ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium 2021
Date: 5th - 8th April 2021
Types: Conference, Exhibition
WorldDAB is proud to sponsor ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium 2021
The ABU Digital Broadcasting Symposium 2021 will take place from April 5 to 8. For the first time, it will be a wholly online event because of the ongoing global pandemic. Organised by the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, the symposium is a leading event for broadcasters in the region and beyond. This year’s theme is Inspire, Engage & Enhance.
It will comprise a four-day conference with a total of 12 sessions, one workshop on each day and an exhibition also lasting four days. The conference sessions will focus on topics of strong interest to broadcasters. The topics include advanced technologies, business strategies, content security, AI and big data applications and digital radio rollout.
WorldDAB will host a DAB+ workshop during ABU DBS on Tuesday 6 April, at 16:10 - 17:10 MYT/ 09:10 - 10:10 GMT.
See the full workshop agenda here.
There is no charge for registration.
Building radio audiences with DAB+
Date: Tuesday 6 April 2021
Time: 16:10 - 17:10 MYT
16:10 – 16:18 Welcome and DAB+ status in Asia Pacific region
Joan Warner, CEO Commercial Radio Australia and Chair, Asia-Pacific Committee, WorldDAB
16:18– 16:26 DAB+ global update and the case for DAB+
Patrick Hannon, President, WorldDAB and VP Corporate Development, Frontier Smart Technologies
16:26 – 16:34 DAB+ standards update
Lindsay Cornell, Principal Systems Architect, BBC Digital and Chairman, WorldDAB Technical Committee
16:34 – 16:42 WorldDAB Asia Pacific Technical Group and support to broadcasters in the APAC region
Dr Les Sabel, Chair, WorldDAB Asia Pacific Technical Group, and S-Comm Technologies
16:42 – 16:50 Getting DAB+ into cars
Ron Schiffelers, Senior Director Program Management, NXP Semiconductors
16:50 – 16:58 Solutions available for affordable DAB+ consumer receivers
Albert Tseng, CEO, Keystone Semiconductor Corp
16:58 – 17:10 Q&A