Technical Program


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July 13, 2021 9:30 AM ET - 11:30 AM ET: 

Topics to be discussed - 

Session: Radio content delivery, RF and beyond

9:30am - Opening Remarks - Session Chair: Rich Redmond, Managing Partner of Strativa Advisors 

9:35am - 9:55am ET- Next Generation FM SFN Systems - Powering GEO locational content, Speaker Bert Goldman, President, Goldman Engineering Management

9:55am - 10:15am ET-RadioDNS - Standards for Hybrid Radio, Speaker Nick Piggott, Project Director, RadioDNS

10:15am - 10:35am ET - Unlocking New Digital FM Radio Allocations, Speaker Philipp Schmid, P.Eng, CTO, Nautel

10:35am - 10:55am ET - Multi Station Transmission Site Monitoring: Beyond the station remote control, Speaker: Paul Shulins, President, Shulins' Solutions

10:55am - 11:40am ET - Advances in FM Antenna implementation, Speaker Alex Perchevitch, President/CEO of Jampro Antennas

11:40am ET - Q&A with all presenters


July 14, 2021 9:30 AM ET - 11:30 AM ET:

Session: Nextgen TV is NOW

9:30am - 9:35am - Opening Remarks - Session Chair: Jim Stenberg, Principal Engineer - RF Broadcast, American Tower Corporation

9:35am - 10:05am ET-  Practical Feedback from a Year of Nextgen TV Market Transitions, Bret Jenkins, EVP, Chief Technology Officer Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

10:05am - 10:35am ET - Nextgen: Motown 3.0 Test Track, Kerry Oslund, VP Strategy & Business Development, E.W. Scripps

10:35am - 11:05am ET - Are ATSC-3.0 Consumer Devices Ready for Prime Time? Speaker Eric Dausman, SVP of RF Technology for Signal Infrastructure Group, pbc

11:05am - 11:35am ET - Panel Session and Q&A 


July 15, 2021 9:30 AM ET - 11:30 AM ET

Session: The Codec Debate

9:30am - 9:40am ET - Opening Remarks - Introduction of the Codec Debate - Session Chair: Dr. Mickael Raulet, CTO, ATEME

9:40am - 10:00am ET- From the Alliance for Open Media, Speaker Andrey Norkin, Netflix

10:00am - 10:20am ET - Versatile Video Coding, Speaker Benjamin Bross, Fraunhofer HHI

10:20am - 10:40am ET - AVS3 - The Third Generation AVS Standard, Speaker Paul Higgs, Huawei

10:40am - 10:50am ET - The Licensing Video Eco System, Speaker Carter Eltzroth, HELIKON NET

10:50am - 11:30am ET - Panel Session Round Table and Q&A