NAB SHOW
COnference

Creation & Production • Distribution & Monetization • Content & Consumption

Big picture. Bigger perspectives.

With 100+ sessions to choose from, the NAB Show Conference (formerly the Conference Flex Program) gives you access to thought-leading, unique and powerful industry insights, and the opportunity to build a session lineup that is most valuable to your educational journey.

When:

Saturday, April 18 – Wednesday, 22, 2020

Open To:

NAB Show Conference Pass and the NAB Show Conference Session 3-Pack Holders

Conference Tracks

Featuring a number of content tracks on leading topics & conversations, the NAB Show Conference is built around a wide array of industry issues:

Conference Streams

Attendees can search by the track of their choice, or, new for 2020, attendees can curate their own cross-functional experience by searching for sessions built around the conference’s three core streams:

* BONUS: A ticket for the NAB Show Conference additionally grants you access to the Broadcast Engineering & IT Conference and Digital Futures.

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Education Partners & Tracks

Business of Media Track

Covering the media landscape across many delivery methods and platforms, the Business of Media track targets radio and television ownership and station management executives, as well as leaders from digital, cable and satellite companies. Sessions drill down into legal, policy, advertising, sales and marketing, and business development.

Produced in Partnership with

Content Strategies Track

Geared to entertainment and program executives involved in the development, distribution sales, licensing, acquisition and growth of content across platforms, the Content Strategies track explores challenges and opportunities specific to lucrative and growing vertical content markets including sports, travel and lifestyle programs, live events, esports and podcasting.

Produced in Partnership with

Content, Cable & Connectivity Track

As the entertainment and media ecosystem continues to thrive, with consumers exhibiting an insatiable desire for more and more content, the competitive environment for buying and selling the most desired content rights for multi-platform distribution has reached a fever pitch. Coupled with critical issues facing subscription TV, from cord-cutting to customer retention, to ad dollar competition, the connection between cable and content has never been bigger.

Produced in Partnership with

Creative Masters Track

Go behind the scenes with the creatives and crew responsible for today’s most innovative and popular feature films, TV series and streaming experiences. Learn how filmmakers and showrunners designed game changing looks on set, elicited nuanced performances, choreographed complex shots, and applied the latest technologies to create a masterpiece.

Produced in Partnership with

Future of Cinema Track

In today’s “always on” world, cinema is no longer confined to just a theatrical setting. With consumers seeking content via a myriad of distribution outlets, creators are working hard to maintain artistic intent in an ever-evolving landscape. But should that be the highest priority? The Future of Cinema track will explore this, and other thought-provoking questions as we examine the future of movie-making and the technologies that are driving tomorrow’s experiences.

Produced in Partnership with

Tomorrow’s Tech Track

Spotlighting cutting edge developments reshaping the creation, distribution and consumption of entertainment content, the Tomorrow’s Tech track brings together 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.

Produced in Partnership with

Women Leading Change Track

We’re celebrating #WomenLeadingChange at NAB Show by partnering with top media organizations to showcase the creative women leaders fueling growth and innovation across the media, entertainment, and technology ecosystem to share success stories and innovative approaches to industry and diversity challenges.

Produced in Partnership with

Featured Speakers

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Jennifer Zeidan

Production Services Technician

Netflix
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Joanne Kim

VP, Post Production Technology

Legendary Entertainment
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Pat Griffis

Vice President, Technology

Dolby Laboratories, Office of the CTO
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Tom Coughlin

President

Coughlin Associates
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Seth Levenson

Director, Adaptive Production Project

Entertainment Technology Center @USC
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Bill Velez

Executive Director

Radio Music License Committee
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Kelli Frieler

Executive Director of Digital

Leighton Broadcast Group
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Iris Wu

Founder

Ambidio
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David Chu

Co-Founder & President

Digital Media Rights
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Bryan Forbes

President of Sales

Westwood One

Kicka$$ Women Running Startups . . . And Why More Should

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:40 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

TikTok: The Influencers Guide to Success

Sunday, April 19, 2020 10:50 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

The Ascent of Cinema – Closing Keynote

Sunday, April 19, 2020 11:20 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Driving Growth in a Disrupted World

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:20 a.m. – 12 p.m.

How To Attract or Retain Migrating Consumers

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Beyond the Spot – Revenue Ideas for Small and Medium Markets

Monday, April 20, 2020 10:40 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Netflix Case Study: Bringing 4K and HDR to Anime

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:40 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Content That Compels Consumers To Connect

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:35 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Tomorrow’s Tech: 2030 Vision (Broadcasters and Studios)

Monday, April 20, 2020 10:40 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

Winning The Future Of Video

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:20 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.

