The Society of Broadcast Engineers

The Association for Broadcast and Multimedia Technology Professionals

The SBE @ the 2024 NAB Show

February 8, 2024

SBE @ NAB ShowSBE Ennes Workshop @ the NAB Show: April 12-13
NAB Show: April 13-17, 2024

Las Vegas, Nevada

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SBE Schedule of Events

Friday, April 12
     SBE Ennes Workshop @ the NAB Show
          8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
          • Register via the NAB Show website.
          LVCC W219 and W225

Saturday, April 13
     SBE Ennes Workshop @ the NAB Show
          8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
          • Register via the NAB Show website.
          LVCC W219 and W225

     SBE Board of Directors Meeting
          6 – 10 p.m.
          LVCC W227

Sunday, April 14

     SBE Booth Drawing $200 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway
          5 p.m.
          SBE Booth W4132, sponsored by Nemal Electronics

Monday, April 15

     SBE Broadcast Technology Update
     Part of the Broadcast Engineering and IT Conference
         1:30 – 2:45 p.m.
         LVCC W220/W221
            Presenters will review a variety of advanced technology solutions, including ATSC 3.0 and AI.
            Progress in implementation over the past year will be included with a Q&A session at the end.
            Moderators: Tom Mikkelsen and Stan Moote; CTO; IABM

         1:30-1:33 p.m.
             Rick Kaplan, Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President, Legal and Regulatory Affairs; National Association of Broadcasters

         1:34-1:46 p.m.
           Remarks by FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington

         1:46- 1:50 p.m.
             Opening Comments
             Jim Ragsdale, Executive Director, Society of Broadcast Engineers

         1:50-2:05 p.m.
             Technology Road Map Update
             Stan Moote – CTO, IABM, will review a variety of advanced technology solutions and their progress for implementation into the broadcast and network architectures over the past year, pointing you towards the technologies you need to know for 2024/25.

         2:05-2:25 p.m.
             ATSC 3.0 Update
             Lynn Claudy, Sr VP –Technology, NAB, will give an update on implementations and market accomplishments along with trends and the future direction of NextGenTV.

         2:25-2:45 p.m.
             Will AI affect station operations?
             This panel will discuss the risks and benefits of using AI technology within a station facility
             Moderator: Stan Moote, CTO; IABM
             Panelists: Ernie Ensign, AVP, News Technology & Operations; Sinclair Broadcast Group
             Craig Wilson, Product Evangelist – Broadcast & Media, Enterprise | Market Solutions; Avid


Blackmagic Design     SBE Membership Meeting
         5 – 6 p.m.
         LVCC W220/221
         Sponsored by Blackmagic Design
         The first 125 people in attendance will receive an SBE-logoed 60th anniversary poker chip.

Linkup Communications         SBE Booth Drawing $200 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway
         sponsored by Linkup Communications
         At the SBE Membership Meeting, LVCC W220/221

         Membership Meeting prize drawings:
             • Two Blackmagic Design Micro Studio Camera 4K G2
             • SBE: $250 Amazon gift card
             • SBE: Two SBE-logoed hats
             • SBE: three $25 restaurant gift cards

     SBE Member Reception
         6:15 – 7:15 p.m.
         LVCC W213
         Member Reception prize drawings:
             • American Tower: Two $200 Amazon gift cards
             • American Tower: One $100 Amazon gift card
             • Dielectric: Bluetooth Speaker
             • Drake Lighting: $100 Amazon gift card
             • Jampro: $100 Amazon gift card
             • Markertek: Cable Tester
             • Telos: Four Apple Air Tags with keychains
             • SBE: Two $100 Amazon gift cards

         Thank you to our reception sponsors.

Reception Gold Sponsor
American Tower
Reception Silver Sponsors
        Comrex     GatesAir
Reception Bronze Sponsors
Dielectric         Drake Lighting     Inovonics
    Jampro/Alan Dick     Kathrein    Markertek    Telos Alliance

Tuesday, April 16
     SBE Certification Exam Session
         9 a.m. – noon
         LVCC W206, advance registration required by March 1.

     Connect Zone: FCC Enforcement – New Self-Inspection Guides Can Help Your Station Avoid Fines
          3: 30 – 4:30 p.m.
         Connect Zone Conversation Corner W3943 (West Hall exhibit floor)
        This session announces the availability of the SBE Self-Inspection Guides, and detail common compliance issues. ABIP inspectors and other experts will take your questions on compliance issues.

Blackmagic Design     SBE Booth Drawing $200 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway
         5 p.m.
         SBE Booth W4132, sponsored by Blackmagic Design

     SBE/SMPTE/IEEE-BTS Ice Cream (and Beer) Social
         5 p.m.
         At the IEEE-BTS Booth W4430

Wednesday, April 17

SBE Booth and Hours

Booth W4132
     Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
     Monday: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
     Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
     Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

     Booth Drawing Sponsors
          Linkup Communications          Blackmagic Design


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LVCC Meeting Rooms

LVCC ADA access map

NAB Show Floor Plan

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