PBS TechCon17

Date: April 19-21, 2017 Location: Caesars Place, Las Vegas About the event: The PBS TechCon has a rich, nearly 40-year history as a key educational event for anyone in public media who works in technology. Evolving with the industry, the conference brings together Broadcast Engineering, Digital Products, Information Technology, Operations, and Traffic sessions and discussions for attendees. Presentations from stations, vendors, national public media organizations, academics and thought leaders from across the non-commercial and commercial sectors make TechCon a varied and powerful event for learning, brainstorming and collaboration. Event website: http://www.pbstechconference.org BroadStream Participation: Event Sponsor BroadStream [...]

4K 4Fun Charity Run

Facing the Challenge of Diversity and Inclusion Tuesday, April 25 at 7:30am Sunset Park, Las Vegas Proceeds will be donated to Mercy Corps and Women Who Code. The media and entertainment industry’s opportunities to improve its diversity and inclusion (D&I) have come into sharper focus in recent years thanks, in no small part, to the efforts of industry advocacy groups. One of the reasons the broadcast industry is so closely watched on this issue is also one of the main reasons it’s so gratifying to be a member -  the media and entertainment industry has a [...]

SMPTE Entertainment Technologies in the Connected Age Conference

Date: May 8-9, 2017 Location: Microsoft Campus, Mountain View, CA About the event: The SMPTE ETCA conference brings together the leading technologists of the television and Internet media industries in a two-day conference that explores the future of our industries and the emerging technologies that are shaping this future. Event website: http://www.smpte.org BroadStream Participation: Event Sponsor BroadStream is proud to be a supporter of SMPTE and its activities that enrich its members and empower the future of motion imaging. BroadStream is a sustaining member of SMPTE, and its VP of Technology, Peter Wharton, serves on the Board as [...]

SMPTE Bits By The Bay

Date: May 24-25, 2017 Location: Chesapeake Beach, MD (outside Washington DC and Baltimore) About the event: The SMPTE Bits By The Bay conference is the leading technical conference in the Mid-Atlantic for television technologists. It is a two-day conference on the Western shores of the Chesapeake Bay packed with a wide range of topics from technology fundamentals and workshops to the latest developments and trends in our industry. It is also one of the most economical conferences of its type that can be attended thanks to the breadth and generosity of its sponsors who support its educational mission. [...]