MSTV annual conference to explore digital transition

Among the other agenda items are the 85 percent solution to the digital transition and the mechanics of channel election and repacking
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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.

To register, visit http://mstv.org/evfallform.html.

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