Call for Presentations: Virtual VidTrans 2021

The Video Services Forum (VSF) is seeking presentations for VidTrans 2021. This year, we are holding this event using a Zoom webinar. This event will take place on March 1 & 2 from 11:00AM – 2:00PM Eastern Standard Time(subject to change). The VSF will make this as much like the in-person events as possible with live introductions, live Q&A and some great presentations.

Submit your proposal

This meeting is a gathering of end users, service providers, equipment manufacturers, and others involved with the world of television and video. You are invited to submit a proposal for a technically oriented presentation on topics in any of the following areas:

  • Technical presentations on security, attack analysis, encryption, all in relation to professional media and/or transport
  • 4K and beyond
  • HFR (High Frame Rate) and HDR (High Dynamic Range)
  • Professional media transport over packetized networks
  • Carrier presentations regarding their contribution network offerings and plans
  • Case Studies especially those involving the transition to IP or IT-based technologies
  • End User Presentations on new production methods, new transport requirements, or other relevant topics, including RIST technology applications
  • IT-based thinking applied to the domain of media transport
  • Mobile video and impacts of 5G on media production and consumption
  • Network monitoring and diagnostics with an emphasis on its impacts on video transport
  • Next Generation Television - Transport Implications
  • Live sports and the application of IP/IT technology
  • Relevant technical tutorials on transport-related topics, or tutorials on new technologies relevant to the VSF
  • Uncompressed transport
  • Video over Internet QOS challenges
  • Virtual Private LAN Service - and its relevance to video transport
  • Video compression technologies – including both traditional professional media compression technologies and new compression technologies from other areas that may have applicability for professional media applications

General areas of interest for presentation submissions include relevant protocols, measurement, standards, and provisioning. We also welcome ideas for different topics.

Proposals containing promotion of specific manufacturer's equipment or vendor solutions will not be considered.

Presentation Submission Information
Speakers should submit a 100-200 word synopsis of their presentation for consideration by the VidTrans program committee.

Presenters will be notified regarding the acceptance/rejection of their proposal no later than January 31, 2021. Note that the presentation slide decks should be submitted for review prior to February 15, 2021. Selected speakers will be asked to pre-record their sessions beginning the week of February 22, 2021.

Submit your proposal



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