Andy Bechtolsheim, the co-founder of Sun Microsystems, and the founder and Chief Development Officer of Arista Networks, will be giving one of the keynotes at this year’s EBU Network Technology Seminar, 23-24 June. Bechtolsheim will provide a view of the achievements and remaining challenges for the industry’s collaborations on IP-based production and distribution technology, with a look at the evolving landscape of related technologies and user requirements.

Phil Tudor, Principal Engineer at BBC R&D and chairman of the EBU T&I Strategic Programme on Infrastructures and Security, will conduct a joint keynote session featuring Karl Petermichl, Strategy Officer at ORF Austria, and Dave Matthews, Head of Operations in Engineering at RTÉ, Ireland. The keynote session will focus on the likely long-term impact of COVID-19 on public service media and lessons learned during the pandemic. 

Visit the NTS website to view the full programme and to register.

A special NTS under special circumstances

The EBU Network Technology Seminar is the key forum for media technologists preparing major production infrastructure upgrades and wanting to future-proof their investments with media-over-IP and cloud technology. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the 2020 edition of NTS will be held online. To support the industry in these exceptional times, EBU Members can register free of charge this year, while the non-members can join at a reduced rate of only EUR 50.
As usual, conversations at NTS are centred on the first-hand experience of those at the coalface – some of the world’s foremost experts, users and developers of IP technologies, cloud technologies and cybersecurity, including speakers from AMWA, BBC, Bloomberg, CBC/Radio Canada, Discovery/Eurosport, GV, IRT, NASA, RTBF, SMPTE, VRT, and EBU itself.

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