Futures Park Press ConferenceMonday at NAB Show, we start by hearing from NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt, and the Broadcast and Engineering and IT Conference continues. The day ends with the Futures Park Press Conference and Reception and the Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards.

Exhibit Hall Hours
Monday, April 17  |  9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Monday’s Broadcast Engineering and IT Conference Schedule
Monday, April 17 | 10:00 – 4:00 pm
West Hall Room W216-W218

NAB Show Welcome
Monday, April 17 | 9:00 – 10:30 am
Main Stage

The NAB Show Welcome Includes remarks from NAB leadership, a Fireside Chat with NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt, the presentation of the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation Insight Award and more.

How My Song Appears and Sounds on the Radio
Monday, April 17 | 10:30 – 11:20 am
Exhibition Floor: West Hall W2051C Capitalize Inspiration Theater

Join songwriter Marshall Altman, Beasley Media Group’s Chief Content Officer Justin Chase, and Xperi’s Senior Vice President of Global Radio & Digital Audio Joe D’Angelo for an exclusive look at how Xperi’s cutting-edge connected car technologies are bridging the gap between artists and radio listeners in modern, consumer-first ways.

Digital Leadership Award Presentation at the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame Ceremony
Monday, April 17 | 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Main Stage

This ceremony includes the presentation of the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame, Digital Leadership Award, and more.

  • Digital Leadership Award Recipient: Lora Dennis, executive vice president of Digital Media for NBCUniversal Local
  • Television Hall of Fame Recipient: ABC’s Wide World of Sports
  • Radio Hall of Fame Recipient: Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia

Next-Generation Video Codecs for 8K
Monday, April 17 | 2:40 – 3:20 pm
Exhibition Floor: West Hall W3421A Connect Inspiration Theater

This panel will present the most recent advances in video codecs for 8K delivery and discuss their main capabilities. Compression efficiency (the ability to reduce the bitrate at the same quality) is the main feature of a video codec, but beyond compression efficiency for regular 2D video, other features and applications are becoming important such as: VR/360 video, film-grain synthesis, adaptive streaming, and spatial scalability. Platform and device adoption as well as complexity and energy efficiency are important aspects that will be analyzed as well.

2023 PILOT Innovation Challenge Winners
Monday, April 17 | 4:20 – 5:00 pm
Exhibition Floor: West Hall W3421A Connect Inspiration Theater

The PILOT Innovation Challenge specifically seeks products or prototypes that align with three focus areas of the 2023 NAB Show associated with the content lifecycle: Create, Capitalize and Connect. It is designed to identify startups and growing companies providing solutions to some of the key challenges and opportunities facing broadcasters over the next two to three years. The winners are selected by a panel of broadcast industry representatives. This session will showcase the three winners of the 2023 PILOT Innovation Challenge.

Futures Park press conference
Monday, April 17 | 4:20 – 5:00 pm
Exhibition Floor: West Hall W4017

Join us for this press conference detailing Futures Park, a special section of the NAB Show exhibit floor reserved for presentation of today’s edge-of-the-art media technologies from research and development facilities around the world. Exhibitors are selected by NAB for inclusion in Futures Park based on their relevance and interest to broadcasters. Also, the winner of the NAB Technology Innovation Award will be announced for demonstration of advanced R&D projects that have not yet been commercialized.