WorldDAB General Assembly 2016, Vienna, Austria
Date: 9th - 10th November 2016
Location: Vienna, Austria
Types: Conference, Exhibition
WorldDAB General Assembly 2016
9 - 10 November 2016
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The WorldDAB General Assembly 2016 will bring together an audience of over 200 radio experts including policy makers, broadcasters and industry representatives to discuss the future of digital radio. The dominant theme of this year's event will be the growing momentum towards the rollout of DAB across Europe and beyond.
With DAB now firmly established as the de facto digital radio standard of choice across Europe, and in several territories around the world, discussions will focus on the following topics:
- Continued growth in established DAB markets
- Update on emerging DAB markets
- New business opportunities offered by DAB
- The future of receivers
- Consumer marketing
- The ongoing dialogue with automotive sector
View the delegate list from the event here
Gala Dinner Sponsors
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The General Assembly will be held at Hotel Savoyen Vienna, which was once home to the imperial Austrian state and court print works.
Austria Trend Hotel Savoyen Vienna,
Guests can park their car in the public garage with direct access to the Austria Trend Hotel Savoyen at €2,50 per hour or €25,00 for 24 hours. Guests are required to go to the reception before leaving.
Reaching Hotel Savoyen Vienna by public transport
- Rennweg Station (S-Bahn)
- Bahnhof Wien Mitte
- Tram Line O (Direction Raxstraße) to Neulinggasse
- Rochusgasse (U3)
- Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung (77A)
- Ungargasse/Neulinggasse (4A)
Reaching Hotel Savoyen Vienna from the Vienna International Airport
- Direct: Train S7 (Schnellbahn) to Rennweg station; fee: 4,40 EUR (one way) – the Rennweg station is situated 300 m (4 min) from the hotel
- Please note that there is also the CAT (City Airport Train) option but this is not a direct line and the price is 11 EUR (one way)
- Bus service, fee: 8 EUR (one way)
- Estimated taxi fare: 35 EUR (one way)
The final programme for WorldDAB General Assembly can be downloaded here.
Full event programme can be viewed here.
The WorldDAB General Assembly provides an ideal opportunity to communicate with a target audience and reach key decision makers.
A range of tailor-made sponsorship and exhibition packages have been designed specifically for you to optimise your company's exposure to a target audience.
Download the brochure for more information.
We strongly advise you plan your travel and accommodation as early as possible.
There are a number of hotels near and around the General Assembly's location.
The map below shows other hotels near Hotel Savoyen Vienna.
This year WorldDAB will host networking drinks and the gala dinner at Hofburg Vienna, in the rooftop Dachfoyer, which provides views of the Michalerkuppel and Vienna's city centre
The dinner provides an opportunity for event attendees to meet and network in a relaxed and informal environment.
Address: Hofburg Vienna, Heldenplatz, 1010 Wien
Directions to the venue available here.
Optional tour of ORF Funkhaus
As part of the WorldDAB General Assembly, we are offering attendees the chance to experience the ORF Funkhaus and take a look behind the scenes. Currently, three Radio Stations (Ö1, Radio Wien, FM4), one TV Studio (Wien heute), the Radio-Newscenter, the ORF Radio Symphonic Orchestra Vienna and the ORF RadioKulturhaus reside inside the historic Funkhaus building.
By visiting the Radio Stations and the Audio Drama Studio those on the tour will be able to find out more about the unique history and architecture of the Funkhaus. You may even be able to meet one of Austria’s favourite radios DJs from Ö1, Radio Wien, FM4 or Wien Heute!
1.1 Graham Dixon, EBU
1.2 Jimmy Buckland, Wireless Group GB
1.3 Gunnar Garfors, IDAG
1.4 Phil Laven, WorldDAB
1.5 Peter Frank, Rohde & Schwarz
1.6 Patrick Hannon, WorldDAB
Patrick Hannon, WorldDAB
1.3 Ian Oneill, DCMS
1.4 Patrice Gelinet, CSA
2.1 Ford Ennals, Digital Radio UK
2.2 Lars Kierkegaard, Teracom Denmark
2.5 Thomas Saner SRG SSR Switzerland
3.2 A Nicolas Bresou, RTBF Belgium
3.5 Viliam Podhorský, Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development Slovakia
3.6 Bojan Ramsak, RTV Slovenia
4.1 Paul Sylvester, Absolute Radio UK
4.2 Marius Lillelien, NRK Norway
4.5 Ash Elford, Angel Radio UK
5.1 Branimir Vojcic, LN2
5.2 Martina Hürbinger, GfK
5.3 Andreas Kral, Jato Austria
5.4 Laurence Harrison, Digital Radio UK
|12:30 - 13:30||Registration and networking lunch|
|13:30 - 16:15||WorldDAB General Assembly|
|17:15 - 18:30||Optional Tour – Radiokulturhaus, Vienna|
|19:30 - 22:30||WorldDAB Gala Dinner|
|08:30 - 16:30||WorldDAB General Assembly|