Facebook’s Rob Shaw, America East Commissioner Amy Huchthausen to Keynote 2016 SVG College Sports Summit

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The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce an exciting pair of keynote speakers for the 2016 SVG College Sports Summit (June 1-3, Omni Hotel at CNN Center, Atlanta). Robert Shaw, Global Sports Media Partnerships at Facebook will take the main stage on Thursday, June 2, while Amy Huchthausen, Commissioner of the America East Conference will address the Summit on Friday, June 3.

unnamed (2)At Facebook, Shaw works with partners worldwide to best utilize the Facebook strategy to achieve broadcast and publishing strategies. At CSS, Shaw will share some of the latest developments at the social media juggernaut and share his advice for how to best utilize the platform to engage fans and alumni in the college sports space.

Huchthausen is in her fifth year as commissioner of the America East Conference. She will share strategies in the digital work for a mid major conference and its member institutions. She was named commissioner in September, 2011, becoming the conference’s fourth commissioner and first woman to lead the league. She was recently recognized as a 2016 Forty Under 40 honoree by Sports Business Journal after being named a Game Changer by the same publication in September, 2015.

The SVG College Sports Summit is less than one month away. Don’t miss out on your chance to come and be a part of the largest professional development and technology conference dedicated exclusively to the college sports video industry.

Your $100 registration fee gets you:

  • Wednesday night reception at the College Football Hall of Fame
  • Access to the entire SVG College Sports Summit program
  • Opportunity to meet with 30+ technology vendors in our exhibit hall
  • Thursday Lunch
  • Thursday night reception following the College Sports Media Awards
  • Friday Breakfast
  • Unique and hyper-focused opportunity to meet with your peers facing the same challenges you do everyday.

Your department has made a commitment to quality video production and distribution, now take your skills and knowledge to the next level. Between registration, our fantastic hotel rate, great prices on flights into and out of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, and easy-to-use public transportation – including the MARTA train system – you can take in everything the SVG College Sports Summit has to offer for under $500.*

*based off online estimates

$135 a night.
Book your hotel now while rooms last!

This year’s event chairman Imry Halevi, Harvard University, Director of Multimedia & Production and the Advisory Committee have put together a fantastic program addressing key areas in content creation and distribution.

  • Building and maintaining a conference-wide digital network
  • Live event production
  • Social video strategy
  • Cinematic storytelling
  • Asset Management
  • Closed Captioning
  • Much more!

If you have any questions regarding the event’s program and festivities, please don’t hesitate to reach out to SVG College Director Brandon Costa at [email protected].

Any questions regarding hotel rooms or event registration, please contact Andrew Lippe at [email protected].

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