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SMPTE Releases Full Conference Schedule

Headed to SMPTE’s annual technical conference? Here’s what you’ll be doing there

Los Angeles, CA (August 15, 2019)—SMPTE has announced the complete event lineup for the its annual technical conference and exhibition, which will be held October 21-24 at the Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in downtown Los Angeles.

SMPTE vice president of education Sara J. Kudrle will co-chair the SMPTE 2019 technical program committee along with Thomas Edwards, vice president of engineering and development at Fox.

A redesigned conference schedule this year features concurrent sessions on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Over those three days, 40 papers will address a range of topics, including machine learning and artificial intelligence technology in professional content creation; new compression techniques and implementations; putting SMPTE ST 2110 into practice; leveraging SMPTE ST 2110 for live production; cinema processing and projection technology; the cloud; advances in audio; standards-based security in collaborative media spaces; 8K, 4K, UHD, HDR, and high frame rates; perceptual color quality metrics; new production workflows; and access and the global community of technology.

Thursday, the final day of the conference, has been designated “Space Day” (further details are promised soon).

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SMPTE 2019 will also include special events, including sponsored “pop-up” happy hours that offer numerous opportunities for face-to-face interaction between attendees, exhibitors and speakers.

The SMPTE 2019 All-Access Pass includes all conference sessions, as well as admission to the exhibition, the daily rooftop buffet lunch and the Opening Night BBQ. Attendees with this registration package will also receive access to download available papers and presentations from the conference sessions. Tickets for other special events may be added during registration at an additional cost.

The SMPTE 2019 Daily Pass includes admission to the conference sessions, exhibition, and buffet lunch for the day(s) selected. Tickets for special events may be added during registration at an additional cost.

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The SMPTE 2019 Exhibits-Only Pass is free for students and SMPTE Members this year. It includes admission only to the exhibition. Tickets for special events may be added during registration.