GV Expo Starts Tues., Expo Hall Open Weds-Thurs

 The Exhibition Hall is open Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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More than 150 exhibitors are demonstating their latest this week at Government Video Expo, Tuesday to Thursday (Dec. 1-3) at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington.

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GV Expo runs Dec. 1-3. The Exhibition Hall is open Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Online registration ends Monday afternoon at 5 p.m. Onsite registration is available.

The Digital Media DC Conference @ GV Expo spans all three days, covering five tracks with more than 50 sessions on graphics, editing and more.

At Broadcast Symposium East, industry experts will tackle four topics: audio loudness issues and solutions; 3 Gbps plant signal distribution; content archiving; and mobile TV implementation. That’s Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

And, the ever-popular “Meet the Government Producers” panel returns Wednesday from 2-3:30 p.m. (in Room 201), with discussion among those who produce video for the government and hire people to help them do it.

Also Wednesday, a pair of presentations will address the use of social media in getting the job done. Leonard Sipes of DC Court Services will talk about that agency’s use of the Web in “Fugitive Safe Surrender” program (Weds at 11:30 a.m.) and Brian Natwick of The Pentagon Channel will talk about the frontiers of social media at 3:45.

There are also several technical presentations that are free to all attendees, including the latest in Panasonic’s AVCCAM line with Emmy-nominated producer Bernie Mitchell. That’s Wednesday at 12:45 in the Presentation Theater.

Thursday, James Snyder, senior systems administrator of the Library of Congress National Audio Visual Conservation Center will give a keynote address in the Presentation Theater at 10:30 a.m.

Jan Crittenden Livingston, Panasonic product line business manager for DVCPRO and P2 HD Products, will present “Panasonic: Solid State, From Acquisition to Archive” in the Presentation Theater at noon.

And listening to attorney Laura Possessky at 2:30 on Thursday could save you a lot of trouble later. Her presentation, “Lights, Camers… Lawsuit?” will address some of the common pitfalls and consideration in video production, contracts and copyrights. Bring your questions to this interactive event in the Presentation Theater.

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