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Registration open for virtual SMPTE Annual Technical Conference

The SMPTE 2021 ATC takes place between 9 and 11, and 16 and 18 November and includes a day of sessions in APAC-friendly time zones

Registration is now open for SMPTE’s 2021 Annual Technical Conference (SMPTE 2021 ATC), which will be a virtual event with daily four-hour sessions running from 9 to 11 November and 16 to 18 November. This year’s format and schedule includes a day of sessions presented in APAC-friendly time zones, and are designed to make participation more convenient for busy industry professionals everywhere.

“SMPTE’s Annual Technical Conference has become the go-to connection for cutting-edge research, insights, and technology,” said Mike Zink, education vice president at SMPTE. “For our global community of professionals facing the many challenges of the past year, it’s more important than ever to stay at the forefront of technology. The SMPTE 2021 ATC gives media professionals, technologists, and engineers an exciting chance to connect with everything they love about the technology and the people shaping our industry.”

SMPTE 2021 ATC will feature presentations from experts on next-generation technologies, as well as discussions on traditional broadcast engineering, sustainability, media in the cloud, and operational SMPTE ST 2110 deployments. There will also be a session covering the SMPTE Rapid Industry Solutions (RIS) initiative and how it is bringing much-needed agility to critical workflows and applications in virtual production.

Andreas ‘Andi’ Gall, founder and CEO of Human-Centric-Innovators GmbH, will be the SMPTE 2021 ATC keynote speaker. SMPTE said that Gall “is passionate about creating new ideas, sniffing out other people’s great ideas, and giving them wings”. He’s a qualified audio, radio, and television engineer, as well as a consultant, coach, trainer, media expert, manager, and advisor. Registered participants in SMPTE 2021 ATC will get access to this and other conference presentations, including on-demand viewing for 30 days following the event.

More information about SMPTE 2021 ATC programming, sponsorship, and pricing is available at