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Early Registration for the 2024 Media Technology Summit Is Now Open

Media Forward event with our Student Section at Montgomery College

Media Forward event with our Student Section at Montgomery College


Event Details: 

SMPTE’s Media Forward event returns to Montgomery College!

Kickstart Your Media Technology Career

Discover the latest technologies
Meet and learn from industry technology leaders
Network and create mentorships with industry professionals

Media Forward connects high school and college students with the future of media technology. Join professionals in broadcast, digital media, livestreaming, and more, as they give insights in to their everyday work as well as share their ideas about the future of the business.

The event is open to all students from high school through graduate students. We encourage SMPTE members to come support and get to know the next generation of media technology professionals. The event is offered at no charge; however, pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

This event is produced by the Washington DC Section of The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), a global organization of media professionals and technologists, in conjunction with Montgomery College Department of Media Arts & Technologies. 

About Media Forward:
Media Forward builds careers in media technologies and associated fields, providing students with the technical knowledge and an understanding of what it takes to succeed in the technical and production areas of the media industry today. Students will have opportunities to learn about the industry and career opportunities while networking with leading media professionals.

About SMPTE: 
SMPTE is a global professional organization focused on driving the quality and evolution of motion pictures, television, and professional media through our global society of technologists, developers, and creatives by setting industry standards, providing relevant education, and fostering an engaged membership community. We enable the technical framework and global professional community that makes motion picture, television and professional media available for all humanity to enjoy for artistic, educational, and social purposes.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
The event is open to all students include middle and high school, college, vocational, and graduate studies. Parents of younger students are welcome to attend.