DENVER: Harris Communications Division President Harris Morris will be the
keynote speaker for the upcoming national convention of the Society of Broadcast Engineers. The national meeting is being held in conjunction with the Rocky
Mountain Audio Video Expo and the SBE/SMPTE Engineering Boot Camp Oct.
23–24 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Denver International Airport.
Morris is scheduled to speak at the SBE National Awards Dinner on
Oct. 24. He oversees 1,960 employees working globally across the
division's media and workflow, infrastructure and networking and
transmission business units.
The dinner includes the presentation of the SBE National Awards
including the Robert W. Flanders SBE Engineer of the Year Award to Wiely
Boswell, CBRE of Chapter 118, Montgomery, Ala. and the James C.
Wulliman SBE Educator of the Year Award to Wayne Pecena, CPBE, AMD, DRB,
8-VSB, CBNE of Chapter 99, College Station, Texas. Chapters and
individual members will also be recognized during the dinner.
Others to be recognized include SBE Sustaining Member, Orban, for its
free BS.1770-2/R 128 and CBS Loudness Meter. Doug Irwin, CPBE, AMD,
DRB, is the Best Technical Article Award winner for his article,
“Ethernet-based Audio Routing: A How-To Guide.” SBE Chapter 15, New York
City is being recognized for Best Social Media Site and Best Frequency
Coordination Effort. SBE Chapter 24, Madison, Wis. is being recognized
for their achievements over the past year with three awards including,
Best Regional Convention, Best Chapter Newsletter and Best Chapter
Website. Visit the Awards & Recognitions page on the SBE website for a complete list of award recipients. Participants are invited to attend the SBE National Awards Reception before the dinner.
Other SBE events during the national meeting for Oct. 23 include the
SBE Certification Committee meeting at 2 p.m. and the SBE Board meeting
at 6 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza DVI Hotel. A frequency coordinators meeting takes place at 1 p.m. on Oct. 24 and
the annual SBE membership Meeting, which includes updates on SBE
membership, finances and programs takes place at 4 p.m. The membership meeting is being streamed live. To view the meeting
online, click on the annual membership meeting icon posted on the SBE website home page prior to the start of the meeting. ~ from Radio World