Connecticut Subsection

Saturday, May 30, 2015
10:00 AM Check-in and Networking
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM Event Program

NBCU Sports
1 Blachley Road, Stamford, CT.

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Advance registration is REQUIRED by May 27

Presentations:

"How we Designed and Built the new NBC Headquarters in Stamford CT in 16 months"
Presented by: David Mazza

"Overview of file based Workflow within the Stamford facility, Olympics and in Remote lots (stadiums)"
Presented by: Darryl Jefferson

"Olympics Overview"
Presented by: Terry Adams

Facility tour
 

Guests and Non Members Welcome!

About the presenters:

Dave Mazza (Topic: Facility Description and History)
A 35-year veteran of the broadcast industry. David Mazza manages all engineering and technical elements for NBC Sports Group, including oversight of the Olympic engineering group, which is charged with designing, building and operating a reusable multi-games infrastructure for NBC’s coverage of consecutive Olympic Games. Mazza and his team were instrumental in the building of NBC Sports Group’s state-of-the-art production facility in Stamford, Conn.

Darryl Jefferson (Topic: File based Workflow)
Darryl oversees the Post Production and Asset Management teams, which focus on development and execution of automated file-based ingest production transcode, longterm archive, and remote delivery. Most notably, he oversaw the Highlights Factory/Asset Management System from conception through implementation at the 2014 Sochi, 2010 Vancouver Olympic and the London Olympic Games in 2012. Darryl was also involved in the construction and systems integration process for NBC Sports Group’s state-of-the-art production facility in Stamford, Conn.

Terry Adams (Topic: Olympics Overview)
Since joining the Olympic unit in 1999, Terry Adams has served as the vice president of IBC Engineering for NBC Olympics. Terry is responsible for long-term development and coordination of engineering plans, equipment and budgets for NBC's Production efforts at the IBC before and during the Games. He is well suited for this task, having both extensive training and experience in comprehensive systems administration and engineering.