Agenda: Friday, June 2

Time Session
8:00 a.m.


8:40 - 9:10 a.m.

Notre Dame and the Campus Crossroads Project

The Campus Crossroads Project is the most ambitious building campaign in the 174-year history of the University of Notre Dame and, at the center of it all, is iconic Notre Dame Stadium. Inside will feature a state-of- the-art new media center that will power video across all aspects of the university from academics to athletics and will bring video to Notre Dame Stadium for the first time. Take an inside peek at the strategy and technology behind this epic project and learn how it’s all being done.
Scott Rinehart
, University of Notre Dame, Director, Broadcast Technology
Dan Skendzel, University of Notre Dame, Senior Associate AD, Media Operations and Branding

9:10 - 9:25 a.m.

Technology Case Study: Latest College and Team Trends presented by Vizrt

Vizrt will give insights into how colleges and teams embrace its latest solutions for Graphics, AR, VR, and social media.
Richard Einstein, Vizrt, Head of Sports, Americas
John Servizzi, Tupelo Raycom, EVP, Engineering and Operations

9:25 - 9:45 a.m.

Keynote Conversation: Will Yoder, Instagram, Sports Partnerships

9:45 - 10:30 a.m.

Networking Break


10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.:  Facebook Video Boot Camp

This in-depth workshop features presentations from Facebook staff and successful users of Facebook Video offering practical tips and best practices on how to make the most out of this new and exciting, global broadcast platform.
Nick Marquez, Facebook, Strategic Partnerships Manager, College Athletics
Laura Thorson, Facebook, Media Solutions Developer Support Engineer


10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: In-Venue Production and Fan Engagement

Stadium and arena productions are more highly produced and heavily marketed than ever before. In this series of in-depth case studies, see how athletic departments of all sizes approach the design and management of these changes.

10:30 a.m.: University of Central Florida
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David Belawski, University of Central Florida, Director of Production
Bobby Blankenship, University of Central Florida, Producer
Andrew Kiger, University of Central Florida, Senior Producer
Zach Peterson, University of Central Florida, Senior Producer

11:00 a.m.: University of Minnesota
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Josh Blessing
, University of Minnesota, Senior Producer, Gopher Digital Productions
Daniel Claxton
, University of Minnesota, Creative Director, Gopher Digital Productions
Ryan Maus
, University of Minnesota, Director of Digital Production, Gopher Digital Productions

11:30 a.m.: University of Dayton
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Nick DeSanctis
, University of Dayton, Assistant Director, Video Services
Ken Kreitzer, University of Dayton, Assistant Director, Video Services for Live Events

Michael LaPlaca
, University of Dayton, Assistant Athletics Director, Multimedia