Q1 2020: Carlsbad, California (Viasat)

Carlsbad, California (February 4-5, 2020)


Please join us near the beautiful Carlsbad, California coastline on February 4th-5th, 2020 for our Q1 member meeting hosted by Viasat.

2501 Gateway Rd.,
Carlsbad, CA 92009


February 4th

8:30-9:00Check-in and Breakfast
9:00-10:00Keynote Presentation: Mark Dankberg, Viasat CEO and Founder
10:00-10:30Opening plenary
10:45-12:00Working Group Breakouts: VR/ Advertising
1:30-3:30Working Group Breakouts: Advertising/ Networking & Transport
3:45-6:00Working Group Breakouts: Live Streaming / QoE
7:00-9:30Offsite Networking event: Bowlero

February 5th

9:00-10:30Working Group Breakouts: Open Caching/Metadata
10:45-12:15Working Group Breakouts: Open Caching
1:45-2:30Presentation: Zac Shenkar, CBS Interactive
2:30-3:15Special Event: SVA Board of Directors Q&A
3:30-5:00Working Group Breakouts: Privacy and Protection
5:00-5:15Closing Plenary
5:15-6:15Networking Drinks (onsite)

Discussion Topics


  • Ad Monitoring PoC update and outstanding issues
  • Discuss the poll results for the two project proposals; Ad-Break Signaling and Invalid Traffic


  • Final review and feedback on the Best Practices for End-to-End Monitoring document

Networking & Transport:

  • Begin working on the 5G and Edge in streaming media document
  • Continuing discussion on an industry standard way to talk to FPGAs
  • IETF MOPS working group update
  • Discussion around Multicast in different delivery environments

Open Caching:

  • Brainstorm session to begin working on the SVA Labs initiative, beginning with two APIs (to be decided by
    the group)

Privacy & Protection:

  • Continue progressing the Streaming Security document

Live Streaming:

  • Update/review of the current state of the Best Practices for Improving Live Streaming Latency document
  • Discuss the poll results regarding approval of the Project Scoping template and interest in the three
    proposed scaling projects, then create a plan for how to move forward


  • Status of the VR PoC and next steps


  • Kickstart meeting
  • Identifying projects and topics to address


We have secured rates at several Carlsbad-area hotels. Click on a bed map marker to see the hotel, rate, and contact information.

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We hope to see you there!

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