Government Video Theater

2018 Schedule to be announced soon.



2017 Schedule



The continuous educational sessions, keynotes, and panels at Government Video Expo’s GV Theater, located on the show floor, are free and open to all attendees.

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Government Video Expo Theater Schedule

Wednesday, Nov. 29


10:15–11 a.m. National Park Service Centennial — Thinking Outside the Box With a Low or No Budget
Mathew John, Audiovisual Production Specialist, National Park Service
11 a.m.–12 p.m. Content Preservation and the Library of Congress
James Snyder, Senior Systems Administrator, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC), Library of Congress
12–1 p.m. Realism Redefined: Trends in AR/VR and the Opportunities Ahead

Steve Koenig, Senior Director, Market Research, Consumer Technology Association

1:30–2 p.m. From Combat Camera to Emerging Internet: Innovation at DMA
Ray B. Shepherd, Director, Defense Media Activity, U.S. Department of Defense
2–3 p.m. Introducing the EVA1 Compact Cinema Camera and the Full Panasonic Production Line

Steve Cooperman, Senior Product Manager, Panasonic Media Entertainment Company

3–4 p.m. Trends in Network/IP Video for Streaming and Distribution for Today, Tomorrow and Beyond

Delix Alex, Product Manager, PTZ & IP Networking Systems, Panasonic Media Entertainment Company

4–4:45 p.m. Digital Signage for Public and Corporate Affairs

Christopher Deschenes, General Manager and Vice President Business Development, Aerva Inc.

5–5:45 p.m. Law Enforcement and Public Safety Applications for Drones

Eric Jameson, Product Manager, Drone Video Systems, Stampede

5:45–6 p.m. Prize Drawings
6-8:30 p.m TIVA-DC After-Hours Meeting: “An All-IP Video Future”

Room 150B


Thursday, Nov. 30


10:15–11 a.m. Commercial Applications for Drones

Eric Jameson, Product Manager, Drone Video Systems, Stampede

11 a.m.–12 p.m. Enhanced Viewing Experiences: Understanding Applications of Augmented Platforms Using Interactive/360/VR/3D Systems
Presented by TIVA DC
– Chad Horn, Founder, Bard Tales Productions LLC
– Jordana Well, Creative Director, Experiential Design, Interface Media Group (IMG)
– Troy Dubenezic, Lead Developer, Interface Media Group (IMG)
– Rob Cloutier, 3D Animator, Interface Media Group (IMG)
12–1 p.m. “Visual First” — Smart Use of Video in Social Media and Beyond
Col. Martin Downie, Commandant, Defense Information School (DINFOS)
MSgt. Nicholas C. Kurtz, Lead Instructor, Video Skills, Defense Information School (DINFOS)
Jini Ryan, Associate Director of the Office of Multimedia, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Michael Wilker, Director of Broadcast Communications, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
– Larry Gillick, Deputy Director of Digital Strategy, U.S. Department of the Interior
1–2 p.m. From Research to (Virtual) Reality: Uses for AR/VR/MR in Education, Institutions and Enterprise
Barrinton Baynes, Multimedia Project Manager, Gelardin New Media Center, Georgetown University
Jacalyn Huband, Ph.D., Computational Research Consultant, Virtual Reality Lab, University of Virginia
Denise Krch, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Kessler Foundation
Harrison Linowes, President of the VR Club, University of Maryland
Moderator: Cristina Clapp, Editorial Director, Digital Video
2–3 p.m. Lighting Control Systems Integrators and Why You Need One on Your Next Project

Mark Fink, Systems Division Manager, Barbizon Capitol

3–3:45 p.m. Overview of the Drone/UAS Industry and Its Business Potential

Eric Jameson, Product Manager, Drone Video Systems, Stampede

3:45–4 p.m. Prize Drawings


Government Video Expo, the Mid-Atlantic region’s premier video event, is designed for video, broadcast and AV professionals. The 22nd annual Government Video Expo will feature a full exhibit floor with numerous training options, free seminars, keynotes, networking opportunities, and five new educational pavilions.


This three-day event features a broad range of production, post production, streaming, display and delivery technologies on the exhibit floor, providing valuable information to media professionals working across multiple platforms for federal, state and local government, law enforcement, education, non-profits, and publicly funded institutions.