuss
About Broadband Deployment?
Lisa Zaina, Vice President, Wallman Strategic Consulting, LLC

1:50  

2P-2   Management of High-Speed Broadcast Video Services over Multi-Generation
Networks
Tim Skaja, Vice President & Chief Technical Officer, TODD Video Network Management

2:25

2P-3   Benefits of Streaming Technology in Organizations
Richard Mavrogeanes, President, VBrick Systems, Inc.

3:00
2P-4   VSF Presentation
Steve Storozum, President, Video Services Forum
3:15

2P-5 IP Television: A Click Away
Mauro Bonomi, CEO Minerva Networks, Inc.

3:50

Announcements & Next Day Review
Steve Storozum, President, Video Services Forum

4:00   Program Adjourns
Refreshments in Exhibit Area

6:00


Exhibits Close

Wednesday, March 6, 2002


8:00  

Call to Order & Announcements
Steve Storozum, President, Video Services Forum

8:05

3A-1   Panel -- Telecom Flux: What Does This Mean for the VSP Industry?
Moderator: Tenzin Khangsar, Co-Founder & Vice President, Business
Development and Marketing, Invidex
Yves Corsi, VP Business Development, Miranda Media Networks
John Cantrell, Director of Marketing, Sonic Telecom
Paul Atwell, Director of Video Networking, Paxson Communications

9:10

3A-2 QoS and Timing Recovery Considerations for ATM & IP Networks
Anthony Jones, Engineering Group Manager, TANDBERG Television

9:45

3A-3   Video Over ATM and/or Over IP
John Mailhot, General Manager, Lucent Digital Video (Aastra Technologies Ltd.)

10:20

3A-4   The Video Development Initiative (ViDe): Promoting the Deployment
of Digital Video in Higher Education
Mary Trauner, Senior Research Scientist, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jill Gemmill, Assistant Director - Academic Computing, University of Alabama at
Birmingham

11:00
Conference Adjournment
1:00 - 3:00
Video Services Forum Board - Open Meeting


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