Nov
28
Tue
2017
NET Lunch @ The Garland
Nov 28 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

HPA NET returns to the Beverly Garland
Tuesday November 28, 2017

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What’s NET? The Next Level of Networking

Whether you are looking for the latest on AI, blockchain, IMF, AR, or something else entirely, NET lunches are where you will find the latest thinking about the newest technologies.

Tables are hosted by experts from outstanding companies who lead and drive lively discussions. Attendees shuffle tables while the hosts stay put.

Hot topics and expert moderators include:

Program is subject to change. Stay tuned for additional topics and speakers.

Schedule

11:30 – 12:00 pm check-in and networking
12:00 – 12:45 pm grab your lunch, welcome remarks and 1st roundtable
12:45 – 1:05 pm networking
1:05 – 1:25 pm 2nd round table
1:30 – 1:50 pm 3rd round table
1:50 pm dessert and networking

Parking is $12

NET provides connection and education to everyone involved in the creative technology and business. From marketing and business development team members to engineers, creatives, executives and young professionals, NET provides a platform to meet peers, learn what’s happening in the industry, and explore the latest technologies.

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Mar
22
Thu
2018
NET Lunch March 22, 2018 @ The Garland
Mar 22 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
NET Lunch March 22, 2018 @ The Garland | Los Angeles | California | United States

Enhance Your Lunch Hour

The unique NET Lunch structure of rotating topic tables allows participants to learn from experts about three different topics of current industry interest and discuss them with peers, departing the event with better understanding and new relationships.
Roundtable topics include:

  • The Rise of Social Marketing – “How do you stop the thumb?”
    Monica Austin, Netflix
  • Trends & Tradeoffs for Cloud MigrationShould you move to the Cloud? How hard is it? What will you lose vs. what you gain?
    Conrado Neimeyer, The [RE]Design Group and Greg Stover, Vertiv
  • How To Prepare For ATSC 3.0 – How this new standard will dramatically change the future of broadcast television and the impact it will have on post-production workflows.
    Jim DeFilippis, TMS Consulting and Steven A. Silva, 21st Century Fox
  • Global Production Standards – It is time to check in on the state of production standardization. Where are the blind spots? What defacto standards are closed that need to be opened?
    Jude Babcock, Producer and Karin Levinson, Producer
  • The Future of Transportation Entertainment Autonomous driving is right around the corner, which will change how we entertain ourselves. How can we prepare for the rolling theater of the future?
    Rahul Sonnad, Tesloop
  • Batch Learning, Machine Learning, and Content Monetization What’s the best way to manage massive amounts of data in your archive?
    Jeanette Graham, Veritone and Ian McPherson, Amazon Web Services
  • LED Theater Screens – LED based cinema theater screen walls
    Chris Buchanan, Samsung and Gary Mandel, Sony
  • Navigating Content, Rights, and Avails – How can the industry evolve out of the wild west era of rights and avails?
    Adam Lesh, SngularDTV
  • Remote Collaboration for Post Production – In an increasingly distributed workflow environment, remote collaborate is becoming a key part of efficiency in the production/postproduction process. Come learn about real-world technologies to address these challenges.
    David Benson, BeBop Technology and Chris Slagel, Create Advertising Group
  • Piracy in Entertainment Technology – Piracy continues to threaten and impact the content creation process. What are the studios doing today to prevent content piracy?
    Janice Pearson, Warner Bros. and David Deelo, Sony Pictures
  • Technology to Help you Survive Technology – Working in the media and technology industries can often be frenetic and challenging. How can mindfulness help?
    Kelton Wright, Headspace

Program is subject to change. Stay tuned for additional topics and speakers.

WHAT:

Networking Education Technology: NET Lunch

WHEN:
Thursday, March 22, 2018
11:30 am – 2:00 pm

WHERE:
The Garland
4222 Vineland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91602

Schedule

11:30 – 12:00 pm check-in and networking
12:00 – 12:45 pm grab your lunch, welcome remarks and 1st roundtable
12:45 – 1:05 pm networking
1:05 – 1:25 pm 2nd round table
1:30 – 1:50 pm 3rd round table
1:50 pm dessert and networking

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Jun
7
Thu
2018
NET Lunch June 7, 2018
Jun 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
NET Lunch June 7, 2018 @ Los Angeles | California | United States

Enhance Your Lunch Hour

 

 

 

NET invites you to be part of the conversation about a dozen of the most engaging topics affecting our industry. Choose the three topics that most interest you and join in the conversation!

Be a pro at one table and a novice at another – every topic table is an opportunity to think critically through the key issues, courtesy of incisive questions and observations from your hosts and table mates.

