EBU Kicks off Digital Radio Week
This year's edition is focusing on the user experience of radio
GENEVA — The European Broadcasting Union is holding
its annual Digital Radio Week Feb. 12–15 at the EBU headquarters in Geneva.
Slated for the 2018 edition are a lineup
of meetings and conferences covering the topics of radio technology and
These include the two-day RadioHack workshop, a Hybrid Radio
Seminar, RadioDNS General Meeting and a workshop on Radio Archives.
In addition, the week-long gathering will
once again host The Digital Radio Summit, which the EBU describes as the
“flagship event of
Digital Radio Week.”
[Read About Topics Discussed at 2017 Event.]
Taking place on Feb. 14, this
year’s Summit will put focus
on the user experience of radio, the challenges radio faces and possible ways
for broadcasters to
meet evolving audience expectations.
Speakers including Patrick Hannon of WorldDAB, Nick Piggott
of RadioDNS, Tomas Granryd of Sveriges Radio, Sam Matheny of NAB, Travis Baxter
of Bauer Media and Graham Dixon of the EBU will discuss topics ranging from
smart speakers and hybrid radio to the changing face of in-car radio and 5G’s impact on the medium.
The full program is available here.
Other invitation-only events are taking place this week. These include the EBU Strategic Program for Radio, and the
WorldDAB Technical Committee.
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