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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

    Virtual tour of the new NBCU News Group Washington Bureau
    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 07:00 – 8:00 PM

    In January 2021, after more than 60 years of operating at 4001 Nebraska Ave. NW, NBCU News Group officially moved its D.C. headquarters to a new location near Capitol Hill.

    Please join us for a virtual meeting with the NBC News executives who will show the inside of the new Washington Bureau and studios, discuss the project and studio operations. There will be opportunities to ask questions. You do not have to be a member of SMPTE or the DC section to join. 

    Please Register in advance for this meeting: https://tagvs.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUucOGhqz4vG9dULitAH5JflBBGF7uGc1WL

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


    Event produced by Maciej Ochman.

    Upcoming Events...

    April 13, 6:30pm SBE 37 presents Update on C Band Repack https://sbe37.org/index.php?action=M 

    April 21, 7-8:30pm SMPTE Virtual Tour the New NBC Facility

    End-April SMPTE 2-day ASTC3.0 Nuts and Bolts (this will be 2 shorter presentations, one on each day)

    Questions? Send an email to managers@smptedc.org


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    Job Openings:
    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

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