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2023 Media Technology Summit

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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


May 25, 2023 7:00PM - NAB Wrap Up

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On May 25 at 7 pm Washington, DC section is pleased to be joined by Mark Schubin for his annual NAB Recap!

Emmy-award-winning SMPTE Fellow Mark Schubin claims to have walked past every exhibit at every NAB Show since 1973 and has evidence of his blisters to prove it. He will bring us his observations from NAB 2023 on 3D, 4K, 5G, AI, ATSC 3.0, HDR, HFR, IP, OTA, SDI, SIM, VP, other letters and numbers, and even film and paper. As always, no  questions are off limits (though answers might be).

Media, broadcast, and film entertainment colleagues; or those just technically curious about this fascinating subject welcome to join us. SMPTE membership not required.

Thank you to our event sponsor Ross Video!Ross_Video

This will be a hybrid event!  

Please note: In person meeting will begin at 6pm for social hour.  Zoom will start at 7pm with SMPTE business, speaker introduction and presentation

We hope to see you (or you us!) May 25th

Join us in person at Fairfax CH16, 12000 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax VA 22035, (Conference rooms 4/5) or via Zoom. 

Upcoming Events...


July 11, 2023 6:30pm - Advanced Monitoring & Control Use Cases for Broadcasting.  This is a joint meeting with SBE.  Details to follow.

Questions? Please send an email to managers@smptedc.org


Reminders & Notices

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

Past Events

January 17, 2019

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