Tomorrow’s Tech: Virtual Beings & the Hollywood that Will Be

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Radio ENGAGE

Monday, April 20, 2020 10:40 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Be Water, My Audio Friend: Flow with Changes and Challenges

Sunday, April 19, 2020 9:40 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

Tommorow’s Tech: 2030 Vision (Key Industry Players)

Monday, April 20, 2020 11:20 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Tomorrow’s Tech: Panel on Virtual Beings and the Future Hollywood

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:20 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Welcome to the Future: Introducing a Modern Breed of Storytelling Pioneers

Sunday, April 19, 2020 10:20 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Get Noticed: Creative Promotions To Attract Viewers

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Making Multiples of Madonna (or Why the Future is Volumetric)

Sunday, April 19, 2020 2:10 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.

Case Study: The Technology Behind Pixar’s ‘Soul’

Saturday, April 18, 2020 4 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.

Returning to the Moon: The Camera is the Mission

Monday, April 20, 2020 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

#IAmRemarkable Workshop, Hosted by Google

Monday, April 20, 2020 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Empowering Collaborative Storytelling in the Cloud Age

Sunday, April 19, 2020 2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Hot Seat: Best Practices For Deploying SMPTE 2110

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

Radio’s Roadmap to Gen Z Listenership

Monday, April 20, 2020 1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Managing Through Change…

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

Podcast Movement presents: The Content Evolution

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

In-Depth: Mastering Color Correction in Adobe Premiere Pro

Saturday, April 18, 2020 1 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Winning Consumer Attention in a Cluttered Digital Landscape

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Real-time Rendering Engines: Powering New Production Opportunities

Saturday, April 18, 2020 3:20 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Putting All the Puzzle Pieces Together

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:40 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

NAB Show Sunday Kick Off: Jim Gaffigan LIVE!

Sunday, April 19, 2020 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Tommorow’s Tech: Digital Storage for Next Generation Media

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

Is Tech Transforming Story?

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:30 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.

Chicken or Egg: Which Do You Market First?

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:20 a.m. – 12 p.m.

What is the Global View of the Future of Cinemas?

Saturday, April 18, 2020 9:05 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.

Producing Successful Podcasts at Broadcast Television Companies

Monday, April 20, 2020 3:20 p.m. – 4:05 p.m.

One on One: Deep Dives with Popular Podcasters

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 10:40 a.m. – 12 p.m.

‘Found Money’ – Untapped Revenue Sources & How to Capture Them

Monday, April 20, 2020 10:40 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The Lion King: Virtual Production Becomes Real

Sunday, April 19, 2020 1:35 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.

Through the Looking Glass: How do US Theater Chains See Their Future

Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:40 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

SMPTE Open and Welcome Session

Saturday, April 18, 2020 9 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.

The Future of Immersive Entertainment

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.

Tomorrow’s Tech: Virtual Beings and the Immersive World (ILM)

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Be There: Immersive Venues Overlay Experience and Content

Sunday, April 19, 2020 9:05 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.

Strategic Broadcast/Podcast Insights for TV and Radio

Monday, April 20, 2020 3:20 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.

What Brands Want From Today’s TV

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

The Business of Impact: A Different Way to Lead Media Organizations

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:20 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Scripted Content – Quantity vs. Quality

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

My YouTube Journey

Sunday, April 19, 2020 2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Transforming Content Production & Distribution with AI

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:40 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

Understanding Advertiser Expectations to Maximize Revenue Potential

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

Get More Attention & Expand Your Reach: Video Podcasting 101

Monday, April 20, 2020 1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Can Viewer Measurements Ensure Viewer Privacy?

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:30 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.

Ask the FCC

Monday, April 20, 2020 1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Reshaping Newsrooms for New Consumption Models

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 10:40 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.

Advances in Display Technology

Monday, April 20, 2020 4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Tomorrow’s Tech: 2030 Visions and Actions

Monday, April 20, 2020 10:40 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Perfect Pitch: Getting the Green Light

Monday, April 20, 2020 11:20 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Radio and Television ENGAGE

Monday, April 20, 2020 1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Rising through the Media Industry Ranks

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:10 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Does Peak TV Equate to Peak Sponsorships?

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Podcast Movement presents: Podcasting in 2020 and Beyond

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

In-Depth: Mastering Color in BlackMagic DaVinci Resolve

Saturday, April 18, 2020 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The Importance of Vision and Values in Times of Volatility

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:40 a.m. – 12 p.m.

What Advertisers are Buying (and not) in 2020

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.

5G Is Coming, Whether We’re Ready Or Not

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Tomorrow’s Tech: Meet Your Digital Twin

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 1:50 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.

Taking LEGO Commercials To The Next Level

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:20 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.

Highlights from Previous Years

Last Year’s Speakers Included:

Matthew Libatique – Birds of Prey, A Star is Born, Native Son, Straight Outta Compton

Jarl Mohn – NPR

Cecilia Vega – ABC News

Melanie McFarland – Salon.com

Melissa Grego – Hollywood Radio & Television Society

Patrick Hinds – True Crime Obsessed

Cathy Hughes – Urban One, Inc.