Dates and events you need to know

January 19, 2011

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.
For information, visit

Video Services Forum VidTrans – Los Angeles
Date: Feb. 1
Location: Los Angeles
For more information, visit

Date: Feb. 8-10
Location: Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre
For more information, visit

2011 IBC Innovation Awards Deadline
Deadline: Feb. 11, 2011
Manufacturers, system integrators and broadcasters have until Feb. 11, 2011, to complete their submissions.
For more information, visit

Broadcast Video Expo
Date: Feb. 15-17
Location: London
For more information, visit

NRB 2011 Convention & Exposition
Date: Feb. 26 through March 1
Location: Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, TN
For more information, visit

SMPTE call for papers on stereoscopic 3-D
Abstract due date: Feb. 28
The SMPTE is seeking papers for its Second International Stereoscopic 3-D Conference to be held June 21-22 in New York City.
For more information, visit,

SMPTE DCS Conference
Dates: April 9-10
Location: Las Vegas Convention Center
SMPTE will hold its annual DCE Conference at the 2011 NAB Show. This year’s event is entitled “Advances in Images and Sound: 3D, 4K, and Beyond.”
For more information, visit

2011 NAB Show
Dates: April 9-14
Location: Las Vegas
For more information, visit

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.
For more information, visit

Receive regular news and technology updates. Sign up for our free newsletter here.