MSTV's Annual Fall Conference Set for Thursday

MSTV is hosting its 17th annual DTV conference in Washington D.C. on Thursday, Oct. 23. The conference will run from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Park Hyatt Hotel and cover a wide range of topics related to the digital conversion. Rick Chessen, Chairman of the FCC Digital TV Task Force, will provide an overview on where things stand now with the digital conversion. Sterling Davis, Vice President, Engineering for Cox Broadcasting and Brian Smith, VP-Technology Policy & Standards at Philips Consumer Electronics will lead a panel discussion on technology. Other topics include business strategies, the battle for spectrum, the government's role in the digital transition and an interesting panel called "The Beltway Game" that includes representatives from CEA, NCTA, PBS and NAB.

The registration fee is $300. For additional information see the MSTV web site and MSTV 17th Annual Fall Conference: Digital Covalence.