Technical Program

November 8, 2022 9:00 AM ET - 5:00 PM ET: 

Registration opens: 8:00am

Morning Session: Future of TV- Under the hood of NextGen TV
Session Chair: David Siegler, BTS Treasurer

9:00am- 9:10am - Opening Remarks  

9:10am - 10:00am - What's different with ATSC 3.0? Combining Broadcast and Broadband, Mark Corl, Triveni Digital

10:00am - 10:50am -  Physical Layer Pipes and Modulation Coding configurations, Luke Fay, Sony

10:50am - 11:10am - Break

11:10am - 12:00pm - Better audio in a NextGen world, Tim Carroll, Dolby

12:30pm - 1:30pm - Box Lunch, Keynote Speaker: Barbara LangePrincipal and CEO of Kibo121


Afternoon Session: Future of TV- Behind the wheel NextGen TV
Session Chair: Jim StenbergEVP of RF infrastructure at Signal Infrastructure Group PBC

1:30pm - 2:15pm - Detroit ATSC 3.0 Tests, Merrill Weiss, Consultant, The Merrill Weiss Group

2:15pm - 3:15pm - 3.0 Broadcaster Roundtable

3:15pm - 3:30pm - Break

3:30pm - 4:00pm - 3.0 Broadcaster Roundtable cont'd

4:00pm - 4:45pm - The state of the art in TV encoding for ATSC 1.0

4:45pm - 5:00pm - Closing Remarks

November 9, 2022 9:00 AM ET - 5:00 PM ET:
Registration opens: 8:00am
Morning Session: Radio Meets Virtualization: Head-On or Hand-in-Hand?
Session Chair: Kirk Harnack, Senior Solutions Consultant, The Telos Alliance

9:00am- 9:15am - Opening Remarks  

9:15am - 10:00am - Accidental Virtualization is Over, Kirk Harnack, Senior Solutions Consultant, The Telos Alliance

10:00am - 10:45am - Promises, Promises, Gary Kline

10:45am - 11:00am - Break

11:00am - 11:45am -  Container Yourself, Chris Crump, Shaun Dolan

11:45am - 12:30pm - Roundtable, Gary Kline, Kevin Trueblood

12:30pm - 2:00pm -  BTS & AFCCE Joint Awards Lunch,  Keynote Speaker: Jon Cowart

Afternoon Session: Strategic Television Studio Infrastructure Planning
Session Chair: William Hayes, BTS Past President

2:00pm - 2:15pm - Strategic Television Studio Infrastructure Planning, William Hayes, BTS Past President

2:15pm - 2:45pm - SMPTE 2110 Overview, Matthew Goldman, Sinclair

2:45pm - 3:15pm - Microservices, Chris Lennon, Ross Video

3:15pm - 3:30pm - Break

3:30pm - 4:00pm - Migrating to a full up IP system while “the plane is in flight”Karl Paulson, Chief of Technology Officer, Diversified

4:00pm - 4:445pm - Strategic Television Studio Infrastructure Planning

4:45pm - 5:00pm - Closing Remarks

November 10, 2022 9:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Registration Opens 8:00am

Morning Session: Advances in Broadcast Transmission and Tower Technology
Session Chair: Paul Shulins, BTS Vice President, President, Shulins' Solutions

9:00am - 9:15am ET - Opening Remarks

9:15am - 9:30am - Tower Standards and Safety, Thomas B. Silliman, President of Electronics Research, Inc

9:30am - 10:15am - Airborne based RF Pattern and Thermal measurements using spectrum analyzers and UAS infra-red cameras, Gary Cavell, Cavell Mertz and Associates

10:15am -10:30am - Break

10:30am - 11:15am - Adjacent Channel Combining for ATSC 3.0, Dan Glavin, American Tower

11:15am - 12:00pm - HD Radio Advanced FM Service Modes: WTLP Field Test ResultsPaul Peyla, Xperi

12:00pm - 12:45pm - 5G and CBand SAT compatability

12:45pm - Closing Remarks