Innovation Celebration with Keynote Barry Libert, CEO of Open Matters

Wed. November 9| 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM | Keynote Stage

2:45 p.m. Keynote: Barry Libert, CEO, Open Matters

3:05 p.m. The NABEF Excellence in Innovative Technology Awards Program and Honorees
Presented by Marcellus Alexander, Executive Vice President, Television, NAB and President, NABEF
  • Andrew Briz, University of Florida Innovation Center- News-Ready Hypervideo player
  • Jayson Chesler and Carolina Marquez, The ASU Innovation Team, Arizona State University, Walter Cronkite School New Media Innovation & Entrepreneurship Lab-Cronkite News Virtual Reality App
  • Noelle Vela, Texas Tech University – Vozra political gaming engagement App
3:15 p.m. Interactive Q&A Discussion with the PILOT Innovation Challenge Winners
Presented by John Clark, Executive Director, PILOT
In June, PILOT issued the challenge "How might local television and radio broadcasters engage their communities with next generation content on any device, whether big, small or moving?" The winners who made it through three rounds of judging will be introduced.

Produced in partnership with National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) and PILOT

Program: Core Sessions

Key Topic: Digital Strategies, Keynotes

Registration Package: Core Package

Education Partner

Sponsored by NABEF
Sponsored by PILOT

Keynote Speaker

Libert, Barry
Barry Libert
Open Matters


Briz, Andrew
Andrew Briz
University of Florida’s Innovation News Center
Chesler, Jayson
Jayson Chesler
Virtual Reality Journalist
Marquez, Carolina
Carolina Marquez
Multimedia Journalist and VR Producer
Vela, Noelle
Noelle Vela
Texas Tech University


Alexander, Marcellus
Marcellus Alexander
President NABEF and Executive Vice President
Television, National Association of Broadcasters
Clark, John
John Clark
Executive Director
PILOT National Association of Broadcasters