Broadcaster Magazine

SMPTE Toronto Calls for Papers and Sponsors

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  • The Toronto Section of SMPTE will be holding its popular biennial technical seminar, 21-22 June 2024. With the rapid and wide-ranging changes taking place in pixels and packets delivery, the theme for this years seminar focuses on exploring UHD, HDR, and Live IP technologies and techniques.

    Why not be part of the historic SMPTE Centennial year by becoming a presenter at this event?

    We would like to invite you to deliver a presentation on a topic you feel is relevant to our theme. Feel free to offer a subject from the leading edge of your knowledge and experience.

    Here are a few topical suggestions:

    *Image Acquisition

    *UHD: Bigger, Better, Faster Pixels

    *Color and Dynamic Range Management

    *Standards for UHD and IP

    *IP technologies for live production

    *Post Production workflows

    *Dealing with SD and HD in a UHD world

    You are invited to submit one or more brief abstract(s), limited to 250 words, outlining the topic to be covered and paper title, illustrating the proposed breadth and depth of the content. The presentation delivery time should be between 30 or 60 minutes in length including an opportunity for attendee Q&A. Submission of an abstract implies the presenter’s ability to attend and deliver the presentation. Remote presentation (via internet) will be considered if proposed in the abstract submission.

    Abstracts must include presenter’s name, title, company, mailing address, telephone, and e-mail address.

    Abstracts are due on or before Friday, 22 April.

    Notification of acceptance will be provided by Friday, 6 May 2024. Finalized presentations are to be submitted for review by Friday, 27 May.

    Presenters will be welcome to attend the BootCamp VII in thanks for their contribution.

    Submit Your Abstract Today!

    Call for Sponsors

    Date Extended – Book by 15 April and Receive a Special Bonus!

    We’d like to invite you to be a valued sponsor for the event.

    Previous Toronto Section Boot Camps have been highly attended with audiences in excess of 150-200 attendees. This year’s Boot Camp will feature top tier keynote speakers, theatre-style seating, a comfortable and intimate industry trade show, technology demonstrations and a Toronto Section combined BBQ and Facility Tour kickoff event. Each event will provide sponsors with high visibility and an opportunity to meet, mingle & learn alongside industry professionals.

    Sponsorship has its privileges over & above high visibility!

    *Platinum Primary-swag Logo Sponsorship

    Includes Logo on the Primary giveaway (i.e. portfolio), 10 Minute Pitch Session, Tradeshow Table, Five Admissions and More!

    *Gold Tuesday Evening Kickoff BBQ Sponsorship

    Includes BBQ Association, 10 minute pitch session, Tradeshow Table, 4 Admissions and More!

    *Silver Technomercial “Pitch” Sponsorship

    Includes 10 Minute Pitch Session, Association With Coffee Break, 3 Admissions and More!

    *Bronze Sponsorship

    Includes Seminar section acknowledgment, Bronze Tier Logo Signage, Two Admissions and More!

    *Standard Sponsorship

    Includes Standard Tier Logo Signage At Most Events, Single Admission and More…

    Book by 15 April and receive a Trade Show Table with all Silver, Bronze and Standard Sponsorships!

    For further information please contact: