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    Washington DC Section

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    The Washington D.C. section of SMPTE includes society members from the Washington/Baltimore metropolitan area as well as members in the Tidewater, Virginia and other nearby regions.
    Section Officers include a chair, a secretary/ treasurer and six managers. There are also other volunteer positions such as Program, Membership and Publicity Chairs.
    Our regular meeting is the third Thursday of the month at 7pm ET.  Check below for the latest update, and 
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    Our Next Event


    Joint Meeting with SBE Chapter 37: NAB Show Update (from NAB)

    Unfortunately this meeting has been canceled.  Stay tuned for our next meeting!

    When: Sep 14, 2021 07:00 PM ET

    Please join us for a special conversation with the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB).

    Meet with executives from the NAB who will discuss the upcoming NAB Show (October 8-13th in Las Vegas), the Radio Show (October 13th and 14th in Las Vegas), ATSC 3.0 and other areas of focus for the NAB.

    NAB Panel:

    Chris Brown, EVP and Managing Director of Global Events and Connections and Events, NAB

    April Carty-Sipp, EVP of Industry Affairs, NAB

    Lynn Claudy, SVP, Technology, NAB & ATSC Board Chairman

    Hosted by: John Footen, Deloitte Managing Director - Media and Entertainment, Deloitte

    Moderated by: Jonathan Solomon, Partner Solution Architect M&E at AWS

    Register in advance for this meeting:

     After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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    Contact managers@smptedc.org if you have a job or need a job!

    Past Events

    April 21, 2021

    Washington DC Virtual tour of the new NBCU News Group

    Washington DC Virtual tour of the new NBCU News Group
    March 22, 2021

    Washington Lunch and Learn

    Please join us for a SMPTE Lunch & Learn, where Jeff Loucks (Deloitte) will be present data from Deloitte’s Digital Media Trends, The Future of Movies, and the trends driving change in the industry.
    February 24, 2021

    Washington February Event

    February meeting - SMPTE LMT (Language Metadata Table) and Metadata Basics
    October 29, 2020

    Media Forward Student Night Town Hall

    Via Zoom (participation is limited to the first 80 registrants). Registration is required – see below. Meet local media technology professionals and learn about the range of careers available and different technologies in the media and production segment Ask the experts about the latest technology developments, from HDR to online streaming. Discover the future of media. What technologies will drive future opportunities? Kickstart your career. What is it like to work in media technology?
    September 24, 2020

    SMPTE DC Town Hall

    Please join your friends for our next SMPTE DC Town Hall. Thursday, September 24, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada).
    January 17, 2019

    Amazon Web Services