Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 RSVP’s Required
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30pm
Location: Grass Valley – 125 Crown Point Ct. Grass Valley, CA 95945
Contact: Gil Mazzi 530-277-5801
Remington Maxwell 530-913-7707
“Grass Valley Group - 60th Anniversary - Reliving the Golden Years”
The focus of this meeting is to appreciate and reminisce about the history of Grass Valley, its broadcast products and the resulting formation of many spin-off companies.
Our distinguished panelists will discuss stories about the GVG early days, Doc Hare anecdotes, the Bitney Springs and Nevada City sites, product inventions, successful products and some not-so-glorious ones, international sales challenges, spin-offs (Graham-Patten, Immix, Sierra Video Systems, NVISION, AJA Video, Ensemble Designs, Telestream, Renegade Labs, Light House Digital and more).
Panel Moderator: Gil Mazzi
Panel Guests: Bill Rorden, Bruce Rayner, Pete Challinger , Sally Price and Neil Olmstead
Grass Valley Museum: Grass Valley will be displaying historic equipment and pictures in the Museum.
Meeting agenda: 6:00-7:15pm Social time-Pizza, tour of the museum
7:15-7:25pm Jason Howard-A short presentation of the Technically Improbable project.
7:25-7:40pm Slide show hosted by Ken Royer and an AV interview of Dr. Hare
7:45-9:00pm Panel discussion
9:00-9:30pm Social time, tour of the museum
There will be many current and ex-GVG employees in attendance. The evening promises to be a fun social event that will include pizza and beverages provided by Grass Valley a Belden Brand.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Dec 9.
Non-members and guests are always welcome to attend.
For questions about this meeting, please contact any Section officer. SMPTE annual memberships are available on-line (https://www.smpte.org/join) and start at $75 for an individual and $15 for students.
We look forward to seeing you!