Digital Futures Exchange

Explore digital trends and strategies for local markets.

With a sharp focus on driving digital revenue for local media, this event brings digital officers, managers, general managers, and account managers together for an interactive discussion of digital trends and strategies for local markets. A diverse combination of bright minds and experts discuss how future technologies will impact local media and strategies for leveraging current opportunities.

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Pilot - Navigating Broadcasting's Future

Connect and Network: Creating the Future of News Idea Exchange and Reception

Sunday, April 7 | 3:20 - 5:30 p.m.
N262/N264, North Hall Meeting Rooms

DFX Attendees are invited to join us for a Reception and Idea Exchange on Sunday, April 7 beginning with the Creating the Future of News Session at 3:20 p.m.

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April 7 - 8, 2019

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Open to Conference Flex and Conference Flex Session 3-Pack holders.

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Session Highlights

Building a Culture of Innovation

Sunday, April 7 | 9:00 am - 10:20 am | N262/N264

Creating a culture of innovation within your company is increasingly a key differentiator when dealing with disruptive change and new business opportunity.  During this session, join us as we explore how different organizations strive to create new opportunity through the creation a culture of...

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Sun 7

Business Models for Local OTT

Sunday, April 7 | 10:40 am - 12:00 pm | N262/N264

Part A: Fireside chat with Adam Wiener about CBSN Local (10:40 a.m.)
Part B: Panel Discussion (11:15 a.m.)
Daniel Barreto: Haystack TV
Rebekah Dopp: Google
Sam Matheny, NAB (Moderator)

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Sun 7

Playing with the Platforms

Sunday, April 7 | 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm | N262/N264

Part A: A Deep Diving in PEW’s recent study on Local News: Galen Stocking
Part B: A discussion of working with platforms by the Local Media Consortium
Christian Hendricks: Local Media Consortium
Tobias Bennett: Local Media Consortium
Anthony Katsur: Nexstar
James Green: Lee Enterprises
Tom...

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Sun 7

Creating the Future of News Idea Exchange and Reception

Sunday, April 7 | 3:20 pm - 5:30 pm | N262/N264

The best way to know the future is to create it. Key industry leaders and experts from Arizona State University including Andrew Heyward and Frank Mungeam guide a discussion on experiments in journalism, digital innovation in news, and building the newsroom of the future.

This session will lead...

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Sun 7

The Future of Transportation

Monday, April 8 | 10:40 am - 12:00 pm | N258

Jump in the vehicle of future and prepare to be entertained.  This fast-paced block explores how innovations and experiments in the car today are going to change the passenger experience in one to three years.
 Part A - Conversation with AWS Auto     Hector Leano, Amazon...

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Mon 8

The Next Generation Audience

Monday, April 8 | 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm | N258

Measurement, attribution, engagement – Explore how the impact of these terms change with an audience that is more engaged, more active, and whose needs have changed. We’ll hear from experts in the areas of immersive reality, Blockchain, and Voice technology how these revolutionary changes are...

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Mon 8

DFX Engage! - MyMelo Opportunities and Demonstrations

Monday, April 8 | 3:20 pm - 4:40 pm | N260 - B

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Mon 8

DFX Engage! - Telling Non-fiction Stories with AR and VR

Monday, April 8 | 3:20 pm - 4:40 pm | N260 - E

See and experience how the UNC Emerging Technologies Lab is creating unique Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality storytelling experiences that engage viewers in important issues and historical moments. Some of the concepts include volumetric capture, photogrammetry, live user data capture in VR...

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Mon 8

DFX Engage! - The Connected Radio Platform – Visualizing Hybrid Radio

Monday, April 8 | 3:20 pm - 4:40 pm | N260 - C

PILOT has been experimenting with the DTS Connected Radio platform, a hybrid (over-the-air plus internet) radio platform that promises to greatly enhance the radio listening experience for listeners and offer tremendous opportunity for broadcasters. Using the Connected Radio Evaluation Unit (CREU...

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Mon 8

DFX Engage! - Using Drone Photogrammetry for News

Monday, April 8 | 3:20 pm - 4:40 pm | N260 - D

This session looks at how we can take consumer drones and smartphones to build complex augmented reality objects - on budget and on deadline. The team at SeeBoundless have scanned objects from the mountains of Taiwan to the remote highlands of Bolivia to show audiences just how diverse cities can...

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Mon 8

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Riding the Road to ATSC 3.0

This Presentation Stage at N2512 in North Hall will have nearly 20 different presentations and panels that will detail all of the elements of the new broadcast standard.

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Destination 5G

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