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
North Hall Meeting Rooms

Registration Access

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

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Session Highlights

Influencer in AI

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

Fireside Chat


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Mon 8

Influencers in AI: The Ethical implications of AI in Entertainment

Monday, April 8 | 3:20 pm - 3:50 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...

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Mon 8

Influencers in AI: Companies Accelerating the Future of Content

Monday, April 8 | 3:55 pm - 4:40 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 - 2:10 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...

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Tue 9

AI in Media And Entertainment: During the Broadcast

Tuesday, April 9 | 2:10 pm - 2:50 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: Driving the Future, New Content Formats - Immersive

Tuesday, April 9 | 3:20 pm - 4:00 pm | N257

AI’s impact on building scripts to building characters to building worlds, how is AI impacting entertainment and immersive media


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Tue 9

NXT Tech Summit Demo

Tuesday, April 9 | 4:00 pm - 4:40 pm | N257

Additional Information Coming Soon


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Tue 9

Preservation in the Cloud

Wednesday, April 10 | 9:00 am - 10:00 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 sent to the cloud is...

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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.

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Wed 10

Explore the global innovation destination that powers what the industry creates and how the world consumes.

April 6 - 11, 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada

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Other Education Opportunities

Hands-On Training

North Hall Meeting Rooms and South Hall Meeting Rooms 

For the intermediate to advanced attendee, access Hands-On Training sessions to learn and dive deeper into the essential applications and tools of the trade.

Each class is individually ticketed.

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Field Workshops

Off-Site

Explore off-site Field Workshops, with industry pros, covering some of the hottest trends and technologies advancing the industry. 

Each class is individually ticketed.

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NAB Small Medium Market Radio Forum

April 7, 2019 | Westgate Hotel Las Vegas Resort and Casino

Jump start your NAB Show experience and spend an afternoon with your peers discussing the future of small and medium market radio.

Registration code required for access.

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