Radio TechCon Launches Bursary Programs for Attendees
First batch of planned sessions also announced
TechCon is rolling out the welcoming mat for the 2017 edition of its
conference, announcing a pair of bursary programs that seek to make it easier
for individuals and organizations to attend.
explain that the Personal Bursary is intended for people with issues like
financial restraints or who are underrepresented in the engineering industry,
i.e. people with disabilities, LGBTQI+, BAME and women. Personal Bursaries are
sponsored by Babcock Communications Limited.
There are five Personal Bursaries
available; the deadline for application is Oct. 23. Applications must be filled
out here, and entrants must explain how they will share what they
learned at Radio TechCon.
also the Organizational Bursaries, which have already been awarded to the
Student Radio Association, Community Media Association and Sound Women Network.
Each organization has received three free tickets to distribute to their
members as they wish. These bursaries were sponsored by Broadcast Bionics,
Arqiva, the IET, Broadcast Radio and RCS.
TechCon has also announced that it will offer discounts for tickets to members
of The Radio Academy, Student Radio Association, Sound Women Network, Community
Media Association, Hospital Broadcasting Association, Radio Independents Group,
Audio Engineering Society and IET.
a number of session topics have been announced, including looks into the
emerging 5G standards, latest on Audio over IP, covering the #onelovemanchester
event, Smart Speakers and broadcast history archives.
TechCon will take place on Nov. 27 at IET London.
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