Sample Publications and Presentations

Mr. Clifton is an accomplished public speaker and frequent presenter at international conferences, panels, and forums. A sampling of papers/articles published and/or presented:

  • Panel Chairperson: “The FCC Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) WG4: What We Can Learn”, inaugural annual CyberSat Summit, Herndon, VA, November 2017
  • Invited Speaker: “Cybersecurity for Broadcast”: Video Services Forum (VSF), Washington, DC, October 2017
  • Invited Speaker: “Assessing Public Media System Technologies”, co-authored with J. McCoskey (Eagle Hill) and Ted Krichels (CPB) PBS Annual Technology Conference TechCon 2017, Las Vegas, NV, April 2017
  • Invited Speaker: “Cybersecurity for Broadcast”: SMPTE Ottawa Chapter inaugural session, October 2016
  • Cybersecurity panel discussion: “Understanding and Closing our Security Gaps”, Globecomm annual TechForum 2016, NY, September 2016
  • Invited Speaker: “Cybersecurity for Broadcast – are you prepared?”, STS Global Technology forum, NY, August 2016.
  • Panel Chairperson: “Powering the International News Force—Satellite News Gathering (SNG) Technology for Ultra-Mobile Journalism around the World” – Satellite 2016 Conference, Washington, DC, March 2016
  • Invited Speaker: “Next Generation Broadcast Network Applications” – Internet2 Technology Exchange 2015 Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, June 2015
  • Invited Speaker: “Fundamentals of MPLS Networks for Broadcast Applications” – SMPTE 2015 Bits by the Bay Conference, Chesapeake Beach, Maryland, May 2015
  • Discussion Panel Chairperson: “Next Generation v6 Interconnection System” – PBS Annual Technology Conference TechCon 2015, Las Vegas, NV, April 2015
  • Invited Speaker: “Cloud 201: Leveling up with Cloud Computing Technologies” – PBS Annual Technology Conference TechCon 2014, Las Vegas, NV, April 2014
  • Invited Speaker: “Cloud 101 and Cloud 102 Introduction to Cloud Computing and Broadcast Applications” at the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) annual TechCon 2013, Las Vegas. NV, April 2013
  • Invited Speaker and Panel Chair: “Cloud Based Solutions for Media and Entertainment” at Globecomm Systems Inc. annual Tech Forum, Hauppauge, New York, 7 August 2012
  • Invited Speaker: “SaaS Partner Panel”, hosted by SHI, Inc., Platinum Sponsor, Cloud Expo 2012, Javitz center, New York, 12 June 2012
  • Invited speaker: “Cloud Computing 101 – an Introduction”, presented at the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) spring session, CBC Headquarters, Montreal, Canada, 7 June 2012
  • Invited speaker: “Introduction to Cloud Computing and Potential Applications for Public Broadcasting” presented at the PBS TechCon12, Las Vegas, 12 April 2012
  • Invited speaker and panel member: “Ka-band Satellites: The Broadcast Question Examined?”, Satellite 2012, Washington DC, 12 March 2012
  • Invited speaker: “The Technology of Stereoscopic 3D Distribution via Satellite” 3D Stereo Media Conference, Liege, Belgium, 8 December 2011
  • Invited speaker: Introduction to Cloud Computing” IET Seminar, Ottawa, 9 November 2011
  • Invited guest speaker, “Satellite Technology for the Distribution of 3D Digital Cinema Content” SATCON/HDTV conference, New York, October 2009
  • Invited guest speaker, “Satellite Technology for the Distribution of Digital Cinema Content”, International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA), Amsterdam June 2009 and Utah, July 2009
  • Invited guest speaker: “Satellite is IPTV”, IPTV World Forum, London March 2008 and SATCON/HDTV conference, New York, October 2008

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