MSTV annual conference to explore digital transition

At its 18th Annual Television Conference to be held later this month in the nation’s capital, the Association for Maximum Service Television will turn to a number of broadcasters, experts, regulators, legislative representatives and manufacturers to address significant issues facing the broadcast industry.

With the theme “Broadcast Television: Meeting America’s Digital Demand,” the event is scheduled for Sept. 28 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Among the agenda items:

  • The government’s role in the digital transition: The 85% solution;
  • Unlicensed devices: Interference or efficiency;
  • Digital convergence: Conflict or cooperation; and
  • The mechanics of channel election and repacking.

Lunch will feature a keynote address from Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. The conference begins at 9 a.m. and costs $300.

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