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April 12, 8:00am - 9:30am
Renaissance Ballroom III

Table 1

Working with LPTVs in the ATSC 3.0 Transition

HC2 Broadcasting owns and operates 250 Class A and Low Power TV stations in over 100 DMAs and is working with PMVG to provide ATSC 3.0 lighthousing opportunities to PBS stations using its LPTVs. Join us to learn how this initiative might provide your station with rapid entry into NextGen TV along with new services like datacasting.

With Les Levi

Table 2

"This Old Station"

An open forum on station improvement, concentrating on the transmission side of the house. Come share your RF engineering questions and issues at this roundtable.

With Jim Stenberg

Table 3

Datacasting Applications for Public Service

A conversation about how public TV stations are providing direct public services to their communities via datacasting, and the various ways that stations are generating new revenues while doing so.

With John Contestabile and Erik Langner

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Optimizing Technical Infrastructure, Reducing OPEX, and Establishing New Revenue Lines

An open discussion on the critical importance of leveraging trusted advisors when driving efficiency and efficacy measures into your organization’s technical roadmap. We’ll also touch on establishing new lines of revenue through this “channel relationship.“ 

With Christopher McGhay, Alp Sezen, and John Chrismer

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Software-based Broadcast Encoding Enabling New AI Applications

DigiCAP will share its experience equipping PMVG’s ATSC 3.0 LPTV station in Cookeville, TN with closed-caption translation from English to Spanish, where translation is enabled by an LLM and is running on an advanced software-based encoder.

With Joonyoung Park and Sang Jin Yoon

Table 6

Facility Design

Tips on facility design for on-premises and cloud-based systems.

With Kelly Campbell, Thomas Edwards, Zandra Clarke, and Joey Kloss

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A discussion of the Social Engineering aspects of Cybersecurity, the perpetual risk of which no amount of technology can mitigate.

With John Reilly

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Public Media Innovators

Join Nebraska Public Media Chief Innovation Officer and Public Media Innovators founding Chair, Chad Davis, for breakfast and conversation about the intersection of emerging media and public media. Bring any unanswered questions, thoughts, or provocations from his session on Day 1, Evolution Calling.

With Chad Davis

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ATSC 3.0 "Broadcast IP" Channels

Got questions about IP Channels? ATSC President Madeleine Noland addresses questions and listens to your ideas about IP Channels—implementation, devices, user experience, pros/cons, and more. (P.S.: You can talk with her about other stuff, too.)

With Madeleine Noland

Table 10

Integrating AI into Editorial Integrity

AI is a valuable tool and with proper usage can provide you with a powerful resource. Join us as we discuss how to incorporate AI into your Editorial Integrity policies. 

With Eric Hyyppa and Tim Eernisse

With gratitude to this year's sponsors

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