Broadcast Engineering & IT Conference

Now in its 75th year, the Broadcast Engineering & IT Conference (BEITC) is a renowned program designed for broadcast engineers and technicians, media technology managers, contract engineers, broadcast equipment manufacturers, distributors, engineering consultants and R&D engineers.

Technical presentations consider pressing issues facing today’s media professionals, including the ongoing transition to IT- and IP-based systems and incorporation of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Emphasis on next-generation systems throughout the media-delivery ecosystem provides the conference with a decidedly forward-looking focus.

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* Non-NAB Member Price. Discounted rate of $399 for NAB Members and $299 for Students. See all rates here. Bundle and save! Rates increase September 20.

Produced in partnership with

  • IEEE
  • NABA
  • SBE
  • SCTE

Featured Speakers
& Sessions

NAB and SCTE Concurrent Live Conference Event
October 12, 2021 | 10 a.m.

NAB and SCTE have partnered to offer a dual-site interconnection between the BEIT Conference in Las Vegas and Cable-Tec Expo in Atlanta. The event will include live panels and interactive discussions that explore timely topics, such as dynamic ad insertion, NextGen TV and more.

Hojatollah Yeganeh
Sunday, October 10 | 3:45 p.m.

Senior Member Technical Staff SSIMWAVE Inc.

Erica Walker
Saturday, October 9 | 9:25 a.m.

Assistant Professor, Researcher Clemson University, Dept of Graphic Communications

Keith Pelletier
Monday, October 11 | 10:40 a.m.

Vice President Dielectric

Pooja Nair
Tuesday, October 12 | 1:30 p.m.

Communications Systems Engineer Xperi Corporation

Tom Burns
Saturday, October 9 | 10:40 a.m.

Field CTO for Media & Entertainment Dell EMC Networking & Solutions

BEIT Opening Session

Sunday, October 10 | 9 a.m.

NAB celebrates the 75th Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference at its opening ceremonies. The session includes a welcome address, awards presentations, and timely keynote speeches.

Reimagining the Viewing Experience Using the Edge

Sunday, October 10 | 9:40 a.m.

This session will examine how Edge Computing will revolutionize the way broadcasters deliver their services by driving innovations and new services across the entire media ecosystem.

Next Gen Game Changers I: The ATSC 3.0 Broadcast App and AEA&I

Sunday, October 10 | 10:40 a.m.

The first of two sessions on key new features of Next Gen TV.

Next Gen TV Technologies 1: The Promise

Sunday, October 10 | 10:40 a.m.

The first of five sessions on Next Gen TV technologies, this session presents papers on device interoperability and broadcast/broadband convergence.

Live Production Innovations, Challenges and Solutions

Sunday, October 10 | 1:30 p.m.

A look at the silver linings brought by COVID to live TV production.

Next Gen Game Changers II: Spectrum Sharing and Distance Learning

Sunday, October 10 | 3:20 p.m.

The second of two panel sessions on key new features of ATSC 3.0.

Next Gen TV Technologies 4: Datacasting Applications

Monday, October 11 | 1:30 p.m.

The fourth of five session on Next Gen TV technologies, presenting papers on datacasting ("Broadcast Internet") applications.

NAB BEIT / SCTE® Cable-Tec Expo® Bi-Coastal Broadcast Event

Tuesday, October 12 | 10 a.m.

This first ever joint forum links SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Atlanta with NAB Show’s Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology (BEIT) Conference in Las Vegas.

Hybrid Radio

Tuesday, October 12 | 10:40 a.m.

Presenting papers on Hybrid broadcast/broadband and streaming Radio services.

All-Digital Radio

Tuesday, October 12 | 1:30 p.m.

Presenting papers on All-digital HD Radio broadcasting.