Impact! Hurricane...The Effects of Sandy on NY Broadcast and Production
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
New York, NY
SMPTE-NY February 2013 Meeting
“Impact! Hurricane...The Effects of Sandy on
NY Broadcast and Production”
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Kurt Hanson, VP of Engineering, WABC
Berenice Herskovits, NY1
Walter Raps, CBS Sports Network
Mark Smith Independent Filmmaker
Glenn Thomason, VP of Engineering, WNBC
Produced by Nick DiLello, Sony
5:30 PM social hour
6:15 PM SMPTE business meeting
8:00 PM event ends
Guests and Non Members Welcome! Refreshments will be served!
Speakers from NY-area Television and Cable and Production Industries will describe their first-hand experiences preparing their facilities for the storm, staying up and running during it, and what they are doing to prepare for the future.
When & Where
We are the New York Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the leading technical society for the motion imaging industry. Our more than 500 members live or work in northern New Jersey, southern New York and all of Connecticut.
SMPTE members are spread throughout 64 countries worldwide. Over 200 Sustaining (institutional) Members belong to SMPTE, allowing networking and contacts to occur on a larger scale. Touching on every discipline, our members include engineers, technical directors, cameramen, editors, technicians, manufacturers, designers, educators, consultants and field users in networking, compression, encryption and more.
SMPTE was founded in 1916 to advance theory and development in the motion imaging field. Today, SMPTE publishes internationally-recognized Standards, Recommended Practices, and Engineering Guidelines, along with the highly regarded SMPTE Journal and its peer-reviewed technical papers. SMPTE holds conferences and local Section meetings to bring people and ideas together, allowing for useful interaction and information exchange.
SMPTE strives toward its goal through:
- Membership: Promoting networking and interaction
- Standards: Developing industry standards
- Education: Enhancing education through seminars, exhibitions, and conferences