Topics for June 7 include:

AR/VR

  • Live Graphics – Grant Werle, General Manager, US at Girraphics & Jeff Olm, VR/AR Director and Colorist
  • Asset Generation – Steve Sullivan, Partner General Manager, Mixed Reality at Microsoft & Johannes Saam, Lead Creative VR/AR Developer at Framestore
  • The In Person Experience – Joanna Popper, Global Head of Virtual Reality for Location Based Entertainment at HP & Malia Probst, Founding Partner, VRScout

Standards

  • 4K v HD HDR, I’m Confused – Paul Chapman, VP Engineering + Technology, Sim International & Annie Chang, VP, Creative Technologies at Universal Pictures
  • HDR Deliverables – Tom Vice, Sr VP and Manager of Nextlab, Fotokem & Linda Borgeson, Senior Vice President of Feature Post Production, Walt Disney Studios

Metadata

  • Enhancing the Viewer Experience with Machine Learning & Live Tagging – John Motz, CTO, GrayMeta & Jeremy Craven, Senior Solution Architect, AWS Elemental
  • Live Tagging – Dave Pinkel, Sales Manager, EVS & Pamela Phelps, Technical Supervisor, Media at FOX Sports
  • Metadata in Post from an Editorial Perspective – Barry Goch, Finishing Artist at The Foundation & Bruno Munger, Director of Business Development at Colorfront
  • IMF (Movie Labs) / Driving Next Generation User Experience – Craig Seidel, VP, Distribution Technology at Movie Labs

Cloud

  • E-sports (Blizzard/Activision) – Carleton Curtis, VP Programming at Major League Gaming, Blizzard Entertainment
  • PostProduction in the Cloud: Today and Tomorrow – Michael Cioni, Sr VP of Innovation at Panavision & Ramy Katrib, CEO, DigitalFilmTree
  • Distribution in The Cloud – G.O. Burton, SVP Distribution at OwnZones Media Network

More topics and speakers will be announced shortly. Register now to reserve your seat!

Event Over


 Schedule

11:30 – 12:00 pm check-in and networking
12:00 – 12:45 pm grab your lunch, welcome remarks and 1st roundtable
12:45 – 1:05 pm networking
1:05 – 1:25 pm 2nd round table
1:30 – 1:50 pm 3rd round table
1:50 pm dessert and networking

WHAT:
Networking Education Technology: NET Lunch

WHEN:
Thursday, June 7, 2018
11:30 am – 2:00 pm

WHERE:
Microsoft at the Reserve, Playa Vista
13031 W. Jefferson Blvd., Ste. 200
Los Angeles, CA 90094

Hosted parking is included in registration.

Pre-registration is required.  We cannot accept on-site registrations.  NO REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS AFTER
May 30th. However, you may transfer a registration to another individual within 48 hours of the event.

NET provides connection and education to everyone involved in the creative technology and business. From marketing and business development team members to engineers, creatives, executives and young professionals, NET provides a platform to meet peers, learn what’s happening in the industry, and explore the latest technologies.


 

Oct
11
Thu
2018
NET Lunch October 11, 2018 @ The Garland
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Blockchain. Explained. Finally.

.Demystify the impact of blockchain for creative workflows

Is it a disruptor? Will it cement the bond between creatives and technologists?

As blockchain plays a growing role in workflows and distribution, it raises as many questions as it answers. From safeguarding assets from piracy to powering the creative workflow, blockchain is in play.

Join moderator Ramy Katrib, founder and CEO of DigitalFilm Tree, and other big thinkers and doers at HPA NET (Networking, Education & Technology) Lunch on October 11 to explore whether and how blockchain could transform our industry.

Could it really change everything? An illuminating, informative and lively discussion is guaranteed to ensue.

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Ramy Katrib, Founder, CEO, DigitalFilm Tree

Before starting DigitalFilm Tree, an award winning post-production and software development company, Ramy Katrib started his career as a negative cutter and telecine colorist. Over the past 20 years, Ramy has played a role in bringing digital, file-based workflows to the M&E industry. Today DigitalFilm Tree is a leading provider of cloud-based post services and software solutions focusing on blockchain process in the creative technology space.


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Eric Diehl, VP Media and Content Security, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Eric is a blockchain, “skeptical enthusiast.” At Sony Pictures Entertainment, he explores new paradigms in security and blockchain.  Previously, he founded Technicolor Security Labs. He has filed over 100 patents and published two books over his career to date.


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Marc Zorn, Senior Manager of Productions and Content Cybersecurity, HBO

Marc Zorn is a well-recognized information security leader in various industries, and has helped to establish standards including ISO 17799, 27000, MPAA Best Practices, HIPAA, PCI, and GIAC. Marc has worked in M&E primarily consulting with studios, post-production houses, VFX, exhibitors, and the MPAA to address protection of multimedia content.  Marc is currently heading up productions and content cybersecurity for HBO.


Lena 150pxLena Wasikowski, Vice President of Global Client Servicing, Warner Bros. Technology

Lena Wasikowski is Vice President of Global Client Servicing for Warner Bros. Technology. In her role, Wasikowski provides strategic oversight of the organization’s content delivery, client operations support, and next generation content servicing initiatives.

Wasikowski leads the team responsible for delivering Warner Bros. Television and Home Entertainment content to global servicing partners and retailers worldwide. Wasikowski and her team ensure client success and accelerated content delivery through the development, implementation and optimization of advanced, efficient operations protocols. Wasikowski also plays a lead role in the creation and establishment of servicing protocols for industry standard specs and next generation technologies, including 4K, Dolby ATMOS, and virtual reality, among other new content experiences.


Program is subject to change. 

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WHAT:
Networking Education Technology: NET Lunch

WHEN:
Thursday, October 11, 2018
11:30 am – 2:00 pm

WHERE:
The Garland
4222 Vineland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91602

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