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November 27 - 29, 2018
Walter E. Washington Convention Center

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Government Video Expo Theater
Day 1 Agenda

10:00 - 10:40am

Keynote: AV and the Next UX - Presented by AV Technology & Systems Contractor News

Identifying the components of a solid user experience, both from a customer perspective and a user point of view. In an ROI-driven, big-data scenario, what are the quantifiable metrics in the great equation of experience?

10:40 - 11:20am

Military Video, Civilian Video Producers

Speakers:
Shane Yeager & Celene Di Stasio, DC Visionaries for the Coast Guard

Videographers Shane Yeager and Celene Di Stasio of DC Visionaries, and their contract partner, LMD Agency, review their recent video assignments for the Coast Guard, with an emphasis on best practices for collaborating with branches of the military.

11:20 - 12:00pm

AV Case Study: Presented by AV Technology & Systems Contractor News

The Washington, D.C., Department of Transportation has to monitor feeds from 750 traffic cameras to keep some of the nation’s busiest roadways moving. The team there uses a wall of 90 displays to monitor traffic accidents and other emergency situations. Learn about this unique and complex installation and how it helps the DOT accomplish its public safety mission.

12:20 - 1:00pm

Keynote Conversation: PBS NewsHour Anchor & Managing Editor Judy Woodruff

Government Video Expo welcomes Judy Woodruff, award-winning anchor and managing editor of “PBS NewsHour,” for a can’t-miss conversation about​ the unprecedented media climate of 2018 and her role in it. What can GV Expo content creators learn from the experiences of this veteran broadcaster whose career has included nationally influential work as a White House correspondent, presidential debate moderator and documentarian at PBS, CNN, NBC and Bloomberg Television? She’ll be interviewed by Paul McLane, managing director, content for Future U.S. Their conversation will include ample time for audience Q&A.

1:00 - 1:40pm

AV Technology & Systems Contractor News Sponsored Presentation

1:40 - 2:20pm

Public Sector Drone Usage

Learn about the innovative ways government and law enforcement agencies are using UAV/aerial video.

2:20 - 2:40pm

AV Technology & Systems Contractor News Sponsored Presentation

3:00 - 3:40pm

Need to Know: VR & AR Production - What’s Possible

Speaker:
John Martin, CEO, BundlAR Augmented Reality Solutions

Gain a better understanding of the potential for VR storytelling with content creators who will review and discuss the creative and technical challenges of recent projects.

Creative Planet Theater
Day 1 Agenda

10:00 - 10:40am

Can Video Save the World?

Our experts examine how video projects and initiatives—ranging from social media campaigns to documentary features to VR experiences—can be used to impact audiences, advance social justice and enact change.

10:40 - 11:20am

Technology Update: Live Streaming

Industry experts review live streaming video products and processes to provide attendees with a better understanding of potential workflows, hardware and software options, and common challenges (and solutions).

11:20 - 12:00pm

Story First: A Toolkit for Every Platform

Every video platform requires its own unique storytelling toolkit – whether for TV, mobile, eLearning, and now immersive VR video experiences. As platforms proliferate, we all need to innovate new techniques and deploy new technologies to meet your audience in every medium. This presentation will take you through ModernEpic’s unique ‘Story First’ approach: a combination of storytelling insights and interdisciplinary production tools from two decades of experience fusing scripted drama, documentary, animation, VR, and educational content.

Speaker:
Aaron Lewis, CEO, ModernEpic

12:00 - 12:20pm

Break

12:20 - 1:00pm

Sponsored Session: Audio Video Brand Builder Presentation

1:00 - 1:40pm

Innovative Uses for Live Video and Streaming

We interview a panel of producers about recent live and streaming projects, the equipment they’ve selected, challenges faced, and problems solved.

1:40 - 2:20pm

Making the Most of Washington, D.C.’s Creative Community

We examine several of the programs, associations, grants and networking opportunities available to support creative professionals in the Washington, D.C., metro area.

2:20 - 3:00pm

Technology Update: Cameras and Sensors

We review the latest advances in imaging technology, including new cameras, sensors, lenses and acquisition formats.

