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Luck and Thompson are first confirmed speakers for ITBW

4 April 2012
Luck and Thompson are first confirmed speakers for ITBW

Steve Luck, senior team leader ITN, and Luan Thompson, ITV lead strategist content management & metadata, are the first confirmed speakers for TVBEurope’s 13 June IT Broadcast Workflow conference at BAFTA (pictured), sponsored respectively by Symbox and AmberFin. Latest Gold Sponsor to come onboard for ITBW is Symbox, which will offer a case study by Steve Luck, senior team leader at ITN. Amit Patel, CEO of Symbox, will introduce Luck to discuss ‘Integrating People, Operations and IT for enhanced business planning & reporting at ITN’. Luck will tell the audience how ITN introduced an IT Service Management solution for better visibility and timely reports and a Configuration Management database to give better control of assets. He’ll outline the cultural shift at ITN to encourage broadcast engineers to embrace IT and the now instant visibility into daily engineering and IT help desk operations. Returning again to ITBW is Gold Sponsor AmberFin, introducing speaker Luan Thompson, lead strategist, content management and metadata, ITV. Thomson will outline the technology transformation project that is currently underway at the UK commercial broadcaster. EVS has also confirmed its Gold Sponsorship of ITBW. EVS designs broadcast and media production systems for sports, news and TV entertainment. Its Live Slow Motion system revolutionised live broadcasting and its reliable and integrative tapeless solutions are now widely used for nonlinear editing and HD productions across the globe. ITBW is Europe’s premier event charting the development and adaptation of file-based operations in European broadcasting organisations. Confirmed Silver Sponsors for the 2012 event to date are Blue Lucy Media, Pebble Beach Systems and SGL.  Chaired by Jeremy Bancroft, director of Media Asset Capital, the event’s programme is building momentum. Register now to attend this year’s ITBW conference at BAFTA and take advantage of the special early bird price before 1 May.

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