May 2011

Watch AOL’s SVP of Video Ran Harnevo’s Keynote Live, Wednesday at 9am ET

On Wednesday May 11th, AOL's SVP of Video Ran Harnevo will be the keynote presenter at the Streaming Media East show in NYC. We'll be streaming Ran's keynote live on StreamingMedia.com starting just about 9:05am ET. Twitter hash tag: #SMEast

Watch HBO’s co-president Eric Kessler’s Keynote Live, Tuesday at 9am ET

On Tuesday May 10th, HBO's co-president Eric Kessler will be the opening keynote presenter at the Streaming Media East show in NYC. We'll be streaming Eric's keynote live on StreamingMedia.com starting just about 9:05am ET. Twitter hash tag: #SMEast

How Video News has been Transformed by the Web and Mobile

Come hear an in-depth conversation on Tuesday at the Streaming Media East show about the evolution of reporting, producing, distributing, and consuming video news. News executives will discuss strategies both around creating original content and in aggregating video from outside sources. We've got Andy Plesser of Beet.TV moderating a panel entitled "How Video News has been Transformed by the Web and Mobile." Speakers will also talk about new distribution and syndication models and the emergence of new platforms for news, including mobile and connected TV's. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Moderator: Andy Plesser, Executive Producer, Beet.TV
  • Kevin Delaney, Managing Editor, WSJ.com
  • Craig Duff, Multimedia Director, TIME
  • Ann Derry, Editorial Director, Video and Television, The New York Times
  • Jim Spencer, CEO, Newsy

While online registration is now closed, you can still register on sites and take advantage of my discount code of DAN, which gets you a two-day ticket to the show for only $695. Twitter hash tag: #SMEast

Save The Date! NY Video Meetup With Food, Drinks and Networking

Logo Next Tuesday, May 10th, we're hosting the monthly NY Video Meetup at our Streaming Media East show, taking place on the 2nd floor of the Hilton hotel. The Meetup will start at 5 PM with complimentary beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres in the Streaming Media East Expo Hall and will then move to the presentation room for the Meetup demos. We're expecting hundreds of online video enthusiasts and attendees and you can visit the Meetup page for more details or contact the Meetup chairman, Steve Rosenbaum.

Attendees to the Meetup will have also the chance to win some nice prizes from companies like Apple, Roku, Logitech and Netflix. #nyvideo – #smeast

The Future of Video In Education

In the face of the rich-media revolution, educational institutions are using video in every aspect of campus life, from lecture capture to distance education, campus websites, libraries and preservation, digital asset management, clubs and events, and more.

At the Streaming Media East show, on May 10th and 11th, we've got Sean Brown, VP of Higher Education at Sonic Foundry moderating a panel on "The Future of Video In Education". This panel will discuss best practices for integrating video and rich-media solutions into higher education institutions, presented by top universities that are leading the charge with integrated media strategies for viewers both on and off campus.

  • Moderator: Sean Brown, VP, Higher Education, Sonic Foundry 
  • Chris Bellerjeau, CTS, Columbia Business School, ITG
  • Rob Lippincott, SVP, Education, PBS
  • Michael DeMeo, Director, Academic Media Services, New York Law School
  • Russ Scaduto, Director, Education Technology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center
  • Gary Powell, Tech Coordinator, The University of Toledo

It's not too late to get a pass to the show and readers of my blog can register using my own personal discount code of DAN, which gets you a two-day ticket to the show for only $695. Twitter hash tag: #SMEast