NXT Tech Symposium

Get an insider’s look into disruptive tech.

This program spotlights cutting edge developments reshaping the creation, distribution and consumption of entertainment content. Join thought leaders and catalysts from the entertainment, consumer electronics, technology, and service industries for an insider’s look into the emerging technologies disrupting everything from the creative process to business models and consumer behavior.

 

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April 8 - 10, 2019

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

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Session Highlights

Influencers in AI: A Conversation with IBM Watson. "How Emerging Technologies Like AI Will Affect the Media Landscape

Monday, April 8 | 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm | N262/N264

Fireside Chat

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Mon 8

Win Friends and Inspire People: Personal Brands in the Social Media Era

Monday, April 8 | 2:05 pm - 2:50 pm | N262/N264

Culture has always been tied to personality. But never before has an individual held the cultural power and influence to drive sales, brand awareness and engagement as they do today's era of social media. And never before have cultural icons been recognized as “friends” on digital platforms - the...

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Mon 8

Influencers in AI: The Ethical implications of AI in Entertainment

Monday, April 8 | 3:20 pm - 4:00 pm | N262/N264

2018 was the year when artificial intelligence jumped onto the civic debate. From data privacy to algorithmic biases or ethical chatbots, the content ecosystem has to take up the difficult task of outlining ethical and legal frameworks for machine learning and AI applications. Join this exciting...

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Mon 8

Influencers in AI: Companies Accelerating the Future

Monday, April 8 | 4:06 pm - 5:00 pm | N262/N264

Setting the stage for the future of the industry, we talk with a number of companies
leveraging AI to facilitate and help create the future of media and entertainment.

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Mon 8

AI in Media And Entertainment: Before You Shoot, Finding Your Audience

Tuesday, April 9 | 1:30 pm - 2:25 pm | N257

From predicting ratings and targeting audience to helping to personalized the user’s experience, AI is being used to determine if a project should be made and who it’s being made for. This discussion will help us understand how you can get your content to the right person at the right time and on...

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Tue 9

AI in Media And Entertainment: During the Broadcast

Tuesday, April 9 | 2:30 pm - 3:25 pm | N257

Canoe leads a discussion with its TV Programmers on how AI real time data is helping make ad and promo insertion smarter across multiple platforms, in Live and in VOD.

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Tue 9

AI in Media And Entertainment: Real Examples from Hollywood

Tuesday, April 9 | 4:35 pm - 5:00 pm | N257

A fireside chat on recent case studies of how AI is driving the future of entertainment.

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Tue 9

Preservation in the Cloud

Wednesday, April 10 | 9:00 am - 10:20 am | N257

The cloud allows for revolutionary gains in speed, flexibility, and collaboration, but the supposed benefit of “weightless” and “floating” data poses a challenge of preservation. When the infrastructure is no longer under your control, how can you be certain that what you...

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Wed 10

Production in the Cloud

Wednesday, April 10 | 10:40 am - 12:00 pm | N257

Production in the cloud is still in its infancy, yet new capabilities are constantly evolving out of this technology over the time. New tools and features are just part of our future in production. We have begun to re-examine how we view this process at a fundamental level. This session will...

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Wed 10

Quantum Computing

Wednesday, April 10 | 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm | N257

Quantum computing is going to change the landscape of Media & Entertainment. Aside from better AI and faster rendering, it's also going to replace all the key based security that M&E (and most industries) have relied on to protect our content and systems. This session will provide a primer...

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Wed 10

On the Road to ATSC 3.0, Consumers Lead the Way

Wednesday, April 10 | 3:20 pm - 4:00 pm | N257

Leading broadcast groups and television manufacturers have recently expressed their support for ATSC 3.0 and the development of compelling consumer experiences on par with digital platforms. So now what? With millions of ATSC 3.0 connected TVs expected to hit the market in the near future,...

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Wed 10

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AI+Cloud Campus

Advancements in AI and cloud technologies continue to shape content and media in new and exciting ways from production workflows to improved delivery methods.

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Destination 5G

It’s not just an idea anymore - 5G has arrived. Learn how you can tap into the opportunities created by this content delivery shift.

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AWS Hands-On Workshops for Media Experts

April 9 - 10, 2019 | Ballroom D, Westgate

AWS is hosting two days of hands-on labs and workshops during the 2019 NAB Show. Registered NAB Show attendees will learn how to build media workflows in the cloud from AWS experts.

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