Preparing your move to live-IP TV production

The Master Class is designed to support EBU Members in their transition to a full live-IP production environment. Held over 1.5 days, the course gives a high-level strategic and technology overview on the issue.

It also provides an excellent opportunity for EBU Members to bring together IT and broadcast specialists around a common understanding of the key developments and challenges and benchmark their own state of play

The content of the course undergoes constant review to ensure that participants are brought up to date with the latest standards, products and market trends. New content has been recently developed on the following topics:

  • Advanced knowledge on Networks

  • Security and the vulnerability of networks

  • Audio over IP solutions and standards for TV production

  • System Design covering monitoring & troubleshooting, network design, connection management, network management and transitioning from SDI to ST2022-6 to ST 2110 and remote production

  • An opportunity to discuss Live IP transition strategies with peers

What you'll learn

  • State of play regarding products, existing standards and current standardization efforts

  • Keys to understanding technology developments, with a special highlight on interoperability, monitoring, trouble shooting &  security issues

  • Characteristics of networks for media

  • Challenges and possible strategies for a transition to Live-IP facilities

Who it’s for

  • Chief technology officers, project managers

  • Planning engineers, system and network designers and architects

  • Broadcast and network engineers involved in developing their broadcaster's production platform

  • AV technicians and engineers with either an IT or broadcast technology background in need to complement their knowledge


  • A good knowledge of networks fundamentals.

If you are not familiar with the following concepts, i.e. characteristics of data networks; layered protocol architecture; data-link, network & transport layers, and network architectures, you are invited to join a dedicated "Networks 101" learning/coaching session on the morning of Day I from 10:30 until 11:45. Please make sure to tick on the appropriate box on the registration form and make your travel arrangements accordingly.


Day 1

  • 10:30 -11:45     Networks 101 - Optional session

  • 13:00 – 18:00   Master Class

Day 2

  • 09:00 – 15:30   Master Class

Content outline

The programme includes case studies, group exercises, and presentations.

  • Introduction to live IP production

  • Conceptual model – Live IP production reference architecture

  • Networks advanced

  • Audio over IP for TV production

  • What about security?

  • System design

  • How to manage the transition to live IP production

Faculty members


28 - 29 Jun 2018


EBU Headquarters
L'Ancienne-Route 17A
Le Grand-Saconnex, Geneva

Registration Deadline

27 Jun 2018

Registration details


  • 1st participant: EUR 950
  • 2nd participant from same company (25% discount): EUR 712.50
  • Additional participants from same company (50% discount): EUR 475

The price includes tuition, course materials, one sandwich lunch and coffee breaks. It does not include any other meals, travel or hotel costs.

Payment and cancellation policy


EBU Academy do not make hotel reservations. However, we have negotiated competitive rates with some of the hotels near the venue and the city centre.

Please contact the hotel of your choice directly.

Hotels offering special rates for the EBU/Eurovision (pdf)


The Master Class has been developed in collaboration with EBU Technology & Innovation

Relevant links

EBU Network Technology Seminar

Networking, learning and debating live on Live IP!

EBU Technology & Innovation experts' group: Future networked systems

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