Agenda Announcement: Avid Connect 2017 to be a Valuable and Inspirational Experience

By in Avid Connect, Avid Customer Association

Celebrating its 4th year of bringing together a unique community of media professionals, Avid Connect 2017 is shaping up to be one of the most informative and inspiring experiences yet.

I am pleased to announce an exciting agenda, filled with thought-provoking and insightful educational focus areas. The sessions that form these tracks will be led by industry luminaries and knowledge experts from around the world.  I encourage you to check out the details below and register to join us as we push the limits or our profession and prepare for the year ahead.


Top Level Tracks:

Transforming the Media Enterprise: Innovation in Business & Technology

Find out how properly focused and smartly applied technology innovation can impact the future of the media business.  Focused on the latest media industry business dynamics and emerging trends, this track is geared towards industry executives, technology innovators, operational managers and any media professionals who are tasked with navigating the challenges and opportunities present in the media landscape today.

The various sessions in this track will focus on technology’s impact and its role in increasing business performance, improving operational and capital efficiencies, maximizing and protecting the value of media assets and enabling teams to meet increasing demands for media while delivering content better tailored to reach the desired audiences…and much more—all packed with in-depth information and helpful insights shared by industry visionaries and leaders.

Empowering Collaboration:  Talent, Tools, and Technology

Discover how the right technology and tools, in the hands of the right talent, can enable creative teams to collaborate more powerfully to deliver more compelling, high-quality content.  This track is geared towards creative teams looking to better harness technology and tools in order to achieve more flexible and agile workflows, improve connectivity to enhance collaboration and creativity, and more effectively deal with the growing list of formats, resolutions and frame-rates.

Sessions in this track will shed light on how creative teams and technical professionals can manage the increasing demands for content creation while facing the simultaneous pressures for operational and capital efficiencies.  With industry leading creative professionals and technology innovators contributing, this track will prove to deliver thought provoking ideas and invaluable information.

Mastering Your Craft: The Art of Cutting Edge Storytelling

Learn how to get the most out of the creative tools and production workflows that you rely on every day.  With contributions from many of the industry’s’ most renowned and award-winning creative professionals who have created some of the worlds most celebrated and beloved content, this track will help everyone from the most seasoned creative pros to aspiring professionals and students master the art of storytelling with industry-leading tools and techniques.

In order to help the community learn today’s best practices and look at new ways to take creativity to the next level, this track of valuable sessions will offer a unique opportunity to hear from the masters on many of their own techniques, tips and tricks to master the art of storytelling.

The key themes that you can expect to hear in the sessions that will be announced in the coming weeks include:   


• Ascending to the Cloud: The Path to Flexibility, Agility and Scalability

• The Platform Effect: Unifying Tools & Workflows to Drive Efficiency

• Staying Ahead of the Curve: Workflow Agility in Dynamic Environments

• Protecting the Value of Media Assets: Insights into Effective Asset Management Strategies

• High Resolution = High Return: Maximizing Results in 4K/8K & HDR Workflows

• Immersive Media: The New Content Experience

• Harnessing Media Distribution Disruption: More Efficiently Reach Your Audience Anywhere

• Attract, Engage and Retain: Building Long-term Viewer Loyalty


For more detail on these key session themes, please view our newly released agenda.  Stay tuned for additional session and speaker announcements!

Avid Connect 2017: Expanding the Possibilities 

Join industry leaders as they come together to experience the cutting-edge and prepare for the year ahead. Be there to strengthen your skills, network with collaborators and to try new tools and technologies.

April 22 – 23│Wynn Las Vegas


Avid CEO & President