Videos From The Streaming Media West Conference Now Online

All of the presentations, how to sessions and round-table panels from the Streaming Media West conference are now available on our video portal at streamingmedia.com/videos. We also have all the videos from the Live Streaming Summit, Discovery Track and speaker interviews archived. Enjoy!

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Come Debate The Future of Live Streaming at #smwest Show

The Live Streaming Summit, part of the Streaming Media West show taking place on Nov. 2/3, will wrap up with a panel discussion examining the state of live streaming in 2017 and looking at where it’s headed in the future. Will its growth continue unfettered, or are there roadblocks that will slow the expansion? What are the key technical and business challenges it faces? And what role will new technologies like HEVC, HDR, 4K, and VR/360° play in the live streaming of tomorrow?

  • Moderator: Chris Knowlton, Partner & Chief Strategy Officer – BlueFrame Technology
  • Panelist: Dan Swiney, Manager, Live Production and Streaming – LinkedIn Media Productions
  • Panelist: Dror Gill, CTO – Beamr
  • Panelist: Aaron Ruiz, Business Development Manager – Streamlabs
  • Panelist: John Petrocelli, CEO – Bulldog Digital Media
  • Panelist: Rob Hedrick, Director of Broadcast Operations and Supervising Producer – National Hot Rod Association
  • Panelist: Skip Pizzi, Vice President, Technology Education and Outreach – National Association of Broadcasters

You can sign up online for a discounted conference pass by using the code DR100 and I even have a few free passes to give away. Re-tweet out “I want a pass for the Streaming Media West conference in CA on Nov. 2/3 – #smwest ” and I’ll pick some free winners every day!

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Learn About Live Streaming Workflows on Social Media

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 Live Streaming Summit panel discussion, part of the Streaming Media West show taking place on Nov. 2/3, 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.

  • Moderator: Claudia Barbiero, VP of Marketing, Americas – LiveU
  • Panelist: Dustin Butler, Technical Director and Producer of Live Content – Funny or Die
  • Panelist: Troy Witt, President – Take One Productions, Inc.
  • Panelist: David Compton, President – Oomba TV
  • Panelist: Mike Sheckles, Director of Technology – The Young Turks

You can sign up online for a discounted conference pass by using the code DR100 and I even have a few free passes to give away. Re-tweet out “I want a pass for the Streaming Media West conference in CA on Nov. 2/3 – #smwest ” and I’ll pick some free winners every day!

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Learn How To Monetize Live Streaming at #smwest Conference

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? This Live Streaming Summit session, part of the Streaming Media West show taking place on Nov. 2/3, will look at various approaches to monetization, from pay-per-view and subscription to interstitial advertising and sponsored/branded content.

  • Moderator: Brian Ring, Principal Analyst – Ring Digital
  • Panelist: Greg Ellis, Vice President and COO – DaCast
  • Panelist: Renee Reynosa, Professional Streamer
  • Panelist: Charles Mellilo, Senior Vice President – NeuLion
  • Panelist: Gabe Goodwin, Blue Duck Media & Executive Producer – FOX Sports
  • Panelist: Jon Burk, Director, Marketing/Digital Strategy, Producer, Digital Content – Roker Media

You can sign up online for a discounted conference pass by using the code DR100 and I even have a few free passes to give away. Re-tweet out “I want a pass for the Streaming Media West conference in CA on Nov. 2/3 – #smwest ” and I’ll pick some free winners every day!

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#smwest session: Latency Still Sucks: So What Can You Do About It?

As live event streaming explodes in popularity, latency—whether time to first frame or end-to-end—is the elephant in the room. Live event streams are competing not only with broadcast and cable, but also with social media, and viewers’ tolerance for long latency times is dwindling. At this session at the Live Streaming Summit, part of Streaming Media West show taking place on Nov. 2/3, you’ll learn about the various ways to reduce latency at all points in your live streaming workflow, from acquisition to delivery to video player.

  • Moderator: Jason Thibeault, Executive Director – Streaming Video Alliance
  • Panelist: Rob Dillon, Digital Operations Manager – Tribune Media
  • Panelist: Lee Erickson, Lead Streaming Engineer – NASA/SAIC
  • Panelist: Charley Thomas, Senior Engineer – Limelight Networks
  • Panelist: Rob Post, VP of Engineering – Hulu

You can sign up online for a discounted conference pass by using the code DR100 and I even have a few free passes to give away. Re-tweet out “I want a pass for the Streaming Media West conference in CA on Nov. 2/3 – #smwest ” and I’ll pick some free winners every day!