21-24 October - Westin Bonaventure - Downtown Los Angeles

SMPTE 2019 is the premiere entertainment technology event for motion imaging engineers and related professionals.

Here are some of the benefits of SMPTE 2019

  • World-Class, Relevant Educational Experiences: Expand your know-how on what’s new in motion imaging. You’ll leave SMPTE 2019 with the ability to incorporate what you learn into your own projects. Maintain a competitive advantage by choosing sessions that cover the theories and technologies in motion-imaging that you can apply to what you do.  
  • Insight into the Future of Our Industry: See what motion imaging looks like in the coming year and onward. You'll stay ahead of the tech curve, especially since MovieLabs’ CTO Jim Helman will deliver a keynote about the research lab’s white paper — “The Evolution of Media Creation: A 10-Year Vision for the Future of Media Production, Post and Creative Technologies.”   
  • Opportunity to Network with Experts and Emerging Talent: Build relationships with people who take on the type of work that you do, and with those who have a skillset that complements your own. Face time with experts and thought leaders at SMPTE 2019 will sustain your need for a network of diverse expertise.  
  • Exhibit Hall: Expose yourself to innovative solutions from leading companies in the industry. Return from the conference with ideas to help you and your team work more quickly and affordably. You’ll be able to select and recommend cutting-edge tools in a price-conscious way.  

SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE

MONDAY

Morning: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Early Career Track
  • Machine Learning & AI in Content Creation
  • Compression
  • AWS Training
Lunch: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • HPA & SMPTE Women in Technology Luncheon
  • Rooftop Buffet Lunch
Afternoon: 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • AES Track
  • AWS Training
Evening: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Opening Night BBQ and SMPTE Jam!

TUESDAY

Morning: 9:00 am- 10:30 am
  • Annual Membership Meeting (8:30am)
  • Early Career Track
  • ST 2110
  • Conference Keynote
Lunch: 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm
  • Fellows Luncheon
  • Rooftop Buffet Lunch
Afternoon: 2:00 pm -5:30 pm 
  • ST 2110
  • Cinema Processing and Projection
  • Advancements in Audio
  • Sound Session
  • Cloud
Exhibits:  12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

WEDNESDAY

Morning: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • 4K 4Charity Run (7:00 am)
  • Early Career Track
  • 8K
  • Security
  • Challenges in Internet and ATSC 3.0 Streaming
Lunch: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Rooftop Buffet Lunch
Afternoon: 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • UHD, HDR, 4K, High Frame Rate
  • Perceptual Color Quality Metrics
  • Workflow
  • Access and the Global Community of Tech
Exhibits:  10:00 am - 6:30 pm

THURSDAY

Imaging Among the Stars:
The Moon, Mars, Deep Space, and Home Again 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fireside Chat
  • Apollo 11 - Restoring a Masterpiece
  • Mission Critical: Project Artemis, Imaging from the Moon and Deep Space
  • Space Imaging
  • Imagining for the Future
Evening: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Awards Gala and Rooftop Afterparty
Exhibits:  10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Speakers and session chairs

Conference Session Hours:
Monday, 21 Oct. through Wednesday, 23 Oct.
Concurrent Sessions | 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday, 24 Oct. Single Track: | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Exhibit Hours:
Tuesday, 22 Oct 12:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Wednesday, 23 Oct. 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Thursday, 24 Oct. 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM

On-Site Registration Hours:
Sunday, 20 Oct. 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Monday, 21 Oct. 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Tuesday, 22 Oct. 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Wednesday, 23 Oct. 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday, 24 Oct. 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM

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