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2018 SET Southeast Seminar debates the technology trends in the audiovisual market

The community of the audiovisual industry professionals is gathering to discuss the latest developments in technologies, services, solutions and applications on May 10 and 11 next, at a Convention Center in Rio de Janeiro (RJ), from 8:00 am until 7:00 pm.

Organized by SET, a Brazilian technical and scientific association, the 2018 SET Southeast Seminar is offering free registration by obtaining a voucher on the event website. The event consists of presentations, panels and talks intended for professionals, students and researchers working in the audio, video, cinema, radio, television, internet and digital media markets, including telecommunications and OTTs.

Around 50 outstanding market professionals will be present as speakers and debaters on more than 15 panels about innovations, trends and challenges in a disruptive environment known for its diversity and new consumer habits. More than 350 registrations are expected.

 “The current moment now requires companies, professionals and schools to be increasingly in tune with the digital transformations and the new demands of the market and the public in multiplatform and multiscreen environments, and on multiple devices. The SET regional seminars aim to foster the exchange of knowledge, enhancement and the debate about the future of the audiovisual industry production chain in Brazil”, SET President , Liliana Nakonechnyj explains

On Thursday, May 10, the event kicks off with a special session: Transmission of the 2018 SET Southeast Regional Seminar, live on the SET channel on YouTube: understand how. “At this pre-event session, starting at 8h30 a.m., five professionals will give a step-by-step explanation of this action”, says coordinator and curator of the 2018 SET Southeast Regional Seminar, José Raimundo Cristóvam.

Also on the 10th, the industry’s most important representative entities will meet to discuss the Barriers, Challenges and Opportunities for free-to-air TV, Subscriber TV, cinema, producers, telecommunications and OTTs. Chaired by the president of SET, the debate welcomes The Brazilian Radio and Television Association (ABERT), the Brazilian Subscriber TV Association (ABTA), the Brazilian Association of OTTs (ABOTTs), the National Cinema Agency (Ancine), Independent Audiovisual Brazil (Bravi) and the National Union of Telephone, Cellular and Personal Mobile Services (SindiTelebrasil).

On Friday 11th, the highlights will be the panels about new technologies for sports, journalism and the cinema. Present will be well-known executives and specialists like Raimundo Lima, Operations and Technology Director of SBT; Gilberto Castanon, of Globosat, Leonardo Cabral, PMP Project Engineer of TV Globo and Eduardo Brandini, Head of Media and Entertainment at YouTube

The 2018 SET Southeast Regional Seminar is taking place this year immediately after the NAB Show, the industry’s largest global event, and after the international events 5G & LTE Latin America and VSAT Latin America. “We will discuss the most relevant issues at the moment, with more up-to-date information”, Cristóvam explains. 

Live transmission will be provided by DTCom, Câmera 2, Intelsat and Unisat.


Event:  2018 SET Southeast Regional Seminar

Place:  Rio de Janeiro Stock Exchange Convention Center

Pça XV de Novembro, 20 – Ground Floor, Rio de Janeiro – RJ

Time:  8:00 am to 7:00 pm

Date:  May 10 and 11

Live transmission: SET TV, the SET channel on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/user/SETengenhariaTV

Certificates: issued only to those providing proof they were present in person.

Information, registrations and program:   www.set.org.br

Free registration, with limited spaces, via vouchers available on the event website.