SBE Chapter 37
SBE Chapter 37
January 29, 2015  

Our Next Meeting

WETA

All Are Welcome at SBE Meetings;
SBE Membership is not Required

Meeting Date:

February 10, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Location:

WETA-FM
3939 Campbell Avenue
Arlington, VA 22206

Directions:

From Northern Virginia
Take 395 North to the Shirlington exit (Exit 6). On the overpass, move immediately to the right lane and take the Shirlington Road/Arlington Mill Drive exit to the first traffic light.

Turn left at the traffic light onto Arlington Mill Drive. Take the first left on South Quincy Street. The WETA building is on the left.

From Washington, D.C.
Take Memorial Bridge or 14th Street Bridge to 395 South. Continue to Shirlington/Glebe Road exit (Exit 7). Follow signs to Shirlington until you reach the first traffic light at Shirlington Road.

Go straight onto Arlington Mill Drive. Take the first left on South Quincy Street. The WETA building is on the left.

From Maryland or Virginia via 495 and the George Washington Parkway
From 495 take the GW Parkway exit toward Washington D.C.. Exit toward 395 South. Merge onto Washington Boulevard toward 395 South, then follow the signs to merge onto 395 South via the ramp on the left. Continue to Shirlington/Glebe Road exit (Exit 7). Follow signs to Shirlington until you reach the first traffic light at Shirlington Road.

Go straight onto Arlington Mill Drive. Take the first left on South Quincy Street. The WETA building is on the left.

Parking
The WETA parking garage next to the building is open to the public after 5pm. You can park in any space that isn't labeled "Reserved". WETA personnel will meet attendees at the front door.

Via public transportation
While WETA is not on a Metro subway line, it is a short ride from the Pentagon Metro subway station via Metrobus. You can use Metro's Trip Planner to plan your route.

Map:

By Mapquest

Monitoring & Management Systems

SuiteLife Systems

Guest Speaker: Kenny Miller

Our February 10 meeting will feature guest speaker Kenny Miller, National Director of Sales for NFB Consulting/SuiteLife Systems. Kenny will will present a Monitoring & Management Systems discussion focusing on the proper feature set for technical applications. Topics covered will include monitoring/management applications, special features for better management systems, benefits of northbound communications and the operator’s role in fault monitoring.

Once considered a luxury, Monitoring & Management Systems have become essential in the modern technical facility for improving efficiency and more effectively utilizing existing technical and operational staff.  Their systems are said to be suitable for radio, television, production, transmission and/or building management functionality.

SuiteLife Systems, a division of NFB Consulting, is a leading solution provider for Management, Monitoring and Control specializing in the integration of facilities and disparate systems and equipment across multiple site networks up to a single screen.

Kenny brings to NFB Consulting / SuiteLife Systems, 25 years of rich experience spanning systems integration and technology in the broadcast, media production and audio visual industry. Kenny is a SBE member and former SMPTE Section Manager serving Atlanta, GA. Kenny’s experience is punctuated by success ranging from studio and production control room technical installations to building TV and media production facilities from the foundation upward.

Sandwiches and soda, kindly provided by SuiteLife Systems, will be served at 6:30 PM, we'll discuss a bit of Chapter business about 6:45 and begin our presentation about 7:00 PM. 

Thanks to WETA, Mike Byrnes, and William Harrison for allowing us to use their board room and serving as our hosts.

Please RSVP by Noon on February 9 by dropping an e-mail to sbe@cavellmertz.com and let us know if we should expect you for dinner! 

We hope to see you!

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