Call for Speakers 

2018 SET EXPO Conferences

SET, with the intention of promoting the disclosure of scientific knowledge in the fields of broadcast and communication technologies, is pleased to inform that the call for proposed talks for the 30th  SET EXPO Conferences 2018 is now open. The Conferences will be held in São Paulo on August 27-30, 2018, at the Expo Center Norte Convention Center.

Deadline for submissions

Submissions closed


The program of the 2018 SET EXPO Conferences is organized around the tracks below: to submit a suggestion for a talk, focus on the   topics mentioned. For greater clarity we are listing some of the topics related to each track.

The list is not exhaustive, however, and proposals on related topics can be submitted.

Audiovisual Contribution and Infrastructure

Technologies used in signal traffic and in the infrastructure for providing audiovisual services

  • Automation
  • Evaluation of high performance servers
  • IP Infrastructure for Production / Integration / Distribution Centers
  • MAM / Digital Assets – Workflows
  • Contribution Platforms – Fiber, Satellite, Microwave, 3G / 4G / Internet, Integration, Optimization etc.
  • Security – Infrastructure (IOT Security, Internet Security, Physical Security, Best Practices in IP Network Security)
  • Cloud Technologies and Media Applications

Innovation and Disruptive Technologies

New technologies under development, with applications for the audiovisual sector and with disruptive potential over this sector

  • ATSC 3.0
  • Data Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence / Cognitive Platforms
  • Object-based Media (personalization)
  • Evolution of the Digital TV Standard in Brazil / SBTVD Forum / UHD Project – Brazil
  • Virtual Reality Augmented Reality, 360° Video, Lightfield, etc.;
  • Services over 5G Networks – Mobile Applications
  • Free Software
  • Audiovisual Startups
  • TV and the Internet of Things

Content Production

Technologies used for producing audiovisual content

  • Advanced Newsgathering / Sports
  • Cinema: Cameras / Lenses / Projectors / Lighting / Visual Effects / Set Design
  • FIFA World Cup 2018
  • Drones
  • Games
  • Data Journalism
  • Immersive Media – Technologies and Applications
  • Audio Production
  • Remote Production
  • Technologies for Creative Professionals
  • Ultra-HD, HDR

Regulatory Issues and Standards

Rules and regulations affecting the audiovisual sector

  • Regulatory update (Network Channel / Virtual Channel, etc.)
  • Net Neutrality
  • Intellectual Property
  • Data Protection and Privacy
  • Environmental Issues
  • Spectrum Issues (600 Mhz, 3.5 Ghz, etc.)
  • Accessibility Services (Audio Description, Brazilian Sign Language, Subtitles)

Technology and Business

An analysis of the impacts of new technologies on the business of the audiovisual sector

  • eSports
  • Multiple screen display, personalization, viewer behavior
  • Incentive laws
  • Viewership Metrics: Linear TV / VoD / Mobile / Total Media Ratings
  • New Audiovisual Business Models
  • The Future of Radio
  • Social Media Platforms
  • Advanced Advertising / Targeted Advertising
  • Security / Content (Threats / Risk Management / Best Practices)
  • Big Data Analysis Technologies
  • Prosumer Technologies / Corporate Market and Other Users
  • Outsourcing Services
  • Pay TV
  • VoD / OTT

Audiovisual Delivery and Consumer Electronics

Technologies used for distributing and presenting audiovisual content to the end-public

  • Sharing of Infrastructure and Low-Cost Solutions for DTV
  • Displays
  • AI & Consumer electronics / Virtual Assistants
  • AM Radio Migration
  • Mobile Reception and Second Screen
  • Streaming Technologies and Services
  • Pay TV Technologies
  • Satellite TV (Open Channels)
  • Terrestrial Digital TV
  • Connected TVs / Super Platforms

Target audience

  • Professionals
  • Researchers
  • Students and Professors of engineering  technologies, communication and areas related to those described above.

Requirements for Submission

Before submitting your presentation, please have to hand:

  • Title (Up to 15 words or 85 characters with space)
  • A summary of your talk (between 200 – 300 words. See below the “Instructions to Authors”)
  • PDF of the presentation, if you want to include images
  • A short version of your CV (Up to  80 words)
  • Your photo (size 500 x 500px)
  • Your access information on the SET website ( if you do not have it, please click here to register)

Guidelines for the author

How to draft a good synopsis of your talk? Use these simple and practical tips:

  • Be concise and objective.
  • Focus on the key issue, its importance, the state of the art, innovative aspects, and the applications, taking into account business and users.
  • Use proper  English language register.
  • Commercial or promotional proposals will not be accepted.
  • Before submitting, carefully review all information. Once sent, the material cannot be edited by the proposer. SET, however, reserves the right to summarize and adapt the original text, without prior consultation, in order to publish the talk.


SET does not cover travel, accommodation or other expenses.  Attendees are responsible for their own expenses.

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