2:20 - 3:00pm

Featured Sponsor Presentation

Government Video Expo Theater
Day 2 Agenda

10:00 - 10:40am

Keynote: 2019 Technology Trends—What to Know, How to Prepare

Innovations throughout the video industry have allowed for new production possibilities, experiences and means of delivery and consumption. Where will these developments take us in 2019?

10:40 - 11:20am

Immersive Learning: Educators on the Reality of Mixed Reality

We’ll talk to representatives from several universities who are responsible for managing virtual reality/augmented reality/mixed reality/extended reality labs and educational centers.

11:20 - 12:00pm

AV Technology & Systems Contractor News Sponsored Presentation

Storytelling is evolving the technology in the AV space. This presentation will share a forward-looking vision of what we can expect in the future from this direction within the industry.

12:20 - 1:00pm

Enterprise AV Deployments Presented by AV Technology & Systems Contractor News

Success stories with unified collaboration adoption, real-time operations support models, commissioning AV on secure networks and standardized system designs

1:00 - 1:40pm

Video for the Community

Video creators from several public sector areas, including federal, state and local agencies, detail how they’re using video to communicate to and with citizens.

1:40 - 2:00pm

AV Technology & Systems Contractor News Sponsored Presentation

2:20 - 3:00pm

AV Technology & Systems Contractor News Sponsored Presentation

3:00 - 3:40pm

Need to Know Session: AR & VR Experiences

Speaker:
Mark Lambert, Founder, VArtisans

VR producer/director Mark Lambert, founder of VArtisans,will give GV Expo attendees an overview of developments in the VR field, then share examples and “how he did it” stories from projects including the VR Bus, an international, location-based entertainment job; the massive VRZoo undertaking, which involved the recording of 12 separate endangered species; and “A Letter Home,” a narrative 360° video for the PBS series “Mercy Street.”

3:40 - 4:00pm

Best Practices for Live and Event Video Production

We examine options and platforms for delivering live video to multiple screens, as well as best practices for successfully engaging audiences.

The way information is being shared and distributed throughout a growing number of ecosystems is changing. In this Need to Know session, we will distill what Blockchain is all about, how it’s evolving and how that affects video and AV professionals.

Creative Planet Theater
Day 2 Agenda

10:00 - 10:40am

AI in Video Production

Speaker:
Tom Ohanian, CEO & President, Tom Ohanian & Associates

10:40 - 11:20am

Government Agencies as TV Producers

While private and public sector organizations are rightfully enamored with the distribution potential of social media, the number of eyeballs that can see a production featuring a government agency is much higher still with television distribution. Russ Hodge, President of 3 Roads Communications brings us success stories and best practices in this area.

Speaker:
Russ Hodge, President & Executive Producer, 3 Roads Communications

11:20 - 12:00pm

IP Video Acquisition, Routing, Distribution and Management

Paul Shen is CEO of TVU Networks. Which offers an integrated IP video solution to help organizations successfully make the transition from SDI. From powerful, resilient IP video acquisition technologies to a complete suite of distribution and management tools.

Speaker:
Paul Shen, CEO, TVU Networks

12:20 - 1:00pm

Best Business Practices for Independent Producers

Speaker:
Gail McCabe, Founder, Creative Media Matters

Experienced producer Gail McCabe of Creative Media Matters, who has worked both for government agencies and independently, offers guidance on how to navigate networking, pitching, bidding and collaborating with clients.

1:00 - 1:40pm

Technology Update: Understanding New Imaging Formats

A technical presentation examining specifics of new imaging formats and previewing how they’ll impact content creation, including high dynamic range (HDR), wide gamut color (WGC) and 4K/UHD projects.

1:40 - 2:20pm

VR Production Basics

Get started in VR/360 with an overview of the practical aspects involved in image capture, management, delivery, and consumption.

2:20 - 3:00pm

Featured Sponsor Presentation

3:00 - 3:40pm

Rules of Engagement: Social Video for Government Agencies and Public Institutions

Learn from social media experts about how to successfully communicate and engage with the public: what kinds of content deliver better results and what platforms deliver higher engagement in specific scenarios.

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