Facebook & America East To Keynote College Sports Summit, June 1-3, GA


New York City — The Sports Video Group (SVG) has announced an exciting pair of keynote speakers for its 2016 College Sports Summit (June 1-3, Omni Hotel at CNN Center, Atlanta). Robert Shaw, Global Sports Media Partnerships at Facebook, will take the main stage on Thursday, June 2, and Amy Huchthausen, Commissioner of the America East Conference, will address the Summit on Friday, June 3.

Shaw works with partners worldwide to best utilize the Facebook platform to achieve broadcast and publishing strategies. In his keynote, he will share his advice for using Facebook Live to engage fans and alumni in the college-sports space.

Huchthausen, who is In her fifth year as commissioner, will showcase the digital-video strategies her team uses for the mid-major America East conference and its member institutions. She was recently recognized as a 2016 Forty Under Forty honoree by SportsBusiness Journal and was named a Game Changer by the publication in September 2015.

Event Chairman Imry Halevi, Director of Multimedia & Production, Harvard University, and his Advisory Committee have assembled a compelling two-day program that addresses key areas of interest in content creation and distribution that are specific to the needs of today’s university and college athletic department:
• Building and Maintaining a Conference-Wide Digital Network
• Affordable Live Event-Production Techniques and Technologies
• Effective Social-Video Strategies
• Compelling Cinematic Sports Storytelling
• Asset Management and Storage Systems
• Closed Captioning…and more

For the $100 registration fee, all registrants receive:
• Wednesday-night reception at the College Football Hall of Fame
• Access to the entire SVG College Sports Summit program
• Opportunity to meet with 30+ technology vendors
• Thursday Networking Lunch and Awards Reception
• Friday Networking Breakfast
• Discounted $135 hotel-room rate

Don’t miss this unique and hyper-focused opportunity to meet with your peers to discuss the creative and production challenges that you face everyday.

To register and for more information, visit the event website at www.svgcollege.com

For more information about Sports Video Group, visit www.sportsvideo.org

About Sports Video Group
The Sports Video Group was formed in 2006 to support the professional community that relies on video, audio, and broadband technologies to produce and distribute sports content. Leagues, owners, teams, players, broadcasters, webcasters, and consumer technology providers have joined the SVG to learn from each other, turn vision into reality, and implement innovations, while sharing experiences that will lead to advances in the sports-production/distribution process and the overall consumer sports experience.

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