Category Archives: Live Streaming Summit

Welcome & Kickoff Session: Live Streaming NFL Thursday Night Football

Welcome & Opening Keynote – Thursday 2 November 
09:00 – 10:00

Earlier this year, Amazon won the rights to stream “Thursday Night Football” games on Amazon Prime for this season. In this session, AWS Elemental will provide insights about how the NFL is delivering a new level of live streamed sports experiences for fans. A special guest from Amazon Video will join the discussion for a deeper dive into the video and cloud infrastructure that’s being used to deliver the live streamed sports action.

Presented by: Keith Wymbs, BA Winston

LS101: Technologies for Live Streaming to Multiple Platforms

Live Streaming Summit – Thursday 2 November 
10:30 – 11:15

Streaming to one live streaming service is so 2016. Today, in addition to streaming to your own website or app, you may want to distribute your live stream to multiple other outlets like Facebook Live, YouTube Live, Livestream, Twitter, or Twitch. Fortunately, there are a variety of products and services that enable streaming to multiple output locations, from desktop encoders and appliances to cloud services. This session details the various options and lay out their pros, cons, and pricing models.

Presented by: Jan Ozer

LS102: Live Streaming on Social Media

Live Streaming Summit – Thursday 2 November 
11:30 – 12:30

Live streaming continues to dominate content on social media. What sort of ROI can publishers achieve with an effective social streaming strategy? What sorts of production workflows are best? This panel discussion brings together leading brands, media companies, and influencers to share their social media streaming stories and discuss what they’ve learned and what their plans are for the future.

Presented by: Claudia Barbiero, Dustin Butler, Troy Witt, David Compton, Mike Sheckles

Lunch on the Lawn

Live Streaming Summit – Thursday 2 November 
12:30 – 13:45

All conference attendees and speakers are invited to join us for Lunch on Lawn taking place on the Lighthouse Courtyard. Enjoy some fresh air and networking after a full morning of sessions.

*Please note this lunch is not open to Discovery Pass holders or booth personnel.

LS103: Monetizing Live Streaming

Live Streaming Summit – Thursday 2 November 
13:45 – 14:30

While the popularity of live streaming isn’t in doubt, even the biggest names in entertainment sometimes find it a challenge to monetize. What can be done to get consumers to pay for live content or make it more enticing for advertisers and sponsors? We look at various approaches to monetization, from pay-per-view and subscription to interstitial advertising and sponsored/branded content.

Presented by: Brian Ring, Jon Burk, Greg Ellis, Renée Reynosa, Charles Mellilo, Gabe Goodwin

LS104: Securing the Live Stream

Live Streaming Summit – Thursday 2 November 
14:45 – 15:30

Live video content, whether linear or events, is among the most valuable content online, so you need to lock it down to keep it from viewers who aren’t authorized to watch it. This session examines the latest digital rights management and access control technologies and explores the most effective business and strategic responses to video piracy.

Presented by: Tim Siglin, Pieter-Jan Speelmans, Scott Grizzle, Anil Jain

LS105: Live Streaming Spotlights

Live Streaming Summit – Thursday 2 November 
16:00 – 17:00

Leaders in live streaming present case studies that take you behind the scenes of some of the industry’s biggest success stories. Details announced soon!

Commoditizing High Bit Rate Contribution

For more than a decade, the media industry has been able to endure inferior contribution signals as an acceptable trade-off for wider distribution, first-to-air, and cost savings. However, today’s consumers are demanding higher-quality content, forcing media companies to deliver exceptional consumer experiences that require higher bitrate contribution. Learn how the media industry is overcoming the limitations of public internet while maintaining security and control of their data to deliver higher quality content.

Presented by: Jonathan Solomon

To be announced