Dates and events you need to know

January 6, 2011

2011 International CES
Dates: Jan. 6-9
Location: Las Vegas
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Inaugural VPEAAC meeting
Date: Jan. 13
Location: FCC headquarters, Washington, D.C.
The first meeting of the FCC’s Video Programming and Emergency Access Advisory Committee will be held at commission headquarters.
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Comment, Reply Comment Deadlines set for Congressionally mandated report on in-state broadcast programming
Comment deadline: Jan. 24, 2011
Reply comment deadline: Feb. 22, 2011
The FCC is seeking comments and data on the number of households in a state that receive local broadcast stations assigned to a community of license; the extent to which viewers have access to in-state broadcast programming over the air or from a multichannel video programming distributor; and whether there are alternatives to designated market areas to define local markets.
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2011 IBC Innovation Awards Deadline
Deadline: Feb. 11, 2011
Manufacturers, system integrators and broadcasters have until Feb. 11, 2011, to complete their submissions.
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2011 NAB Show
Dates: April 9-14
Location: Las Vegas
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NABEF accepting entries for Celebration of Service to America Awards
Deadline: March 4, 2011
The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation is seeking entries for its 13th annual Celebration of Service to America Awards. Winners will be recognized June 6, 2011, at the Washington Convention Center.
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FCC Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) Comment Date
Deadline: Jan. 14, 2011
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