SVG will hold the fourth-annual Sports Graphics Forum on March 7 at the Microsoft Technology Center in New York City. After record attendance and a star-studded program in 2017, SVG will continue to expand the Sports Graphics Forum with a full day of sessions this year addressing the latest technological advances and creative achievements in broadcast graphics. In addition to general sessions in the morning, this year’s Forum will feature a pair of concurrent afternoon tracks: a Graphics Design/Creation Workshop and a Graphics Technology & Augmented Reality Workshop. Stay tuned for more information regarding registration, sponsorship opportunities, and the full program in the coming months.


9:30 – 9:45 a.m.:
Welcoming Remarks presented by ChyronHego
9:45 – 10:30 a.m.:
State of the Arts: Where Creative and Tech Collide
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.:
Keynote Presentation: ELEAGUE – The Design Revolution of Esports
11:00 – 11:30 a.m.:
Networking Break
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.:
SVGW Presents: Paths To Success in Sports Graphics
12:00 – 12:15 p.m.:
Avid Case Study: A VR Experience, Working in Today’s Reality
12:15 – 1:00 p.m.:
Augmented Reality: The Wave of the Future Has Arrived
1:00 – 1:45 p.m.:
Networking Lunch
1:45 ‐ 4:45 p.m.: Workshop Breakouts (Design Workshop and Technology Workshop)
4:45 – 5:45 p.m.: Networking Reception

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.: Year in Review: Highlights in Sports Graphics Design
2:30 – 2:45 p.m.: Case Study: ESPN’s College Basketball Graphics Redesign
2:45 – 3:15 p.m.: The Evolving Role of the Operator: More Than Just a Button-Pusher
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.: Networking Break
3:45 – 4:00 p.m.: HBO Sports Case Study: Bringing Sunday Night to Saturday
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.: Insert Graphics: Yesterday and Today — and the Future

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.: 4K HDR: What Does It Mean for Graphics?
2:30 – 3:15 p.m.: Cloud-Based Collaborative Tools: Creating Anywhere, Anytime
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.: Networking Break
3:45 – 4:00 p.m.: Case Study: Bringing Advanced Volumetric AR to NBC’s Live Super Bowl LII Broadcast
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.: Graphics Storage and Infrastructure: Building a Foundation for Success
4:45 – 5:45 p.m.: Networking Reception


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